Office Hours

 

Interests

Cartography

 

Irina (Ren) Vasiliev

Professor of

Geography

Bailey 230
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-6198
vasiliev@geneseo.edu

Ren Vasiliev has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1993

Faculty Information

Education

  • B.S., State University of New York at Oswego
  • M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Ph.D., Syracuse University; 1993
Spring 2016 Classes

GEOG 161:
Geography of North America

    This course provides systematic and regional approaches to the cultural, historical, and physical geography of the United States and Canada. Topics examined include urban development, rural different
    iation, historical diffusion, and the effects of the physical environment on human actions. Intended for non-Geography majors, students completing GEOG 161 may not enroll in GEOG 259 or GEOG 261. Offered every year
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GEOG 291:
Cartography-Lab

    his course introduces the theory and practice of mapmaking, including hands-on experience in the creation of thematic maps. Topics include collection and manipulation of geographic data, cartographic
    generalization, map projections, and the principles and elements of design used to produce effective maps. Prerequisites: One introductory course in geography or permission of instructor. Offered every year
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GEOG 291:
Cartography-Lec

    his course introduces the theory and practice of mapmaking, including hands-on experience in the creation of thematic maps. Topics include collection and manipulation of geographic data, cartographic
    generalization, map projections, and the principles and elements of design used to produce effective maps. Prerequisites: One introductory course in geography or permission of instructor. Offered every year
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GEOG 355:
Experimental Cartography

    This course will focus on the collection and manipulation of data used in Geography. Students will collect data, then apply both statistical and cartographic tools to make sense of the data. Data co
    llection will embrace different types of geography, both physical and human. For example, students might collect soils or climate data, then manipulate them to make a map of the phenomenon; or students might manipulate census data to make statistical statements about a variable and then make maps of it. Prerequisites: GEOG 291. Not offered on a regular basis
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