Recent Presentations

Rose Kontak; Amanda S. Adams; Agatha M. De Boer; Meredith G. Hastings; Tracey Holloway; Erika Marin-Spiotta; Allison L. Steiner; Christine Wiedinmyer Online and in- person networking among women in the Earth Sciences Women's Network at www.ESWNonline.org, AGU Fall meeting, PA31B-1983.

Gilbert, D., and A. Adams, 2012: Impacts of wind energy on the Great Plains Low Level Jet (LLJ) as simulated by WRF, Student Conference at American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 2012


Allan, C.J., Farley, B., Vinson, D.S., Trettin, C., Najaf, P., 2016. Seasonal soil respiration and methane emissions in a SE freshwater tidal riparian system. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, abstract B11C-0473. https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm16/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/182960

Farley, B, C. Trettin and C.J. Allan. 2015. Investigation of CO2 and CH4 Emissions from Tidal Freshwater and Non-tidal Bottomland Forest Riparian Zones. 5th Interagency Conference for Research on Watersheds, Charleston, S.C., March 2.

Amatya, D.M., C.C. Trettin and C.J. Allan. 2015. Eco-Hydrology of a Tidal Freshwater Forested Wetland on Huger Creek, Coastal South Carolina. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual Meeting (ASABE) New Orleans, July 27-30.

Allan, C.J., P. Najaf, R.J. Steedman and R. Mackereth. 2014. Changes to and recovery of Soil and Stream Temperature Following Clear Cut Logging in Low Order Boreal Forest Watersheds. . American Geophysical Union Fall Meetings, San Francisco, Dec. 15-19.

Gagrani, V. and C.J. Allan. 2012. Assessing the Change in Runoff Response in a developing SE Piedmont Watershed through the Unit Hydrograph, Unit Impulse Response, and Mann-Kendal Statistical Trend Test. GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no 7 Charlotte, NC.

Wu, J.S., CJ Allan and Z. Meng. 2012.  Selection and Evaluation of Best Management Practices for Highway Runoff Management 91st Annual Transport Research Board Meeting., Wash D.C. Jan. 22-26.

Allan, C.J., V. Gagrani, J.A. Diemer and J. Karl. 2012. Beaverdam Creek Watershed Monitoring Project 2003-2012: Do Present Watershed Ordinances Protect Water Quality and Biotic Integrity in Developing Watersheds? ECNU Research Colloquium, Sept. 4, Shanghai, China. (Invited).

Allan C.J. and V.Gagrani. 2012. Assessing the In-Stream Transport and Retention Dynamics of Sediment, Nutrients and DOC in Suburbanizing S.E. Piedmont Watersheds. GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no 7. Charlotte, NC.


Hanan B, Dosso L, Sayit K, Shirey S & Bender J (2013) Hf Isotope Evidence for Continental Lithosphere Pollution of the Asthenosphere Near the Oceanographer Fracture Zone”; Hanan B, Dosso L, Sayit K, Shirey S & Bender J (2013) Mineralogical Magazine, 77(5) 1252. Goldschmidt Conference, Florence Italy August 25- 30th.

Hazlewood, L. and J.F. Bender 2012. Petrogenesis of the Concord Syenite: Partial Melting of an Alkalic Gabbro;”; GSA Abstracts with Programs; Vol. 44,No 7, P. 543. Charlotte, NC.


Bobyarchick, A.R., 2016, Reactivation and superposition of Cenozoic brittle deformation in orogeny-parallel shear zones in the Southern Appalachian Mountains: The Everona fault and Mountain Run fault in Virginia, U.S.A., Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no, 7. doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-287604

Bobyarchick, A.R., 2016, Radar characteristics of southeastward vergent folds and reverse faults in the Tillery Formation, Carolina terrane, North Carolina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no 3. doi: 10.1130/abs/2016SE-273785 (https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016SE/webprogram/Paper273785.html).

BOBYARCHICK, A.R., 2015, GPR Imaging of Fault Related Folds in a Gold-Bearing Metasedimentary Sequence, Carolina Terrane, Southern Appalachian Mountains: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, NS41B-1945. https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm15/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/75049

Diemer, J.A., McLean, R., BOBYARCHICK, and A.R, Xanthos, G., 2015, The Lilesville Gravels: A Neogene Strath Terrace Deposit from the Piedmont/Coastal Plain Boundary of North Carolina, USA: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, EP53A-0950. https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm15/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/75010

Kwahmie, A., BOBYARCHICK, A.R., and Diemer, J.A., 2015, Ground penetrating radar (GPR) expression of sedimentary deposits produced by channel cutoffs and meander straightening at Killian Cove, Catawba River, North Carolina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 2, p. 3. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015SE/webprogram/Paper253361.html

Bobyarchick, A.R., 2014, Vorticity and strain partitioning between augen gneiss and high strain zones in the Blowing Rock Gneiss, North Carolina Blue Ridge: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 3, p. 36. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2014SE/webprogram/Paper237402.html

Bobyarchick, A.R., 2014, Vorticity, kinematics, and partitioning in porphyroclastic gneiss: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 6, p. 217. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2014AM/webprogram/Paper250144.html

Bobyarchick, Andy R., 2013, Vorticity from kinematic indicators and exposition of regional shear in high strain zones of the central and southern Appalachian Mountains: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7, p. 741 (Denver, CO).

Bobyarchick, Andy R., and Hardison, J., 2013, Multiple geophysics method approach to subsidence potential in a historic gold mine site: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7, p. 360 (Denver, CO).

Bobyarchick, Andy R., Xanthos, G., McLean, R.C., Jr., and Diemer, J.A., 2013, A pilot study for the application of ground penetrating radar to subsurface mapping of lithostratigraphic facies in the Lilesville gravels, North and South Carolina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 2, p. 14 (San Juan, PR).

Bobyarchick, Andy R., 2012, Exceptions to uniform rigid augen rotation and vorticity in a Blue Ridge crystalline massif: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 4, p. 10 (Asheville, NC) (presenter)

Wickliff, Alisa, Pugalee, David, and Bobyarchick, Andy R., 2012, The Catawba River District Learning Laboratories informal science project; Geological Society of America of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 448. (Charlotte, NC) (co-presenter)


Boyer, R. and Lewis D. Hopkins.  2015. Acting under the influence: Plans as improvisational gifts. A paper presented at the 55thannual conference of the Associated Collegiate Schools of Planning, Houston, Texas, 22 October 2015. 

Boyer, R. 2015. Square peg in a round hole: hurdles to cohousing in US metropolitan regions. A paper presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia. 2 June 2015.

Boyer, R. “Improvisational comedy as social learning; Scripted theater as instrumental rationality.” 54th annual conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 1, 2014.


Campbell, H.S. and Ryan D. James, “Cost of Living, Income Growth and Spatial Inequality: An Exploratory Analysis,” SEDAAG Annual Meeting, Columbia, SC, November 21, 2016.

Campbell, H.S. and Chuck McShane. "Strategies for More Accurate Practitioner Use of "Out-of-the-Box" Input-Output Software," Applied Geography Conference, Louisville, KY, October 28, 2016.

Campbell, H.S. Jr. “The Trouble with Composite Indicators: An Example from Urban Growth Models,” Paper presented a the annual meeting of the Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers, Pensacola, FL, November 23, 2015

Campbell, H.S. Jr. “Disentangling Convergence from Endogenous Growth Theory” Paper presented that the annual meetings of the American Association of Geographers, April 23, 2015.

James, R. and Campbell, H.S. Jr., “Exploring the Role of Earned and Unearned Income on Regional Income Convergence,” Paper presented that the annual meetings of the American Association of Geographers, April 23, 2015.

Campbell, H.S., Jr. “Convergence vs. Divergence Among U.S. Metropolitan Areas,” Paper presented that the annual meetings of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SEDAAG), November 23-25, 2014.

Campbell, H.S. Jr. (presenter), R. James, and G. Kunkle (2014) “The Role of Sustained Growth Firms and Regional Income Convergence,’ Paper presented 53rd Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association. San Antonio, TX, March 27-29, 2014.

Campbell, H.S. Jr. (presenter), R James, and G. Kunkle. (2013) “Sustained Growth Firms and Regional Income Convergence,” Paper presented the Southeastern Division of the AAG, Roanoke, VA, November 24-26, 2013.


He, Y. *, and G. Chen (2016). Integrating spectral, spatial and temporal information to map long-term forest disease progression. American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 29-April 2. (AAG Landscape Specialty Group Student Presentation First Place Award)

Chen, G. Workshop: Satellite and Airborne Remote Sensing to Support Social Science Research”, The 14th Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO) Summer Institute, Bangkok, Thailand, June 27, 2016.

Chen, G. “Multi-sensor Remote Sensing of Compound Disturbances in Forests”, AAG Remote Sensing Specialty Group Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 31, 2016(Presented at the AAG Early Career Scholar in Remote Sensing Award reception).

Chen, G. and R.K. Meentemeyer (2015). Assessing the influence of forest disease on wildfire burn severity using multi-sensor remote sensing. ASPRS (American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) 2015 Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida, May4-8.

Chen, G. and C. Godwin* and K.K. Singh(2015). How do urban residential patterns affect forest carbon density? An integration of high-resolution remote sensing and field mensuration. American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 21-25.

Chen, G., Object-based change detection: how do image-objects mitigate the negative impact of misregistration on change accuracy? GEOBIA (GEOgraphic Object-Based Image Analysis) 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece, May 21 –23.

Chen, G., M.R. Metz, D.M. Rizzo and R.K. Meentemeyer (2014). Assessing the impact of forest disease on burn severity: Integrating MASTER airborne simulator and Landsat TM data. ASPRS 2014 Annual Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, March 23-27.

Chen, G. (2013). Large-area forest height estimation using Landsat imagery calibrated by lidar plots. American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, April 9-13.


Roux, A.J. and S.M. Clinton. 2016. Response of the benthic macroinvertebrate community diversity and species traits in urban Piedmont streams in North Carolina to land use changes over a 20 year period. American Ecological Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Knoxville, TN.

Roux, A.J. and S.M. Clinton. 2016. Evaluation of the relationship between stream habitat quality and species traits in order to better evaluate stream restoration processes. EcoStream Meeting, Asheville, NC. Contributor.

Roux, A.J. and S.M. Clinton. 2016. Challenges facing benthic macroinvertebrate communities in urban streams: A review of benthic macroinvertebrate data from streams in Charlotte, North Carolina. NC WRRI Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Sayers, J.H., L. Henderson, L. Donaldson, B. Bloodhart, P.R. Hernandez, I.B. Pollack, A. Adams, R.T. Barnes, M. Burt, S.M. Clinton, E. Godfrey, L. Sample McMeeking, C. Bowker, and E.V. Fischer. 2016. Promoting Gender Equality in the Earth and Environmental Sciences: Recruiting for First-and Second-Year Undergraduate Women into a Science Mentorship Program. American Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

Pollack, I.B., M. Burt, B. Bloodhart, L. Sample McMeeking ,C. Bowker, A. Adams, R. Barnes, S. Clinton, E. Godfrey, P. Hernandez, H. Henderson, J. Sayers. 2016. Exploring deliberate mentoring approaches aimed at improving the recruitment and persistence of undergraduate women in the geosciences. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Pollack, I.B., E.V. Fischer, A. Adams, R.T. Barnes, B. Bloodhart, C. Bowker, M. Burt, S.M. Clinton, E. Godfrey, H. Henderson, P.R. Hernandez, L. Sample McMeeking, and J. Sayers.2016.Exploring mentoring approaches aimed at improving the recruitment and persistence of undergraduate women in the geosciences. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Clinton, S.M. and S.K. McMillan. 2016. Seasonal patterns in stream macroinvertebrates in urban watersheds with stormwater control measures. American Ecological Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Knoxville, TN.

Clinton, S.M., S.K. McMillan, J. Hunt and K. Hall. 2016. Pre-restoration Monitoring of a Forested Urban Watershed Provides Knowledge of How Urban Streams Should Function. EcoStream Meeting, Asheville, NC. 

Bell, C., S.K. McMillan, and S.M. Clinton. 2016. Urban stormwater control measures effect on watershed hydrology. American Ecological Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Knoxville, TN. Contributor.

Roux, A.J. and S.M. Clinton.  2015.  Response of the Benthic Macroinvertebrate Community in Three Piedmont Streams in North Carolina to Land Use Changes over a 20 Year Period.  WRRI Annual Conference.  Raleigh, NC.

Jefferson, A., C. Bell, S. McMillan, and S. Clinton.  2015.  Quantifying the influences of stormwater control measures on urban headwater streamflow.  Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, D. Invited Talk –Tracing Biogeochemical and Hydrological Processes in Urban Landscapes Session.

Bell, C.D., S.K. McMillan, A.J. Jefferson, S.M. Clinton.2015.  Hydrological response to watershed metrics describing urban development and mitigation with stormwater control measures.  Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.(oral presentation).

Henderson, S., and S.M. Clinton.  2015.  The response in macroinvertebrate communities to flood disturbance in urban restored streams. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI.

Pollack, I., A. Adams, R. Barnes, M. Burt, S. Clinton, E. Godfrey, P. Hernandez, B. Bloodhart, L. Donaldson, H. Heatherson, J. Sayers, L. Sample McMeeking, C. Bowker, and E. Fisher.  2015.  Exploring deliberate mentoring approaches aimed at improving the recruitment and persistence of undergraduate women in the geosciences.  American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Clinton, S.M., S.K. McMillan, E. Turner. Nutrient Processing and Floodplain Connectivity Following Restoration in Urban Streams. British Hydrological Society National Symposium: Challenging Hydrological Theory and Practice. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

Clinton, S.M., S.K. McMillan, and X. Wang*. 2014 Impact on stormwater management on macroinvertebrate communities in urban streams. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting 2014, Portland, OR.

Osypian, M., A.J. Jefferson, and S.M. Clinton. 2013. Evaluating restoration effects on transient storage and hyporheic exchange in urban and forested streams. North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute Annual Conference and North Carolina Water Resources Association Symposium, Raleigh, NC.

Saldana, R.A., and S.M. Clinton. 2013. Fluorescent Indices of Dissolved Organic Matter in Urban Streams of Charlotte, North Carolina During Storm Flow Events. UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Research Conference (spring).

Osypian, M., A.J. Jefferson, and S.M. Clinton. 2013. Evaluating restoration effects on transient storage and hyporheic exchange in urban and forested streams. Annual Meeting of the Society of Freshwater Science, Jacksonville, FL. Presented in the special session: Advances in groundwater and surface-groundwater interactions research.

Jefferson, A.J., S.M. Clinton, and M. Osypian. 2013. Transient storage versus hyporheic exchange in low-gradient headwater streams. Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Jefferson, A.J., S.M. Clinton, M. Osypian, S.K. McMillan, and A. Tuttle. Evaluating the success of urban stream restoration in an ecosystem services and watershed context. Upper Midwest Stream Restoration Symposium, LaCrosse, WI.

Dienes, T. and S.M. Clinton. 2013. Relationship between forest composition and aerial insect movements in urban watersheds. Summer Undergraduate Research Conference. University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC.

Clinton, S.M., M. Osypian, and A.J. Jefferson. Effects of urban stream restoration on transient storage and ecosystem function. Aquatic Sciences Meeting, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, New Orleans, LA.

Clinton, S.M., A.J. Jefferson, C.J. Allan, and M. Osypian. 2013. Evaluating restoration in the watershed context. Final presentation to the Urban Water Consortium. Wilmington, NC.

Lowder, M., B. Khan, S.M. Clinton, and A. Ringwood. 2013. Indicators of Oyster Health for Development of Sustainable Oyster Reefs, Undergraduate Research Conference, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC.

Bell, C., S.K McMillan, S.M. Clinton, and R.A. Saldana. 2013. Export Patterns of Nutrients and Carbon from Urban Watersheds with Stormwater Control Measures. North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute Annual Conference and North Carolina Water Resources Association Symposium, Raleigh, NC.

