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. Read more >>
Alex Schaefer (INES PhD Candidate) was awarded summer funding from the UNC Charlotte Graduate School after a very competitive application and review process. His Graduate Student Summer Fellowship (GSSF) proposal was titled "Simulating Fire to Explore Hypotheses About Burning Trends Over the Last Millennium: Investigating the Role of Soil Moisture". Please congratulate Alex when you... INES PhD Student Receives Graduate Student Summer Fellowship Read more >>
INES Alum (Brad Johnson), with John Diemer as co-author just got chosen by Earth Surface Processes and Landforms for Wiley Award, 2018; given to the "best paper published in the journal Earth Surface Processes and Landforms for the calendar year 2017". ESPL is one of the premier journals that publishes Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology research.
Congratulations to John and Brad.
John Diemer and INES Alum Brad Johnson win award Read more >>
The 2019 EGSG Distinguished Scholar is Prof. Heather Smith, University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Congratulations to Prof. Smith on this well-deserved award. The EGSG group will be holding a special awards session at the 2019 AAG meeting in Washington DC.
2019 EGSG Distinguished Scholar Award Winner Read more >>
Dr. Eppes was just awarded an NSF grant to study rock cracking in Antarctica!
Collaborative Research: Landscape Evolution in the McMurdo Dry Valleys: Erosion Rates and Real-time Monitoring of Rock Breakdown in a Hyperarid, Subzero Environment.
Geography & Earth Sciences goes WAY south. Read more >>