External Organizations

On this page you'll find links to various resources within Geography and Environmental Studies. Use these to help you do research in your courses or just to get an idea what it is that we do.


Association of American Geographers (AAG)

Is the flagship organization for geographers. It publishes two major journals and organizes an annual meeting. It is also a good resource page for careers in Geography and ES. Students are welcome to join.

Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG)

Is a regional organization for geographers covering the Pacific coast of the U.S. and Canada. It publishes a journal and its annual meetings are small and intimate.

California Geographical Society (CGS)

Is the oldest statewide organization devoted to enhancing the understanding of geography as well as promoting interaction amongst academic and applied geographers, as well as members of the general public who share an interest in geography.

California Geographic Information Association (CGIA)

Is a non-profit, state-wide organization that supports the use, acquisition, exchange, and management of high-quality geographic information in the State of California among all interested agencies, institutions, companies, and individuals.

National Geographic Society

Who hasn't heard of them???