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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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GES Students and Faculty at AMS

   December 19, 2017
In early January, students and faculty from Geography and Earth Sciences will be representing UNC Charlotte at the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting ...

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GES Students and Faculty at AGU

   November 30, 2017
In mid-December, several students and faculty from Geography and Earth Sciences will be representing UNC Charlotte at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting ...

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Editor in a (60-second) spotlight – Wei-Ning Xiang

   November 29, 2017

Wei-Ning Xiang is a Professor of geography and earth sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA. He received a BS degree in geography from Beijing Normal University, China; a master’s degree in regional planning from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA; and a doctorate in city and regional planning from the University of California at Berkeley, USA. He is the Co...

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Dr. Jean-Claude Thill receives paper award

   November 20, 2017

Recipient of the Best Paper Award, Third ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on the Use of GIS in Emergency Management (EM-GIS 2017) with Weixin Zhai for paper on “Social Media Discourse in Disaster Situations: A Study of the Deadly July 21, 2012 Beijing Rainstorm”, Redondo Beach, CA, November 2017.

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AASCU Awards UNC Charlotte and the Charlotte Action Research Project (CHARP)

   November 13, 2017

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) recently bestowed its 2017 Excellence and Innovation Award to UNC Charlotte.

The association honored the University in the category Civic Learning and Community Engagement for the Charlotte Action Research Project (CHARP), founded by...

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Dr. Jean-Claude Thill reserves grant

   November 10, 2017

Dr. Jean-Claude Thill's proposal titled Tackling Socioeconomic Disparities in North Carolina through Integrated Solutions in Public Health, Education, and Transportation has been selected as the recipient of a UNC Inter-institutional Planning Grant (IPG) for Fiscal Year 2017/18.

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PhD student Adam Griffith comments on urban growth and Houston's flooding

   September 14, 2017

CAGIS researcher and Ph.D. student Adam Griffith was recently tapped by the popular NPR newsprogram Marketplace to comment on the connection between urban development and the recent catastrophic flooding Houston associated with hurricane Harvey.

Listen to the article ...

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