Human-environment Interactions

  • Sustainability and Human Development
  • Resource geography
  • Prehistoric human land-use
  • Urbanization and land-use planning

Hazards and Environmental Change

  • Snow Science/Avalanches
  • Past climate and environmental change
  • Landscape evolution and erosion

Earth Composition, Architecture and Processes

  • Geology of the continents
  • Volcanology
  • Earth's critical zone and surface processes

Life on Earth

  • Vertebrate paleontology
  • Life in extreme environments
  • Geomicrobiology
  • Paleoecology

Geospatial Science & Applications

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Spatial analysis of snow processes
  • Landscape form and function