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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Grad student paper in Forest Ecology and Management

Former BS and MS student Lauren Cox recently published a portion of her thesis in Forest Ecology and Management. Lauren is now a PhD student in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley. Access the article here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112716306648

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Welcome new faculty members

The Department of Geography is pleased to welcome new assistant professors David Keelings (PhD, University of Florida) and Matthew LaFevor (PhD, University of Texas). Welcome to the Capstone.

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Davis and Cohen publish article on nitrogen retention in large rivers

Faculty members Drs. Lisa Davis and Sagy Cohen recently co-authored an article with former post-doctoral fellow Dr. Laurence Lin about nitrogen retention and removal in a large river. Read it here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/…/article/pii/S0304380016301983

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Cohen and Praskievicz help lead NOAA summer program

Drs. Sagy Cohen and Sarah Praskievicz have been participated in the CUAHSI (Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc.)‘s Summer Institute at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)‘s National Water Center as theme leaders.

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ES student raises river conservation awareness

From Black Warrior Riverkeeper: Two Students kayak from Tuscaloosa to Mobile to raise awareness for river conservation in Alabama (Mobile, Ala.) – Two students from the University of Alabama, Chris Cochrane (Gadsden, Ala.) and Collin Williams (Nashville, Tenn.), recently completed a 340-mile paddling trip from Tuscaloosa to Mobile to raise awareness for river conservation efforts […]

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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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