News from the Department of Geography

Highlights from faculty, students, alumni and affiliates!


Public Lectures - during the Fall and Spring semesters, the @UHManoa Geography Dept. hosts presentations by local, national, and international speakers on topics from a diverse range of disciplines. See this semester's schedule here, https://t.co/7ryVxaKfbY

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PhD students Micah Fisher, Sayaka Sakuma, & Benjamin Schrager attended a forum for the "World Heritage and Natural Resource Management" during Nov. 14-15, 2017 at the Ministry of the Environment's office, Yambaru Wildlife Conservation Center in Okinawa.

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Geography Prof Reece Jones was interviewed by @guardian about a proposal to make Trump's border wall prototypes a national monument, https://t.co/CYwCj1mE7a

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TUESDAY, Jan. 16 @ Noon-1pm in 443B Saunders - Wai Lee from @SmartTrees to give a talk, entitled "Remote Sensing to Inventory Urban Trees: Progress & Needs. Event hosted by the American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Student Chapter @UHManoa.

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Study by MA student Kirsten Moy & her SSRI Hawaiʻi Coral Reef Initiative team published in the Dec. 2017 Marine Pollution Bulletin: "Mapping coastal marine debris using aerial imagery and spatial analysis," https://t.co/r7YfhNg6xP - Congrats!

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April 16, 2018 - Professor Reece Jones (@reecejhawaii) will speak about Violent Borders @DickinsonCol as part of the @ClarkeForum speaker series, https://t.co/9RdjP7RZYN

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PhD student Henryk Szadziewski's book review in The China Journal (vol. 79, January 2018): "Inside Xinjiang: Space, Place and Power in China’s Muslim Far Northwest, edited by Anna Hayes and Michael Clarke," https://t.co/MbNOCOqOf0

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Professor Reece Jones' (@reecejhawaii) book Violent Borders was reviewed in the @monthly_review
https://t.co/lpSdWkdO2q

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Welcome to the new semester! Looking for exciting and relevant classes about the environment & global affairs? Check out the Geography Department's Offerings

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Aloha and happy holidays from the Department of Geography at UH-Manoa! See you next year!

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The deadline for MA and PhD applications to the Department of Geography at the University of Hawai'i is 15 January 2018. Come join us! https://t.co/YwnrH569bu

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The Rohingya camp taught me one sheer truth- life never ends its vibration no matter how destitute and naked it is.

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UH Geography Prof. Krisna Suryanata wins Fulbright Scholar award to study agriculture and food in Indonesia. Congrats Krisna! https://t.co/JAI0V9NkyY

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Professor @reecejhawaii is the editor of the new Routledge Geopolitics Book Series with @klausdodds. More information here: https://t.co/JDRi4OUjuM - congratulations!

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Paper in @forstsociety - "Corporate Spheres of Responsibility: Architects, Cowboys, & Eco-Warriors in Myanmar’s Oil & Gas Industry," https://t.co/HAn4Bnblih - by MA graduate Hillary Strasser (2015), congratulations!

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Professor Qi Chen et al.'s paper in the International Journal of Remote Sensing - "A new three-band spectral index for mitigating the saturation in the estimation of leaf area index in wheat," https://t.co/qx9MeT7iiH

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Krisna Suryanata, @UHManoa Geography Professor, presented "New Farmers of Hawaiʻi," at the 24th International Agri-Food Research Network, held in Bandung Indonesia Dec. 2-5. Her presentation was a collaboration w/faculty @GeogProfMary & PhD graduate Nicole Milne. Congrats!

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Joined by @geog_uhm and @OutdoorCircleHi, our Environmental Department participated in a workday supporting the @malamalearning Ola Na Kini program. Volunteers planted native trees at Camp Palehua in Makikilo to regenerate the native tree population.

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Last week PhD student Micah Fisher, @radandima, presented at the 24th International Agri-Food Research Network and was selected as one of two best student presentations. Congratulations! The conference was held in Bandung, Indonesia from Dec. 2-5, 2017.

