Grad student wins CaGIS Award

Kelsi Davis was recently named a recipient of the CaGIS (Cartography and Geographic Information Society) Masters Scholarship Award. Congrats Kelsi!

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Faculty co-author paper in Nature

Dr. Eben Broadbent and Dr. Angelica Almeyda Zambrano recently coauthored a paper on biomass resilience in neotropical forests in Nature. Read more at: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature16512.html

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Praskievicz publishes article in Science Advances on glaciers

Recently Dr. Sarah Praskievicz co-authored an article about how glacier influence land formations published in Science Advances. Read about her ground-breaking research here: http://advances.sciencemag.org/…/adv…/1/10/e1500715.full.pdf

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Faculty members awarded grant

Faculty members Drs. Eben N. Broadbent and Angelica Almeyda Zambrano in collaboration with Dr. Yuehan Lu (Department of Geological Sciences) received a grant from the Alabama Water Resources Research Institute (AWRR) for a project incorporating remote sensing to determine the source and amount of inorganic and organic nutrients exported from agricultural watersheds.

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Graduate student publishes paper

Graduate student Lauren Cox recently published a paper based on an undergraduate research project she conducted in the Forest Dynamics Lab. Cox LE and JL Hart. 2015. Two centuries of forest compositional and structural changes in the Alabama Fall Line Hills. American Midland Naturalist 174: 218-237.

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Praskievicz publishes paper in Earth Surface Processes and Landforms

Assistant Professor Sarah Praskievicz recently published a paper in Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. Praskievicz, S. 2015. A coupled hierarchical modeling approach to simulating the geomorphic response of river systems to anthropogenic climate change. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 40:1616-1930.

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Ericson publishes a paper in Applied Geography

Instructor Steven Ericson published a new paper: Ericson, S.P.  2015.  Crime on the concrete campus: An examination of crime patterns around the Georgia State University campus.  Papers in Applied Geography 1(3): 1-8.

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Haney and Cohen publish new paper in Applied Geography

Nick Haney and Sagy Cohen recently published a paper in Applied Geography. You can read it at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143622815001307  

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Vaughn and Davis publish new paper in Geomorphology

Ryan Vaughn and Lisa Davis have a new paper out in Geomorphology. Read it at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169555X15300350

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Cohen and Praskievicz participate in NOAA institute

Sagy Cohen and Sarah Praskievicz are serving as resident faculty members in the National Flood Interoperability Experiment Summer Institute hosted by the NOAA National Water Center on the UA campus. You can learn more at http://www.as.ua.edu/home/phd-students-get-their-feet-wet-in-flood-prediction-effort/  

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