UA Geographers featured on UA News Center!

Check it out! Dr. Davis, Dr. Therrell, and Ray Lombardi and their research have been featured on UA News! https://www.ua.edu/news/2020/05/natural-records/

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Letter from the Chair

Greetings Geographers, Friends, and Families, The 2019-2020 academic year was a time of many changes and accomplishments for the Department of Geography. Let me begin by acknowledging the innovation, cooperation, and patience of the students, staff, and faculty who adapted to the unanticipated challenges of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. We especially congratulate the Geography […]

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Map Library Update

This year the UA Geography Department welcomed a new Map Librarian, Eric Courchesne. Eric has been Program Director, Development Director, and Executive Director for over a dozen nonprofits. He has worked with the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, Austin Parks Foundation, and several local environmental and education-based nonprofits. His company, Oak Philanthropy (oakphilanthropy.org), has supported […]

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Conference Presentations

* UA Geography Department Faculty ** UA Geography Department Graduate Student   Invited Talks and Panels Curtin, K.M.* 2019. A family of interdiction models for testing illicit network response. Joint Inter-Agency Task Force – South. Key West, FL, July 2019. Curtin, K.M.* 2019. Cuba collaboration efforts – Geographic Information Science and operations research. University of […]

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Geography Study Abroad

Belize 2019 The Belize 2019 field course was the largest yet with 25 motivated, hard-working students from across the university. This course was multi-week trip to Belize to examine first-hand the biodiversity of the two most diverse ecosystems on earth: the coral reef and the tropical rainforest. Days were be spent in the field making […]

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2019-2020 Colloquium Series

Colloquium 2019-2010   September 25, 2019 Dr. John England “Extreme Floods, Paleoflood Data, and Flood Hazards for Dam and Levee Safety” September 27, 2019 Dr. Joseph Messina “Precision Agriculture for smallholder systems in Africa” October 1, 2019 Curt Hammill “ESRI, the Company and It’s Mission to Support the U.S. Department of Defense” October 11, 2019 […]

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Cart Lab Update

The Cartographic Research Lab is in the midst of very busy time.  The Lab has contracted with Elsevier Academic Press to produce 196 river basin maps for the second edition of Rivers of North America.  We await the completion of an agreement with the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to provide maps concerning demographic, marketing […]

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GIS Day

The Department of Geography hosted GIS Day, November 13, 2019. There were eight speakers, representing the UA Geography Department, the City of Huntsville, and the Washington Geologic Survey. Additionally, Daniel Coe, the speaker from the WGS, met with faculty to discuss future research projects, and with graduate students and the Intro to GIS course to […]

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Departmental Awards

Outstanding Undergraduate in Geography Outstanding Undergraduate in Environmental Science Chairperson’s Award 2015: Bradford L. Bates 2015: Monica Standohar 2015: Allison M. Tarbox 2016: Anna B. Davis 2016: Sydney D. Shaefer 2016: Monica H. Stone 2017: James Misfeldt 2017: Davis Goode 2017: Dinuke Munasinghe 2018: Alexander Fries 2018: Kathryn Shay 2018: Mariam Khanam 2019: Amber Chan […]

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GIS Certificates

Undergraduate Graduate Kimberly Anne Brothers Emma Seager Callanan Michael Parris Shelley Gossman   Bouran Mozayen   Judith M. Oppong

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