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



August 5
, 2014
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IMAGE OF THE WEEK

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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.

 

 

GOOD NEWS

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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.


NEWS

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.

 
 
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