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SDSU geography convention set for this week

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The nation's oldest student-organized geography convention will begin this week at South Dakota State University.

The South Dakota State Geography Convention will run Thursday and Friday at the Volstorff Ballroom in the SDSU's Student Union. This is the 44th year for the convention.

On Friday, SDSU alumnus Dean Gesch from the Earth Resources Observation and Science Center will discuss the consequences of rising sea levels. SDSU professor David P. Roy and assistant professor Trisha Jackson are scheduled to present lectures on land remote sensing and sustainable food systems respectively.

Other events include student paper presentations and poster sessions and a geography bowl.

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