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White elephant gift exchange at our department’s year-end holiday party ✨

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PhD graduate Abby Frazier & @uhmanoa GEOG Prof. Tom Giambelluca et al. has a new paper in the journal of Climate Dynamics - "The influence of ENSO, PDO and PNA on secular rainfall variations in Hawai‘i," https://t.co/hiX6GuQdY5 - Congratulations!

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Join us in 443 Saunders now-1pm as Dr. Andrew Richardson from @NAU Center for Ecosystem Science & Society present a collaborative research network, “PhenoCam” - webcams for phenological monitoring in a range of ecosystems across the North American continent.

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Public talk TODAY, 12/7 @ Noon in 443 Saunders: "Climate change, phenology & ecosystem processes: What we are learning from the PhenoCam network" by @NAU Professor Andrew Richardson.

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Professor Qi Chen has a new paper in Forest Ecology and Management - "Multivariate inference for forest inventories using auxiliary airborne laser scanning data," https://t.co/qnsi5caeCB

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Still deciding your courses for the Spring '18 semester @UHManoa ? How about a class from our Geography department?

This Thurs., 12/7 @ Noon in 443 Saunders: "Climate change, phenology & ecosystem processes: What we are learning from the PhenoCam network" from Professor Andrew Richardson @NAU. All are welcome to attend.

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PhD graduate Moira Moeliono co-authored an article in the latest @forstsociety: "Social Forestry - why and for whom? A comparison of policies in Vietnam and Indonesia." https://t.co/xML1Os2Lhk

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GEOG PhD student & @EastWestCenter Graduate Degree Fellow Micah Fisher, @radandima, is the Associate Editor-in-Chief of @forstsociety Forest and Society journal, https://t.co/NxsJZbDGyI - Congratulations!

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Starting soon! Noon-1pm in 442 Saunders - The remote sensing lab invites guest speaker, Dr. Huaiqing Zhang, to give a talk on "Forest Modeling and Visualization - Methodology and Applications" (Nov 30).

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Another publication by Professor Qi Chen et al, in @RemoteSens_MDPI - "Supervised Classification of Power Lines from Airborne LiDAR Data in Urban," https://t.co/I8mg2EQdZb

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Why study #geography? Because most graduates find well paying jobs in their field:
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Article in @hawaiibusiness cites @peopledseas PhD alumni, Jack Kittinger on the economic value, food provisioning, and socio-cultural importance of Hawai'i's nearshore fishery,

Report confirms on-shore fishermen catch a lot of fish

Researchers confirm those guys with the fishing poles on the shore are collectively catching a lot of fish A new study calculates the economic value o...

www.hawaiibusiness.com

Recent publication by Professor Qi Chen et al in @PLOS - "Assessing multi-decadal land-cover - land-use change in two wildlife protected areas in Tanzania using Landsat imagery," https://t.co/UjBIFhtRki

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[CFP]: @UHManoa GEOG Prof. Lisa Kelley is organizing a session on Critical Physical Geography @DOPEUKY, the Dimension of Political Ecology Conference in Lexington, KY, Feb 22-24, 2018 - https://t.co/KNo5hXjvd1

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Congrats to @uhmanoa GEOG Professor Lisa Kelley on her new NSF grant on migration and land use change in Indonesia, https://t.co/hgLpH7OcAk

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PhD student Micah Fisher (pictured) & GEOG alums Timothy Workman (MA 2017), Urban El Fatih Bani Adam (MA 2013), Moira Moeliono (PhD 2000) et al. co-authored a new publication in @ElsGeogPlan Land Use Policy, https://t.co/2H7bmqmdlS - congrats!

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“We know of many case examples when people have died as a result of heat waves. However, why people died is a question whose answer is scattered.” - Professor Camilo Mora cited in @Newsweek on deadly heat in the era of climate change, https://t.co/TcsqYBtYwO

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PhD alumna Masami Tsujita Levi became a senior lecturer in development studies at National U. of Samoa, https://t.co/M3uSsfxNMF - Congrats!

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Join us in 442 Saunders for @UHM_Sociology Prof. Nandita Sharma’s talk: “The People of a Place vs. the People out of Place” until 1pm.

