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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),...

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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...

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AAG Best Paper for Geography and Entrepreneurship

Feb. 23, 2022

Emily Yeh 's paper was awarded “AAG-Kaufmann Best Paper for Geography and Entrepreneurship” for 2022. The cultural politics of new Tibetan entrepreneurship in contemporary China: Valorisation and the question of neoliberalism Abstract: Over the past decade, new forms of Tibetan entrepreneurship have emerged and proliferated in China, at the intersection...

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Jennifer Fluri TED Talk: Women's rights in Afghanistan: what worked, what didn't, and why

As the last American troops left Afghanistan in August 2021, the Taliban, a regime that the U.S spent 20 years and billions of dollars fighting, returned to power. Women’s rights activists and legislators fled the country in fear for their lives. The Taliban banned girls from attending high school &...

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John O'Loughlin: Will Russia recognize the independence of two eastern Ukraine republics? Here’s what people there think.

Feb. 18, 2022

Those who live in the Donbas region care more about bread-and-butter issues, our latest surveys reveal. At the heart of the current Russia-Ukraine crisis is the long-standing conflict in the Donbas region in eastern Ukraine, divided since 2014 into separate territories controlled by the Ukrainian government and by Russian-backed separatists...

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Graduate Student American Association of Geographers (AAG) Preview Talks

Feb. 18, 2022

In Person: GUGG 205 Feb 18, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Ben Barron Decolonizing wildfire: Theorizing more-than-human modes of relationship Scholarship on the wildland-urban interface (WUI) – defined as the area of intersection between human structures and “undeveloped” vegetation – often frames wildfire as a threat to be...


Understanding lake water storage variability from regional to global scales: trends, drivers and impacts

Feb. 11, 2022

Fangfang Yao Postdoctoral fellow CIRES / CU Boulder In Person: GUGG 205 Feb 11, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: cuboulder.zoom.us/j/91646916151 Abstract Lakes hold 87% of liquid freshwater on Earth’s surface and are essential components of biogeochemical, hydrological, and ecological processes. They function as regulators of climate change through...

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GIS Colorado 2022 Scholarship Announcement

Feb. 11, 2022

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree or a certificate program with GIS as a major or minor emphasis of study? Do you exhibit academic excellence in the geospatial technologies fields: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), or related disciplines? GIS Colorado...