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Community Service and Outreach

Our faculty and students are active in service to communities around the world and to the disciplines of geography and geology.

Service to Community

West Virginia Land Trust
PI: Rick Landenberger, Research Assistant Professor of Geography

Morgantown Seed Preservation Library
PI: Mehmet Oztan, Service Assistant Professor of Geography

Service to Discipline

Professional Journal Editors 
Faculty members serve as editors or associate editors to professional journals. Tim Warner is editor in chief of the International Journal of Remote Sensing and editor of Remote Sensing Letters.

Professional Society Officers
Faculty members serve as officers in specialty groups or divisions of our professional societies including the Association of American Geographers, the Geological Society of America, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Paleontological Society, Southern Regional Science Association and others.

Service to University

The department has invested heavily in the WVU Faculty Senate, including service as senate chair, faculty representative to the Board of Governors and chair of Faculty Welfare and General Education committees. Our faculty have also served on Research Office of Sponsored Programs faculty advisory board committees.