News from the Department of Geography and Environment

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UH Geo. & Env. PhD candidate Kawēlau Wright will be part of a web panel with Prof. Noenoe Silva (UHM Political Sci.) & Prof. Kealani Cook (UHWO History) on Oct. 1, 6pm HST to discuss "Nā Huliau: Turning Points on Stage," as part of Hawaiian History Month, https://t.co/Gxr2x3fNfO.

UH Geography and Environment Professor Qi Chen is the P.I. for HawaiiView, which just released a 30-m spatial resolution forest height map for the island of Oahu, predicted using Landsat-8 cloud-free mosaic and calibrated using airborne lidar data, https://t.co/jkx66PA60B.

UH Environment and Geography graduate Benjamin Schrager (PhD, 2019) will start a new position in October as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, at the University of Utsunomiya in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Congrats @benschrager!

Looking for a major at UH Manoa that is socially relevant and appealing to employers? Check out the Department of Geography and Environment https://t.co/vsdNqUL6nz

UH Geography and Environment Professor Tom Giambelluca co-authored the article, "Tree Canopies Reflect Mycorrhizal Composition," published in Geophysical Research Letters, https://t.co/oQv6J9Rutu.

UH Geography and Environment PhD candidate Joannie Pan (@trulyjoanies) co-presented a recent manuscript on tea tourism & social media with @on_scs Prof. Wayne Buente in the Communications & Info. Sciences (CIS) 720 seminar on Sept. 13, https://t.co/4JEmpooyoN.
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UH Geography and Environment Prof. Qi Chen co-authored the research article, "Evaluating satellite hyperspectral (Orbita) and multispectral (Landsat 8 and Sentinel-2) imagery for identifying cotton acreage" published in the Intl Journal of Remote Sensing, https://t.co/VKbZGtEMj1.

UH Geography and Environment PhD alum Dr. @AbbyGailFrazier, Professor Tom Giambelluca and colleagues co-authored the "Water-resource management monitoring needs, State of Hawai‘i, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2020-5115," https://t.co/ykyzVNkQsH.

The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) will be accepting applications for project funding from Sept. 9 to October 10, 2021. UH Department of Geography and Environment supports student research through this program every year: https://t.co/bLXqo0uMYs

UH Geography and Environment Professor Camilo Mora co-authored the article, "An inexpensive robotic gantry to screen and control soil moisture for plant experiments" in HardwareX, https://t.co/A9Ky8FrBuR. Watch video of the machine here, https://t.co/rdYg1slhTV.

UH Department of Geography and Environment has a new 3+2 agreement with South China Agricultural University that allows students to get a BA from SCAU and an MA from UH in 5 years.

Tues. Sept. 7 @uhmanoa Campus Center 2nd floor Executive Dining Room - Free, walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic for UH students & employees between 9AM to 1PM. Bring vacation card if already received 1st dose, and a valid gov't issued photo ID. Questions: covid19@hawaii.edu

UH Geography and Environment PhD alum and @EastWestCenter Research Program Fellow Ryan Longman, Professor Tom Giambelluca (pictured) et al. has a new article, "A 20-Year Analysis of Disturbance-Driven Rainfall on O‘ahu, Hawai‘i" in Monthly Weather Review, https://t.co/uO75R9mT3O.

UH Geography and Environment Professor Camilo Mora co-authored "Shifts in global bat diversity suggest a possible role of climate change in the emergence of SARS-CoV-1 and SARS-CoV-2," published in Science of the Total Environment, https://t.co/XQGechKkWX.

UH Geography and Environment PhD candidate Han Tseng co-authored the research article titled, "High space-time resolution observation of extreme orographic rain gradients in a Pacific Island catchment" in Frontiers in Earth Science, https://t.co/FRNXtjY4LO.

UH Geography and Environment supports student research through UH Mānoa's Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) every year. Learn about UROP project funding by registering for an upcoming info. session (Sept. 7, 10, 13) here: https://t.co/i8WUku2dEE.

UH Geography and Environment Professor Qi Chen and PhD candidate Qian Zhang co-authored a new article in Pacific Science titled, "State of the State Tree: Historical and Modern Ecology of Kukui
(Candlenut, Aleurites moluccanus) in Hawai‘i," https://t.co/504zHPUy85

UH Geography and Environment alum Micah Fisher (PhD, 2019) will be joining the @EastWestCenter as a Research Fellow starting September 1, 2021. Congrats, @radandima!

UH Geography & Env. Associate Professor Brian Szuster, alumni Dr. Jennifer Bernstein, PhD candidate Will Cecil, and colleague co-authored, "Small-scale shrimp farming and community supported fisheries in Southeast Asia" in Jour. of Southeast Asian Studies, https://t.co/OyuOYEpJ1J

UH Geography and Environment Professor Camilo Mora joined Nobel Laureate, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, and Mexican ecologist and environmentalist Julia Carabias Lillo for a scientist question-and-answer panel on global warming-
https://t.co/tspepZgAe6

UH Geography and Environment minor Julianna Davis was hired as an intern for @theAAG this fall semester, https://t.co/qHDOzXFpKp. Congratulations, @julesdaavis!

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