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TODAY @ Noon in 442 Saunders: "The People of a Place vs. the People out of Place: Ideas of Indigenous Territorial Sovereignty in the Nationalist Politics of Anti-immigration" by Prof. Nandita Sharma in @UHM_Sociology

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Prof. @Reecejhawaii in an interview with Phoenix Public Radio @kjzzphoenix on border wall prototypes, https://t.co/bN0Lp6wF0g

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Congrats MA graduate Mahany Lindquist on her position @UHMLibrary: GIS Coord of Maps/Aerials/GIS, Gov't Docs & Maps, https://t.co/qCl2mz4ydP

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TODAY 12:30-1:30PM in 443B Saunders: Dr. Ruhul Amin (NOAA, BioOptoSense) on "Remote Sensing of Ocean Color," a talk hosted by the Remote Sensing Club

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This Thursday @ Noon in 442 Saunders: "The People of a Place vs. the People out of Place: Ideas of Indigenous Territorial Sovereignty in the Nationalist Politics of Anti-immigration" - Prof. Nandita Sharma in @UHM_Sociology

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Listen to Jolie Wanger (MA, 2001), Prgm Coord @smarttrees, on @BytemarksCafe discussing citizen foresters @wearehpr, https://t.co/o8wr1kCslD

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Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Nancy Lewis on her Aug. 1st retirement from the @EastWestCenter as Director of Research Program!

"Environmentalism has gender & social justice issues" @jenn_bernstein (UH Geog PhD, 2017) interviewed @CornellCALS, https://t.co/9hmIjjbqcZ

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Professor Xia Yao from Nanjing Agricultural University is presenting right now, as part of our dept. public lecture series.

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TODAY @ Noon in 442 Saunders - "Monitoring & Diagnosis of Crop Growth Using Satellite, UAV & Near-Range Remote Sensing," Prof. Xia Yao, Nanjing Agricultural University

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Prof. @Reecejhawaii has an Op-Ed in @undarkmag on Climate Change and Borders, https://t.co/w6fnb91Fhk

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PhD alumna Abby Frazier & @forestservice researcher was the featured speaker @ENVHawaii's fundraiser on Oct. 20th, https://t.co/u674hZOOTQ

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Nov 9: PhD alumnus Keith Bettinger to discuss Indonesia's waterfront dev't project @EastWestCenter noon seminar, https://t.co/yxi0HVdx7i

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11/9 Lecture @ Noon: "Monitoring & Diagnosis of Crop Growth Using Satellite, UAV & Near-Range Remote Sensing," Prof. Xia Yao, Nanjing Ag. U.

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Prof. Camillo Mora cited in @infobae on biodiversity, "Cuáles son las formas de vida más longevas en la Tierra," https://t.co/CMojjnmJzX

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Congrats to PhD students Aurora Kagawa-Viviani & Han Tseng, co-authors of an accepted paper in the Ecohydrology Jrn, https://t.co/ubQIpB1O8L

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GEOG Prof. Camilo Mora quoted in @motherboard: "Every Other Summer Will Shatter Heat Records Within a Decade," https://t.co/gpkFQV4Swz

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PhD student Jacob Henry's media review in 10/2017 Humanity & Society - "Traveling Beyond Genre: Anthony Bourdain..." https://t.co/aHJelgEIMz

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New publication from PhD alumna @jenn_bernstein, faculty Brian Szuster & MA student Li Phillips in Intl J Envir Res, https://t.co/n7a0ps72J7

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“A wall is a powerful symbol,” @reecejhawaii also quoted in @NYTimes story, "Border Wall Prototypes Are Unveiled.." https://t.co/0v7sX4Dydg

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Geography MA student Derek Ford @uhmanoa graduate fair. We are under the white tent at Campus Center until 2pm 😊

Missed yesterday’s @uhmanoa’s grad fair? We will be there again today! 11-2p by the Campus Center courtyard tree🌳😊🤙

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An interview with PhD alum Jack Kittinger (@peopledseas) on ocean conservation and technology @ConservationOrg, https://t.co/yre0Jjs6DV

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We are at the @uhmanoa Grad Fair, in Campus Center Ballroom until 2pm. Come chat with us!

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MA graduate Donovan Preza on @WeAreHPR this morning: What if the Great Māhele wasn't a Foreign Imposition? https://t.co/91r00VZuxd

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