Top Stories

  • Food on the Move

    Susanne Freidberg spoke recently with the BBC World Service about the early history of long-distance food transport, the invention of refrigeration, and the question of whether local food is really better for the environment.

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  • Life After Dartmouth

    Congratulations Geography Majors!!! You're off to some pretty exciting places after Dartmouth. (Click photo for placement after graduation.)

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  • Adam N. Brown '97 Award

    The Adam N. Brown '97 Memorial Award in Geography is presented each year to recognize the best written work in a Geography course. The student receives $500.00 and an engraved trophy. Additionally, their name will be listed on the Adam N. Brown '97 plaque in 021 Fairchild.

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  • Brooks Traveling Fellowship

    Dalia McGill, double major in Geography and Studio Art, received the Brooks Traveling Fellowship to conduct a photography project about the Belo Monte Dam, which is currently being constructed on the Xingu River in the Amazon.

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  • New Urban Studies Minor

    Most Dartmouth students grew up in and will increasingly encounter an urbanized world.  Yet we have no specific set of courses or curriculum to help prepare our students for those encounters.  Accordingly,  Geography has created a new minor in Urban Studies.

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  • Simone Wien '16 Winner Engaged Scholarship

    Simone Wien ’16, a Geography modified with Economics major, was selected to present at the Annual Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference at Harvard College, and was awarded First Prize for Best Undergraduate Poster Presentation.

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  • Our Nation's Health Care System

    It’s now common to refer to health plan members and patients alike as “health care consumers,” and to talk about the trend toward consumerism in U.S. health care.

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Recent Publications

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  • The Matching of STEM Degree Holders with STEM Occupations in Large Metropolitan Labor Markets in the United States

    Richard A. Wright, Mark Ellis, Matthew Townley

    Routledge: ISSN: 0013-0095 (Print) 1944-8287

  • Late Cretaceous unroofing of the White Mountains, NH: An episode of passive margin rejuvenation?

    Amidon, William, Roden-Tice, Mary, Anderson, Alyssa, Ryan McKeon, Shuster, David

    Geology, 44, 6, p. 415-418

  • Land-Use Change Affects Water Recycling in Brazil’s Last Agricultural Frontier

    Stephanie Spera, Galford, GL, Coe, MT, Macedo, MN, Mustard, JF

    Global Change Biology, 22(10): 3405-3413

  • Making the single city: The constitutive landscape and the struggle for "Greater Boston," 1891-1911.

    Garrett G. D. Nelson

    Forthcoming in Landscape Research, special issue “Landscape histories of urbanization.