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Hannah Gosnell

gosnellh [at]

Office: 541-737-1222

Drivers and consequences of rural land use change; water resource policy, management and law; climate change adaptation; environmental governance; social-ecological resiliency; adaptive management; payment for ecosystem services; sustainability transitions; transformational adaptation.


Affiliated with: 
Earth, Ocean & Atmo Sci
Courses Taught: 

GEO 296 - Introduction to Geographic Field Research
GEO 299 - Water, Climate and Society
GEO 420/520 - Geography of Resource Use
GEO 423/523 - Land Use in the American West
GEO 515 - History & Philosophy of Geography
GEO 599 - Social Ecological Systems
GEO 599 - Managing for Ecosystem Services



Human dimensions of global environmental change, rural geography, agricultural landscapes, ranching, U.S. West

Professional Accomplishments


B.A. American Civilization, Brown University, 1988
M.A. Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1995
Ph.D. Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2000

My Publications

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