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Geography & Earth Sciences goes WAY south.

   April 23, 2018
Dr. Eppes was just awarded an NSF grant to study rock cracking in Antarctica!    Collaborative Research: Landscape Evolution in the McMurdo Dry Valleys: Erosion Rates and Real-time Monitoring of Rock Breakdown in a Hyperarid, Subzero Environment.   

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Andrew Spatz is a recipient of the 2018 SME Scholarship

   April 19, 2018

Andrew Spatz is one of 7 recipients this year. The award including a certificate and a check will be given to the students at the 2018 SME Carolinas and Georgia Section Joint Meeting and Field trip which will be held on "Heavy Mineral Sands" Jekyll Island, GA on April 27-28, 2018

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Gaston Abel Ayon Munguia won the second place in the Photo/Map Competition

   April 18, 2018

Gaston Abel Ayon Munguia (PhD student) won the second place in the Photo/Map Competition sponsored by the Landscape Specialty Group that I am chairing. His photo is "Inheritor". 

Here is the comment from the award committee: "We were impressed with the story of this photo and felt it adhered very well to the landscape theme. This photo scored high for technique and for impact as well...

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Doctoral Student Paul Jung Wins 1st Place For Paper

   April 16, 2018

Doctoral student Paul Jung received the first prize in the student paper competition of the Geographic Information Systems and Science Specialty Group of the AAG. He beat 30some other applicants. Congratulations Paul.

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Department at AAG

   April 9, 2018

This week, many of our Geography and Earth Sciences students and faculty will be traveling to New Orleans, Louisiana to present their research at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (http://annualmeeting.aag.org/). The conference, held between April 10th and 14th, features more than 6,000 presentations, posters, workshops,...

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Dr. Paul McDaniel (2013) recognized by AAG

   April 4, 2018
Congratulations to PhD in Geography and Urban Regional Analysis graduate Dr. Paul McDaniel (2013) who was recognized by the American Association of Geographers in their April 2018 Career Profiles series. See ...

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WeatherFest

   March 14, 2018

Our Meteorology majors have organized and are running the 4th Annual UNC Charlotte Weather Fest on Friday March 16 from 10am to 4pm at the Cone Center on campus.  Weather Fest 2018 will include kid's activities, presentations and displays by forecasters from the National Weather Service and by UNC Charlotte Meteorology students and faculty.  You can meet some of our local...

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Dr. Eppes talks earthquakes

   January 26, 2018

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/scientists-expect-an-increase-in-earthquakes/688860507

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Adjunct Professor honored with Award for Broadcast Meteorology

   January 11, 2018

Brad Panovich, chief meteorologist at WCNC-TV and adjunct professor of meteorology at UNC Charlotte, was recently honored with The Award for Broadcast Meteorology at the American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. The award recognized his passionate devotion to informing his on-air audience and for extensive use of social media to educate the public about meteorology.

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GES researchers featured in college magazine

   January 8, 2018
Faculty and postdoctoral researchers from Geography and Earth Sciences were featured in the Fall 2017 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences quarterly magazine called "Exchange".  Professor Heather Smith and postdoctoral researcher Claire Schuch discussed how their work helps contextualize questions about immigration.  Professors Sandra Clinton, Craig Allan, and David Vinson talked about water...

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