Bell, C.D., S.K. McMillan, A.J. Jefferson, and S.M. Clinton.  2012.  Using computer modeling to assess hydraulic parameter transferability from an undeveloped to an urban watershed with stormwater infrastructure.  Annual Meeting of the American Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC. (co-presenter)

Safrit, C., S.M. Clinton, S.K. McMillan, and A.J. Jefferson.  2012.  Impacts of stormwater management on temperature response in urban streams.  Annual Meeting of the American Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC. (co-presenter)

Osypian, M.L., A.J. Jefferson, and S.M. Clinton.  2012.  Evaluating restoration effects on transient storage and hyporheic exchange in urban and forested streams.  Annual Meeting of the American Geological Society of America, Charlotte, NC. (co-presenter)

Clinton, S.M., S.K. McMillan, and A.J. Jefferson.  2012. Patterns of dissolved organic carbon inputs to urban streams.  Annual meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Louisville, KY. (presenter)

Osypian, M.L., S.M. Clinton, and A.J. Jefferson.  2012.  Evaluating restoration effects on transient storage and hyporheic exchange in urban and forested streams.  Annual meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Louisville, KY. (co-presenter)

Tuttle, A. K., S.K. McMillan, S.M. Clinton, and A.J. Jefferson.  2012.  Geomorphic controls on nitrate removal by stream sediments in urbanized watersheds of the southeastern piedmont.  Annual meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Louisville, KY. (co-presenter)

Khan, B., V.K.P. Ogint, J.D. Oliver, S.M. Clinton, A.H. Ringwood.  2012.  Effects of hypoxia on antioxidant status, microbial community, tissue metal accumulation and tissue damage in Eastern oysters, Crassostrea virginica.  104th Annual Meeting of the National Shellfisheries Association, Seattle, WA. (co-presenter)


Magee, K.M., and C.E. Davenport, 2016: Quantifying the Distance of Supercell-Boundary Interactions. 28thSevere Local Storms Conference, AMS, 7-11 November 2016, Portland, OR.

Gropp, M., and C. Davenport, 2016: Assessing the Impact of the Nocturnal Transition on the Evolution and Lifetime of Supercell Thunderstorms in the Great Plains. 28thSevere Local Storms Conference, AMS, 7-11 November 2016, Portland, OR.

Davenport, C.E., Using Worked Examples to Improve Student Understanding and Problem Solving Skills. 96th AMS Annual Meeting, AMS, 11-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Davenport, C.E., Biggerstaff, M.I., and C.L. Ziegler, 2016: Assessment of the Base-State Substitution Idealized Modeling Technique. 28thSevere Local Storms Conference, AMS, 7-11 November 2016, Portland, OR. 

Pettee, W., B.I. Magi, M. Eastin, C. Davenport, T. Shirley, Testing a WRF-ARW Modeling System for Southeastern US Winter Weather, Poster Presentation, 2015 Unidata Users Workshop, June 2015.

Davenport, C. American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, January 2015: “The Fundamentals in Meteorology Inventory: Motivation and Development of a New Meteorology Education Tool.”

Davenport C. American Meteorological Society Conference on Mesoscale Processes, August 2015: “Addressing the Efficacy of the Base-State Substitution Idealized Modeling Technique: A Comparison of Simulations.”


Delmelle, E.C. Differentiating pathways of neighborhood change in 50 US Cities, 1980-2010. Association of American Geographers Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Casas, I. and Delmelle, E.C. Community quality of life changes following bus-rapid transit implementation in Cali, Colombia. Association of American Geographers Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Colandrea, K.* and Delmelle, E.C. Changes in local spatial patterns of racial and ethnic segregation, 1990-2010. Association of American Geographers Meeting, San Francisco, CA 

Morell, E., E.C. Delmelle, J. Sorensen, T. Bengle, J. Howarth, M. Currie and J. Gamez. (2015) Building Hope or Concentrating Poverty? Habitat for Humanity’s Impact on Neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC American Collegiate Society of Planners Conference, Houston, Texas.

E.C. Delmelle 2015. Sequences and spatial patterns of neighborhood change in Chicago and Los Angeles, 1970-2010.Southeastern Division Association of American Geographers Pensacola, FL.

Colandrea, K. and E.C. Delmelle. 2015. Changes in socioeconomic clustering of urban neighborhoods, 1970-2010. Association of American Geographers Meeting, Chicago, IL

Delmelle E.C. 2015. Mapping the ‘DNA’ of Urban Neighborhoods: Clustering longitudinal sequences of neighborhood socioeconomic change Association of American Geographers Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Casas, I., Delmelle, E.C. 2015. Tweeting about public transit –An alternative public participatory method in a developing country? Association of American Geographers Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Dony, C., Delmelle, E., Delmelle, E.C. Spatial accessibility to public parks in Mecklenburg County, NC: comparison by travel mode. Association of American Geographers Meeting, Tampa,FL.

Delmelle, E.C. Fifty years of neighborhood classifications and their transitions. The case of four US cities, 1970-2010. Southeastern Division Association of American Geographers Athens, GA. November 2014.

Delmelle, E.C. Neighborhood quality of life transitions, Charlotte, NC 2000- 2010. Association of American Geographers Meeting, Tampa, FL. April 2014.

Casas, I., Delmelle, E., Delmelle, E.C. Access to health facilities during a Dengue Fever outbreak in Cali, Colombia. North American Regional Science Meeting, November 2013 Atlanta, GA.

Delmelle, E.C., Haslauer, E., Prinz, T. Social satisfaction, commuting, and neighborhoods. North American Regional Science Association Meeting Ottawa, ON. November 2012 (Presenter)

Casas, I. Delmelle, E.C. Identifying dimensions of transport exclusion from a blog content analysis. North American Regional Science Association Meeting Ottawa, ON November, 2012 (Poster, listed contributor)

E.C.Delmelle and Thill, J-C. Explaining Neighborhood Quality of Life Changes: Reciprocal Relationships, Urban Structure, and Spatial Spillovers. Southern Regional Science Association Meeting Charlotte, NC. March, 2012 (Presenter) 

E.C.Delmelle and Thill, J-C. The Reciprocal Relationships of Neighborhood Quality of Life Dynamics: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach. Association of American Geographers Meeting New York, NY. February, 2012 (Presenter)


Owusu,   C.,   Delmelle,   E., Tang,   W.,   Lan,   Y.,   Major,  E.,   Shi,   J., Silverman,  G.,  Dye,  S.,  2016,  Improving  geocoding  accuracy  of  private water  wells  in  Gaston  County,  NC  using  a  context-based  approach,  The 71st  Annual  SEDAAG  (South Eastern  Division  of  the  Association of American Geographers) Meeting, Columbia, SC, November 20-22, 2016 (contributor) 

Nilsson, I., E. Delmelle. Transit Investment and Neighborhood Change: On the Likelihood, Timing and Stability of Change, presenter, 63rd Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, 11/9-12/2016, Minneapolis, MN.

Hohl  A.,  Casas  I.,  Delmelle  E. and W.  Tang. Hybrid Indexing for Parallel Analysis of Spatiotemporal Point Patterns, GIScience meeting, Montreal, Canada, September 2016.

Hohl A., Delmelle E., Tang W. and I.  Casas. and J.  Deng. Spatiotemporal Domain Decomposition and Indexing for Discovery of Disease    Patterns    Using    Parallel    Computing. Meeting    of the Southeastern Division of the American Association of  Geographers, Colombia, SC, November 2016.

Delmelle E., Visualizing   the   dynamics   of   health-related   tweets opportunities and computational challenges, Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, CA, April 2016.

Deng J. and E. Delmelle, An Interactive Approach to Detect Space-Time   Patterns   of   Landscape   Change, Meeting   of the   American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, CA, April 2016.

Desjardins M., Delmelle E.  and J.  Deng. Designing  Spatially Cohesive  Nature  Reserves  with  Backup  Coverage, Meeting  of the Southeastern  Division  of  the  American  Association  of  Geographers, Colombia, SC, November 2016.

Hohl,  A., Delmelle,  E.,  Tang  W. and I.  Casas.  Accelerating the detection  of   space-time  clusters   for  vector-borne  diseases. Geomed, Florence, Italy (presenter), September 2015. 

Marsh, D., Delmelle E. and C. Dony. Evaluating travel impedance agreement among  online  road  network  data  providers.  International Conference on  Location-Based  Social  Media,  Athens,  GA  (presenter), March 2015.

Delmelle, E., and I Casas, 2015, Dynamics of Dengue Fever Outbreals at Different   Space-Time   Granularities.   3D   domain   decomposition   for parallel processing of massive spatiotemporal geographic data, The 110thAnnual   Meeting   of   AAG,   April   21-25,   2015,   Chicago,   IL,   USA. 

Hohl,   A.,   Delmelle,   E.,   and   Tang,   W.,   2015,   3D   domain decomposition    for    parallel    processing    of    massive    spatiotemporal geographic  data, The  110th  Annual  Meeting  of  AAG,  April  21-25,  2015, Chicago, IL, USA. 

Hohl,  A.,  Delmelle,  E.,  and  Tang,  W.,  2015,  Spatiotemporal  domain decomposition  for  massive  parallel  computation  of  space-time kernel density,    The    First    International    Symposium    on    Spatiotemporal Computing,   July   13-15,   2015,   George   Mason   University,   Fairfax, Virginia, USA. 

Delmelle, E., Marsh, D. and C.  Dony.  Can Open Street Map be trusted for Modeling Travel? Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Pensacola, FL, November 2015.

Delmelle, E.M.; Dony, C.; Casas, I; Jia, M. and W. Tang. Visualizing the impact of space-time uncertainties on dengue fever patterns Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, FL, April 2014.

Delmelle E.M and R. Kirby (2013). Role of GIS and Estimating Travel to Hospitals for Infants with Spina Bifida. URISA, Miami.

Casas, I., Delmelle, E., Delmelle, E.C. Access to health facilities during a Dengue Fever outbreak in Cali, Colombia. North American Regional Science Meeting, November 2013 Atlanta, GA.

Delmelle E. (2012). Space-time densities for the visualization of infectious diseases (extended abstract – poster). GISscience meeting, Colombus, Ohio.

Delmelle E., Thill J.-C., D. Peeters and I. Thomas. A multi-period capacitated school location problem with modular equipments and age restrictions. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographer, February 2012, NY.

Dony C., Delmelle E. et al. Modelling Accessibility to Specialty Clinics for Children with Birth Defects in Florida, 1998-2008. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographer, February 2012, NY.

Casas I., Delmelle E. and J. Wexler. GIS for Modeling Spatial, Temporal and Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Dengue Fever Occurrence in Cali, Colombia for 2010. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographer, February 2012, NY.

Delmelle E. and C. Dony: Presentation at the Centers for Disease Controls Birth Defects Branch, August 2012 (cfr. March of Dimes grant).

Peeters D., Amaya J., Delmelle E., Thomas I., J.-C. Thill and P. Uribe (2012). Two Problems Related to School Planning. ISOLDE meeting, Japan.

Dony, C.; Delmelle E. et al. (2012): Using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to Determine Travel Distance and Travel Time to Hospitals for Infants with Spina Bifida in Florida, 1998-2007. Presented at GIS day both at UNCC and at CDC.

Chen M., Thill. J.-C. and E. Delmelle (2012). School facility location-allocation problems: modeling challenges, algorithmic development and visualization. 59th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Ottawa, Canada.


Rachide, S. and Diemer, J. A. 2016. Depositional model for a beaver pond complex in a Piedmont stream valley. Eos Transactions AGU, San Francisco, 12–16 December 2016.

Rachide, S. P., and Diemer, J. A. 2016. A proposed facies model for a multi-generation   beaver pond complex in a Piedmont stream intermittently occupied by beaver. GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 3, Columbia, SC.

Diemer, J. A. 2016. Verifying the Silurian: Murchison’s 1845 field campaign in Sweden. 35th International Geological Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 27 August – 2 September, 2016.

Aldred, J. L., Eppes, M. C., Kayser, B., and Diemer, J. 2016. Post Last Glacial Maximum hillslope evolution in the southeast San Juan Mountains, CO, USA, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7, Denver, CO.

Diemer, J.A., McLean, R., BOBYARCHICK, and A.R, Xanthos, G., 2015, The Lilesville Gravels: A Neogene Strath Terrace Deposit from the Piedmont/Coastal Plain Boundary of North Carolina, USA: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, EP53A-0950. https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm15/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/75010

Kwahmie, A., BOBYARCHICK, A.R., and Diemer, J.A., 2015, Ground penetrating radar (GPR) expression of sedimentary deposits produced by channel cutoffs and meander straightening at Killian Cove, Catawba River, North Carolina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 2, p. 3. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015SE/webprogram/Paper253361.html

Aldred, J., Eppes, M., Kayser, B., Diemer, J., 2015. Post glacial landscape evolution in the upper Conejos River basin, SE San Juan Mountains, CO, USA. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, V. 47, pg. 593.

Diemer, J. A., 2014, Observations that contributed to the recognition of the Permian System, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 7, Vancouver BC.

Diemer, J. A., 2014, The utility of cross-sections in early 19th century geologic investigations, and as records of evolving stratigraphic nomenclature, 39th INHIGEO Symposium with Abstracts, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA.

Diemer, J.A., 2013, The Geology of Russia in Europe and the Ural Mountains (1845) by Roderick I. Murchison, Edouard de Verneuil and Alexander von Keyserling: A Brief Account of Its Compilation and Impact, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7, Denver, CO.

Diemer, J.A., 2013, Murchison in Sweden: an example of collaborative geologic mapping, International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Abstracts with Programs, Manchester, England.

Brazell, S.J., and Diemer, J.A., 2013, Sedimentology and depositional environments of the Wadesboro sub-basin, Eastern Piedmont, North Carolina: implications for hydrocarbon resource potential, AAPG/SEPM Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs, Pittsburgh, PA.

Brazell, S.J., and Diemer, J.A., 2013, Petrographic analysis of sandstones in the Triassic Wadesboro sub-basin, Deep River Basin, North Carolina, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 2, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Cirone, A.M, Smith, J.A., Johnson, B.G., and Diemer, J.A., 2013, Searching for landslide triggers: early Holocene Trujillo Meadows landslide in the southeastern San Juan Mountains, southern Colorado, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 1, Bretton Woods, NH.

Brazell, S.J., and Diemer, J.A., 2012, Provenance of sediments in the Wadesboro Triassic sub-basin: using magnetic mineral separation to investigate changes in sediment provenance during basin evolution, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, NC.

Brazell, S., Diemer, J., Felts, M., Rachide, S., Bobyarchick, A., 2012, Sedimentology and depositional environments of the Triassic Wadesboro sub-basin, North Carolina, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 1, Asheville, NC.

Brazell, S.J., Dyer, S., Floyd, A., Hulland, N., Kayser, B., Kwhamie, A., Aldred, J., Wright, S., Bobyarchick, A., and Diemer, J., 2012, Evolution of a meander bend on the Catawba River near Charlotte, NC, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, NC.

Cirone, A.M., Smith, J.A., Johnson, B.G., and Diemer, J.A., 2012, Sediment record from a bog on the Trujillo Meadows landslide (>10.6 ka), southeastern San Juan Mountains, southern Colorado, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, NC. 6

Johnson, B.G., Smith, J.A., Diemer, J.A., Cirone, A.M., Krueger, K., and Schmidt, C., 2012, Examining the timing of large landslides in the southeastern San Juan Mountains of Colorado: implications for post-glacial landscape evolution in the region, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, NC.

Krueger, K., Schmidt, C., Cirone, A.M., Smith, J.A., Diemer, J.A., and Johnson, B.G., 2012, Analysis of sediment cores from the Elk Meadows landslide and the Silver Lakes landslide: what sediment cores tell us about the timing and environmental conditions of large landslides in the southeastern San Juan Mountains, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, NC.

Krzywiec, P., Narkiewicz, M., Slaczka, A., and Diemer, J., 2012, Sir Roderick I. Murchison, aka “King of Siluria”, and his geological trip to Poland in 1843, AAPG Abstracts with Programs, Long Beach, CA.

McLean, R.C., Jr., Diemer, J.A., Bobyarchick, A.R., and Xanthos, G., 2012, The Lilesville gravels: sedimentology and depositional environments of a Tertiary fluvial deposit of the Inner Coastal Plain of North Carolina, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, NC.

Smith, J.A., Krueger, K., Schmidt, C., Cirone, A.M., Johnson, B.G., and Diemer, J.A., 2012, Analysis of sediment cores from a bog on the Silver Mountain landslide, southeastern San Juan Mountains, southern Colorado, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, NC.

Aldred, J.L., Eppes, M.C., Diemer, J.A., Wright, S., and Abernathy, S., 2012, Post glacial evolution of subalpine hillslopes and soils, SE San Juan Mountains, CO, USA, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, Charlotte, NC.

