News from the Department of Geography and Environment

UH Geography & Environment student Yoko Uyehara was awarded UROP funds for her research project, "Generating Coastal Bathymetry Map from Aerial Imagery Using A High-Resolution Camera Through Structure from Motion Photogrammetry." Congrats, Yoko! #UHManoa https://manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/urop/

Public lecture TODAY, Jan. 23rd @ Noon in 443 Saunders - "Indigenous peoples and geographical boundaries," by Dr. Yuka Mizutani, Center for Global Education and Discovery, Sophia University (Tokyo).

Time Change: Han Tseng's dissertation proposal presentation will be at 10:15AM instead of 9:00AM. The location is still 442 Saunders.

This Friday, Jan. 24th, 9:00AM in 442 Saunders - UH Geography and Environment PhD student Han Tseng will present her dissertation proposal, "Cloud Water Interception in Hawai'i." Han's advisor is Professor Tom Giambelluca.

Public lecture this Thurs., Jan. 23rd @ Noon in 443 Saunders - "Indigenous peoples and geographical boundaries," from Dr. Yuka Mizutani, Center for Global Education & Discovery, Sophia University (Tokyo). Dr. Mizutani is a visiting scholar at UH-Mānoa on the Fulbright Program.

UH Geography and Environment Professor Reece Jones (@reecejhawaii) was interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered about border walls https://www.npr.org/2020/01/17/797410228/at-11-billion-and-counting-trumps-border-wall-would-be-the-worlds-most-expensive

UH Geography and Environment PhD student Keolohilani Lopes, Jr is the first author of the article, "Effects of SCUBA bubbles on counts of roving piscivores in a large remote marine protected area" in @PLOSONE: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226370 - Congrats, Keo!

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor has a new paper titled, "Tourism frontiers: Primitive accumulation, and the 'Free Gifts' of (Human) nature in the South China Sea and Myanmar" in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12357

Don't forget that the Department of Geography and Environment offers online courses through outreach college. The spring 2020 listings are here: https://www.sis.hawaii.edu/uhdad/avail.classes?i=MAN&t=202033&s=GEOG

Still looking for spring 2020 courses? For the full and updated list, check out the offerings in the Department of Geography and Environment here: https://www.sis.hawaii.edu/uhdad/avail.classes?i=MAN&t=202030&s=GEOG

Last day of the UH Geography and Environment field school at the sea arch at Volcanoes National Park

UH Geography and Environment field school day 4 visted the Kohala traditional field system where we got soaked

UH Geography and Environment field school day 3 visiting a kipuka on Mauna Kea

Welcome to the Spring semester! For a schedule of UH Geography and Environment's public lectures this semester, please check our event page at: https://geography.manoa.hawaii.edu/public-lectures/. We wish you a successful semester.

We spent the afternoon of day 2 of the UH Geog and Enviroment field school learning about marine protected areas around Kiholo Bay (and yes we swam)

UH Geography and Environment field school day 2, collecting salt at Ka'upulehu

UH Geography and Environment January field school first stop Pu'uhonua o Honaunau

Headed to the Big Island today to get set up for the @geog_uhm field school this week

Congratulations to our Fall 2019 student graduates!
* Ameary Ferdoush, PhD
* Angkana Rawichutiwan, PhD
* Myles Ritchie, MA
* Renee Setter, MA
* Joan Pan, MA
* Michelle (Kawēlau) Wright, MA
* Hunter Heaivilin, MA
* Lauren Zubick, BA
* Christopher Mills, BA

UH Geography and Environment lecturer Md Azmeary Ferdoush's entry on 'Structuration Theory' recently came out on the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of Human Geography by Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102295-5.10714-0. Congrats, @M_A_Ferdoush!

UH Geography & Environment department celebrated the holidays and year-end with Thai food for lunch, followed by a trivia game, and white elephant gift exchange on Dec. 13th. It was wonderful to enjoy the reception with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and ʻohana.

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