DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY
216 Pearson Hall, Newark, Delaware 19716-2514
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Graduate Students

The Department of Geography at the University of Delaware offers masters and doctoral degree programs for students interested in human geography, physical geography, and climatology. We also offer a certificate program in Geographic Information Systems. 

Our Graduate Programs

Geography (MA, MS, PhD)

Individualized areas of study include physical geography, human geography, or coupled human-environment systems. 

Climatology (PhD)

Program areas include the physics of climatology (thermodynamics, radiation, and cloud processes), atmospheric dynamics (forces and flows), measurement (microclimatological methods and instrumentation, remote sensing) and computational methods for data analysis and synthesis.    

Graduate GIS Certificate Program 

The Certificate of Geographic Information Science (GIS) is designed for working professionals aspiring to leadership positions in the field and wishing to obtain a certificate of GIS specialization  
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Applicants can apply online at http://grad.udel.edu/apply/, but we encourage applicants to contact potential advisors prior to application. 

Discover Our World!

Research Teams Have Strong Pull for Undergrads

UD marks 30 years in national undergrad research program

Study Abroad Faculty Director of the Year

UD faculty invited to propose Winter Session study abroad programs

UD Tapped for Offshore Wind Initiative

Leveraging long history in offshore wind as part of Gov. Carney’s new working group

Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
Asia Dowtin

Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests
horseshoe crab

Horseshoe Crabs and Artificial Bait

We are working to identify chemoattractants in horseshoe crabs and produce an artificial bait, reducing the reliance on horseshoe crabs in the eel and conch fisheries.

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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