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AAG Among Eighty Geography Societies Worldwide Calling for Climate Action

October 21, American Association of Geographers is among 80 geography societies and organizations worldwide who have signed a Joint Declaration of International Geographical Societies on the Climate and Biodiversity Emergencies. Citing the "unique opportunities and responsibilities" of geographers, the letter urges the geographic community to go beyond analysis of the challenge of climate change, to…
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The Future Is Here: Young Geographers Find Clue to Climate Change in the Andes

Maribel Herrera, Chloe Schneider, and Megan Raisle. Photo: Nehemiah Stewart We're celebrating the accomplishments of geographers during Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) and beyond. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #GeoWeek2021.  It was a…
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The Future Is Here: Trang VoPham and the Spatial Context of Cancer Research

We're celebrating the accomplishments of geographers during Geography Awareness Week (November 14-20) and beyond. Find out more about this year's theme, "The Future Is Here: Geographers Pursue the Path Forward" at our GeoWeek StoryMap, and follow the celebration at #GeoWeek or #; Medical geographer and AAG member Trang VoPham appreciates what she calls “the seamlessness…
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Integrative Geospatial Institute Secures $15 million NSF Grant

Overview of I-GUIDE's six interrelated areas of focus.  The National Science Foundation has established the new Institute for Geospatial Understanding through an Integrative Discovery Environment (I-GUIDE, one of five centers to meet the goal of harnessing the data revolution. AAG is among the partners supporting the new effort. Led by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: October 2021

October 2021 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read   Would you like to recieve this newsletter in your email inbox? Sign up for a free AAG account now and select AAG Newsletter under your communication preferences.  PRESIDENT'S COLUMN AAG Regions Connect & Geographies of…
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News from the National Science Foundation

The Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences program at the National Science Foundation has announced several staff ; Scott Freundschuh continues as HEGS Program ;A cognitive geographer, Scott specializes in spatial cognition as it relates to types of spatial knowledge and their structures, geographic scale, spatial concept development and understanding, and spatial skills development. He is a faculty member at the University of…
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