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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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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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