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elcome to the Department of Geography in the School of Earth, Society and Environment - a unit within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Our outstanding faculty, students, and staff focus on a broad range of topics in geography - ranging from social and environmental issues, to geographic information system technology, to river processes and management. We are committed to the integration of high quality research, instruction, and outreach programs to provide a comprehensive educational experience for students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Our approach is highly interdisciplinary and involves interaction with programs, faculty, and initiatives across campus and at other universities and institutions. Please take the time to explore our site and see what Geography at Illinois has to offer. Also, please do not hesitate to contact us for further information at geograph@illinois.edu.
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Welcome to GGIS

SESE The Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science (GGIS) is part of the School of Earth, Society and Environment, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. GGIS hosts two dedicated, faculty-led research laboratories:
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CyberInfrastructure and Geospatial
Information Laboratory (CIGI)

Regional Economics Applications Lab
Regional Economics
Applications Laboratory

GGIS is also closely affiliated with Beckman Institute's Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy initiative, directed by Geography Professor Jesse Ribot.

SESE also consists of the Departments of Atmospheric Science and Geology.
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