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Free and Open Source GIS

One-week professional training course offered through Continuing Education at Hunter. Dates are August 4-8, 2014. This five day course will span the entire range of GIS data capturing, management, analysis, and visualization of geographic information using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Participants will be issued a certificate of participation upon successful completion of their final projects. Read more.


Geography Seminar Series

Towards Understanding Cities' Dynamics and the
Need for Urban Restructuring with especial Reference to Greater Khartoum

Special Guest Speaker:
Dr. Sharaf E.I. Bannaga

President of the Organizing Council of Consultancy Firms, Sudan

Monday, April 28, 2014
4:10 pm to 5:25 pm
Room 1022 HN


Tickets on Sale NOW!
Dept Annual Awards Dinner

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Purchase your tickets from the Department of Geography Office (HN 1006) or by completing our form.

Ticket prices are: $40 per person; $20 for registered Hunter students; and free for GTU inductees and Cohen Prize winners.


2014 Anastasia Van Burkalow Award Winner

The Department of Geography is very proud to announce that the 2014 winner of the Anastasia Van Burkalow Award for Distinguished Service goes to Prof. Sara L. McLafferty of the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Before she joined UIUC, Prof. McLafferty spent 1987 to 2001 in the Department of Geography here at Hunter College. She arrived from Columbia University as an Associate Professor and was promoted to Professor in 1999. She was Chair of this department from 2000 to 2001. Read more.


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Academic Calendar

Upcoming Events

April 28
Geo Seminar Series

4:10 pm

May 9
Dept Awards Dinner

6:30 pm


Summer Maine Field
Trip Course

Free Tutoring for GEOG
100, 150; PGEOG 130

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