Earlier snowmelt carries drastic consequences for forests

Aug. 3, 2016

Earlier snowmelt periods associated with a warming climate may hinder subalpine forest regulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), according to the results of a new University of Colorado Boulder study. The findings, which were recently published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters , predict that this shift in the timing...

Tom Veblen selected as 2016 Distinguished Research Lecturer

July 28, 2016

The Distinguished Research Lectureship is among the highest honors bestowed by the faculty upon a faculty member at CU-Boulder. The lectureship honors a tenured faculty member widely recognized for a distinguished body of academic or creative achievement and prominence, as well as contributions to the educational and service missions of...

Mehran Ghandehari receives the GIS Colorado Scholarship for 2016

June 17, 2016

Mehran Ghandehari has been selected to receive a $1500 GIS Colorado Scholarship for 2016.

Jennifer Balch Elected ESA Early Career Fellow

June 6, 2016

Jennifer is among the Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellows (2016–2020) for advancing the science of ecology and showing promise for continuing contributions. She was elected for her exceptional work and novel discoveries on fire risk, proliferation and consequences in both tropical and temperature ecosystems.

Alice Hill receives grant from American Alpine Club

May 24, 2016

Alice Hill receives grant from American Alpine Club . She will use this to support her summer field work.

Shae Frydenlund Awarded Dor Bahadur Bista Prize

May 18, 2016

Shae's paper “Labor, Racialization and Territory in Nepal’s Indigenous Nationalities Discourse: moving beyond “tribal” vs “peasant” categories,” was selected as a winner of the 2016 Dor Bahadur Bista prize. The prize is awarded by the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies .

Graduate Student Awards - Spring 2016

May 9, 2016

The Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder congratulates the winners the following Graduate Student Awards. These awards were recognized at our Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 6, 2016. Gilbert F. White Doctoral Fellowship for 2016-2017 - Theodore Barnhart and Yang Yang Adam Kolff Memorial Research Fellowship for MA Students...

Xi Wang Receives Fulbright Award

April 29, 2016

Xi was awarded a 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Research Award. Xi will use the award to support her dissertation research in China where she will study how planning for China’s electricity sector affects the country’s ability to integrate large-scale renewable energy. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange...

Galen Murton Photo Essay

April 21, 2016

A Himalayan Border Trilogy: The Political Economies of Transport Infrastructure and Disaster Relief between China and Nepal: This photo essay illustrates and contrasts the infrastructure and operations of three international border posts between China and Nepal. Located at Zhangmu-Kodari, Kyirong-Rasuwa, and Likse-Neychung borders, these posts function as the only motorable...

Spring 2016 Newsletter Now Online

April 20, 2016

Read the CU Geography Spring 2016 Newsletter featuring updates from department faculty, students, and alumni. The Faculty Spotlight is on Peter Blanken, Fernando Riosmena, and Mara Goldman. Student articles by Abe Solberg and Andrea Baeza Breinbauer and plenty of alumni news. See more at Spring 2016 Newsletter >