Penn State Geography has a very active community of faculty, students, staff, and alumni. Events of importance to this community are listed below. To submit an event for inclusion on this list, please e-mail it to geography@psu.edu. Include time, date, location, and a brief description of the event.
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: February 24, 2017 - 3:30pm
The image shows the combined Euclidean and Wastershed distance model for hiker in a flat and dry environment. Dark shares represent higher probability density.This week's Coffee Hour lecture is co-sponsored by the Penn State Institute for CyberScience....
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: February 17, 2017 - 3:30pm
Arrival Time grid generated using Flood2D-GPU for Hydropolis, a hypothetical dam breach case study.  This week's Coffee Hour lecture is co-sponsored by the Penn State Institute for CyberScience.About the talkOn average 196 million people in more...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: February 10, 2017 - 3:30pm
SponsorsThis week's Coffee Hour lecture is co-sponsored by the Penn State Institute for CyberScience.About the talkThe Institute for CyberScience is one of Penn State's five pan-university, interdisciplinary institutes. ICS was formed in 2012 and is...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: February 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
  “Aerial view of Pueblo Bonito” Photo by John Wiley.Today's Coffee Hour is co-sponsored by the Big Data Social Science IGERT, and is part of the Geospatial Data Science Workshop https://sites.psu.edu/gds2017/About the talkIn this coffee hour,...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:00 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: January 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
About the Miller LectureThe department's Miller Lecture Series is designed to bring eminent geographers to Penn State and is a gift to the Department of Geography from the late E. Willard and Ruby S. Miller. E. W. Miller was a Professor of Geography,...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: January 20, 2017 - 3:30pm
Steet Sign for Milwaukee's Martin Luther King Drive. Photo by Anthony Dean.Today's Coffee Hour is co-sponsored by The Rock Ethics Institute and the Department of African American Studies.About the talkOver the past twenty years or so, I have researched...
Location: various locations
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January 9, 2017 (All day) to April 28, 2017 (All day)
Registration is now open for the following graduate-level seminars in geographySpring 2017 GEOG 510 Graduate Seminar in Climatology: Human Impacts on Climate • Instructor: Andrew Carleton• Download flyer• Class number: 27271 • Meeting time:...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: December 2, 2016 - 3:30pm
An example of Dynamic Network Analysis. Image from http://www.carleytech.com/SponsorsThis week's Coffee Hour lecture is co-sponsored by the Penn State Institute for CyberScience.About the talkOur ability to understand and predict socio-cultural activity...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: November 11, 2016 - 3:30pm
Radar and Optical Data Classification Map, Wad Medani, SudanSponsorsThis week's Coffee Hour lecture is co-sponsored by the Penn State Institute for CyberScience.About the talk Remote sensing is a greatly expanding source of spatial information from the...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: November 4, 2016 - 3:30pm
SVG Industries manufacturing facility in Haridar.About the talk This is a story about lives of young women who had come to work as factory workers in a small industrial town in southern Indian state of Tamilnadu. Traveling up and down to the factory...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: October 28, 2016 - 3:30pm
SponsorsThis week's Coffee Hour lecture is co-sponsored by the Rock Ethics Institute.About the talk The Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK; also known as the ‘Khmer Rouge’) constitutes one of the most violent and inhumane apparatus of state terror in...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: October 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
This three-dimensional image of the volcano Kilauea was generated based on interferometric fringes derived from two X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar data takes on April 13, 1994 and October 4, 1994. The altitude lines are based on quantitative...
Location: Walker Building, University Park Campus
Time: October 15, 2016 - 10:30am
Alumni review résumés for students during a previous APG meeting and career networking event.  Please join us on Saturday, October 15, 2016 (Parents and Families Weekend) for a Geography alumni Affiliate Program Group (APG) meeting, followed by...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: October 14, 2016 - 3:30pm
... Regional LIDAR and Landscapes   About the talk About 50 years ago, Penn State anthropologist Bill Sanders offered a two-part synthetic view of the Ancient Maya landscape, attempting to answer fundamental questions about population, society...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: October 7, 2016 - 3:30pm
Travel notes from Cuba, Haiti, South Africa, and Sri LankaAbout the talk Abject poverty amidst great wealth has persisted throughout history in rich and poor countries, in good and bad times—a paradox that attracted the attention of people such as Karl...