News from the Department of Geography and Environment

This fall the Department of Geography and Environment launched a new combined 5-year BA and MA program. More information is available here: https://t.co/Oc0oGqeM0o

UH Geography and Environment PhD candidate Jacob Henry (@jacobofhume) published a paper in Hospitality & Society, titled, "Morality in aversion?: Meditations on slum tourism and the politics of sight." https://t.co/twG6y2uQEM

UH Geography and Environment Professor Marina Karides was awarded NSF supplement funding for her project: "ADVANCE Partnership: Building Relationships to Increase Diversity and Gender Equity in Hawaii's Two Year College System." Congrats!

UH Geography and Environment Professor Reece Jones (@reecejhawaii) was interviewed for his research on border walls around the world. https://t.co/2iOaqs5h2F

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor Mary Motafanezhad (@GeographerMary) co-authored the article, "Chronopolitics of crisis: A historical political ecology of seasonal air pollution in northern Thailand," published in Geoforum. https://t.co/9GXMIJoGGZ

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor Camilo Mora is quoted in this @nytclimate piece:
https://t.co/DKflFudnyO

TODAY, Sept. 17 at 12pm HST: Public lecture, "Love Hurts! A Study Determining the Sustainable Level of Use at Hanauma Bay, the Most Popular Snorkeling Reef in Hawaiʻi," by Sarah Severino, Coral Reef Ecology Lab @himb_soest. Contact reecej@hawaii.edu for Zoom details.

The Department of Geography and Environment regularly supports undergraduate research projects through the UROP program at UH Mānoa. For more information contact our Undergraduate Advisor David Beilman https://t.co/bLXqo0uMYs

This Thurs., Sept. 17 - We kickoff our Fall 2020 lectures with Sarah Severino, research associate @himb_soest - "Love Hurts! A Study Determining the Sustainable Level of Use at Hanauma Bay, the Most Popular Snorkeling Reef in Hawaiʻi." Contact reecej@hawaii.edu for Zoom details.

Correction: “Conservation,” not conversation...

This Wed., Sept. 16, 12pm - Assoc. Professor Mary Mostafanezhad & PhD candidate Henryk Szadziewski are panelists on a webinar, "China's Belt and Road Initiative in SE Asia and Future Prospects," hosted by @uhcseas, Ctr for Chinese Studies, @EastWestCenter. https://t.co/smO2NTgxpU

The University of Hawai'i at Manoa (@uhmanoa) is ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world in the latest World University Rankings.
https://t.co/h6E1mxqj9U

UH Geography and Environment Adjunct Assistant Professor Kevin Woods (@Kevin_M_Woods) has a new article, "Conversation as counterinsurgency: A case of ceasefire in a rebel forest in southeast Myanmar" published in Political Geography, https://t.co/81soI3tH27.

UH Geography and Env.'s Ecohydrology Lab members and colleagues co-authored a new article, "Characterizing the Uncertainty and Assessing the Value of Gap-Filled Daily Rainfall Data in Hawaiʻi" in the J. of Applied Meteorology & Climatology. https://t.co/x9ct6XtyXn
@PacificRISA

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor Mary Motafanezhad's (@GeographerMary) article, "The materiality of air pollution: Urban political ecologies of tourism in Thailand" is published in Tourism Geographies, https://t.co/vKAiJzzriM.

UH Geography & Env. PhD candidate Foley Pfalzgraf was awarded a Fulbright-Hays--Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship for her PhD project, Carbon Trapping: Analyzing the Temporal and Relational Dimensions of Climate Intervention in Vanuatu. Congrats @FoleyPfalzgraf!

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor David Beilman was awarded NSF supplemental funds for his Antarctic Project, "Reconstructing Late Holocene Ecosystem and Climate Shifts."

TODAY - UH Geography & Env. PhD student Keo Lopes Jr. is presenting at #hiconcon2020. "Analyzing Habitat Change of Remote Atolls Using High Temporal Satellite Imagery" at 11:15a HST. "Changes in the Condition of Physical Habitats in Papahanaumokuakea in the Past 10 Yr" at 3:45p.

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor Mary Motafanezhad (@GeographerMary) has a recent article, "Geopolitical anxieties of tourism: (Im)mobilities of the COVID-19 pandemic" published in Dialogues in Human Geography. https://t.co/gSnR564C8r

UH Geography and Environment' Ecohydrology Lab members and colleagues co-authored a new article, "Fire and rain: The legacy of Hurricane Lane in Hawaiʻi," published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (@ametsoc). https://t.co/5eEQeIXjjh

UH Geography and Environment 2020 PhD alumni Kyle Kajihiro was selected as an ACLS Emerging Voices Fellow for this academic year with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Congrats, Kyle! https://t.co/MHF8HvnZKu

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