Kathryn Tyler

Graduate Student Update: Katie Tyler

Kathryn (Katie) Tyler is a second year master’s student whose research focuses on addressing gaps in public transit service. More specifically, she is examining bus networks in four US cities using GIS multi-criteria suitability modelling. Her research is largely motivated by the positive climate and social benefits of public transit...

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Graduate Student Update: Katarena Matos

Katarena Matos is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Geography Department and is part of Associate Professor, Holly Barnard 's Ecohydrology Lab. This fall she was awarded the ARCS Foundation Scholarship! The award has been donated by Mr. Earl L. Wright in honor of his late wife, Nancy Seacrest Wright,...

Allyson Fits

A Student's Journey: Ally Fitts

I entered college as an undeclared major in hopes a general elective would spark interest for my future studies. I was quick to find inspiration within an introductory geography course where the professor presented his research pertaining to his work in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. As a snow hydrologist, his fieldwork...

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Two CU Scientists' Experience Taking Part in the Largest Arctic Research Expedition Ever: The Multi-disciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC)

Dec. 3, 2021

John Cassano Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences Lead Scientist, National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences University of Colorado Boulder Gina Jozef PhD Candidate, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and National...

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Spring 2022 Course Announcements

Dec. 1, 2021

Spring 2022: Many great Geography courses are available to you from our areas of focus: General Geography Physical Geography Environment-Society Human Geography Geographic Information Science (GIS) Review the course announcements to get a flavor for what each class is about and check out the Spring 2022 course schedule !

COVID-19 Information

Dec. 1, 2021

Covid-19 Updates When to Quarantine State of Colorado's Free Home Test Kits CU Police Advice on Masking in Classrooms If a faculty member calls CU Police about a student who is not wearing a mask in classrooms, ask them to follow these steps: Ask the student to put on the...

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Politics of power in Myanmar

Nov. 19, 2021

Kyi Phyo - Foundation Renewable Energy and Ecology Shoon So Oo - World Wildlife Fund Myanmar Chuenchom Greacen - independent consultant Dr. Chris Greacen - independent consultant Join Zoom Meeting https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/99482379682 November 19, 2021 12:00 - 1:30 PM Co-sponsored by Center for Asian Studies Myanmar is one of the least...

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Mercury from thawing permafrost: A new climate change tipping point

Nov. 12, 2021

Kevin Schaefer National Snow and Ice Data Center University of Colorado Boulder Nov 12, 2021 GUGG 205, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Permafrost in the high northern latitudes contains a vast reservoir of Mercury (Hg), more than the atmosphere, the ocean, and the rest of the land surface combined...

Mosaic of Africa

Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in conservation landscapes

Nov. 5, 2021

Karen Bailey Assistant Professor Environmental Studies University of Colorado Boulder Nov 5, 2021 GUGG 205, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Abstract Dr. Bailey will discuss her ongoing work to understand human-environment interactions for the intersecting goals of well-being of vulnerable populations, equity, and conservation. She will share findings from...

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Climate Change, Food Security, Conflict and Cooperation: Results from a 2019-2021 Panel Survey in Isiolo, Northern Kenya

Oct. 29, 2021

John O'Loughlin Professor, Department of Geography University of Colorado Boulder Sarah Posner PhD Student of Geography University of Colorado Boulder October 29, 2021 GUGG 205, 3:30 PM Abstract: The extent of climate change effects on the potential for violence is uncertain. Research has focused on poor countries, especially in Sub-Saharan...