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Virginia Tech students can now earn certificate in geospatial intelligence

Department of Geography accredited to offer certificate from United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation

Santosh Rijal

Santosh Rojas is coordinating the GEOINT program

In the Spotlight

  • General Item
    Semester in Scotland
    Semester 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 Item
    A prairie landscape at dusk, with large clouds and a tornado at the center.
    A new twist on understanding tornadoes , article

    Virginia Tech researchers use meteorological data to explore the relationship between atmospheric processes and tornado risks.

  • General Item
    Catherine Maxwell on set at WDBJ7
    Meteorologist 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

Geography News

  • Article Item
    A person wearing a sari holds a string with small ceramic tablets dangling from it, in front of a square concrete water tank.
    A 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 Item
    Exploring cultures through the sensory experience of tea
    Exploring 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