Cohen and graduate students publish paper

Dr. Sagy Cohen recently published a paper about using flood inundation maps and topography to estimate floodwater depths.  Current Ph.D. student Dinuke Munasinghe and former master’s student Bradford Bates, who both worked in the Surface Dynamics Modeling Lab.  The article titled “Estimating floodwater depths from flood inundation maps and topography” appeared in the Journal of the […]

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Davis and Therrell researching floods to aid utilities

Drs. Lisa Davis and Matthew Therrell are leading a team of researchers to aid local energy companies to prepare for natural disasters.  Their research was recently featured on UA’s website.  Read the full story here.

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Undergraduate student researching California flooding

Undergraduate major Kimberly Brothers spent part of her summer working as an intern at National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., as part of the Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) program.  Read more about Brothers’s research at The University of Alabama College of Arts & Sciences Desktop News page.

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Ericson publishes about redevelopment of Atlanta’s baseball stadium

Dr. Steven P. Ericson recently had a piece published on Atlanta Studies, an interdisciplinary forum focused on research about Atlanta, Ga.  In the piece, Ericson delved into the redevelopment of Turner Field, former home of Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves, and its conversion into a football stadium for Georgia State University.  Read it here.

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Student publishes paper in Forest Ecology and Management

Former master’s student Ben Trammell recently published a paper based on his thesis research in the journal Forest Ecology and Management.  Drs. Justin Hart and Michael Steinberg were co-authors on the article. You can read the article here.

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Ericson writes guest post about craft beer and baseball

In a follow up to his research presented at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting in Boston in early April, Dr. Steven P. Ericson was asked to write a guest blog post on “Ben’s Biz” about the unique collaboration between Minor League Baseball teams and local craft breweries.  Read the piece here.

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Senkbeil and former grad student publish in Annals of the AAG

Dr. Jason Senkbeil and former M.S. student Michelle Saunders recently had a paper about changing weather published in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers. Read the article here.

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Graduate student receives AGS fellowship

Master’s student Jordan Cissell recently received an American Geographical Society (AGS) Council Fellowship. Cissell will use the funds to aid in his upcoming dissertation research titled “Mangrove change detection and habitat mapping in Zapata Swamp, Cuba, using remote sensing and local knowledge.” Read more from the AGS website here.

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Stone and Cohen co-author paper

Former graduate student Monica Stone and Dr. Sagy Cohen recently had an article published in the journal Natural Hazards & Earth System Sciences.  The paper examines the impact of hurricanes on inland flooding.  Read it here.

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