Stone and Cohen co-author paper

Former graduate student Monica Stone and Dr. Sagy Cohen recently had an article published in the journal Natural Hazards & Earth System Sciences.  The paper examines the impact of hurricanes on inland flooding.  Read it here.

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Graduate student paper in Forests

Graduate students Scott Ford and Jonathan Kleinman co-authored a paper with Dr. Justin Hart in the journal Forests.  The article examines the spatial patterns of canopy disturbance in a multi-cohort hardwood stand.  Read it here.

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Professor published about racial disparities in welfare

Dr. Joe Weber co-authored an article with Tryone Cheng from the UA School of Social Work that was recently published in Journal of Social Service Research. The paper investigates racial disparities in welfare.  Read it here.

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Professor published about change in American freeway networks

Dr. Joe Weber recently had an article published in the Journal of Transport Geography titled, “Continuity and change in American urban freeway networks.” The article compared data from Yellow Book maps from 1955 to 2010.  Read the article here.

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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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