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General ItemSemester in Scotland
This informational meeting will give interested students a chance to speak to representatives from the University of Dundee. It will be of interest to geography and meteorology majors looking to fulfill major elective requirements abroad.
Article ItemA new twist on understanding tornadoes , article
Virginia Tech researchers use meteorological data to explore the relationship between atmospheric processes and tornado risks.
General ItemMeteorologist alumna back in the van for 2023 trip
Catherine Maxwell was a Hokie Storm Chaser in 2018. Now the television meteorologist will be part of the 2023 chase team and share its story on WDBJ7
Article ItemA silver lining in the fight for clean water in India , article
Students and faculty in the Department of Geography trialed the use of silver-infused ceramic tiles as a way to provide clean water to schools in rural India.Date: Sep 07
Video ItemExploring cultures through the sensory experience of tea , video
Geography of Tea invites students to explore different world cultures through the sensory experience of tea. The course applies the physical and human geography of tea, including economics, production, and current events, coupled with tea tasting exercises. The class brings students together from a diversity of majors, to broaden their horizons while sharing a beverage.Date: Apr 19