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
Category: Graduate Student
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
Article Titled: Mountain Living and the Importance of Local Information Outlets for Severe Weather. This article was the culmination of a Duke Bass Connections research project that aimed to investigate how people living in the mountains of western North Carolina … Continued
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
Brandt, K., V. Goel, C. Keeler, G. J. Bell, A. E. Aiello, G. Corbie-Smith, E. Wilson, A. Fleischauer, M. Emch & R. M. Boyce (2021) SARS-CoV-2 Testing in North Carolina: Racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities. Health & Place, 102576.
Graduate student Mike Hawkins was awarded a Mellon-ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship. The one year fellowship will support the writing of his dissertation: “From Colonial Cargo to Global Containers: An Episodic Historical Geography of Manila’s Waterfront, 1898-2020.”
PhD candidate Manny Hernandez was featured on p.1 of the December 2020 AAG Climate Specialty Group newsletter to spotlight his achievements in climatology.
Geography and UNC libraries celebrated 2020 GIS Day on Nov. 18 with a traditional map contest. The winners of the map competition were decided by a panel of 5 GIS specialists, including two UNC GIS librarians: Philip McDaniel and Tia … Continued
Geography graduate student Anna Cherry won third place in 2020 UNC GIS Day Map Contest. Her map title is “United States Morrill Act Land Cessions and Land Grant Universities”. Descriptions about this map from Anna: “The relation between indigenous groups, … Continued
When Francisco Laso ’21 Ph.D. was a field research assistant at the Galápagos National Park in 2010, he was shocked to learn that there was very limited collaboration with farmers on conservation issues. So, he has spent the past decade … Continued