Our Colloquia Series presents engaging research from around the world. Guest presenters cover varied topics from all aspects of Geography. This page lists abstracts from past and future colloquia.

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Understanding flood risk from space: opportunities to adapt to changing risk with improved monitoring and accessible insurance 

Feb. 12, 2021

Dr. Elizabeth Tellman Earth Institute Columbia University and Cloud to Street Friday, February 12th at 12:00PM MT Join the livestream: https://youtu.be/eBGOckXDn4Y Abstract Floods affect more people than any other hazard, and the frequency and magnitude of exposure is growing with demographic and climatic changes. Yet the ability to predict and...

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Characterizing land cover and vegetation dynamics using earth observation systems

Feb. 5, 2021

Colloquium in Joint Earth Seminar Series (JESS) A joint effort by ATOC, GEOG, GEOL and INSTAAR Hosted by the Department of Geography Dr. Reza Khatami, Postdoctoral Researcher Department of Geography, Land Use & Environmental Change Institute (LUECI) University of Florida Friday, February 5th at 12:00PM MT (2:00PM ET, 11:00AM PT)...

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Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Age of COVID-19: Heightened Emphasis on Longstanding Problems

Jan. 29, 2021

Dr. Monica Webb Hooper Deputy Director National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities National Institutes of Health monica.hooper@nih.gov Friday, January 29th at 12:00PM MT Join the livestream: https://youtu.be/fr-2hJCV9gc Abstract Racial/ethnic disparities in healthcare and health outcomes are longstanding. The real-time emergence of COVID-19 disparities has heightened the public and...

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Where do they go? Displacement and destinations among residents of gentrifying neighborhoods

Jan. 22, 2021

Dr. Lance Freeman Professor in the Urban Planning Columbia University Friday, January 22th at 1:30PM MT Join the livestream: https://youtu.be/3UboYJMjw60 Abstract The increased prevalence of gentrification across many US cities has generated anxiety among residents of gentrifying neighborhoods and piqued the interest of scholars of neighborhood change. The fate of...

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Collaborative hydrologic research on the Navajo Nation: Investigating the role of mountainous springs in watershed resilience

Dec. 4, 2020

Colloquium in Joint Earth Seminar Series (JESS) A joint effort by ATOC, GEOG, GEOL and INSTAAR Hosted by the Department of Geography Dr. Lani Tsinnajinnie Assistant Professor in Community and Regional Planning University of New Mexico Friday, December, 4 th at 12:00PM MDT (2:00PM EDT, 11:00AM PDT) Add the livestream...

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American Geophysical Union (AGU) Preview: Short talks by graduate students

Nov. 20, 2020

Featuring previews of AGU talks by Geography graduate students Friday, November, 20 th at 12:00PM MDT, 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT Add the Zoom link* to your Calendar: Outlook, Google, iCal Join the Zoom* meeting >> Meeting ID: 936 7520 5146 *This particular colloquium is limited to University of Colorado Boulder...

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Geography Ph.D. Exit Talks

Nov. 13, 2020

Friday, November, 13 th at 12:00PM MDT, 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT Add the livestream link to your Calendar: Outlook, Google, iCal Join the livestream >> White spatial politics in alternative food activism in Argentina Dr. Daniela Marini, Assistant Professor, Integrative, Religious and Intercultural Studies Department, Grand Valley State University Abstract...

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Risk, Relation, Revolution, Repair: Refusing Closure, Accepting Ambivalence

Oct. 30, 2020

Decoloniality and Anti-Racism in Geography Seminar Series Dr. Minelle Mahtani , Associate Professor, Institute for Social Justice; Associate, Department of Geography; Associate, School of Journalism; Senior Advisor to the Provost on Racialized Faculty; University of British Columbia Friday, October, 30 th at 12:00PM MDT, 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT Add the...

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Adaptation Work: Ecological Labor and Environmental Equity in the Los Angeles Waterscape

Oct. 23, 2020

Dr. Sayd Randle, Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow University of California Berkeley, Department of Geography Friday, October, 23 th at 12:00PM MDT, 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT Add the livestream link to your Calendar: Outlook, Google, iCal Join the livestream >> Abstract Efforts to reconfigure the Los Angeles waterscape are driven by the...

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Births and Infant Deaths in the United States

Oct. 16, 2020

Dr. Danielle Ely, Health Statistician, Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC Friday, October, 16 th at 12:00PM MDT (2:00PM EDT, 11:00AM PDT) Add the livestream link to your Calendar: Outlook, Google, iCal Join the livestream >> Abstract Through the lens of births and infant deaths, I...

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