Department of Geography and the Environment

Research Spotlights

Exploring Digital Landscapes, Environmental Changes and Surface Processes, and Space, Place and Social Worlds


Dr. Jennifer Miller

Interpreting Dynamic Animal Interactions Using GPS Data (Read More)


Dr. Edgardo Latrubesse

The Dynamics of Mountains, Landscapes and Climate in Biodiversity of the Amazon/Andean Forest (Read More)


Dr. Kenneth Young

Climate Change, People, and Mountains (Read More)


Dr. Karl Butzer

Urban Geoarchaeology and Environmental History at the Lost City of the Pyramids, Giza (Read More)


Dr. Paul C. Adams

Research and reflections on media geography- from postage stamps to videogames.(Read more) 

More research spotlights...

Voice of America

Ancient Mayan Civilization Adapted to Climate Change

Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography and the Environment

UT Geography Society

Labs & Facilities


Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach

Chair of Geography and the Environment

Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach
Geography focuses on our interdependent world and our fragile habitat.
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