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First forecast from the UNC Charlotte Weather Broadcast Studio

The UNC Charlotte Weather Broadcast Studio was created by Danielle Miller, a Levine Scholar and Senior Meteorology student, via funding from the Levine Scholars Program and support from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences. Located in McEniry room 231, the space allows students to gain valuable skills in forecasting, broadcasting, and communicating that are necessary in order to pursue a... First forecast from the UNC Charlotte Weather Broadcast Studio Read more >>

Masters student thinking about the Atlantic hurricane season

One of our new MS Earth Sciences students, Eric Webb, tweeted about Atlantic hurricane potential and The Weather Channel picked up his post saying "Research has shown that negative AMO Atlantic hurricane seasons can have a slightly later than normal peak, according to a tweet by Eric Webb, a University of North Carolina at Charlotte graduate student."  Nice work, Eric, on... Masters student thinking about the Atlantic hurricane season Read more >>

Dr. Boyer has thoughts on Charlotte's congestion

If you’ve used Uber or Lyft lately, you’re not alone. By the end of 2018, the total number of for-hire car rides, including conventional taxi trips and trips with services like Uber and Lyft, will approach 4.74 billion, surpassing total bus trips in the United States for the first time in history. Since 2012, the rides-for-hire sector has more than doubled in capacity, emerging as a major mode of... Dr. Boyer has thoughts on Charlotte's congestion Read more >>

Welcome New Faculty

The department would like to welcome 2 new full time faculty members for the fall semester. Dr. Deborah Thomas and Dr. Larianne Collins. Dr. Thomas comes to us from the University of Colorado Denver and will be taking over as department chair on August 1st. Dr. Collins comes to us from the University of South Carolina. Please help welcome both of them when you see them in the halls this fall. Welcome New Faculty Read more >>

Latinx Foodways in the New South

On May 5, 2018, Colleen Hammelman and Consuelo Carr Salas hosted the Latinx Foodways in the New South symposium in Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. We gratefully acknowledge support for this event from the Association for the Study of Food and Society’s Regional Events Grant, the UNCC Department of Geography and Earth Sciences’ Speaker Series, and the UNCC... Latinx Foodways in the New South Read more >>