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The School of the Environment is comprised of Geology, Geography, Environmental Sciences & Management and Systems Science. We are also home to the USGS Oregon Water Science Center and the Institute for Natural Resources-Portland.
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*Symposium of Environmental Research*

On November 6th, 2015, the School of Environment hosted its first Symposium of Environmental Research at PSU. This well attended event had talks from a dynamic and notable scholar Dr. John Marzluff from the University of Washington, various scholars from Anthropology, Biology, System Science, as well as outside agencies USGS and INR. Learn more.

Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas of Portland

David Banis and Hunter Shobe's book Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas of Portland is the #1 Bestseller at Powells right now! And its on the front page of their website!

David Banis has managed the Center for Spatial Analysis and Research in the Geography Department at Portland State University since 2006, working with a wide variety of partners at the federal, state, and local levels. His work explores the diverse ways that cartographers can tell stories with maps, focusing on the mapping of nontraditional subjects.

Hunter Shobe is a cultural geographer and assistant professor at Portland State University. He holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Oregon and has over fifteen years of experience researching the cultural, political, and economic dimensions of how people connect to places and environments.

The two PSU professors have also been featured on the Oregon Live. Read the original column on OregonLive. Also, stop by to hear David Banis and Hunter Shobe talk about their book "Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas of Portland" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at Powell's City of Books.

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