Dept. of Geography News & Events this Week - 8/5/14

August 5
, 2014
We've changed to a blog ( Do you like the new format?

Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the ALUMNI-GEOG listserv



Send your photos from fieldwork and travels to

Klippel in the dunk tank



Alex Klippel took the plunge during the EMS Carnival, hosted by the Staff Advisory Committee (SAC) on July 16, 2014.  Donations from the event went to the EMS Staff Centennial Award.




Send your good news to share to

Nathan Amador passed his Ph.D. dissertation defense in July 2014.  He starts his tenure-track position in Physical Geography at Ohio Wesleyan College (Columbus) this month.


Guido Cervone received a CyberGIS Fellowship award from the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)  for his proposal entitled “A CyberGIS Approach to Teach Using Remote Sensing and Social Media to Assess Environmental Hazards.”


Mark Milliron ’83 GEOG, ’91 MPA Lib, ’96 MS H&HD, ’13 MHS Hershey (NROTC), is Senior Emergency Response Planner with enGenius Consulting Group of Huntsville. Al. for a disaster planning project at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III office in Philadelphia. He lives in Lemont, Pa. Father: L. James ’60 MEd Edu; Sister: Sharon Bloom ’84 Bus; Brother: Michael ’92a Agr.


Recently Published

Using large public datasets in the undergraduate ecology classroom.

By Tom A Langen, Teresa Mourad, Bruce W Grant, Wendy K Gram, Barbara J Abraham, Denny S Fernandez, Marnie Carroll, Amelia Nuding, Jennifer K Balch, Josephine Rodriguez, and Stephanie E Hampton
In  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12: 362–363.

Read the full versions of these stories and more on the blog: