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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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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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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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AAG Review of Books

A Space to Cultivate: An Interview with Debbie Hopkins and Neha Arora of the AAG Review of Books

In June 2020, Debbie Hopkins, Associate Professor in the Department for Continuing Education and the School of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford, took over as Editor-in-Chief of the AAG Review of Books, replacing Founding Editor Kent Mathewson. Published quarterly, The AAG Review of Books highlights recent texts in geography and related disciplines. The journal features book reviews by geographers and other scholars…
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AAG Review of Books

AAG Welcomes New Annals Editor

Brian King has been named a co-editor of Human Geography and Nature & Society for The Annals of the American Association of ; King is a professor and Head of the Department of Geography at the Pennsylvania State. His research, teaching, and outreach focus on livelihoods, conservation and development, environmental change, and human health, centering…
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