Dr. Davis featured on the TVA site for her work on “Finding the Mother of All Floods”

Check out the spotlight on Dr. Davis about her work in “Finding the Mother of All Floods, work she is conducting with the Tennessee Valley Authority: https://www.tva.gov/Newsroom/Finding-the-Mother-of-All-Floods

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Dr. Engstrom gives GIS talk… and how it will help your research

On Thursday, February 21, Dr. Johanna Engstrom will give a talk titled “What is GIS and how can it boost your research?” This will be given at Gorgas Library, room 104, from 1″30-3: 00 pm. See the attached flyer for additional information, or check out our Facebook post!

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Dr. Keellings to give lightning talk on “Climate Change and Extreme Weather” on February 12

Dr. David Keellings will be giving a short 10-minute lightning talk on Tuesday, February 12 at 11:00am in Rogers Library for Science and Engineering. The topic is “Climate Change and Extreme Weather.” This talk is part of the “Take a Journey in Science” series: http://guides.lib.ua.edu/TAJS

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Dr. Shao published in the Washington Post

Dr. Shao had an article published in the Washington Post on December 7, 2018. “Can 2018’s extreme weather persuade skeptics that the climate is changing?” https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/12/07/can-2018s-extreme-weather-persuade-skeptics-that-the-climate-is-changing/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.feda080d8c6d

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Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day are NEXT WEEK!

Next week, November 11-17, 2018 marks the 31st year of Geography Awareness Week, which was established by a Joint Resolution between House and the Senate in 1987. The original goal of Geography Awareness Week (GAW) was to shine a national spotlight on the role geography plays in preparing students, and citizens, of the United States […]

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Alex Fries wins NACIS Student Map and Poster Competition for Best Cartographic Design

Alex Fries, M.S. student in Geography at UA, attended the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) conference this past week, October 17-20 in Norfolk, Virginia. Alex entered his map, “Alabama: It’s Landforms and Natural Features” in the Student Map and Poster Competition, won for Best Cartographic Design! Alex was selected the winner by a vote […]

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Map Giveaway!

Free Maps! On September 20-21, the University of Alabama will be giving away free maps from 10:00am-5:00pm. Visit Farrah Hall, 3rd floor on those days! For more information on the Map Library, visit maplibrary.ua.eduMap giveaway flier Sept 2018

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Shao article about rebuilding Houston using outdated flood maps

Dr. Shao recently published an article about the use of outdated flood risk maps to rebuild in Houston, Texas since Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Read the article on The Conversation here.

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