Welcome to the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences! This website is your window into our engagement with the world: MSU geographers advance knowledge about people and the environment, right here in Michigan as well as across the Earth, at scales ranging from your neighborhood to the entire planet. We use and teach cutting-edge approaches, including drones, satellite remote sensing, geographic information systems, and spatial data analytics. Explore what we have to offer on these pages, connect with us to learn more, and join us for your geographic adventure through our GIS certificate program or our undergraduate or graduate degree options. Spartan Geographers Will. — Ashton Shortridge, Chairperson

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Congratulations 2022 Graduates




Congrats Class of 2022!

The Department of Geography, Environment and Spatial Sciences offers hearty congratulations to our newest Spartan Geography Alumni! We are so proud of your dedication, hard work, and perseverance. Wishing each of you the best in your future endeavors. We are confident you will go far and know that you will continue to make the world a better place. Spartan Geographers will always have a home on the banks of the Red Cedar. Go Green!

2022 Spartan Geographer



2022 Spartan Geographer

The 2022 Spartan Geographer is now available for download. Please enjoy the latest updates from the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences!