Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University An place to study and perform cutting-edge research in remote sensing, geography, geoinformatics, earth systems science, and their various sub-disciplines

The Department of Geography and GeoInformation Science at George Mason University is the premier department in this field in the Washington DC Metropolitan area, and one of the leading departments in the nation and the world. This department provides the highest level Geographic and Spatial Analytic education in an environment where active applied research is ongoing. The department offers Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD degrees as well as several Graduate Certificates. We have a large, growing, and diverse student body. Many of our Master's students are professionals from Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies, private corporations and consultantcies, the military, and environmental groups. Our faculty is engaged in ongoing research in a wide range of topics in Geography and GeoInformation Science, and many students have opportunities to become directly involved in those research efforts. We welcome your participation in our activities.

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Congratulations to the Mason Science faculty selected to coordinate one of the six 2021 Summer Team Impact Projects, inc...
03/01/2021

Congratulations to the Mason Science faculty selected to coordinate one of the six 2021 Summer Team Impact Projects, including our very own Taylor Anderson (@hellotaylora) and Andreas Zufle. Make sure to apply before March 18th!

Wondering what kind of research opportunities await you in the College of Science? Join us today at 1pm to find out!
02/25/2021

Wondering what kind of research opportunities await you in the College of Science? Join us today at 1pm to find out!

Come learn about research opportunities in the College of Science and try your hand at trivia!
02/24/2021

Come learn about research opportunities in the College of Science and try your hand at trivia!

Wondering what kind of research opportunities await you in the College of Science? Join us on Thursday at 1pm to find ou...
02/23/2021

Wondering what kind of research opportunities await you in the College of Science? Join us on Thursday at 1pm to find out!

Come learn about research opportunities in the College of Science and try your hand at trivia!
02/22/2021

Come learn about research opportunities in the College of Science and try your hand at trivia!

The 2021 Summer Team Impact Project's application is open! Remember to apply before March 18th!
02/17/2021

The 2021 Summer Team Impact Project's application is open! Remember to apply before March 18th!

Don't forget today is the last day to drop classes. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.
02/12/2021

Don't forget today is the last day to drop classes. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.

Don't forget that February 12th is the last day to drop classes. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.
02/10/2021

Don't forget that February 12th is the last day to drop classes. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.

Don't forget that February 12th is the last day to drop classes. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.
02/08/2021

Don't forget that February 12th is the last day to drop classes. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.

Don't forget that February 12th is the last day to drop classes. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.
02/04/2021

Don't forget that February 12th is the last day to drop classes. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.

01/25/2021

Welcome back! We hope your first week gets off to a smooth start! Don't forget today is the last day to register for your first course, if you haven't done so already.

That’s a wrap! Thank you to everyone who joined us for #gisday2020! Another one for the books. While we missed being wit...
11/18/2020

That’s a wrap! Thank you to everyone who joined us for #gisday2020! Another one for the books. While we missed being with everyone in person, this virtual event was still a lot of fun. Until next year!

Dr. Oughton is wrapping up his talk soon, don’t forget to join us for our GGS student Lighting Talk Series at 2:30pm. Yo...
11/18/2020

Dr. Oughton is wrapping up his talk soon, don’t forget to join us for our GGS student Lighting Talk Series at 2:30pm. You can still register here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ
#GISDay #GISDay2020 #GIS #GIScience #geospatialscience #MasonScience #MasonNation

11/18/2020

GIS Day is starting in 5 mins! Registration link in our earlier post. Join us!

GIS Day kicks off in one hour! Be sure to register and join us at 1pm, it's free!Register for free here - https://bit.ly...
11/18/2020

GIS Day kicks off in one hour! Be sure to register and join us at 1pm, it's free!

Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

It’s GIS Day! The fun kicks off at 1pm, tune in for our Keynote shortly after and then our Student Showcase Lighting Tal...
11/18/2020

It’s GIS Day! The fun kicks off at 1pm, tune in for our Keynote shortly after and then our Student Showcase Lighting Talk series at 2:30pm. Register for free here – https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ
#GISDay #GISDay2020 #GIS #GIScience #geospatialscience #MasonScience #MasonNation

Join us today for GIS Day! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - htt...
11/18/2020

Join us today for GIS Day! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

Join us for GIS Day on Wednesday and hear from our current graduate students about the exciting work they are doing. It’...
11/17/2020

Join us for GIS Day on Wednesday and hear from our current graduate students about the exciting work they are doing. It’s free to register - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ
#GISDay #GISDay2020 #GIS #GIScience #geospatialscience #MasonScience #MasonNation

Join us tomorrow for GIS Day! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - ...
11/17/2020

Join us tomorrow for GIS Day! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

Join us for GIS Day on Wednesday and hear from our current graduate students about the exciting work they are doing. It’...
11/16/2020

Join us for GIS Day on Wednesday and hear from our current graduate students about the exciting work they are doing. It’s free to register - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ
#GISDay #GISDay2020 #GIS #GIScience #geospatialscience #MasonScience #MasonNation

11/16/2020

Hear from our newest faculty hire Dr. Ed Oughton on Wednesday about why he thinks GIS skills offer limitless opportunities.

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - ...
11/16/2020

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - ...
11/15/2020

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

11/14/2020

Hear from our newest faculty hire Dr. Ed Oughton on Wednesday about why he thinks GIS skills offer limitless opportunities.

11/14/2020

Hear from our newest faculty hire Dr. Ed Oughton on Wednesday about why he thinks GIS skills offer limitless opportunities.

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - ...
11/14/2020

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

Hear from our newest faculty hire Dr. Ed Oughton on Wednesday about why he thinks GIS skills offer limitless opportuniti...
11/13/2020
GIS Day 2020 | GMU College of Science

Hear from our newest faculty hire Dr. Ed Oughton on Wednesday about why he thinks GIS skills offer limitless opportunities. For a full schedule, visit - https://science.gmu.edu/events/gis-day-2020

As part of Mason's Safe Return to Campus Plan, all classes and associated instructional activities—including final exams—will be conducted virtually beginning November 30, while most campus facilities will remain open. Visit Mason’s Safe Return to Campus Plan for COVID-19 updates.

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - ...
11/13/2020

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - ...
11/12/2020

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

Join us on 11/18 for GIS day! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - ...
11/11/2020

Join us on 11/18 for GIS day! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - ...
11/10/2020

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - ...
11/09/2020

Join us for GIS Day on 11/18! We have an afternoon packed with presentations, fun, and prizes! Register for free here - https://bit.ly/2JKD1JZ

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4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA
22030

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Main Office Suite 2400, Exploratory Hall Phone: 703-993-1210 Fax: 703-993-9299 Mailing Address: Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science 4400 University Drive, MS 6C3 Fairfax VA 22030-4444

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00

Telephone

(703) 993-1210

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Eid Mubarak!!! Happy Eid al Adha to Everyone in our GGS Family
Calling all GGS Students! You're invited to USGIF's Young Professionals Group (YPG) Holiday Celebration! Join us Dec. 7 at Spider Kelly's for food, drinks, and the opportunity to meet other GEOINT young professionals in the DC area.
GAME HAS MOVED. We are at the Green Acres Elementary field. Near Mason Vale. See you there!
I am happy to share our recent publication on "Clustering Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclone Tracks by the Standard Deviational Ellipse"
Participate in a Hurricane Hackathon, tomorrow, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., at Johns Hopkins Sibley Innovation Hub, Washington D.C. Donate your time and skills to help emergency responders and managers respond to the recent hurricanes. Register for free!
Calling all students, researchers, staff, and faculty in USGIF's GEOINT Certificate Program: Be sure to submit your essay for USGIF & NVIDIA’s GPU Essay Challenge by Sept. 30 for a chance to win two NVIDIA Titan Xp graphics processing units. See details on how to submit to the challenge.
Swing by our table for a chance to win a REALLY REALLY cool swag tomorrow at ScienceConnect 😎