Department of Geography



This community houses the papers, scholarship and creative works produced by the CSUN Department of Geography's faculty and students. Faculty are given individual collections to showcase their work. Student works, including papers and other assignments, are kept within individual course collections (i.e. BIOL 485). Master's theses for this discipline are included within this community but can also be found in the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Community.


Department of Geography
California State University,
18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330
Phone: 818-677-3532
Fax: 818-677-2723

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  • Davis, Kathryn (California Geographical Society, 2016)
    California Geographical Society Awards, 2015.
  • Sumner, Ray (California Geographical Society, 2016)
    In the year 2000 I wondered about that famous German name when I attended the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG) meeting at Humboldt State University. It was so conspicuous throughout the region. Could I have ...
  • Valdes, Antonio (California Geographical Society, 2016)
    The Sutter Buttes are an isolated group of lava domes jutting out of California's flat Central Valley. They are a publicly valued icon, and have been compared to natural wonders such as Crater Lake and Yosemite, but unlike ...
  • Seebruck, Ryan (California Geographical Society, 2016)
    Teacher quality is a primary factor influencing student achievement, which subsequently affects future earnings. Studies show that quality teachers are not distributed equally across the U.S., resulting in a maldistribution ...
  • Patzert, William; LaDochy, Steve; Ramirez, Pedro; Willis, Josh (California Geographical Society, 2016)
    In August 1999, the official downtown Los Angeles weather station moved to the University of Southern California campus, 3.78 miles (almost 6 km) to the southwest of its previous location near the city center at the ...