The Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is comprised of physical, natural and social scientists from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. Our mission is to create, extend and disseminate applied and theoretical scientific knowledge of the Earth’s physical, natural and human systems and their interactions through scholarly research, teaching and service. This is accomplished through the lens of five interdisciplinary themes:
While each of these thematic areas represents distinct faculty expertise, there are considerable opportunities for multidisciplinary learning and research.
The Department houses programs leading to undergraduate, undergraduate honors, and graduate degrees in the following areas: Geography, Earth Sciences, Geology and Meteorology. Additionally the department contributes to two interdisciplinary graduate programs; Infrastructure and Environmental Systems and Public Policy.
The Charlotte area’s first winter storm of the season brought with it freezing rain, multiple days of school closings and an added stint of cold weather. Thomas Winesett, 23, is a graduate student at UNC Charlotte’s Earth Science department who focuses on meteorology and shares his forecasts via Twitter @twineset.
Read more>>UNC Charlotte students discuss ‘ice storm’
In a video to promote the upcoming Charlotte Weather Fest (Saturday March 21, 1-5pm), many Meteorology majors from our department put together a super-catchy dance and music video letting everyone know how excited they are about the event. The video is at YouTube http://youtu.be/NHFLTkkn6sc and was directed by Meteorology major Heleena Tapp and filmed by Earth Sciences Masters student Thomas Winesett with dance moves provided by many many other students and even a few professors. Charlotte Weather Fest will be a free fami
Read more>>Meteorology Students Promote Upcoming Charlotte Weather Fest with Dance Video
UNC Charlotte Meterology student Ricky Matthews use social media to catch wind of weather. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2015/02/07/5496296/students-use-social-media-to-catch.html#.VNkEXMY-KJZ
Read more>>UNCC students use social media to catch wind of weather
UNC Charlotte Meteorology senior Ricky Matthews and Earth Sciences Masters student Thomas Winesett were featured in a CLAS Exchange story about storm chasing in North Carolina last April. Read the whole article and see some pictures at https://exchange.uncc.edu/meterorology-student-seeks-to-improve-systems-to-save-lives/
Read more>>UNC Charlotte Meteorology students featured in CLAS news story about storm chasing
About 10 undergraduate and graduate students, as well as Professors Davenport and Magi, will be at the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in Phoenix, Arizona from 3-8 January. Our Meteorology students will all be attending the AMS Student Conference and many will attend the full conference as well. Presenters include senior Warren Pettee, MS Earth Sciences student Thomas Winesett, and both Professors. Professors Davenport and Magi will also be recruiting future students at the AMS Career Fair. GES students and faculty always have a good showi
Read more>>UNC Charlotte GES students and faculty at AMS in Phoenix
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