Aquino, K., Eppes, M.C., Diemer, J., and Layzell, A., 2012 A chronosequence on the Catawba River near Charlotte, NC: insights into the geomorphology and remediation of this heavily industrialized river, GSA Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 1, Asheville, NC.


Eastin, M. D., S. A. Gagné, M. Baber*, A. Boucher*, and R. Hubler*. January 14 2016. Impacts of the Charlotte (North Carolina) Urban Heat Island on local precipitation, biodiversity, human health, and energy use. American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Boucher, A. F., M. D. Eastin, and S. A. Gagné. April 1 2016. Effects of the Urban Heat Island on anurans in remnant and stormwater control ponds in the Charlotte Metropolitan Region. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Concord, North Carolina, USA.

Boucher, A. F., M. D. Eastin, and S. A. Gagné. April 6 2016. Effects of the Urban Heat Island on anurans in remnant and stormwater control ponds in the Charlotte Metropolitan Region. US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

Pettee, W., B.I. Magi, M. Eastin, C. Davenport, T. Shirley, Testing a WRF-ARW Modeling System for Southeastern US Winter Weather, Poster Presentation, 2015 Unidata Users Workshop, June 2015.

Hippensteel, S. and Eastin, M.D.  Influence of freshwater inputs on foraminiferal distributions in coastal environments from southeastern North Carolina. 2015 GSA Southeastern Section -64th Annual Meeting (19-20 March 2015), Chattanooga Tennessee, Paper No. 36-2.

Pettee, W., B.I. Magi and M.D. Eastin Simulating the February 2014 North Carolina Snow Event”, 14th AMS Student Conference, Phoenix, AZ, January 2015. 

Stimac, B. and M.D. Eastin “Structure an evolution of convective cells in the near-shore outer rainbands of Hurricane Rita (2005)”, 15th Annual UNC Charlotte Graduate Research Symposium, Charlotte, NC, April 2015.

Eastin M.D., E. Delmelle and I. Casas. “Intra- and inter-seasonal autoregressive prediction of dengue outbreaks using local weather and regional climate for a tropical environment in Colombia”, 5th AMS Symposium on Environment and Health, Atlanta, GA, February 2014.

Eastin, M.D. and C. Self. “Sounding-based prediction of supercell motions in tropical cyclones”, 31st AMS Conference on Hurricanes and tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA, April 2014.

Eastin, M.D., C. Link and B. Hays. “An updated tropical cyclone tornado parameter for use in situational awareness forecasting”, 31st AMS Conference on Hurricanes and tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA, April 2014.

Eastin, M.D., E. Delmelle and I. Casas. (Invited) “Recent advances in the geospatial prediction of dengue fever outbreaks across Colombia”, Symposium on Weather, Climate and Health, Boulder CO, October 2014.

Eastin, M.D. “Results from a national survey of graduate student stipends across the geosciences”, 19th Biennial Joint AMS/AGU Heads and Chairs Meeting, Boulder CO, October 2014.

Eastin, M., E. Delmelle and I. Casas “Intra- and inter-seasonal autoregressive prediction of dengue outbreaks using local weather and regional climate for a tropical environment in Colombia”, SEDAAG Annual Meeting, Roanoke, VA, November 2013.

Self, C. and M. Eastin “Climatology of tornadic and non-tornadic cell motions in tropical cyclones”, 12th Annual AMS Student Conference, Austin, TX, January 2013.

Picard, A. and M. Eastin “Analysis of miniature supercells observed in the outer rainbands of Hurricane Gustav (2008)”, Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, November 2013.

Eastin, M. and C. Self. “Sounding-based prediction of supercell motions in tropical cyclones”, SEDAAG Annual Meeting, Roanoke, VA, November 2013.

B. Hays and M.D. Eastin 2012. Offshore Environmental Differences between Tornadic and Non-Tornadic Tropical Cyclones, 11th Annual AMS Student Conference, New Orleans, LA, January, 2012.

Self, C., A. Crowder and M. Eastin 2012. Climatology of tornadic and non-tornadic cell motions in tropical cyclones”, 11th Annual AMS Student Conference, New Orleans, LA, January 2012.

M.D. Eastin and P. Reasor. 2012 Evolution of mass transport between the eye and eyewall of Hurricane Guillermo (1997)”, 30th AMS Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Conference, Jacksonville, FL, April 2012.

M.D. Eastin, B. Hays and C. Link. 2012. Discriminating between tornadic and non-tornadic soundings in tropical cyclones”, 30th AMS Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Conference, Jacksonville, FL, April 2012.

M.D. Eastin, B. Hayes and C. Link. 2012. A tropical cyclone tornado parameter (TCTP) for use in situational awareness forecasting”, 26th AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms, Nashville, TN, November 2012.

K. Smith and M.D. Eastin 2012. Observations of inner-core moisture evolution during periods of pre-rapid intensification”, 30th AMS Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Conference, Jacksonville, FL, April 2012.


Moser, F., Eppes, M., Collins, B., Stock, G. (2016, September). Spatial and temporal variability in rock dome exfoliation and weathering. GSA Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 48, No. 7, paper No. 298-3). GSA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, USA. 8.

Huettenmoser, J., Hancock, G., Eppes, M., *Whitten, J. (2016, December). An Assessment of the Relationship Between Rock Properties and the Rate of Bare-bedrock Erosion on Ridgeline Outcrops of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia, USA. In 2016 AGU Fall Meeting San Francisco, California, USA.

Keanini, R., Eppes, M. (2016, April). Extending non-fatigue Mode I subcritical crack growth data to subcritical fatigue crack growth: Demonstration of the equivalence of the Charles’ law and Paris law exponents. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-11136, 2016. Presentation given at the 2016 European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna, Austria, 17–22 Apr 2016.

Hancock, G., *Huettenmoser, J., *Schobe, C., Eppes, M. (2016, December). Rock Erodibility as a Dynamic Variable Driven by the Interplay between Erosion and Weathering in Bedrock Channels: Examples from Great Falls, Virginia, USA. In 2016 AGU Fall Meeting San Francisco, California, USA.

Griffiths, L., Heap, M., Eppes, M., Keanini, R., Baud, P. (2016, December). Experimentally reproducing thermal breakdown of rock at Erath’s surface. In 2016 AGU Fall Meeting San Francisco, California, USA. 

Eppes, M., Hancock, G.S., Keanini, R, Hallet, B., Mackenzie, P. (2016, December). Exploring How Weathering Related Stresses and Subcritical Crack Growth May Influence the Size of Sediment Produced from Different Rock Types. In 2016 AGU Fall Meeting San Francisco, California, USA.

Eppes, M., Keanini, R., Hancock, G.S. (2016, April). Subcritical crack growth and mechanical weathering: A new consideration of how moisture influences rock erosion rates. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-10760, 2016. Presentation given at the 2016 European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna, Austria, 17–22 Apr 2016. 

Eppes, M., Hancock, G., *Moser, F., *Weiserbs, B., *Arey, J., *Tannu, N., *Kiessling, S. (2016, September). Exploring linkages between subcritical crack growth and rock type dependent erosion resistance, a case study from the Blue Ridge, VA. GSA Abstracts with Programs, (Vol. 48, No. 7, paper No. 62-5). GSA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, USA. 7.

Collins, B., Eppes, M., Stock, G., Lewis, S. (2016, December). Apparently spontaneous fracture of a granitic exfoliation dome: observations and monitoring. In 2016 AGU Fall Meeting San Francisco, California, USA. 

Eppes, M. and Keanini, R., 2015. New insights into the mechanical weathering of rock in humid-temperate climates. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v. 47, p. 831.

Eppes, M., Magi, B., Keanini, R., Real-time Observations of Rock Cracking and Weather Provide Insights into Thermal Stress-Related Processes of Mechanical Weathering. (Invited). AGU Fall Meeting 2015. EP41C-0942.

Eppes, M., How insolation drives mechanical weathering in humid mid-latitudes: new insights from field data, instrumentation and numerical modeling. Soil Science Society of North Carolina annual meeting, January 2015.

Aldred, J., Eppes, M., Kayser, B., Diemer, J., 2015. Post glacial landscape evolution in the upper Conejos River basin, SE San Juan Mountains, CO, USA. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, V. 47, pg. 593.

Shobe, C., Hancock, G., Eppes, M., Small, E., 2015. Evaluating the influence of feedbacks between erosion rate and weathering on the distribution of erodibility in bedrock river channels. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v. 47, p. 551.

Eppes, M., Keanini, R., 2014. Stress corrosion explicitly considered as a weathering process. GSA Abstracts with Programs, V. 46, p. 150.

Well, S., McFadden, L., McDonald, E., Eppes, M., Young, M., Wood, Yvonne, 2013. Desert Pavement Processes and Form: Influences on Hydrologic Processes and Long-term landscape evolution in Arid Regions. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, V. 45, p 410.

Abernathy, S., Eppes, M., Willis, A., 2013. Physical Weathering of Martian Rocks as a result of Diurnal Heating and Cooling. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, V. 45, p 141.

Layzell, A., and Eppes., M, 2012. The effect of remnant glacial topography on Holocene alluvial forms and processes in the San Juan Mountains, southern Colorado AMQUA 2012, Program and Abstracts - American Quaternary Association. Conference, June 2012, v. 22, p. 80

Eppes, M., Warren, K., Hinson, E., Dash, L., 2012. Physical weathering by insolation: comparison of year long, per-minute observation so temperature, strain and cracking in granite boulders in a temperate pasture and semiarid desert, North Carolina and New Mexico. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 44, No. 7, p.145.

Hallet, B., Mackenzie-Helnwein, P., SHI, J., and Eppes, M., 2012. Are thermal stresses in rocks exposed to the sun sufficient to break them? Yes. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 44, No. 7, p.145.

Eppes, M., Warren, K., Hinson, E., Dash, L. (2012), Long term monitoring of rock surface temperature and rock cracking in temperate and desert climates., Abstract presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

Hallet, B., Mackenzie, P., Shi, J., Eppes, M., (2012), Modeling temperature and stress in rocks exposed to the sun (invited). Abstract presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.


Fall, P.L. with S. Falconer New Radiocarbon Sequences at Tell Abu en-­‐Ni‘aj and Tell el-­‐Hayyat, Jordan, and Their Implications for Bronze Age Chronology, Annual Meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, November 2016, San            Antonio.

Fall, P.L., Nancy A. Albury and Jeffrey P Donnelly, Sarah J. Feakins, Peter J. van Hengstum, Patrick Louchouarn, Annie Tamalavage. Leaf wax records of hydrogen isotopic variability from leaf waxes to inform late Holocene hydrologic changes on Abaco Island, Northern Bahamas, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 2016. Abstract # 160359.

Tamalavage A., P. J. van Hengstum, P. Louchouarn, P. L. Fall and J.P. Donnelly Late Holocene stable carbon and nitrogen isotopic variation of bulk organic matter deposited in Blackwood Sinkhole, Abaco, The Bahamas, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 2015.

S. Falconer & P. Fall. Ritual space and communal behavior at Politiko-Troullia, Cyprus (). Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute-Department of Antiquities, Cyprus; 34rd Annual Symposium on the Archaeology of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, June 2015.

Falconer, S. and P. Fall Politiko-Troullia and its surrounding landscape (). Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute-Department of Antiquities, Cyprus; 33rd Annual Symposium on the Archaeology of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, June 2014.


Owen J. Furuseth, Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez, Janni Sorensen, Heather A. Smith, Michael F. Dulin, Johanna Claire Schuch, and Lacey Williams Empowering Latino Youth with Photovoice to Construct Neighborhood Healthcare Landscapes Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 2012


Eastin, M. D., S. A. Gagné, M. Baber*, A. Boucher*, and R. Hubler*. January 14 2016. Impacts of the Charlotte (North Carolina) Urban Heat Island on local precipitation, biodiversity, human health, and energy use. American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Boucher, A. F., M. D. Eastin, and S. A. Gagné. April 1 2016. Effects of the Urban Heat Island on anurans in remnant and stormwater control ponds in the Charlotte Metropolitan Region. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Concord, North Carolina, USA.

Boucher, A. F., M. D. Eastin, and S. A. Gagné. April 6 2016. Effects of the Urban Heat Island on anurans in remnant and stormwater control ponds in the Charlotte Metropolitan Region. US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

Shoffner, A., A. M. Wilson, W. V. Tang, and S. A. Gagné. April 1 2016. The relative impacts of habitat amount, habitat configuration, and urbanization on forest breeding birds. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Concord, North Carolina, USA.

Shoffner, A., A. M. Wilson, W. V. Tang, and S. A. Gagné. April 4 2016. The relative impacts of habitat amount, habitat configuration, and urbanization on forest breeding birds. US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

Merritt, D. K. M., and S. A. Gagné. April 1 2016. Invertebrate diversity on urban green roofs in Charlotte, NC. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Concord, North Carolina, USA.

Merritt, D. K. M., and S. A. Gagné. April 4 2016. Invertebrate diversity on urban green roofs in Charlotte, NC. US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

Merritt, D. K. M., and S. A. Gagné. June 8 2016. Invertebrate diversity on urban green roofs in Charlotte, NC. American Ecological Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.

Grilo, C., K. Soanes, A. le Roux, E. Koroleva, F. Ferreira, S. A. Gagné, Y.Wang, A. Bager, and L. Borda-de-Água. September 1 2016. What are the effects of road-kills on mammal population’s persistence? Infra Eco Network Europe International Conference, Lyon, France.

Gagné, S. A. and L. Fahrig. August 26 2016. How can we maximize biodiversity in urban regions? Urban Ecology Symposium "Maximizing biodiversity in urbanized landscapes", University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Gagné, S. A., J. L. Bates*, and R. O. Bierregaard. April 6 2016. The effects of road and landscape characteristics on the likelihood of a Barred Owl (Strix varia)-vehicle collision. US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

Gagné, S. A., J. L. Bates*, and R. O. Bierregaard. April 1 2016. The effects of road and landscape characteristics on the likelihood of a Barred Owl (Strix varia)-vehicle collision. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Concord, North Carolina, USA.

Eastin, M. D., S. A. Gagné, M. Baber*, A. Boucher*, and R. Hubler*. January 14 2016. Impacts of the Charlotte (North Carolina) Urban Heat Island on local precipitation, biodiversity, human health, and energy use. American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Boucher, A. F., M. D. Eastin, and S. A. Gagné. April 1 2016. Effects of the Urban Heat Island on anurans in remnant and stormwater control ponds in the Charlotte Metropolitan Region. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Concord, North Carolina, USA.

Boucher, A. F., M. D. Eastin, and S. A. Gagné. April 6 2016. Effects of the Urban Heat Island on anurans in remnant and stormwater control ponds in the Charlotte Metropolitan Region. US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

Ayon, A. G., and S. A. Gagné. April 1 2016. The effect of bird diversity on human psychological wellbeing on the neighborhoods of Charlotte Metropolitan Area. Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Concord, North Carolina, USA

Ayon, A. G., and S. A. Gagné. April 4 2016. The effect of bird diversity on human psychological wellbeing on the neighborhoods of Charlotte Metropolitan Area. US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

Shoffner, A. and S. A. Gagné. July 6 2015. The relative effects of habitat amount, habitat configuration, and urbanization on forest breeding birds. International Association for Landscape Ecology World Congress, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Davis, D. E., and S. A. Gagné. July 8 2015. Complex edge effects in forest patches surrounded by varying development intensities. Presented in the symposium "Urban sprawl: methods, drivers, limits and implications for planning". International Association for Landscape Ecology World Congress, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Gagné, S. A., and R. Boyer. May 19, 2014. The contribution of landscape ecology to urban land use policy and planning. US Regional Association of the 6 International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska.

Garcia, W. J. and S. Gagne. Spring 2014 – Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, UNCC Teaching the Equilibrium Theory of Island Biogeography and an on-campus field laboratory.

Davis, D. E., and S. A. Gagné. March 14, 2014. Exploring the effects of urbanization on biodiversity in remnant forests of the Charlotte metropolitan region. Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference, Georgia Southern University.

Sherman, P. J., and S. A. Gagné. April 15, 2013. How does city size affect the relationship between bird species richness and urbanization? 28th Annual Symposium of the US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Austin, TX.

Sherman, P. J., and S. A. Gagné. November 17, 2013. How does city size affect the relationship between bird species richness and urbanization? Special Meeting of the International Biogeography Society, Montreal, Canada.

