CU-Boulder researchers’ study shows fire severity has precedence

Sept. 24, 2014

A new study that included researchers at the University of Colorado asserts that despite the series of damaging forest fires across the state in the past decade, they don't represent a dramatic departure from the historical norm. The area of the authors' study encompassed 1.3 million acres of ponderosa pine...

Gilbert White Fellowships Awarded to Two Students

April 19, 2012

Gilbert F. White Doctoral Fellowships in Geography have been awarded to Meredith Gartner and Travis Klingberg.

Tom Veblen Receives CU-Boulder Outreach Award

Nov. 11, 2010

The CU-Boulder Outreach has awarded Professor Tom Veblen $5000 for an outreach project focusing on historical perspectives and ecological impacts of the September 2010 Fourmile Canyon wildfire. The Fourmile Canyon fire was the most destructive wildland fire in Colorado's history, destroying more than 160 homes and burning over 6,000 acres...

Meredith Gartner wins NSF Dissertation Award

May 1, 2010

Meredith Gartner has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Award for 2010-2011 from the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program of the National Science Foundation. Meredith is conducting research in the ponderosa pine zone of the Colorado Front Range on how landscape variability and fire history affect the spread and severity...