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     About GEO and WKU

WKU has transitioned to online courses for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. If you need to contact the Department of Geography and Geology for any reason, please call (270) 745-4556 - our office manager, Wendy DeCroix, can direct your inquiry to the right person. The EST building is closed until further notice. Contact individual faculty using the WKU email system.


Department Chair Fred Siewers

 In Ogden College's Department of Geography and Geology:

Study the Environment @ GEO
Study Sustainability @ GEO
Study Geography - Cultural/Physical @ GEO
Study GIS - Geospatial @ GEO
Study Geology @ GEO
Study Meteorology @ GEO

Evidence and Argument is the "Scientific Method." Our programs are the starting place for all things Human-Environment related. From here, explore courses taught and research conducted by world-class faculty, learn more about the degrees and courses we offer, connect with our great staff, and discover how a geography/environment/sustainability/geology/meteorology/GIS degree from WKU will put you on the map. Learn more about the faculty here.  We are the most internationalized department at WKU! Click on scholarship information.
Department Mission and Vision Statement

Cherry Hall The Department of Geography and Geology at WKU offers excellent undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities and is a leader in relevant research and public service. Read about the Department's Study Abroad and international activities in the Alumni Magazine. Learn More..

Department Events and News

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      Meteorology Profile
      Faculty/Student Articles
      Departmental Events
      Weather Museum

      Scholarship Information
      Mission Statement 
      Alumni Update and Gifts
      Degree Programs
      News about Department 
      International Reach 
      University Events


To see all the great degree programs offered in the Department, visit Degree Programs in the Geosciences (Geography and Environmental Studies, Geology, Earth Science,. Metereology, GIS, and Geoscience).


Rachel Kaiser (MS Geoscience) - 2018-2019    WKU Minton Award Winner
Shelby Bowden (MS Geoscience) - 2018-2019 Outstanding Ogden Graduate Student


Geoscience Student Lands High-level Job

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Updated: April 2, 2020

Department Mailing Address:

Environmental Science and Technology (EST)
Room 304
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Height Blvd. #31066
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066, USA
Office: (270) 745-4556; Fax: (270) 745-6410

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 Last Modified 4/2/20