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Shao article about rebuilding Houston using outdated flood maps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 Shao recently published an article about the use of outdated flood risk maps to rebuild in Houston, Texas since Hurricane Harvey in 2017.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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2017-18 Geography Gazette published

The Department of Geography is proud to produce a newsletter updating faculty, staff, students, and alumni about happenings within the department.  If you want to learn more about the department, please check out the attached PDF of the Geography Gazette.  2017-18 Geography Gazette

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Students receive awards during Honors Week

As part of The University of Alabama‘s Honors Week, the Department of Geography is pleased to announce the following award winners: Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Kevin Willson Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award: Alysa Delgado Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Award: Rachel Lombardi Chairperson’s Award: Mariam Khanam Outstanding Undergraduate in Geography Award: Alexander Fries Outstanding Undergraduate in […]

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Therrell’s work on Mississippi River flooding featured in Nature

Research Dr. Matt Therrell did as part of a team examining flooding along the Missisissippi River has been featured in Nature. Read a recap about the research here.  The first article can be found here, and the second article can be found here.

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Cohen publishes about network for flood risk reduction

Dr. Sagy Cohen recently co-authored a paper about the creation of a global network for flood risk reduction. Read the paper in Environmental Science & Policy here.

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Magliocca leads paper about knowledge gaps of social-ecological systems

Dr. Nicholas Magliocca was the lead author on a paper examining the knowledge gaps from case studies of social-ecological systems. Read the entire article in Global Environmental Change.  Click for the full paper.

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Weber publishes paper about roads in Mojave Desert

Dr. Joe Weber recently authored a paper about the transition from folk to engineered roads in the Mojave Desert. Check out the full article in Journal of Historical Geography.  Click here for the full paper.

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Magliocca co-authors paper about coastal housing markets

Dr. Nicholas Magliocca recently co-authored a paper about the influence of amenities and storm risks on coastal housing markets. Read the whole article in Ocean & Coastal Management.  Read it here.

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