Gagné, S. A., F. Eigenbrod, D. Bert, G. M. Cunnington, L. T. Olson, A. C. Smith, and L. Fahrig. April 9, 2012. Five steps for ecological landscape design. 27th Annual Symposium of the US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Newport, RI.


Garcia, W. J. 2016. A field-based method for teaching uniformitarian principles using trackway reconstruction. 35th International Geological Congress.

Garcia, W. J. 2015. The Lower Carboniferous North American Vertebrate Province:  Evidence From The Southern Illinois Basin. Southeastern GSA Section Meeting, Chattanooga, TN.

Garcia, W. J. and T. Miller. 2014. Chondrichthyians from Hancock County, Kentucky (Mississippian: Namurian). GSA Abstracts with Program 46: 545.

Garcia, W. J. and S. Gagne. Spring 2014 – Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, UNCC Teaching the Equilibrium Theory of Island Biogeography and an on-campus field laboratory.

Kofsky, J. and W. J. Garcia. 2012. Gyracanthid material from the Mississippian (Namurian) of Kentucky and the evolutionary relationships of Gyracanthidae. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 44: 233


Williams, N., Garo, L., and Hollis, T. (2016). Systems of Care for Addressing the Traumatic Impact of Violence Exposure on Student Well-Being. 27thAnnual National Youth at Risk Conference, Savannah, GA., March 6-9, 2016.

Garo, L. (2016). Advancing School Methods for Assessing Student Behavior: A Multilevel Model of Neighborhood Violence Exposure, Individual Student Traumatic Experience and Out of School Suspension. International Conference on Urban Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 3-5, 2016.

Garo, L., & Vines, S. (2015). Psycho-educational Life Skills Training for Youth and Parents: Changing lives through Diversion, Intervention and Motivations for Change. Paper presented at the National At Risk Youth Conference, March 4, 2015, Savannah, GA.

Williams, N., Garo, L., & Hollis, T. (2015). Systems of Care and Youth Violence. Round Table Paper presented at the American Education Research Association (AERA) conference, April 19, 2015, Chicago, Il.

Garo, L. (2014). Scary Spaces: A Geospatial Examination of Student Exposure to Violence and Implications for In-School Intervention. Paper presented at the International Conference on Urban Education, Montego-Bay, Jamaica, November, 2014.

Garo, L. (2012). “Interventions for Healing in Children Exposed to Gang and Gun Violence: A Selection from the Many Possibilities”. Presentation at the Annual Child and Family Development Conference, Department of Special Education and Child Development, March 22, 2012


Graves, W. and Brian Gerney. 2016. How Much Can Data Vendors Really Tell Us About Today and Tomorrow? Measuring Spatial Variations of Errors within Commercial Demographic Data. Applied Geography Conference. Louisville, October 2016

T. Moore, R. French and W. Graves 2015. “Remediating Sprawl in the Sunbelt South: Evaluating the Effects of Sustainable Development Strategies in Charlotte.” SEDAAG Annual Meeting. Pensacola, FL. November 24.

Graves, W. 2015. Bank Town Grows Up: Path Disruption in Charlotte’s Financial Sector.  SEDAAG Annual Meeting. Pensacola, FL. November 24.

Kalafsky, R. and W. Graves. 2015. Considering the Export Trajectories of Southern States Since NAFTA.  SEDAAG Annual Meeting. Pensacola, FL. November 24.

Graves, W. and S. Chabot (2015). The Necessity of Bilingual Geographers: Dialect-Based Obstacles to Professional Geographers Finding Employment in the Business Community.  Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL April 24.  

Graves, W. (Panelist) (2015). Facilitating Opportunities in Research and Teaching in Location Intelligence. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL April 26.

Graves, W. and J. Kozar. 2014. “Weak Foundations: The Failure of Equilibrium-Based Population Growth Forecasts.” Applied Geography Conference. Atlanta, GA. October 16Graves, W. 2013. (Panelist) Rethinking Business Geography Curriculum. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. April 10.

Graves, W.  2013. “Projecting the Evolution of Urban Land Use: Surveying Generational Shifts in Residential Preference.” Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. April 11.

Graves, W.  (Panelist) 2013. “Where are the Future [Location Analysis] Researchers Coming From?” ICSC Research Conference. September 30.

Graves, W. and J. Kozar. 2013. “Do People Still Follow Jobs? Growth and the Narrative of Place.” SEDAAG Annual Meeting. Roanoke, VA. November 25.

William Graves 2012. (Panelist) Rethinking Business Geography Curriculum. Applied Geography Conference. Minneapolis MN. October 10-13

William Graves 2012. (Panelist) The Business of Applied Geographical Practice. Applied Geography Conference. Minneapolis MN. October 10-13

Evan Byers and William Graves 2012. “Breaking Through the Proprietary Data Wall: Teaching Chain-Store Sales Forecasting Using Data from the Field.” Applied Geography Conference. Minneapolis MN. October 10-13


Hippensteel, S.P., 2016.  (INVITED) Carbonate Rocks and Civil War Infantry Tactics:  Case Studies from Civil War Battlefields Preserved by The National Park Service.  Geological Society of America National Meeting:  Symposium “A Centennial Celebration of Geology and Hydrology in the National Parks: Research, Mapping, And Resource Management”, Paper 96-8.

Bishop, C. and S. Hippensteel. Challenges to studying differential taphonomic destruction of calcareous foraminifers in marginal-marine environments.  2015 GSA Southeastern Section -64th Annual Meeting (19-20 March 2015), Chattanooga Tennessee, Paper No. 8-1.

Hippensteel, S. and Eastin, M.D.  Influence of freshwater inputs on foraminiferal distributions in coastal environments from southeastern North Carolina. 2015 GSA Southeastern Section -64th Annual Meeting (19-20 March 2015), Chattanooga Tennessee, Paper No. 36-2.

Hippensteel, S., Influence of carbonate rocks on the success or failure of critical defensive positions during the American Civil War.  2015 GSA Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, USA (1-4 November 2015), Paper No. 295-1.

Small, A.* and Hippensteel, S., 2015, Response of agglutinated foraminifera to a reverse-osmosis briny discharge: Albemarle Sound, North Carolina.  2015 GSA Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, USA (1-4 November 2015), Paper No. 288-23.

Hippensteel, S.P., 2014 (invited), Paleotempestology of Onslow Bay, NC, North Carolina Sea Grant Research Symposium: Investments and Opportunities. Published as proceedings, p. 19.

Hippensteel, S.P., 2014 (invited), Evaluating the Effectiveness of MicrofossilBased Paleotempestology Proxies in Backbarrier Marshes, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, n. 2, p.76.

Hippensteel, S.P., 2013, Assessing the readability of geoscience textbooks, laboratory manuals, and supplemental materials. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Paper No. 125-18, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 45, n. 7, p. 313.

Hippensteel, S.P., and Garcia, W.J., 2013, Sedimentology and taphonomy of two Late Cretaceous lag deposits: Severn (Bowie, MD) and Bladen (Elizabethtown, NC) formations. Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Paper No. 30-11, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 45, n. 2, p.65

Garcia, W. and Hippensteel, S. 2012. Chondrichthyan and osteichthyan material from Elizabethtown, NC, and Bowie, MD, and the fish fauna of the Campanian-Maastrichtian of Eastern North America. 72nd Annual Meeting, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Raleigh, NC, October 17 – 20, 2012.

Garcia, W.J., and Hippensteel, S.P., 2012. Taphonomy of a Cretaceous marine deposit near Elizabethtown, North Carolina. Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting. Boone, NC.

Hippensteel, S.P., and Garcia, W.J., 2012. Micropaleontological evidence of hurricane strikes from the marshes of Onslow Bay, North Carolina. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program (Southeastern Section), v. 44, n. 4. Asheville, NC.

S. Hippensteel, M.D. Eastin, and B. Garcia. 2012. (invited) The effectiveness of traditional paleotempestology proxies in backbarrier marshes from the southeastern Atlantic coast”, 2012 GSA Annual Meeting, Vol. 44, No. 7, Charlotte, NC, November 2012.

Condliffe, S. and Hippensteel, S. 2012. Fossils as an investment strategy. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, v. 44, n. 7. Charlotte, NC.

Hippensteel, S. and Garcia, W. Depositional environment and reworking history of the Severn (Bowie, MD) and Bladen (Elizabethtown, NC) formations: Taphonomic and sedimentological characteristics of two Late Cretaceous lag deposits. 72nd Annual Meeting, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Raleigh, NC.


Magi, B., Engaging University Students as Stakeholders in Climate Change, Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference, Charlotte, NC, September 2016, http://www.cisa.sc.edu/ccrc/program.html.

Magi, B., Citizen Science in Action, Oral presentation and panel representative, NC Breathe Conference, Charlotte, NC, April 2016, http://ncbreatheconference.org/

Pettee, W., B.I. Magi and M.D. Eastin Simulating the February 2014 North Carolina Snow Event”, 14th AMS Student Conference, Phoenix, AZ, January 2015. 

Eppes, M., Magi, B., Keanini, R., Real-time Observations of Rock Cracking and Weather Provide Insights into Thermal Stress-Related Processes of Mechanical Weathering. (Invited). AGU Fall Meeting 2015. EP41C-0942.

Pettee, W., B.I. Magi, M. Eastin, C. Davenport, T. Shirley, Testing a WRF-ARW Modeling System for Southeastern US Winter Weather, Poster Presentation, 2015 Unidata Users Workshop, June 2015.

Magi, B.I. and S.S. Rabin, Untangling Pyrogeographies Using Global Fire Modeling, Oral Presentation, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, April 2015.

S.S. Rabin and B.I. Magi, E. Shevliakova, S. Pacala, Estimation Of Cropland And Pasture Burning Practices At Large Scales, Oral Presentation, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, April 2015.6.S.S. 

Rabin, SS, S. Malyshev, E. Shevliakova, B.I. Magi, S. Pacala, Simulating modern-day cropland and pasture burning in an Earth system model, Poster Presentation, European Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, April 2015.7.

Magi, B.I., Global Lightning Derived from Satellite-Based Lightning Climatology and CMIP5 Climate Model Output, Poster presentation, American Meteorological Society, 20th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, January 2015.

Winesett, T, B.I. Magi, and D.J. Cecil, Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Estimates Derived From SSMI Microwave Remote Sensing and NLDN, Poster presentation, American Meteorological Society, 7th Annual Conference on Lightning, January 2015, https://ams.confex.com/ams/95Annual/webprogram/Paper262506.html

Winesett, T., B.I. Magi, and D.J. Cecil, Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Estimates Derived From SSMI Microwave Remote Sensing and NLDN, Poster presentation, American Meteorological Society, 14th Annual Student Conference, January 2015, https://ams.confex.com/ams/95Annual/webprogram/Paper270799.html

Magi, B.I., The Paleofire Workshop and New Efforts in Paleofire Research, Fire Model Intercomparison Project (FireMIP), Garmisch, Germany, October 2015.

Magi, B.I., J.R. Marlon, P.J. Bartlein, Disentangling the Influence of Climate and Humans on Fire Using Paleorecords and a Global Fire Model, Oral presentation, South Eastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, November 2014.

Magi, B.I., Global Environmental Change in the University Classroom, Oral presentation, Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference, April 2014.

Magi, B.I., J.R. Marlon, P.J. Bartlein, Disentangling the Influence of Climate and Humans on Fire Using Paleorecords and a Global Fire Model, Oral presentation, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, April 2014.

Cunningham, D. and Magi, B.I., Extending the Timeseries of Satellite-Based Lightning Data, Poster presentation, American Meteorological Society Student Conference, Austin, Texas, USA, January 2013, https://ams.confex.com/ams/93Annual/webprogram/Paper224759.html

Cunningham, D. and B. I. Magi, Extending the Time Series of Satellite-Based Lightning Observations, UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Research Conference, April 2013.

Magi, B.I.*, The Role of Lightning in the Spatiotemporal Simulation of Global Fire, Oral presentation, American Meteorological Society, 6th Annual Conference on Lightning, Austin, Texas, USA, January 2013, https://ams.confex.com/ams/93Annual/webprogram/Paper222954.html

Magi, B.I., S. Rabin, E. Shevliakova, and S. Pacala, A data-based method to determine the regional impact of agriculture on fire seasonality, Poster presentation, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, EGU2012-11366, http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2012/EGU2012-11366.pdf, April 2012.


Barickman M.H., Martin C., Flores K.E., Harlow, G.E., and Bonnet G. (2016) Unraveling the history of complex zoned garnets from the North Motagua Mélange (Guatemala), AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

Martin, C., Flores K.E., and Harlow, G.E. (2016). Boron isotopic discrimination for subduction-related serpentinites, Serpentinite days, Sète (France).

Martin, C., Harlow, G.E., Flores K.E., and Angiboust S. (2016). Boron isotopes as tracers of the tectonic origin and geological history of serpentinites in subduction and suture zones, GSA meeting, Denver.

Harlow, G.E., Martin, C, and Sorensen, S.S. (2016).CRYPTIC SODIC METABASITES (BLACK JADE) ASSOCIATED WITH JADEITITES FROM GUATEMALA: EVIDENCE FOR FLUID INTERACTIONS DRIVEN BY SUBDUCTION, GSA meeting, Denver.


T. Moore, R. French and W. Graves 2015. “Remediating Sprawl in the Sunbelt South: Evaluating the Effects of Sustainable Development Strategies in Charlotte.” SEDAAG Annual Meeting. Pensacola, FL. November 24.

Moore, T.G., R.  French and J.L.  Strickland, “Textile Mill Reuse in Small Towns in the Carolinas Piedmont,” paper presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.  April 22.2015.

Moore, T.G., “New Spaces in Old Places: Textile Mill Reuse in the Carolinas Piedmont,” Invited presentation in Honor of the retirement of Dr. D. Gordon Bennett, Inaugural Colloquium, Department of Geography, UNCG Greensboro, March 20.

Moore, T., R. French and W. Graves. 2014 Textile Mill Reuse in Small Towns in the Carolinas Piedmont. SEDAAG Annual Meeting. Athens, GA November 24.

Moore, Tyrel G., “Farms and Farmers in Historic Censuses: Images and Regional Policy Connections from Nineteenth Century Southern Appalachia,” Paper presented at the Sixty-seventh Meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers,
Asheville, NC, November 19, 2013.

Moore, T. and W. Graves 2013. “Weaving Rural and Urban Communities Together: The Carolina Thread Trail, Regional Heritage and Place-Making.” SEDAAG Annual Meeting. Roanoke, VA. November 25.

Moore, Tyrel G., “Farms and Farmers in Historic Censuses:  Iamges and Regional Policy Connections from Nineteenth Century Southern Appalachia,” Paper presented at the Sixty-seventh Meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Asheville, NC, November 19, 2013.


Reid, N., I. Nilsson, M. Lehnert. Intra-Metropolitan Location Patterns of American Craft Breweries, co-presenter, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association 47thAnnual Conference, 6/9-11/2016, Charlotte, NC.

Reid, N., I. Nilsson, M. Lehnert. Urban Location Behaviors among American Craft Breweries,listed contributor, 56thEuropean Regional Science Association Congress, 8/23-26/2016,Vienna, Austria.

Reid, N., I. Nilsson, M. Lehnert. Evidence of Clustering among Craft Breweries in American Cities, listed contributor, 63rd Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, 11/9-12/2016, Minneapolis, MN.

Schafer, S., I. Nilsson. The Effects of Public and Private Investments in ITS on Freight Transportation Outcomes, co-presenter, Transportation Research Board 95th Annual MeetingProceedings, Paper No. 16-4944, 1/10-14/2016.

Nilsson, I., E. Delmelle. Transit Investment and Neighborhood Change: On the Likelihood, Timing and Stability of Change, presenter, 63rd Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, 11/9-12/2016, Minneapolis, MN.

Nilsson, I., O. Smirnov. Spatial Interactions among Retail Chains: Controlling for Zoning and Intra-Chain Location Patterns, presenter, The 2016 Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, 4/1/2016, San Francisco, CA.

Nilsson, I., O. Smirnov. Spatial Interactions in the Pharmacies and Drugstores Industry: The Role of Chains and Zoning, presenter, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association 47thAnnual Conference, 6/9-11/2016, Charlotte, NC.

M. Khabazi, Nilsson, I. Effects of Zoning and City Characteristics on Spatial Interaction Patterns of Competing Retailers, listed contributor, The 2016 Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, 3/31/2016, San Francisco, CA.

Hammel, D., I. Nilsson. Race, Lending and the New Redlining, listed contributor, Race, Ethnicity and Place, 9/21-23/2016, Kent, OH.

