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Geography & Planning Department

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Temporary Virtual Services

The physical office for Geography & Planning is closed until further notice. However, most services are still available through email. To contact our department please use or, please see the Faculty and Staff page.

Major in Geography
Coming soon - Fall 2020
Geospatial Technology Certificate
Land Use and Environmental Planning Certificate
Our Minors
Online Maps

Interested in Our Department?

Geography invites critical and creative thinking about our impact on the Earth, the equal distribution of resources, and sustainable living across the globe. Our programs cover social, cultural, economic, and natural science topics including landscape analysis, water resources, fire management, landscape ecology and biogeography, ecological restoration, climatology, and climate change.

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The Christopherson Geosystems Award are now being accepted from students in the Department of Geography & Planning

Department Tutor now available.

 "Mapping a Displaced Population" a Camp Fire article by Peter Hansen

 Naomi Klein talks about Climate Change in Chico

Faculty Office Hours SP20