The Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment at East Carolina University explores the connections between society, land use, landform processes, and climate, linking these disciplines with cutting-edge geospatial technologies. Our faculty and students work together to understand how spatial patterns, social constructs, and environmental forces lay out challenges and opportunities faced by societies around the world. Students collaborate with faculty and the community on research projects to help those societies thrive.

We invite you to learn more about our programs, degree offerings, and research through our web page. We do hope that you'll visit us in person if you haven't yet had the opportunity.

Dr. Burrell Montz
Professor and Chair
Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment

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Department Seminars

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, 10:00AM in Brewster D207
Ms. Sarah Jones, Dept. of Geography, Planning and Environment
Longshore spatial variability of coastal change comparison
M.S. Thesis proposal defense

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, 3:30PM in Brewster D208
Ms. Nola Roberts, Dept. of Geography, Planning and Environment
Bypasses, planning and economic development: a case study of Havelock, North Carolina
M.S. Thesis defense

Wednesday, November 30, 1:30 PM, Brewster D207 
Ms. Candice Jordan “Using Past Events to Foster Response to Hurricane Warnings: A Case Study of Eastern North Carolina
M.S. Thesis proposal defense

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