Former graduate student receives thesis award

Former B.S. and M.S. student Lauren Cox was named the winner of The University of Alabama Graduate College Outstanding Master’s Thesis.  Cox’s thesis is titled “Effects of an Intermediate-Scale Wind Event of Forest Composition, Structure, and Structural Complexity.”  While at UA, she worked with Dr. Justin Hart. The review committee consists of emeritus faculty and selects […]

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Professor publishes paper about soilscape evolution

Dr. Sagy Cohen recently co-authored a paper about soilscape evolution of Aeolian-dominated hillslopes during the Holocene in the journal Earth Surface Dynamics. Read it here.

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Former grad student paper in Meteorological Applications

Former graduate student Michelle Saunders recently had a journal article published in collaboration with Dr. Jason C. Senkbeil. The article, titled “Perceptions of hurricane hazards in the mid-Atlantic region,” was published in the journal Meteorological Applications. Read the article here.

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Faculty member publishes article about cyber drug sales

Dr. Steven P. Ericson collaborated with Dr. Diana S. Dolliver and former undergraduate student Katherine L. Love in the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice to publish an article about the sale of drugs in cyberspace in Geographical Review. The full-text article can be found online: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gere.12241/full

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Professor works to preserve Cuban historical documents

Dr. Matthew LaFevor and his brother Dr. David LaFevor (a historian at The University of Texas at Arlington) have been working to preserve a variety of Cuban historical documents.  Their recent trip to Cuba resulted in coverage by the Associated Press, which has led to the story appearing in numerous media outlets. Read the story in […]

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Professor featured in interview about Alabama’s drought

Dr. Sagy Cohen was interviewed by WVUA-23 about Alabama’s worsening drought conditions.  See the full interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1iZY5774G4

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Former graduate student receives A&S award

Former B.S. and M.S. student Lauren Cox was named a recipient of The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Master’s Thesis, which is titled “Effects of an Intermediate-Scale Wind Event of Forest Composition, Structure, and Structural Complexity.” She is currently a doctoral student at UC Berkeley in the Department of Environmental Science, […]

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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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Geography students research and restore environmental conditions in Alabama woodlands

Two of faculty member Dr. Justin Hart’s courses were featured on the Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility at The University of Alabama‘s web site for their contribution to service-learning. Read it here: http://cesr.ua.edu/geography-students-research-and-restore-environmental-conditions-in-alabama-woodlands/

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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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