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Graduate Student Research Assistantships Available for NSF Funded Fire and Tree Regeneration Research Project in Mali

March 16th, 2017

Geography Professor Dr. Paul Laris is looking for students with experience in biogeography statistics and/or field data collection and remote sensing methods who are interested in working as a graduate research assistant on an NSF funded fire and tree regeneration focused research project in Mali, Africa. All students applying to the Geography MA graduate […]

$5000 Advanced Research Incentive Announced for MSGISci Applicants

March 15th, 2017

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Think you have what it takes to tackle cutting edge research in the field of geographic information science? Apply for Fall 2017 admission to the Master of Science in Geographic Information Science (MSGISci) program today! The program is pleased to announced funding in the amount of $5000 to support students who are selected to […]

Earn your Masters of Science in Geographic Information Science in 1 year – Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2017

January 25th, 2017

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The California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Department of Geography is now accepting applications for Fall 2017 admission into the Masters of Science in Geographic Information Science (MSGISci) program. Applications will be accepted until June 1, 2017 with priority review of applications beginning in April 2017. The MSGISci is a 1-year, 30-unit Master of Science […]

Professor Jocoy’s Work Mapping Historical Census Records for Long Beach Neighborhood Featured in InsideCSULB

December 6th, 2016

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Geography professor Dr. Christine Jocoy’s work on a project to map historical US Census records for the East 7th Street neighborhood in Long Beach, which has received grant funding from the Long Beach Navy Memorial Heritage Association, was recently featured in InsideCSULB. The goal of the project is to use recently released individual level US […]

Emotional Geographies Conference in Long Beach June 14-16, 2017

August 24th, 2016

Save the Date! The 6th International Emotional Geographies Conference will take place in Long Beach, California, USA, 14-16 June 2017. The conference is co-hosted by Dr. Deborah Thien, California State University, Long Beach and Dr. Stuart Aitken, San Diego State University. Additional information about registration, accommodation, and keynote speakers can be found on the conference […]

AAG Cartography Illustrated Paper Competition – Deadline October 21st

August 16th, 2016

The Cartography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) has recently announced their 2017 Student Illustrated Paper Competition. Submissions will be accepted from now until October 21, 2016. Cash prizes will be award to 1st ($300), 2nd ($200) and 3rd ($100) place finishers. The competition is open to both graduate and undergraduate students. […]

Geography Undergraduate Caitlin Kelly Wins Poster Award at 2016 CSULB Green Generation Mixer

April 22nd, 2016

Geography undergraduate Caitlin Kelly recently won an award for her outstanding poster on sustainable development and NIMBY-ism which she presented as part of the Sustainability Project Showcase at the CSULB Green Generation Mixer 2016. Take a look at the poster below or download the PDF version for a more detailed look at Caitlin’s research.
http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/geography/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/kelly_sustainability_poster.pdf

MSGISci Graduates’ Geospatial Analysis of Twitter Trends Highlighted on the The Atlantic‘s City Lab Website

April 15th, 2016

The research of Therese Norman and Wes Dewitt, two recent graduates from the CSULB Master of Science in Geographic Information Science program, was recently featured on the The Atlantic‘s City Lab web page. The article describes the results of Therese and Wes’s innovative research into the geospatial patterns of content in Twitter tweets. Their work […]

Professor Jocoy Receives Grant to Study Historical Demographic Change in Long Beach Neighborhood

March 30th, 2016

Professor Jocoy was recently awarded a grant from the Long Beach Navy Memorial Heritage Association to support her project “Mapping the Dynamism of Long Beach’s East 7th Street Neighborhood”. The goal of the project is to use recently released household level US Census data from 1920 and 1930 to develop a social atlas of Long […]

Geography Faculty Members’ Easter Island Research Featured Online

February 12th, 2016

The research of CSULB MSGISci professors Dr. Christoper Lee and Dr. Suzanne Wechsler has been featured in the latest issue of Trimble’s online publication Technology&more. Their work has focused on utilizing the latest GPS and UAS technology to better map the island of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) in order to learn more about its mysterious […]