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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Weber publishes article about changing U.S. freeway system

Dr. Joe Weber recently published an article about the changing freeway system in the United States.  You can read the whole article in the Journal of Transport Geography here.

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Keellings and Engström publish about changing heat waves in North America

Assistant professor Dr. David Keellings and Geospatial Services Manager Dr. Johanna Engström recently co-authored a paper about the changing sizes and shapes of heat waves across North America.  Published in Climatic Change, you can read the entire article here.

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LaFevor and graduate students publish about Mexico’s agave

Dr. Matthew LaFevor and graduate students Jordan Cissell and James Misfeldt recently published a piece about Mexico’s agave cultivation and conservation in the American Geographical Society’s FOCUS. Read the interactive piece here.

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Magliocca publishes paper about evolving Anthropocene

Dr. Nicholas Magliocca recently co-authored a piece about the evolving Anthropocene and the impact on long-term sustainability.  Read it all in Sustainability Science here.

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Appiah-Opoku publishes about climate variability in Ghana

Dr. Seth Appiah-Opoku recently co-authored an article about climate variability in Ghana that appeared in the African Geographical Review.  Read the whole article here.

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Cohen and graduate students publish paper

Dr. Sagy Cohen recently published a paper about using flood inundation maps and topography to estimate floodwater depths.  Current Ph.D. student Dinuke Munasinghe and former master’s student Bradford Bates, who both worked in the Surface Dynamics Modeling Lab.  The article titled “Estimating floodwater depths from flood inundation maps and topography” appeared in the Journal of the […]

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Davis and Therrell researching floods to aid utilities

Drs. Lisa Davis and Matthew Therrell are leading a team of researchers to aid local energy companies to prepare for natural disasters.  Their research was recently featured on UA’s website.  Read the full story here.

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Undergraduate student researching California flooding

Undergraduate major Kimberly Brothers spent part of her summer working as an intern at National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., as part of the Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) program.  Read more about Brothers’s research at The University of Alabama College of Arts & Sciences Desktop News page.

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