Nilsson, I. 2015. The Effect of Zoning on the Relative Location of Competing Retail Outlets, presenter, 62nd Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, 11/12/2015, Portland, OR.


Urquieta de Hernandez, B., J.C. Schuch, and P. Avraham (2016) Sustaining CBPR projects: Lessons learned developing Latina Community groups. Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) conference. May 11 -14,New Orleans, LA.

Urquieta de Hernandez, B. ; Maren Coffman PhD; Heather A. Smith; Andrew McWilliams; Yhenneko J. Taylor; Johanna Claire Schuch; Janni Sorensen; Laura Simmons; Owen J. Furuseth; Hazel Tapp; Thomas Ludden; Patricia Avraham; Michael F. Dulin Community-driven health interventions: Using CBPR to design community wellness fairs to decrease health disparities for an urban Hispanic population. 2nd Annual NC State Representative Beverly Earle Minority Health Conference. February 26, 2016, UNC-Charlotte

Urquieta de Hernandez, B.; Maren Coffman; Heather A. Smith; Andrew McWilliams; Yhenneko J. Taylor; Johanna Claire Schuch; Janni Sorensen; Laura Simmons; Owen J. Furuseth; Hazel Tapp; Thomas Ludden; Patricia Avraham; Michael F. Dulin Community-driven health interventions: Using CBPR to design community wellness fairs to decrease health disparities for an urban Hispanic population.. Society of Public Health Educators, April 1, 2016, Charlotte, NC

Smith, H.A., *J.C. Schuch, and *Urquieta de Hernandez, B. (2016) Partnership, Participatory Research, and Intervention Building in a New Immigrant Gateway. Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) conference. Oct. 23-25. Washington, DC.

Smith, H.A.,* J.C. Schuch, and *Urquieta de Hernandez, B. (2016) Participatory Research with Latinos in a New Immigrant Gateway. Race, Ethnicity, and Place (REP) Conference. Sept 23-25. Kent, OH.

Schuch, J.C., S. Harden, H.A. Smith, and +K. Bostick (2016) Dialogue as a Tool for Promoting Immigrant Receptivity and Social Change. Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies. Oct. 13-15, Columbia, SC.

Schuch, J.C. (2016) “Nothing about us without us”: Hispanic immigrant youth voice how to improve their socio-spatial labor market integration. American Association of Geographers (AAG) conference. March 29-April 2, San Francisco, CA.

Schuch, J.C., S. Harden, and K. Bostick (2016) Promoting Culturally Competent, Inclusive Communities in the New South: Insights from a University-Museum Partnership in Charlotte, NC. North Carolina Museum Consortium (NCMC) conference. March 21, Winston-Salem, NC.

Schuch, J.C. (2016) Socio-spatial Exclusion and Boundary Constructions away from the Border: Latino Youth Labor Market Integration in the US South. Urban Affairs Association (UAA) conference. March 16-19, San Diego, CA.


Pettee, W., B.I. Magi, M. Eastin, C. Davenport, T. Shirley, Testing a WRF-ARW Modeling System for Southeastern US Winter Weather, Poster Presentation, 2015 Unidata Users Workshop, June 2015.


Harden, S., H.A. Smith, *J.C. Schuch, *K. Caldwell and +K. Bostick (2016) Promoting Culturally Competent, Inclusive Communities in the “New South.” Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC). October 11-12. Omaha, NE.

Urquieta de Hernandez, B. ; Maren Coffman PhD; Heather A. Smith; Andrew McWilliams; Yhenneko J. Taylor; Johanna Claire Schuch; Janni Sorensen; Laura Simmons; Owen J. Furuseth; Hazel Tapp; Thomas Ludden; Patricia Avraham; Michael F. Dulin Community-driven health interventions: Using CBPR to design community wellness fairs to decrease health disparities for an urban Hispanic population. 2nd Annual NC State Representative Beverly Earle Minority Health Conference. February 26, 2016, UNC-Charlotte

Urquieta de Hernandez, B.; Maren Coffman; Heather A. Smith; Andrew McWilliams; Yhenneko J. Taylor; Johanna Claire Schuch; Janni Sorensen; Laura Simmons; Owen J. Furuseth; Hazel Tapp; Thomas Ludden; Patricia Avraham; Michael F. Dulin Community-driven health interventions: Using CBPR to design community wellness fairs to decrease health disparities for an urban Hispanic population.. Society of Public Health Educators, April 1, 2016, Charlotte, NC

Smith, H.A., *J.C. Schuch, and *Urquieta de Hernandez, B. (2016) Partnership, Participatory Research, and Intervention Building in a New Immigrant Gateway. Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) conference. Oct. 23-25. Washington, DC.

Smith, H.A.,* J.C. Schuch, and *Urquieta de Hernandez, B. (2016) Participatory Research with Latinos in a New Immigrant Gateway. Race, Ethnicity, and Place (REP) Conference. Sept 23-25. Kent, OH.

Schuch, J.C., S. Harden, H.A. Smith, and +K. Bostick (2016) Dialogue as a Tool for Promoting Immigrant Receptivity and Social Change. Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies. Oct. 13-15, Columbia, SC.

Harden, S.B., McDaniel, P.N., Smith, H.A., & Brown, K. Engaging museums: Joining forces to move a community toward immigrant receptivity.Engagement Scholarship Consortium Annual Conference, State College (Penn State), PA. October 2015.

de Hernandez, B.U., H.A. Smith, O.J. Furuseth, Y. Taylor, J.C. Schuch,  A. McWilliams, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, M. Espaillat, P. Avraham, V. Pasquier and M.F. Dulin. A Community-Based Participatory Approach to Connect Vulnerable Populations Living in Geographically Distinct Neighborhoods to Primary Care and Social Services Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting Chicago, IL. April 2015.

de Hernandez, B.U., H. Smith, J. Sorenson, M. Coffman, Y. Taylor, C. Schuch, P. Avraham, H. Tapp, A. McWilliams, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, M. Dulin. Using CBPR to Engage a Transitioning Immigrant Community in Improving Access To Health/Social Services and Increasing Social Capital Practice Based Research Network Conference, Bethesda, MD., June 2015.

Sorensen, J. B.U. de Hernandez, C. Schuch, P. Avraham, H. Smith. Sustaining CBPR projects: Lessons learned developing community groups. Community Conference: Sustaining and Strengthening Communities to Improve Health Outcomes Center of Excel for the Elimination of Health Disparities, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC., September 2015.

Schuch, C., M. Espinosa, A. Smith, B. U. de Hernandez, H. Smith, O. Furuseth, M. Coffman, J. Sorensen, H. Tapp, A. McWilliams, Y. Taylor, L. Simmons, P. Avraham,  M. Espaillat, V. Pasquier and Michael Dulin. Engaging Students in Transdisciplinary Health Care Research: Building Research Partnerships and Mentoring for Graduate, Undergraduate and High School Students in Charlotte, North Carolina, Engaged Scholarship and Community Partnership Symposium, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC April 2015.

Smith, H. Collaborating, Constructing and Curating the Latino New South: A story of Charlotte’s Levine Museum of the New South Race, Ethnicity & Place Conference, Ft. Worth Texas, October 2014.

Smith, H. Invited Panelist, Latino/a Geographies of/in the American South Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, Fl.

Schuch, C., P. Sanchez, B.U. de Hernandez, H. Smith, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, Y. Taylor, M. Espaillat, M. Dulin. CBPR Intervention Aimed at Improving Social Determinants of Health and Access to Care: Preliminary Results. Annual Meeting, Urban, Affairs Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2013.

McWilliams, A., B. Hernandez, H. Smith, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, Y. Taylor, M. Aspaillat, J. C. Schuch, P. Sanchez, and M. Dulin. A Community-Based Approach to Improving Primary Care Access in a Vulnerable Hispanic Neighborhood: Results from an Initial Cohort. Annual Meeting, North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa, CANADA, November 2013.

Simmons, L., H. Smith and O. Furuseth. From Research to Neighborhood Intervention: Using community-based participatory research (CBPR) to address the socio-spatial determinants of health among Hispanics in Charlotte, NC. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA April 2013.

Davis, C.S., H. Tapp, M. Dulin, F. Hammond, M.A. Hirsch, J.R. Cook, B. de Urquita Hernandez, Heather Smith, Owen Furuseth, Jeff Brucato, Angela Tyson, Alexandria Jilg. Measuring Fidelity to Community Based Participatory Research: Evaluating the CBPR-ness of a Community Advisory Board. Annual Convention , Applied Communication Division, National Communication Association , Washington DC, November 2013

Schuch, C., P. Sanchez, B.U. de Hernandez, H. Smith, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, Y. Taylor, M. Espaillat, M. Dulin. CBPR Intervention Aimed at Improving Social Determinants of Health and Access to Care: Preliminary Results. Annual Meeting, Urban, Affairs Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2013.
 
McWilliams, A., B. Hernandez, H. Smith, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, Y. Taylor, M. Aspaillat, J. C. Schuch, P. Sanchez, and M. Dulin. A Community-Based Approach to Improving Primary Care Access in a Vulnerable Hispanic Neighborhood: Results from an Initial Cohort. Annual Meeting, North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa, CANADA, November 2013.

Simmons, L., H. Smith and O. Furuseth. From Research to Neighborhood Intervention: Using community-based participatory research (CBPR) to address the socio-spatial determinants of health among Hispanics in Charlotte, NC. Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA April 2013.

Heather Smith, Susan Harden and Paul McDaniel. Speaking of Change in Charlotte, NC: How one museum is shaping receptivity and integration in an emerging immigrant gateway Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 2012

Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez, Heather A. Smith, Owen J. Furuseth, Hazel Tapp, Michael F. Dulin Participación Para Acción: Community Participatory Approach to the Development of Health Interventions for a Newly Immigrated Hispanic Population Race,   Ethnicity and Place Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 2012

James Dixon, Patricia Sanchez, Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez, Heather Smith, Owen Furuseth,  Hazel Tapp, Andrea Maslow, Michael Dulin A community participatory approach towards the development of an obesity related health intervention for Latinas in a pre-emerging gateway Intercultural Cancer Council, 12th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved and Health Equity, Houston TX, June/July 2012

Tom Ludden, Laura Simmons, Owen Furuseth, Heather Smith, Janni Sorenson, Maren Coffman, Hazel Tapp, Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez, Michael Dulin  Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health using a Transdisciplinary Approach AHRQ National Practice Based Research Conference, Bethesda MD, June 2012

Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez, Johanna Claire Schuch, Lacey Williams, Owen Furuseth, Janni Sorensen, Heather Smith, Michael Dulin  Por Nuestros Ojos: Understanding Social Determinants of Health Through the Eyes of Youth Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Conference, Houston TX, April 2012

Heather Smith, Developing a Conceptual Framework and Best Practices for Community Geography Research and Pedagogy: A Focus on University-Community Partnerships Panelist (speaking about MAPPR) Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, New York NY, February 2012

Owen Furuseth and Heather Smith Settling in a Maturing 21st Century Immigrant Gateway:  Lessons from Charlotte, North Carolina Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, New York NY, February 2012

Thomas Ludden, Laura Simmons, Owen Furuseth, Heather Smith, Michael Dulin, Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez  A Transdisciplinary Approach to the Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, New York NY, February 2012


Urquieta de Hernandez, B. ; Maren Coffman PhD; Heather A. Smith; Andrew McWilliams; Yhenneko J. Taylor; Johanna Claire Schuch; Janni Sorensen; Laura Simmons; Owen J. Furuseth; Hazel Tapp; Thomas Ludden; Patricia Avraham; Michael F. Dulin Community-driven health interventions: Using CBPR to design community wellness fairs to decrease health disparities for an urban Hispanic population. 2nd Annual NC State Representative Beverly Earle Minority Health Conference. February 26, 2016, UNC-Charlotte

Urquieta de Hernandez, B.; Maren Coffman; Heather A. Smith; Andrew McWilliams; Yhenneko J. Taylor; Johanna Claire Schuch; Janni Sorensen; Laura Simmons; Owen J. Furuseth; Hazel Tapp; Thomas Ludden; Patricia Avraham; Michael F. Dulin Community-driven health interventions: Using CBPR to design community wellness fairs to decrease health disparities for an urban Hispanic population.. Society of Public Health Educators, April 1, 2016, Charlotte, NC

Sorensen, J. Angelique Greer Hjarding and Melissa Anne Currie. “Butterflies, environmental justice and local knowledge: Learning from practice” Second International Symposium on Ecological Wisdom, Austin, Texas, from November 17-20, 2016.

Sorensen, J. Race Ethnicity and Place Conference, Kent State University. "Neighborhood-University Partnerships for visioning, organizing for and implementing community lead change"

Morell, E., E.C. Delmelle, J. Sorensen, T. Bengle, J. Howarth, M. Currie and J. Gamez. (2015) Building Hope or Concentrating Poverty? Habitat for Humanity’s Impact on Neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC American Collegiate Society of Planners Conference, Houston, Texas.

Harden, S.B., McDaniel, P.N., Smith, H.A., & Brown, K. Engaging museums: Joining forces to move a community toward immigrant receptivity.Engagement Scholarship Consortium Annual Conference, State College (Penn State), PA. October 2015.

de Hernandez, B.U., H.A. Smith, O.J. Furuseth, Y. Taylor, J.C. Schuch,  A. McWilliams, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, M. Espaillat, P. Avraham, V. Pasquier and M.F. Dulin. A Community-Based Participatory Approach to Connect Vulnerable Populations Living in Geographically Distinct Neighborhoods to Primary Care and Social Services Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting Chicago, IL. April 2015.

de Hernandez, B.U., H. Smith, J. Sorenson, M. Coffman, Y. Taylor, C. Schuch, P. Avraham, H. Tapp, A. McWilliams, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, M. Dulin. Using CBPR to Engage a Transitioning Immigrant Community in Improving Access To Health/Social Services and Increasing Social Capital Practice Based Research Network Conference, Bethesda, MD., June 2015.

Sorensen, J. B.U. de Hernandez, C. Schuch, P. Avraham, H. Smith. Sustaining CBPR projects: Lessons learned developing community groups. Community Conference: Sustaining and Strengthening Communities to Improve Health Outcomes Center of Excel for the Elimination of Health Disparities, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC., September 2015.

Schuch, C., M. Espinosa, A. Smith, B. U. de Hernandez, H. Smith, O. Furuseth, M. Coffman, J. Sorensen, H. Tapp, A. McWilliams, Y. Taylor, L. Simmons, P. Avraham,  M. Espaillat, V. Pasquier and Michael Dulin. Engaging Students in Transdisciplinary Health Care Research: Building Research Partnerships and Mentoring for Graduate, Undergraduate and High School Students in Charlotte, North Carolina, Engaged Scholarship and Community Partnership Symposium, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC April 2015.

Bengle, T. and J. Sorensen "Participatory Action Research: Transitioning from service recipient to service provider." 2015 Urban Affairs Association Conference. Miami, FL. 

Owens, C, J. Howarth and J. Sorensen "The Women’s Safety Audit." 2015 Urban Affairs Association Conference .Miami, FL. 

Bengle, T, J. Sorensen "Learning Empowerment Planning: An emergent model that builds community capacity". 2015 Community Development Society Conference. Lexington, KY.

Currie, M. & J. Sorensen “Say it With Numbers: Tell a Better Story Using Statistics to Enhance Case Study Research.  A mixed-methods approach to place-based analysis.” 2015 Annual Conference for Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture.

Currie, M. & J.  Sorensen “Starter-Home Resiliency and the Great Recession. Creating Landscapes of Vulnerability?” 2015 Association of American Geographers.

Sorensen, J. and E. Morrell. Community-Campus Partnerships for Health's 13th International Conference, April 30 - May 3, 2014 in Chicago, IL –- CHARP a model for University Community partnership.

Sorensen, J., J. Howarth, E. Shockey. Urban Affairs Conference March 19-22 2014 San Antonio Texas. Attachment to Place (or Lack thereof) as a Defining Characteristic of Neighborhood-University Partnership.

Sorensen, J., J. Howarth, T. Bengle and J. Gamez. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Philadelphia October 30-Nov 2nd 2014: Thresholds for Habitat for Humanity houses in low-income neighborhoods a case study of Charlotte NC.

Sorensen, J. Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Philadelphia October 30-Nov 2nd 2014: Panel participant – Teaching Urban Planning in a “Post Racial Society”.

