Environmental stories on Native land; one reporter's perspective

April 8, 2022

Anna V. Smith is a Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism at CU Boulder this year. In Person: GUGG 205 Apr 8, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Zoom login ID required Abstract Anna V. Smith writes and edits for the Indigenous Affairs Desk at High Country News , a...

Phurwa Gurung

Phurwa Gurung Wins 2022 Geoforum Student Paper Award

April 7, 2022

We are pleased to announce Phurwa Gurung 's student paper received an award for his paper published in Geoforum in 2021. Phurwa will receive a 1000 euro award, which is intended to support conference attendance or a similar professional development activity. His paper is titled, "Challenging infrastructural orthodoxies: Political and...

Sáde Cromratie Clemons

Sáde Cromratie Clemons Awarded Scholarship

April 5, 2022

The Indian Peaks Wilderness Association (IPWA) has awarded Sáde Cromratie Clemons a $2000 scholarship. Sáde studies forests' environmental and physiological responses to the 2013 Colorado Front Range flood and how these responses can affect carbon storage and transport within forests. IPWA requires Sáde to complete a 3-5 minute informative video...

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Reflections on COP26 from a Climate Scientist and Geographer

April 1, 2022

Mark C. Serreze Director, National Snow and Ice Data center (NSIDC) Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Professor, Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder In Person: GUGG 205 Apr 1, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Abstract COP26, the 26 th UN Climate Change Conference, was...

Morteza Karimzadeh

How AI, social media data could help predict the next COVID surge

March 22, 2022

In the summer of 2021, as the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic wore on in the United States, infectious disease forecasters began to call attention to a disturbing trend. The previous January, as models warned that U.S. infections would continue to rise, cases plummeted instead. In July, as forecasts...

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The Presence of Absence in Geographic Visualization

March 18, 2022

Anthony C. Robinson Associate Professor, Department of Geography The Pennsylvania State University In Person: GUGG 205 Mar 18, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Abstract Spatial data are pervasive and seem to expand in scope and coverage all the time. We can now find spatial linkages in less-conventional sources...

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Flooding along the fence: Hydrological impacts along the Rio Grande at Eagle Pass, Texas

March 11, 2022

Adriana Martinez Associate Professor, Department of Geography and GIS Southern Illinois University Edwardsville In Person: GUGG 205 Mar 11, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Abstract In the summers of 2010, 2013 and 2014, Eagle Pass, Texas along the U.S.-Mexico border experienced three large flood events that inundated the...

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Open Mapping for Resilience: local insights from a global youth movement

March 4, 2022

Patricia Solís, PhD Executive Director, Knowledge Exchange for Resilience, Arizona State University Associate Research Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning Senior Global Futures Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory CoFounder and Director, YouthMappers President, PanAmerican Institute of Geography and History (OAS) Mar 4, 2022, 3:30 PM Join...

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Feminist Geography Conference June 15 - 17, 2022

March 2, 2022

We warmly invite you to participate in the fourth international Feminist Geography Conference "Pushing Boundaries” to be held virtually and in-person at the University of Colorado at Boulder, June 15-17, 2022. Our main goals are to gather as feminist geographers, to share our work (however “in progress” it may be),...

Behzad Vahedi

Behzad Vahedi: Outstanding Student Presentation Award

Feb. 23, 2022

Behzad Vahedi received the Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for his presentation at the 2021 Fall Meeting. This award is for the presentation titled "A Comparison Of Classic Deep Learning Architectures For Sea Ice Classification From SAR". Behzad's advisor Morteza Karimzadeh , post doc...