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Geography Ph.D. Exit Talks by Dr. Shae Frydenlund & Xi Wang

April 23, 2021

This week, featuring two Geography Ph.D. Exit Talks: Securitization, surplus populations, and embodied frontiers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Shae Frydenlund Chinese Coal Power Overcapacity: Capital Devaluation and Its Consequences for Labor. Xi Wang Friday, April, 23th at 12:00PM MT Join the livestream: Securitization, surplus populations, and embodied frontiers...

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Reckoning: Epistemic Shifts, Insurgent Knowledge, Spatial Futures

March 12, 2021

Department of Geography Colloquium Decoloniality and Anti-Racism in Geography Seminar Series Dr. LaToya Eaves , Assistant Professor Department of Geography, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Friday, March, 12th at 12:00PM MT Join the Zoom meeting: Meeting ID: 991 8957 6474 Passcode: geogtalk Abstract TBD Bio Dr. LaToya Eaves is an...

Graphic of the jurisdictional space of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, with statutory towns (blue), census towns (gray), and rural revenue villages (pink).

Understanding Urbanization in India: Insights from Jurisdictional and Land-Cover Perspectives

Feb. 26, 2021

Dr. Mark Montgomery Department of Economics, Stony Brook University, NY Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program, Population Council, NY Friday, February 26th at 12:00PM MT Join the livestream: Abstract The phrase "in situ urbanization" is generally conceptualized in one of two ways. There is a significant strand of thinking---exemplified by...

Burned Trees from the West Fork Complex Fire in 2013.

Subsequent years of beetle kill and wildfire slow regeneration of Colorado forests

Feb. 22, 2021

Conifer trees — spruce, Douglas fir, and pine trees — make up many of Colorado’s subalpine forests, essential habitats for many of the state’s birds and small mammals. These historically dense forests are also essential for sequestering and storing carbon, and hold snowpack during the winter, making them necessary in...

Pro-Russian militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic conduct military exercises at a shooting range not far from the city of Gorlivka, Ukraine, on Jan. 28.

John O'Loughlin: Ukrainian Resident’s Divided Views on the Donbas Conflict

Feb. 22, 2021

Geography Professor John O'Loughlin Two new articles from The Washington Post and Global Voices both feature research conducted by Professor John O’Loughlin , from the Program on International Development and his colleagues. On February 12, 2015 the Minsk II accords left the Donbas region territorially divided with the Ukrainian government...

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Understanding flood risk from space: opportunities to adapt to changing risk with improved monitoring and accessible insurance 

Feb. 12, 2021

Dr. Elizabeth Tellman Earth Institute Columbia University and Cloud to Street Friday, February 12th at 12:00PM MT Join the livestream: Abstract Floods affect more people than any other hazard, and the frequency and magnitude of exposure is growing with demographic and climatic changes. Yet the ability to predict and...

Holly Barnard

Holly Barnard Awarded a Boulder Faculty Excellence in Leadership & Service Award

Feb. 10, 2021

Exciting news for Holly Barnard and the department! She recently recieved the following letter: Dear Professor Barnard, It is a pleasure to write to you with the news that you have been chosen to receive a Boulder Faculty Excellence Award for AY 2020-2021. There were many nominations submitted to the...

A forest in the San Juan range of the Rocky Mountains, with dead Engelmann spruce trees alongside live aspen trees.

Combined bark beetle outbreaks and wildfire spell uncertain future for forests

Feb. 9, 2021

Banner image: A forest in the San Juan range of the Rocky Mountains, with dead Engelmann spruce trees alongside live aspen trees. (Credit: Robert Andrus) Bark beetle outbreaks and wildfire alone are not a death sentence for Colorado’s beloved forests—but when combined, their toll may become more permanent, new CU...

Phurwa Gurung

Phurwa Dhondup Published in Geoforum Journal

Feb. 8, 2021

Phurwa Gurung has a new article titled " Challenging Infrastructural Orthodoxies: Political and Economic Geographies of a Himalayan Road " published by Geoforum Journal . Highlights Road increases vulnerability to food insecurity in multiple ways in the Himalaya. As much as it connects, road is also a source of distantiation...

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Characterizing land cover and vegetation dynamics using earth observation systems

Feb. 5, 2021

Colloquium in Joint Earth Seminar Series (JESS) A joint effort by ATOC, GEOG, GEOL and INSTAAR Hosted by the Department of Geography Dr. Reza Khatami, Postdoctoral Researcher Department of Geography, Land Use & Environmental Change Institute (LUECI) University of Florida Friday, February 5th at 12:00PM MT (2:00PM ET, 11:00AM PT)...