Schuch, C., P. Sanchez, B.U. de Hernandez, H. Smith, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, Y. Taylor, M. Espaillat, M. Dulin. CBPR Intervention Aimed at Improving Social Determinants of Health and Access to Care: Preliminary Results. Annual Meeting, Urban, Affairs Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2013.

McWilliams, A., B. Hernandez, H. Smith, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, Y. Taylor, M. Aspaillat, J. C. Schuch, P. Sanchez, and M. Dulin. A Community-Based Approach to Improving Primary Care Access in a Vulnerable Hispanic Neighborhood: Results from an Initial Cohort. Annual Meeting, North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa, CANADA, November 2013.

Sorensen, J. and J. Gamez. 2013  Urban Affairs Association (UAA) San Francisco.  Teaching Participatory Planning and Transformative Practice.

Sorensen, J. and S. Harden. 2013.  American Democracy Project and The Democracy Commitment National Meeting. Creative responses to the call for 21st Century citizenship skills: interdisciplinary & innovative programs at a Research university.

Sorensen, J., J. Howarth and L. Shockey.Beyond Resilience - Actions for a Just Metropolis. Attachment Capital? Place Attachment and Neighborhood Organizing in Community-University Partnerships.

Schuch, C., P. Sanchez, B.U. de Hernandez, H. Smith, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, Y. Taylor, M. Espaillat, M. Dulin. CBPR Intervention Aimed at Improving Social Determinants of Health and Access to Care: Preliminary Results. Annual Meeting, Urban, Affairs Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2013.

McWilliams, A., B. Hernandez, H. Smith, J. Sorensen, M. Coffman, L. Simmons, O. Furuseth, H. Tapp, T. Ludden, Y. Taylor, M. Aspaillat, J. C. Schuch, P. Sanchez, and M. Dulin. A Community-Based Approach to Improving Primary Care Access in a Vulnerable Hispanic Neighborhood: Results from an Initial Cohort. Annual Meeting, North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottawa, CANADA, November 2013.

Sorensen, J. and J. Gamez. 2013  Urban Affairs Association (UAA) San Francisco.  Teaching Participatory Planning and Transformative Practice.

Sorensen, J. and S. Harden. 2013.  American Democracy Project and The Democracy Commitment National Meeting. Creative responses to the call for 21st Century citizenship skills: interdisciplinary & innovative programs at a Research university.

Sorensen, J., J. Howarth and L. Shockey.Beyond Resilience - Actions for a Just Metropolis. Attachment Capital? Place Attachment and Neighborhood Organizing in Community-University Partnerships.

Sorensen, Janni. Panelist AAG 2012. Developing a Conceptual Framework and Best Practices for Community Geography Research and Pedagogy: A Focus on Local Knowledges.

Sorensen, Janni; Liz Shockey & Joe Howarth. ACSP Cincinnati. November 1-4 2012 “Adjusting to Local Context, History, Strengths and Challenges when Partnering with Neighborhoods”

Sorensen, Janni & Susan Harden 2012 American Democracy Project National Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, June 7-9, 2012 “From Relative Obscurity to Rock Stars: The Meteoric Rise of Community Engaged Faculty and the Benefits and Challenges of Institutionalizing Engagement.”

Sorensen, Janni. “The Nuts and Bolts of designing and implementing a civic minor in Urban Education”. 2012 American Democracy Project National Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, June 7-9, 2012.

Ludden, Tom, Laura Simmons, Owen J. Furuseth, Heather A. Smith, Janni Sorensen, Maren Coffman, Hazel Tapp, Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez, and Michael F. Dulin. Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health using a Transdisciplinary Approach AHRQ National Practice Based Research Conference, Bethesda, MD, June 22-24, 2012.

Urquieta de Hernandez, Brisa, Heather A. Smith, Janni Sorensen, Patricia Sanchez, Lacey Williams, Claire Schuch, James C. White, Michael F. Dulin and Owen J. Furuseth. “Por Nuestros Ojos: Understanding Social Determinants of Health through the Eyes of Youth.” Community-Campus Partnerships as a Strategy for Social Justice: Where We’ve Been & Where We need to Go, Houston, TX, April 18-21, 2012.


Strickland, Jamie L. “City Inquirer:  Using the Cities of America Series to Teach Geographic Inquiry, Poster Presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Columbia, SC, November 21.

Moore, T.G., R.  French and J.L.  Strickland, “Textile Mill Reuse in Small Towns in the Carolinas Piedmont,” paper presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.  April 22.2015.

Strickland, J.L. “Recent Trends in Age Concentration in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 1980-2010, Poster presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers, Athens, GA, November 24.

Strickland, J.L., “Connecting to Geography: A Systems-Thinking Approach to Geography and Literature,” Workshop presented at the 99th Annual National Conference on Geographic Education, Memphis, TN, August 2.

Strickland, Jamie L, “Journeys Old and New:  Teaching the Migrant Experience Via Judy’s Journey,” Poster presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education, San Marcos, TX, October 6, 2012.


Zheng, M., Tang, W., Shi, J., Lan, Y., Feng, W., Shoemaker, D., Trettin, C.C.,    2016,    Scientific    workflow-driven    automation    of    wetland assessment  for  the  United  States:  High-performance  computing  for  big spatial data analytics, The 71st Annual SEDAAG (South Eastern Division of  the  Association  of  American  Geographers)  Meeting,  Columbia,  SC, November 20-22, 2016

Zheng, M., Tang, W., and Feng, W. 2016. Automated selection of spatial models  accelerated  using  cyber-enabled  high-performance  computing:  a case  study  of  High  Rock  Lake  Watershed.  Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, USA. March 29-April 2, 2016.

Zuo, H., Wang, C., Tang, W., & Rorrer, A.  2016.  Investigations of neighborhood conditions under the context of the academic achievement gap.  North Carolina Association for Research in Education (NCARE), Charlotte, NC.

Shi, J., Tang,   W., Feng,   W., Zheng,   M.,   Trettin,   C.C.,   2016, Mangrove Carbon:   A   scientific   workflow-driven   GIS   toolkit   for   the estimation  of  mangrove  biomass  and  carbon  stock,  The  2016  ESRI Southeast User Conference, Charlotte, NC. May 2-4, 2016

Shi,  J.Feng,  W., Tang,  W.,  and  Trettin,  C.,  2016,  The  estimation  of global-level   mangrove   biomass   and   carbon:   a   high   performance computing  approach  combined  with  Web  GIS,  Annual  Meeting  of  the Association of  American Geographers, San  Francisco, CA, USA. March 29-April 2, 2016.

Tang,  W., Feng,  W., Zheng,  M.,  and  Shi,  J.,  2016,  Large-scale  agent-based  modeling  of  urban  growth:  Spatiotemporal  simulation  driven  by big    data    and    cyber infrastructure,    International    Conference    on Geographies  of  Health  and  Living  in  Cities:  Making  Cities  Healthy  for All. Hongkong, China. June 21-24, 2016.

Tang, W., Feng, W., Zheng, M., Shi, J. 2016.  Cyber-enabled model performance analysis of large-scale agent-based land change simulation. Annual Meeting of the   Association of   American Geographers, San Francisco, CA, USA. March 29-April 2, 2016. 

Owusu,   C.,   Delmelle,   E., Tang,   W.,   Lan,   Y.,   Major,  E.,   Shi,   J., Silverman,  G.,  Dye,  S.,  2016,  Improving  geocoding  accuracy  of  private water  wells  in  Gaston  County,  NC  using  a  context-based  approach,  The 71st  Annual  SEDAAG  (South Eastern  Division  of  the  Association of American Geographers) Meeting, Columbia, SC, November 20-22, 2016 (contributor) 

Hohl  A.,  Casas  I.,  Delmelle  E. and W.  Tang. Hybrid Indexing for Parallel Analysis of Spatiotemporal Point Patterns, GIScience meeting, Montreal, Canada, September 2016.

Hohl A., Delmelle E., Tang W. and I.  Casas. and J.  Deng. Spatiotemporal Domain Decomposition and Indexing for Discovery of Disease    Patterns    Using    Parallel    Computing. Meeting    of the Southeastern Division of the American Association of  Geographers, Colombia, SC, November 2016.

Feng, W., Tang, W., and Zheng, M., 2016, Explore urban sprawl with a cyberinfrastructure-enabled    agent-based    modeling:    Local    decision-making and its consequences.  Annual  Meeting  of  the  Association  of American  Geographers,  San  Francisco,  CA,  USA.  March 29-April 2, 2016. 

Deng, J., Tang,  W.,  Griffith,  A.,  and  Shi,  J.,  2015,  A  cyber-based framework  for  large-scale  spatio-temporal  analysis  of  landscape  pattern change, The First International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing, July  13-15,  2015,  George  Mason  University,  Fairfax, Virginia,  USA. 

Tang, W., Feng, W., Deng, J., and Jia, M.,2015, Parallel spatial simulation of  urban  agglomeration  in  North  Carolina,  USA,  The  9thInternational Association  of  Landscape  Ecology  World  Congress,  July  5-10,  2015, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Griffith,  A.D.,  Deng,  J.,  and Tang,  W.,  2015,  Spatial  agent-based modeling of coastal land ownership changes in North Carolina and South Carolina, The 110thAnnual Meeting of AAG, April 21-25, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.

Zheng,  M.,  Deng,  J.,  Feng,  W.,  and Tang,  W.,  2015,  Spatially  explicit variation in land price: spatial hedonic modeling based on artificial neural networks, The 110thAnnual Meeting of AAG, April 21-25, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.

Zuo,  H., Tang,  W.,  and  Wang,  C.,  2015,  Impact  of  neighborhood institutional resources on Middle School students’ achievement, The 110thAnnual   Meeting   of   AAG,   April   21-25,   2015,   Chicago,   IL,   USA.

Deng,  J.,  and Tang,  W.,  2015,  A  cyber-enabled  spatial  data  mining approach:  An  analysis  of  cause-effect  relationships  in  land  use  systems, The 110thAnnual Meeting of AAG, April 21-25, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.

Feng,  W.,  and Tang,  W.,  2015,  Parallel  spatial  autocorrelation  analysis within  a  cyberinfrastructure  environment, The  110thAnnual  Meeting  of AAG, April 21-25, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.

Tang, W., Feng, W., Deng, J., and Jia, M., 2015, Cyber-enabled parallel spatial simulation of large-scale land change, The 110thAnnual Meeting of AAG, April 21-25, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.

Strict, C., Trettin, C.C., Tang, W., 2015, Carbon stocks of intact mangroves in  the  Zambezi  River  Delta,  Mozambique,  the  2015  Annual  Meeting  of Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), Providence, Rhode Island, May 31st-June 4th, 2015. 

Gerow, T., Tang, W., 2015, Assessment of forest cover in the High Rock Lake   Watershed, Water   Resource   Research   Institute   2015   Annual Conference, March 18-19, 2015, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Gerow, T., Jones, D., Tang, W., 2015, Assessing the relationship between forests and water in the High Rock Lake Watershed of North Carolina, The Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, March 2-6, 2015, Charleston, SC, USA.

Hohl,  A., Delmelle,  E.,  Tang  W. and I.  Casas.  Accelerating the detection  of   space-time  clusters   for  vector-borne  diseases. Geomed, Florence, Italy (presenter), September 2015. 

Hohl,   A.,   Delmelle,   E.,   and   Tang,   W.,   2015,   3D   domain decomposition    for    parallel    processing    of    massive    spatiotemporal geographic  data, The  110th  Annual  Meeting  of  AAG,  April  21-25,  2015, Chicago, IL, USA. 

Hohl,  A.,  Delmelle,  E.,  and  Tang,  W.,  2015,  Spatiotemporal  domain decomposition  for  massive  parallel  computation  of  space-time kernel density,    The    First    International    Symposium    on    Spatiotemporal Computing,   July   13-15,   2015,   George   Mason   University,   Fairfax, Virginia, USA. 

Tang, W., 2014, Massively parallel spatial point pattern analysis: Ripley’s K function accelerated using general-purpose Graphics Processing Units, The 109th Annual Meeting of AAG, April 4-8, 2014, Tampa, FL, USA.

Tang, W., Feng, W., Harrison, C., Amatya, D., Arnold, J. and Trettin, C.C., 2014, An advanced Web GIS portal for Santee Experiment Forest, The 2014 South Carolina Water Resources Conference, October 15-16, 2014, Columbia, SC, USA.

Tang, W., Feng, W., Deng, J., Jia, M., and Zuo, H., 2013, Cyberinfrastructure-enabled high performance and parallel computing and geocomputational modeling, 60th North American Regional Science Council, Atlanta, GA, November 13-16th, 2013. (presenter)

Tang, W., Gong, Z., Feng, W., Meentemeyer, R.K., 2013, Parallel implementation of a spatially explicit multi-level simulation model of land development, The 108th Annual Meeting of AAG, April 9-13, 2013, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (presenter)

Tang, W., Jia, M., and Bennett, D.A., 2013, Sensitivity analysis of an intelligent agent-based simulation of elk migration: A cyberinfrastructure-enabled supercomputing approach, The 28th Annual US-IALE Symposium, April 14-18, 2013, Austin, TX. (presenter)

Feng, W., Tang, W., Meentemeyer, R.K., 2013, Agent-based simulation of land competition between developers and conservationists: a cyberinfrastructure-enabled approach, The 108th Annual Meeting of AAG, April 9-13, 2013, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (contributor)

Feng, W., Tang, W., Meentemeyer, R.K., 2013, Spatially explicit simulation of land development coupled with smart growth and land conservation, The 28th Annual US-IALE Symposium, April 14-18, 2013, Austin, TX. (contributor)

Deng, J., Tang, W., Meentemeyer, R.K., Zheng, X., 2013, Automatic calibration of a multi-level land change model: A combined evolutionary optimization and high-performance computing approach, The 108th Annual Meeting of AAG, April 9-13, 2013, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Deng, J., Tang, W., Meentemeyer, R.K., 2013, Comparison of land change models to simulate landscape fragmentation, The 28th Annual US-IALE Symposium, April 14-18, 2013, Austin, TX.

Jia, M., Tang, W., 2013, Comparative sensitivity analysis for spatial agent-based modeling, The 108th Annual Meeting of AAG, April 9-13, 2013, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (co-presenter).

Gong, Z., Tang, W., and Thill, J.C., 2012, Parallelization of ensemble neural networks for spatial land-use modeling, Proceedings of ACM SIGSPATIAL IWGS Workshop, November 6-9, 2012, Redondo Beach, California. (Contributor)

Tang, W., 2012, Cyberinfrastructure-enabled simulation of space-time movement phenomena: Elk migration in Yellowstone. The Banff International Focused Research Group, October 21-28, 2012, Banff, Canada. (Invited).

Tang, W., Jia, M., 2012, Sensitivity analysis of a parallel agent-based model of spatial opinion exchange: Accelerated using Graphics Processing Units, International Conference on Space, Time, and CyberGIS, August 6-9, Urbana, IL, USA.

Tang, W., Bennett, D.A., and Gong, Z., 2012, Parallel agent-based simulation within heterogeneous many-core computing environments, The 107th Annual Meeting of AAG, February 24-28, 2012, New York, NY, USA.

Deng, J., Tang, W., Feng, W., Meentemeyer, R.K., 2012, Automatic calibration of a spatial simulation of land development with a high-performance computing approach, The 107th Annual Meeting of AAG, February 24-28, 2012, New York, NY, USA.

Feng, W., Tang, W., Deng, J., Vogler, J., and Meentemeyer, R.K., 2012, Spatial simulation of  land development in a mountainous area within a cyberinfrastructure environment, The 107th Annual Meeting of AAG, February 24-28, 2012, New York, NY, USA.

Zhu, H., Tang, W., and Delmelle, E., 2012, Design and implementation of a web based   geospatial analysis toolkit—A case study in epidemiology, The 107th Annual Meeting of AAG, February 24-28, 2012, New York, NY, USA.


Thill, J.C. Urbanization and Land Use Change: People and the Environment” (Invited Paper), Xi’an Jiaotong – Stanford University Academic Summit, Xi’an, China, April 2016.

Thill, J.C. Emergency Management and Geospatial Resources: A Statement of Research Progress and Needs”, Keynote Address, Second ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Emergency Management using GIS, San Francisco, CA. October 2016.

Thill, J.C. with R. Tao. A Density-based Spatial Flow Cluster Detection Method”, 9th International GIScience Conference, Montreal, Canada, September 2016.

