Spatial and temporal changes in the frequency and magnitude of intense precipitation events in the southeastern United States

Skeeter, W. J., J. C. Senkbeil, and D. J. Keelings. 2018. Spatial and temporal changes in the frequencey and magnitude of intense precipitation events in the southeastern United States. International Journal of Climatology.  Abstract: Intense precipitation events (IPE; 99th percentile) in the southeastern United States from 1950 to 2016 were analysed temporally, spatially, and synoptically. The […]

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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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Munasinghe and Cohen co-author paper about remote sensing flood mapping

Doctoral student Dinuke Munasinghe (M.S. 2017) and Dr. Sagy Cohen recently co-authored a paper about using remote sensing in flood mapping.  Read the entire article online in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association here.

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Weber co-authors paper about Korean high-speed train stations

Dr. Joe Weber recently co-authored an article about the economic impact of high-speed train stations in South Korea.  Read the entire article in Transport Policy here.

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Cohen and Munasinghe co-author paper about Brazos River flooding

Dr. Sagy Cohen and doctoral student Dinuke Munasinghe (M.S. ’14) are part of a team that recently published an article about flood inundation of the Brazos River in Texas. The article appears in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association.  The full article is available here.

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Weber co-authors paper about sharecroppers and tuberculosis

Dr. Joe Weber recently co-authored a paper with Dr. Bronwen Lichtenstein from The University of Alabama Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice and undergraduate psychology major Towanda Pettway.  The article explores the 2014 Tuberculosis Bacilli (TB) outbreak in rural Alabama.  Read the entire article in Medical Anthropology here.

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