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  • Environment, Politics, Culture, the World

    Geography examines social and environmental processes, with a particular focus on space and place, critical theory, practical application, analysis and intervention. For more than 80 years, the Department of Geography at Syracuse University has been a leader in geographic research and teaching.

    MapShop Hours, Spring 2017
    Joe Stoll, cartographer - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 to 4:00 pm, 220 CH
    John Olson, GIS librarian - Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:00, and Wednesdays, 3:00 to 4:30 pm

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    Huber interviewed by Time about the recent Southwest heatwave

    Matthew Huber was quoted in the Time article, "Extreme Heat Waves Will Change How We Live. We’re Not Ready." "We’ve built entire infrastructures with particular temperatures in mind," says Huber. "When temperatures get really high, we don’t have the material capacity to deal with that."

    Wilson weighs in on US withdrawal from Paris Agreement

    Robert Wilson was quoted in the WAER article, "CNY Supporters of the Paris Accord Concerned About Long-Term Consequences." "One of the things we haven't said enough is how climate change and sea level rise is a threat to people's homes, livelihoods and retirements," says Wilson.

    Monmonier explores advances in mapping under the US patent system

    Mark Monmonier’s newest publication, Patents and Cartographic Inventions: A New Perspective for Map History examines how developments in the U.S. patent system in the nineteenth and early twentieth century have shaped innovations of map use.