Thill, J.C. with K.C. Tiller “Spatial Patterns of Landside Trade Impedance in Containerized South American Exports”, 14th World Conference of Transportation Research, Shanghai, China, July 2016.

Thill, J.C. with L. Bourdeau-Lepage, H. Carré. “Where to Live to be Happy: The Carolinas or Rhône-Alpes?”, European Regional Science Congress, Vienna, Austria, August 2016.

Thill, J.C. with K. Venkitasubramanian “Effect of Privatization and Inland Infrastructural Development on India’s Container Port Selection Dynamics”, 14th World Conference of Transportation Research, Shanghai, China, July 2016. 

Thill, J.C. with Y. Zhou “Water Demand Determinants in Charlotte: Study of Response to Restrictions and Price Hikes during Droughts”, Center for Visual and Decision Informatics (CVDI), Planning Site Meeting, Charlotte, NC, February 2017.

Thill, J.C. with Y. Zhou “A Spatial Econometric Analysis of Single Family Residential Water Demand: a case study of Charlotte, North Carolina”, 63rd Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Minneapolis, MN, November 2016.

Thill, J.C. with Zhang, W., and Harris, O.T. “Public Opinions on Toll Roads through Data Mining from Social Media: A Case Study of the I-77 HOT Lanes”, 63rd Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Minneapolis, MN, November 2016.

Thill, J.C. with Zhang, W. “Mesoscale Structures of the World City Networks on Cyberspace: A Stochastic Block Modeling Analysis”, 63rd Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Minneapolis, MN, November 2016. *(co-presenter)

Thill, J.C. with Wenjia Zhang “A Social Network Approach to Detecting Cohesive Activity-Travel Patterns”, Data Science Initiative Seminar, UNC Charlotte, October 2016.

Thill, J.C. with D. Yonto “New-built Gentrification and Transit Investment: A Case Study of Charlotte, NC”, Annual Meetings of the American Association of Geographers, Portland, OR, March 2016.

Thill, J.C. with P. Najaf, M.G. Fields “Comprehensive Analysis of Factors of Traffic Safety in Urban Areas,” Annual Meetings of the American Association of Geographers, Portland, OR, March 2016.

Thill, J.C. with M. Findley, D. Strandow, R. Tao, J. Walsh. “Computing Controlled Territories Based on Violent Events and Ancillary Databases,” (Annual Meetings of the American Association of Geographers), Portland, OR, March 2016.

Thill, J.C. with D. Chen “Exploratory Analysis of the City Network of High-Tech Enterprises in China,”, Annual Meetings of the American Association of Geographers, Portland, OR, March.

Thill, J.C. with M.G. Findley, D. Strandow, J.I. Walsh. Territorial Control and Violence Against Civilians in Civil War”, Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, September 2016.

Thill, J.-C. Strategic Planning: Geographic Tools for Local Health Departments” (with D. Yonto and M. Issel), 60thAnnual SEDAAG Conference, Pensacola, FL, November 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Carbon Emissions Embodied in Trade and Urban Regional Climate Policy-making in the Shanghai Mega-region” (with Z. Zhong, Y. Sun, and Z. Wang), 62ndNorth American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Portland, OR, November 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Shipping Route Choice Across Geographies: Modeling Evidence from European Trade Flows” (with M. Kashiha, 62nd North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Portland, OR, November 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Agent-Based Simulation of A Multiscalar Model for Polycentric Urban-Regional Systems,” (with Z. Gong), 62ndNorth American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Portland, OR, November 2015.

“Thill, J.-C. Household Social Identities, Regional Economic Development and Gender Educational Disparities in China: Evidence from a Multi-Level Analysis,” (with X. Wang), 62ndNorth American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Portland, OR, November 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “City Images in Communication Spaces,” Invited Lecture, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, October 2015.“Port Choice across Geographies: Modeling Evidence from European Trade Flows” (with M. Kashiha), Congress of the European Regional Science Association, Lisbon, Portugal, August 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Uncovering Urban Communities through Critical Locations in the Transportation Network” (with Y. Zhou), NECTAR XIII International Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, June 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “A Locality-aware Approach to Scalable Parallel Agent-based Models of Spatially Heterogeneous Interactions” (with Z. Gong and W. Tang), 2015, GeoComputation Conference, Dallas, TX, May 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Detecting Clustering Scales with the Incremental K-function: Comparison Tests on Actual and Simulated Geospatial Datasets,” (with R. Tao), 7thInternational Workshop on Information Fusion and Geographic Information Systems: Deep Virtualization for Mobile GIS, Grenoble, France, May 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Geography of Port Choice: Evidence from European Trade Flows,” (with M. Kashiha), WCTRSSIG2 Conference on “The Port and Maritime Sector: Key Developments and Challenges,” Antwerp, Belgium, May 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Urban Variety across Space and Through Time: A Study of Neighborhood Quality of Life,” Invited Tiebout Lecture, 49thAnnual Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference, Bellingham, WA, April 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “City Images in Communication Spaces,” Invited Keynote Address, International Conference on Location-based Social Media Data, Athens, GA, March 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Uncovering Spatial Structures in Urban and Regional Systems from Communication and Transportation Big Data: Two Case Studies” (invited talk), Sijian Forum, State Key Lab of Resources and Environmental Information System (LREIS), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Urban Growth and Land Development in Contrasted Environments: Driving Forces and Lessons for Regional Science” (invited talk), Center for Regional Economics, Renmin University, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Uncovering Urban and Regional Structures from Big Data in Communication and Transportation: Two Case Studies” (invited talk), Scientific Data Center, Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Urban Growth and Land Development in Contrasted Environments: Driving Forces and Lessons for Regional Science” (invited talk), Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Megaregions and Urban Polycentrism: Overview and Prospects for China’s Urban Development” (invited talk), Tianjin Forum, Tianjin, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Urban growth and Land Use Change in Contrasted Environments: Driving Forces and Lessons for Regional Science” (Invited talk), Center for Regional Economics and Department of Economics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Take Luck out of Publishing in an Index Journal” (invited lecture), School of Information Engineering, China University of Geosciences –Beijing, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Placement of Rapid Transit Park-and-Ride Facilities” (with A. Mock), Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Uncovering Spatial Structures in Urban and Regional Systems from Communication and Transportation Big Data: Two Case Studies” (invited talk), Sijian Forum, State Key Lab of Resources and Environmental Information System (LREIS), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Urban Growth and Land Development in Contrasted Environments: Driving Forces and Lessons for Regional Science” (invited talk), Center for Regional Economics, Renmin University, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Uncovering Urban and Regional Structures from Big Data in Communication and Transportation: Two Case Studies” (invited talk), Scientific Data Center, Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Urban Growth and Land Development in Contrasted Environments: Driving Forces and Lessons for Regional Science” (invited talk), Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Megaregions and Urban Polycentrism: Overview and Prospects for China’s Urban Development” (invited talk), Tianjin Forum, Tianjin, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Urban growth and Land Use Change in Contrasted Environments: Driving Forces and Lessons for Regional Science” (Invited talk), Center for Regional Economics and Department of Economics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Take Luck out of Publishing in an Index Journal” (invited lecture), School of Information Engineering, China University of Geosciences – Beijing, Beijing, China, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “Placement of Rapid Transit Park-and-Ride Facilities” (with A. Mock), Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 2015.

Thill, J.-C. “An Equilibrium Size for Cities in China” (with Daidai Shen), 61st North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Bethesda, MD, November 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “Port Competitiveness and Efficiency under Heterogeneous Demand” (with M. Kashiha and C. Depken), 61st North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Bethesda, MD, November 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “Cities and Happiness – An Exploration of Subjective Well-being in Urban Spaces” (with K. Venkitasubramanian), 61st North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Bethesda, MD, November 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “Internal and External Effects of Invention of Firm Performance: Business Survival and Job Creation in the U.S. Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing” (with A. Tsvetkova and D. Strumsky), 61st North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Bethesda, MD, November 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “Balanced Growth, Structured Planning and Green Areas” (Invited Keynote Address), 13th Summer Institute of PRSCO, Loja, Ecuador, July 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “Publishing in an Indexed Journal” 13th Summer Institute of PRSCO, Loja, Ecuador, July 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “Transportation Safety Modeling Considering Land-use Type” (with P. Najaf), Eighth National Congress on Civil Engineering, Babol, Iran, May 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “The Inca Site Geospatial Database: Prototype Development” (with D. Ogburn, K. Tiller, and Z. Gong), Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, FL, April 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “The Similarity of Global Cities Based on the Textual Contexts of Webpages” (with J.S. Son), Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, FL, April 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “The Spatial Pattern of Economic Impact of High-speed Rail in China” (with R. Tao and A. Hu), Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, FL, April 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “Beyond Habitat Suitability: The Role of Human-Mediated Invasion Pressure on the Distribution of Forest Invaders” (with A. Davis and R. Meentemeyer), Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Tampa, FL, April 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “Urbanization and Land Use Change in Contrasted Environments: Driving Forces and Lessons for Regional Science,” Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Invited lecture, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2014.

Thill, J.-C. “Transportation and Economic Development: Some Remarks,” Workshop on “Infrastructure Investment and Regional Development,” Fiscal Policy Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2014.

Thill, J.-C.  “Factors of the Changing Geography of Manufacturing Production and Employment in China” (with A. Hu), 60th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Atlanta, GA, November 2013.

Thill, J.-C “Intra-industries or Inter-industries: Where the Agglomeration Economies Are from?” (with A. Hu), 60th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Atlanta, GA, November 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “A Multi-period Capacitated and Budget Constrained School Location Problem with Modular Equipment, Minimal Closing Age and Closest Assignment Considerations” (with E. Delmelle, D. Peeters, I. Thomas), 60th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Atlanta, GA, November 2013.

Thill, J.-C.  “Modeling Spatial Competition under Sufficient Heterogeneity for Routing Choice in Wine Industry” (with M. Kashiha and C. Depken), 60th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Atlanta, GA, November 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Detecting Spatial Clustering Pattern of Flow Data” (with R. Tao), 60th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Atlanta, GA, November 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Marshall or Jacobs: The Evidence from Manufacturing on China” (with A. Hu), 60th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Atlanta, GA, November 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Urbanization and Land Use Change: Drivers, Contrasted Realities, and Regional Science,” Invited Keynote Address, 18th Annual Meetings of the Mexican Regional Science Association, AMECIDER, Pachuca, Mexico, November 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Brazilian Ports: A Trade Context Baseline Analysis for Containerized U.S.-bound Exports” (with M. Kashiha, and K. Tiller), Third Conference of the regional Science Association of the Americas, Arica, Chile, September 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Urbanization and Land Use Change: Drivers and Contrasted Realities,” Invited Keynote Address, Third Conference of the regional Science Association of the Americas, Arica, Chile, September 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Assessing Enrollment in Public Schools: A Socio-economic Analysis in Charlotte, North Carolina” (with Brian Jones), Southeastern Conference of Public Administration, Charlotte, NC, September 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “A Disaggregated Approach to Inter-port Competition in the Integrated Supply Chain System of the European Shipping Industry” (with M. Kashiha), 53rd Congress of the European Regional Science Association, Palermo, Italy, August 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Optimal School Locations in a Spatially Dynamic Urban Growth Context” (with I. Thomas, E. Delmelle, and D. Peeters), 53rd Congress of the European Regional Science Association, Palermo, Italy, August 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Determinants of Container Port Selection in India: A Probit Modeling Approach” (with K. Venkitasubramanian), 23rd Pacific Conference of the Regional Science Association International, Bandung, Indonesia, July 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Transportation, Global Logistics, and Spatial Development,” Invited lecture, School of Business and Management, Institute of Technology Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia, July 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Hydrail Technology in Charlotte: Current Initiatives and Future Plans” (with S.-E. Chen, K. Baarson, J. Sanchez, S. Pulugurtha, H. Wancura, S. Thompson, D. Young, E. Hauser, M. Kane, P. Solembo), 8th International Hydrail Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Spatial Temporal Dynamics of Neighborhood Quality of Life in Charlotte, North Carolina” Invited Talk, 15th International Tinbergen Institute Workshop, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Geography and Regional Science: Bridges and Convergences,” Keynote Address, Belgian Geographical Day, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, May 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “How to Prepare a Scientific Paper and Have It Published,” Belgian Geographical Day, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, May 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Socio-economic Transformation of Urban Neighborhoods: Spatial Dependence and Spatial Convergence” Invited Talk, International Workshop on The Future of the ‘New Urban World’: Economic, Social, and Spatial Transformation of Cities, Naples, Italy, May 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “About Flows, Spatial Interaction, and Spatial Economic Organization,” Invited Fleming Lecture, Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA, April 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “A New Method to Detect Spatial Clustering of Flow Data“ (with Ran Tao), Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA, April 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Characteristics and Typology of Global Cities Revealed by Hyperlink Networks” (with J.S. Son), Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA, April 2013.

Thill, J.-C. “Farmer’s Perception and Response Towards Environmental Migration and Restoration Plans Based on Participatory Rural Appraisal: A case Study of Immigration Region in the Karst Southwestern China” (with Y. Hu), Annual Meetings of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, CA, April 2013.

Tiller, K., JC Thill, S.M. Clinton, and P. Najaf. 2013. Market analysis of water management technologies and conservation solutions. NSF/IUCRC Sustainably Integrated Buildings and Sites Center IAB Fall Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA.

Thill, J.-C. “School Location Planning Problems: GIScience Supporting Decision Making,” Invited Lecture, Institute of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems, Peking University, Beijing, China, November 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “The Emerging Geography of Web-based Information Services in China” (with J.S. Son and M. Chen), Beijing Forum and 5th RSAI Workshop in China, Beijing, China, November 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Wealth Redistribution in Urban Development under Dual Land Systems: A Case Study of Beijing” (with J. Du and C. Feng), Beijing Forum and 5th RSAI Workshop in China, Beijing, China, November.

Thill, J.-C. “External Effects of Metropolitan Innovation on Firm Survival: Non-parametric Evidence from Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing and Healthcare,” (with S. Tsvetkova and D. Strumsky), 50th Annual Meeting of the Japan Section of RSAI, Tokyo, Japan, October 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Computers, Urban Studies, and Urban Management,” Invited talk, International Scientific Workshop on “Future Challenges of the New Urban World: What Model of Development for the Moroccan City?”, Royal Institute for Strategic Studies and RSAI, Rabat, Morocco, October 1-2, 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “A Comprehensive Framework for Spatial Association Rule Mining,” (with D. Dao), Seventh International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Columbus, OH, September 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Pioneer City 2050: The Western Kaleidoscope,” 52nd European Congress of the European Regional Science Association, Bratislava, Slovakia, August 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Bus Landscapes: Revealed Commuting Patterns with Bus Smart Card Data in Beijing,” Microsoft Research Asia, Invited Talk, Beijing, China, August 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “In Search of Sustainable Futures by Modeling Cities: The Case of Charlotte, North Carolina,” Invited Lecture, Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, July 25, 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Writing a Great Research Paper for an Indexed Social Science Journal,” Invited lecture, School of Tourism, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, July 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Mobility, Logistics, and ICT,” Twelfth PRSCO Summer Institute and Fourth RSAI Conference in China, Beijing, China, July 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Urban Variety Across Space and Through Time: The Case of Metropolitan Quality of life,” Keynote Address, Twelfth PRSCO Summer Institute and Fourth RSAI Conference in China, Beijing, China, July 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Bus Landscapes: Analyzing Commuting Patterns Using Bus Smart Card Data in Beijing” (with Y. Long), Geoinformatics 2012, Hong Kong, June 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “External Effects of Innovation on Firm Survival: Evidence from Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing and Healthcare” (with A. Tsvetkova and D. Strumsky), International Tinbergen Institute Workshop on Regional and Urban Growth: Creative Minds and Commercial Spirits, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Dynamic School Location under Demand Uncertainty, with Modular Capacity and Facility Are Constraints” (with E. Delmelle, D. Peeters, and I. Thomas), World Congress of the Regional Science Association International, Timisoara, Romania, May 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Spatial Temporal Dynamics of Neighborhood Quality of Life: Charlotte, NC” (with E.C. Delmelle), Community & Commerce Department, City of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, May 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Modeling Cities for Sustainable Futures: The Case of Charlotte, North Carolina,” School of Humanities and Economic Management, China University of Geosciences (Beijing), Beijing, March 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “Modeling Cities for Sustainable Futures,” Keynote address, International Conference on Sustainable Development and Policy decision of Mineral Regions & the 3rd Meeting of the Regional Science Association International, Beijing, March 2012.

