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2021 GIS Day Map Contest

October 6, 2021

The deadline is Nov. 15 noon, 2021. You can submit digital maps, or online maps (URLs) via this link.  The best three maps will be decided by a panel of GIS specialists. Students who create the best three maps will also … Continued

Geography and diplomacy at UNC

September 20, 2021

Prof. Lentz will interview Prof. Popy Rufaidah, Education and Cultural Attache of the Republic of Indonesia. Please join us from 5-6PM on Wed (9/22) either in-person (at 4003 FedEx) or online.

Geography Prof. Conghe Song Receives NSF Funding

August 20, 2021

The US National Science Foundation awarded a $1.6 million grant to support a research project in Nepal led by UNC Geography Professor Conghe Song. This is an international interdisciplinary project with UNC being the lead institute, collaborating with North Carolina … Continued

Ph.D. student Kriddie Whitmore publishes paper in Ecosphere

July 19, 2021

Graduate student Kriddie Whitmore published a paper in the journal Ecosphere, examining the effects of geomorphology on aquatic carbon transformation in the Ecuadorian Andes. Her study provides the first estimates of gas transfer velocity in a high-elevation tropical catchment across … Continued

Javier got an IAH Fellowship!

June 17, 2021

Javier Arce-Nazario has been selected for an Institute for the Arts and Humanities Faculty Fellowship for the Fall to advance his work on cartography and visualization of the Global South.

#AsiaNow Speaks with Christian C. Lentz

June 4, 2021

In an interview on the #AsiaNow blog, Prof. Lentz discusses his prize-winning book “Contested Territory” and the research that went into its writing.