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Environmental Geography

A beautiful example of environmental geography — a hill of sand and trees overlooks a lake beneath a cloudy blue sky.

Environmental geography provides comprehensive academic training in the environment and how its many aspects interrelate across the landscape. Environmental geographers describe, analyze and explain the arrangement of Earth’s physical features, including atmospheric, terrestrial and marine components, and how they work together. Emphasis is placed on how these forces influence humans and how humans may be altering the natural environment. 


Graduates in environmental geography pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of weather and climate, geomorphology and landforms, and soils and vegetation. 

Alumni work at: 

  • Al Ahali Bank of Kuwait
  • Detroit Lions
  • Departments of transportation
  • Government agencies
  • PM Environmental
  • Prein and Newhof

Alumni work as: 

  • Teachers and educators
  • Consultants
  • Environmental advisers
  • Scientists
  • Natural resource managers
  • Geologists

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