Thill, J.-C. Neighborhood Access to Bus Service in Four U.CS. Cities: The Role of Public Bureaucracies and Local Government Structure” (with K. Wells), 51st Southern Regional Science Association Meeting, Charlotte, NC, March 2012.

Thill, J.-C. “International Studies of Port Competition and Trade Impedances on Disaggregated Trade Data,” Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry, OECD, Paris, France, January 2012.

Thill J.C., Chen M and E. Delmelle (2012). iGLASS: An open source visualization platform for interactive school location planning with local re-optimization. 52th Annual Congress of the European Regional Science, Bratislava.Slovakia.

Thill, J-C., Zhou, Y., Delmelle, E.C. Land development trajectory of a southeastern urban region: sustainability in Charlotte, North Carolina. North American Regional Science Association Meeting Ottawa, ON. November 2012

Thill, J-C., Zhou, Y., Delmelle, E.C. Densification in Charlotte? Evidence from local land development and housing trends. Southern Regional Science Association Meeting Charlotte, NC. March, 2012


Quan, T.M., Vinson, D.S., Prock, A., Darrah, T., McIntyre-Redden, M.R., Pashin, J.C., 2016. Evaluation of biogeochemical processes and rock-water interactions in the Blck Warrior Basin coalbed methane reservoir (Alabama, USA) via isotopic characterization of formation water samples. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, abstract H13F-1466. https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm16/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/165401

Vinson, D.S., Dwyer, G.S., Vengosh, A., 2016. Sources and controls on naturally-occurring boron in North Carolina Coastal Plain groundwater: Evidence from boron isotopes. Geological Society of America Southeastern Section Meeting, March 31-April 1, 2016. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v. 48, no. 3. doi:10.1130/abs/2016SE-273948https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016SE/webprogram/Paper273948.html

Vinson, D.S., McIntosh, J.C., Martini, A.M., Darrah, T.H., Kirk, M.F., Akob, D.M., Blair, N.E., 2016. Acetate biogeochemistry of methanogenic coal beds and shales. Presented at the Goldschmidt Conference, Yokohama, Japan. authorhttps://goldschmidt.info/2016/abstracts/abstractView?abstractId=4908

Vinson, D.S., Martini, A.M., Blair, N.E., 2016. Acetate as a possible methanogenic substrate in the Antrim Shale? -Relationship to salinity and the microbial community. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v. 48, no. 7. My role: presenting authordoi:10.1130/abs/2016AM-287735. https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016AM/webprogram/Paper287735.html*

Allan, C.J., Farley, B., Vinson, D.S., Trettin, C., Najaf, P., 2016. Seasonal soil respiration and methane emissions in a SE freshwater tidal riparian system. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, abstract B11C-0473. https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm16/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/182960

Blair, N.E., Kirton, E., Williams, J., Zeng, Y., Vinson, D., Keefer, L., Schnoebelen, D., Leithold, E., 2016. Methane generation in Lake Decatur, IL, a midwestern U.S. impoundment. Presented at the Goldschmidt conference, Yokohama, Japan. https://goldschmidt.info/2016/abstracts/abstractView?abstractId=2570

Gilkerson, T., Pashin, J.C., Quan, T.M., Darrah, T.H., Vinson, D.S., 2016. Relationship between formation water salinity and biogenic coalbed methane: Black Warrior Basin, Alabama (USA). Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v. 48, no. 7.Myrole: senior author doi:10.1130/abs/2016AM-286731https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016AM/webprogram/Paper286731.html.

Moore, M.T., Vinson, D.S., Darrah, T.H., 2016. Noble gas, hydrocarbon, and nitrogen isotopic compositions of coalbed methane reservoirs from the Illinois Basin. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v.48, no. 7. doi:10.1130/abs/2016AM-287715https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016AM/webprogram/Paper287715.html

Vinson, D.S., Quan, T.M., McIntyre-Redden, M.R., Darrah, T.H., Blair, N.E., and Pashin, J.C., 2015. Connection of dissolved inorganic carbon to biogenic coalbed methane: Isotope evidence from Black Warrior Basin, Alabama (USA). Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Oct. 2015. Paper 271-10. My role: presenting author. Abstract at https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper266474.html 

Moore, M.T., Vinson, D.S., Whyte, C., and Darrah, T.H., 2015. Noble gas and hydrocarbon geochemistry of coal bed methane fields from the Illinois Basin. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Oct. 2015. Paper 271-9. My role: contributor. Abstract at https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper263880.html 

Marquart, K.A., Wilson, B., Zeglin, L.H., Vinson, D.S., Flynn, T.M., and Kirk, M.F., 2015. Pathway of microbial methanogenesis varies with formation water salinity in a coalbed methane reservoir. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Oct. 2015. Paper 271-12. My role: contributor. Abstract at https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper267830.html 

Earll, M., Barnhart, E., Ritter, D., Vinson, D., Orem, W., Vengosh, A., McIntosh, J., 2015. Source and cycling of trace metals and nutrients in a microbial coalbed methane system. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 2015. Paper # GC51F-1149. My role: contributor. Abstract at https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm15/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/67657 

Vinson D.S., Dwyer, G.S., Vengosh, A., 2015. Naturally-occurring boron in NC Coastal Plain groundwater: Contrast in sources or mobilization between confined Cretaceous and Pliocene aquifers. Oral presentation at North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute Annual Conference, Raleigh, March 2015. 

Ritter, D., Barnhart, E. Schweitzer, H., Vinson, D., McIntosh, J.C., Fields, M., 2015. Relationship between coal biodegradation, microbial methane generation, and redox conditions in coalbeds indicated by coupled water, gas, and microbial analyses. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO 

Blair, N.E., Kirton, E.M., Vinson, D., Goshev, M., Moravek, J., Dutta, K., Keefer, L., 2015. Carbon Burial and Methane Generation in the Lake Decatur Reservoir: Closing the C-cycle in the Upper Sangamon River Basin. Critical Zone Observatory all hands workshop at University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, May 2015.

Ritter D.J., McIntosh J.C., and Vinson D.S., 2014, Relationship between recharge, redox conditions and microbial methane generation in coalbeds. Poster presentation at Goldschmidt conference, Sacramento, CA, June 8 13, 2014.

Vinson D.S., Blair N.E., and McIntosh J.C., 2014, δ13C of acetate in Powder River Basin coal bed waters: New application to methanogenic pathways in biogenic gas systems. Goldschmidt conference, Sacramento, CA, June 8-13, 2014.

Vinson, D.S., Lundy, J.R., Alvarez, T., Vengosh, A., 2014, Radium isotope response during aquifer storage and recovery: Alpha recoil and element interactions. Oral presentation at GSA annual meeting, Vancouver, October 19-22, 2014. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs v. 46, no. 6, p. 397. Abstract available at https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2014AM/webprogram/Paper247846.html.


Wang, Q. 2014. “Immigrant Entrepreneurship and Community and Regional Development” Annual meeting of the Southeast Division of AAG at Athens, GA.

Wang, Q. 2014. “Social (Re)production of Academic Elites: Experiences of Chinese Returnees in Higher Education” Annual meeting of AAG at Tampa, FL.

Wang, Q. 2014. “Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Entrepreneurship.” Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference VII. Oct 23-25, Fort Worth.

Wang, Q. 2014. “Immigrant entrepreneurship and development.” 2nd National Conference on Business Development in Under-Served Communities, July 16-18, Seattle.

Wang, Q. C. Schuch and E. Morrel. 2014. “Experiences of women business owners in the Charlotte Region.” Presented at the Bi-annual meeting of Women’s Summit, April 2014. Charlotte, NC.

Li, H. and Wang, Q. Public Expenditure and Housing Price in Shanghai: from a multi‐level analysis. North American Regional Science Council Annual Conference, Nov. 2013, Atlanta, GA.

Li, H.* and Wang, Q. Public Expenditure and Housing Price in Shanghai: from a multi‐level analysis. Annual Conference of Shanghai‐Hongkang Joint Development Institute. Dec. 13‐14. Hongkong.

Li, H.* and Wang, Q. Public Expenditure and Housing Price in Shanghai: from a multi‐level analysis. Annual Conference of Urban China Transformation. Dec. 13‐15. Guangzhou, China.

Liu, C., Painter, G. and Wang, Q. Immigrant Entrepreneurship and Agglomeration in High‐Tech Industries in the U.S. North American Regional Science Council Annual Conference, Nov. 2013, Atlanta, GA.

Wang, Q. and Sara Gleave. 2013. “A help or hindrance? African American spatial concentration and self-employment in three metropolitan.” UAA 43rd Annual Conference at San Francisco.

Wang, Q.* Tang, L, and Li, H. 2013. HEI and global migration of the highly skilled: A case study in China” International Metropolis Conference, Tampere, Finland.

Wang, Q. 2012. “African American- Owned Businesses in Charlotte, NC.” Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference VI. San Juan, PR.

Gleave, S. and Wang, Q. 2012. “Foreign-born Latino Labor Market Experiences in the New South.” Ethnicity, and Place Conference VI, San Juan, PR.

Watkins, E. and Wang, Q. 2012. Foreign Firms: Location Factors and Economic Development Implications for a Globalizing City in the U.S. South, AAG Annual Meeting in New York.

Watkins, E. and Wang, Q. 2012. Press Conference of Minority Businesses in the Charlotte Region, July, Charlotte, NC.

Li, H. Wang, Q. Shi, W. and Deng, Z. 2012. “ Residential segregation, government fragmentation and public service inequality: the case of Shanghai. Social-Spatial transformation of Urban China.” the International Conference on Spatial and Social Transformation in Urban China, Hongkong, Dec. 13-15.

Li, H. Wang, Q. Shi, W. and Deng, Z. 2012. “Residential segregation, government fragmentation and public service inequality: the case of Shanghai. Social-Spatial transformation of Urban China.” The annual conference of political economy. Beijing, Nov. 30-Dec. 3rd.

Li, H. Wang, Q. Shi, W. and Deng, Z. 2012. “Residential segregation, government fragmentation and public service inequality: the case of Shanghai. Social-Spatial transformation of Urban China.” Urban Affairs and Metropolitan Public Finance Conference. Shanghai. Dec. 29.


Xiang, W. –N. (2016a). Thinking critically about the “ building sponge cities” experiment through the lens of ecological wisdom: What is missing and how can EcoWISE help? Akeynote speech at the Forum on Ecological Wisdom and the building of ecological security, Xiamen University, Xianmen, China, May 20th, 2016.

Xiang, W.-N. (2016b). The dual definition of ecological wisdom. A keynote speech at the Tongji Forum on Ecological Wisdom Inspired Ecological Practice, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, July 9th, 2016.

Xiang, W.-N. (2016c). In quest of actionable science and theorizable practice: The revival of ecological practice research in socio-ecological systems. A keynote speech at the Second International Symposium on Ecological Wisdom, University of Texas, Austin, USA, November 18th, 2016.

Xiang, W.–N. (2016j). Building socio-ecological resilience requires ecophronesis and needs ecophronimos: The sponge cities experiment. An invited presentation at a special session on “Ecological Wisdom Inspired Urban Resilience Building: Strategies, Tenets, and Practice”, the10thInternational Association for China Planning (IACP) Conference: Governance and Planning in Transitional China. Beijing University, Beijing, China, July 2nd, 2016.

Xiang, W. –N. (2015). Knowledge gaps and emerging interests in landscape analysis and planning: An exploratory analysis and synthesis. A keynote speech at the 9th Landscape Ecology Forum, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, March 7th, 2015.

Xiang, W. –N. (2015). Cultivating scholarship development in landscape architecture: A LAND perspective. A keynote speech at the International Landscape Architecture Forum organized by the Council of Education in Landscape Architecture, Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture, Beijing, China. May 16th, 2015.

Xiang, W. –N. (2015). Systems thinking in landscape analysis and planning: Should adaptive cycle and panarchy be an appealing framework for insight and action in landscape sustainability analysis and planning? A keynote speech at the 3rd International Forum on Landscape Sustainability Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. June 9th, 2015.

Xiang, W. –N. (2015). The blind men and a hippopotamus: Celebrating diversity in knowledge acquisition and application in working with wicked problems. A keynote speech at the KSS2015: knowledge creation Internet+ inspired economy. The 16th International Symposium on Knowledge and Systems Sciences, Xian, China. September 24th, 2015.

Xiang, W. –N. (2015). The blind men and a hippopotamus: Embracing diversity in knowledge acquisition and application in socio-ecological system planning and management. A plenary speech at Conference on Complex Systems (CCS’15), Arizona State University and Santa Fe Institute, Tempe, Arizona, USA, September 28th, 2015.

Xiang, W. –N. (2015). On the new frontier, embracing enduring challenges: An integrated V&V (verification and validation) approach to landscape performance research. A keynote speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Landscape Architecture, Southeastern University, Nanjing, China, October 18th, 2015.

Xiang, W. –N. (2015). Moving forward for urban sustainability, looking backward for enlightenment: Planner’s ecological wisdom and role orientation in the century of landscape restoration. A keynote speech at The Chinese Society of Landscape Architects (CHSLA) Annual Conference, Beijing, October 31st, 2015.

Xiang, W. –N. (2015). The blind men and a hippopotamus: Working with wicked problems in environmental planning and management. A keynote speech at The 4th International Conference on Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control, Beijing, China, November 2nd, 2015.

Xiang, W. –N. (2015). Striving for greater spatial equity in landscape and urban planning and management. A keynote speech at Beijing Forum, Peking University, Beijing, China, November 6th, 2015.

Xiang, W.-N. (2015). The Dao, the De, and the Shan in the conception of ecological wisdom: May the owl of Minerva fly over ecopractice only when sophia meets phronesis. An invited presentation at the International Workshop on Ecological Wisdom: Theory and Practice. Hong Village, Anhui, China, November 15th, 2015.

Patten, D.T. and Xiang, W. –N. (2015). Integrating ecological wisdom with ecology: A new strategy for socio-ecological system planning and management. A special session at the Ecological Society of America centennial meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, the U.S., August 11, 2015.

Yan, W., Yang, B., Xiang, W.-N. (2915). Ecological wisdom: Theory and practice. An international symposium and workshop, Shanghai and Hong Village, China (November 13—17, 2015).

XIANG, W. –N. (2012a). China’s Emergence as an Academic Superpower and Our Responsibility. An invited presentation at the 100th Anneversary Celebrfation of Henan University, Kaifeng, China, January 4, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012b). Urban Ecosystem Health and Optimal Urban Form in Yangzi River Delta Region. An invited presentation at the 100th Anneversary Celebrfation of Henan University, Kaifeng, China, January 4, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012c). Urban ecological research and planning in the Shanghai-Yangzi River Delta Urban Agglomeration (SHYRDUA) Region, China. An invited presentation at the Urban Sustainability Research Coordination Network (US RCN), All Hands Meeting, the Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, February 23, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012d). Doing urban sustainability research in a sustainable way in the Shanghai-Yangzi River Delta Urban Agglomeration (SHYRDUA) Region, China. An invited presentation at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and Stockholm Resilience Center (SRC), Sockholm, Sweden, May 7th, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012e). Wickedness in Urban and Regional Sustainability Planning and the Strategy of Muddling through. An invited presentation at the College of Life Sciences, Inner Mongolia University, Hothot, China, June 27, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012f). It is nice to be green, but the problems are wicked… An invited presentation at the 2012 Shanghai Chongming Eco-Island International Forum, Chongming, Shanghai, China, August 29, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012g). Where should urban ecology in China be heading to? An invited presentation at the 2012 Ecological Society of China National Conference, Changchun, China, September 14th, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012h). Studying coastal cities as an integrated terrestrial, riverine, and oceanic (iTRO) and social-economical-natural complex (SENCE)—iTRO/SENCE Ecosystem. An invited presentation at the 6th Meeting on the Sino-American Eco-partnerships (Wetland Research), New Orleans, LA, USA, September 28, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012i). Studying coastal cities as an integrated terrestrial, riverine, and oceanic (iTRO) and social-economical-natural complex (SENCE)—iTRO/SENCE Ecosystem. An invited presentation at the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, October 10th, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012j). Working with wicked problems in socio-ecological systems. An invited presentation at the School of Government, Beijing University, Beijing, China, December 20th, 2012.

XIANG, W. –N. (2012k). Working with wicked problems in socio-ecological systems. An invited presentation at the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Beijing University, Beijing, China, December 22nd, 2012.