News from the Department of Geography and Environment


UHM Geography 101L students went to Manoa valley last week as part of their lab on the natural environment to look at indicators of landslides. Their lab instructor is Geography & Environment PhD student Laura Williams.

Public lecture this Thurs., Nov. 15 @ Noon in 443 Saunders - "Private interests in the public good: Financing climate change adaptation in the Ganges & Mekong Deltas" from Dr. Kimberley Thomas (@kimberleyanh), Asst. Professor, Dept. of Geog. & Urban Studies @TempleGUS @TempleUniv

UH Geog. & Env. Associate Professor Camilo Mora is organizing a tree planting event on Sat., Nov. 17, 2-5PM. The goal is to plant 1,000 native trees & set a record for Hawaiʻi with the most trees planted in one day! For more info. & to sign up, register at https://t.co/ohgWMk7Mpf

Flashback Fridays - 2015 Geography MA grad Nicolas Cosmas' thesis entitled, "'Stay Where You Are Until Our Backs Are Turned’ —Imagining the Border from Kuala Lumpur & Bangkok" is available for view here: https://t.co/dnSX2GMCzX. His advisor was Prof. Reece Jones @reecejhawaii

Registration for Spring 2019 @UHManoa is begins next week for continuing classified students. View up-to-date Spring 2019 courses offered in Geography & Environment on the Class Availability page here: https://t.co/ExBZuPZaX7

UH Geog & Env PhD candidate Henryk Szadziewski was awarded funding from the Jour. of Pacific History to attend the Pacific History Association Conf. in London & Cambridge this Dec. He will present on the Belt & Road Initiative in the Pacific Islands region. Congrats, @henrykszad!

UH Geography & Environment Assistant Professor Yi Qiang is one of the presenters at the inaugural @CSS_UHManoa Research Symposium,"'Seeds' for Success." RSVP by tomorrow, Nov. 7th; link and details on flyer here: https://t.co/IwUzf1jI4s

UH Geography & Environment Professor Qi Chen et al. published the paper, "Systematic Comparison of Power Line Classification Methods from ALS and MLS Point Cloud Data" in @RemoteSens_MDPI (Vol. 10, Issue 8). Open access to the publication here - https://t.co/d8HgaDAEV1

UH Geog. & Env. Professor Thomas Giambelluca et al. published the paper entitled "Bringing multiple values to the table: assessing future land-use and climate change in North Kona, Hawaiʻi" in Ecology & Society (Vol. 23, No. 1, Art. 33). Open access here - https://t.co/0suZppg1Hw

Lecture TODAY, Thursday Nov. 1 @ Noon in 443 Saunders - "Drought Impacts and Management in Hawaiʻi & the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands: A Multi-Sector Synthesis," from Dr. Abby Frazier (@AbbyGailFrazier), Research Fellow @EastWestCenter. All are welcome to attend.

Congrats @UHManoa Geog. & Env. Associate Professor Camilo Mora, PhD student Katie Taladay & UH colleagues on their new article in @NatureClimate on Bitcoin emissions. Their study was picked up by several news outlets. Read @washingtonpost's coverage here: https://t.co/1xc8KIZPhR

Public lecture this Thursday, Nov. 1 @ Noon in 443 Saunders - "Drought Impacts and Management in Hawaiʻi and the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands: A Multi-Sector Synthesis," from Dr. Abby Frazier (@AbbyGailFrazier) (@UHAlumni PhD Geography, 2016), @EastWestCenter Research Fellow.

UH Geography & Environment PhD candidate Henryk Szadziewski @henrykszad was quoted in the @NYTimes article, "They Escaped China's Crackdown, but Now Wait in Limbo" (October 27, 2018) for his work on Uyghur refugees. Read it here, https://t.co/bNBwnPXaf8

New Spring 2019 Course: GEOG 389 "Geospatial Data Analytics," taught by Assistant Professor Yi Qiang, @UHManoa Dept. of Geography & Environment. Access syllabus here - https://t.co/NaKaQ3QH5G

Alumni News - Sue Never (@sippewissettsea) submitted this photo with fellow @UHAlumni of Geography, Doug Herman (@RDKHerman) and Joan Qazi at #AAG2018 in NOLA. Sue resides in Seattle where she is heavily involved in the Horticultural community at Trustee & Advisory Counsel level.

Public lecture TODAY, Thurs. Oct. 25, @ Noon in 443 Saunders - “Understanding Spinner Dolphin Marine Tourism In Hawai‘i: A Social Approach To Assessing Underwater Interactions” from Dr. Carlie Wiener, Senior Communications Manager @SchmidtOcean.

UH Geography & Environment graduate students Kirsten Moy, Katie Taladay, and Ross Winans are on a team selected as one of 20 finalists for the Con X Tech Prize. Visit their project page on @conservationx for updates: https://t.co/hsd2GukKLK

Public lecture this Thurs., Oct. 25 @ Noon in 443 Saunders - “Understanding Spinner Dolphin Marine Tourism In Hawai‘i: A Social Approach To Assessing Underwater Interactions” from Dr. Carlie Wiener, Senior Communications Manager at Schmidt Ocean Institute (@SchmidtOcean).

UH Geog. & Env. PhD candidate Micah Fisher (@radandima), @UHAlumni Moira Moeliono (PhD Geog., 2000) et al. co-authored, "Assessing the new social forestry project in Indonesia: recognition, livelihood & conservation?" in the International Foresty Review - https://t.co/4AKRcRlXmM

TODAY, Friday Oct. 20, 9:00-10:30AM in 207 Kama - UH Geography & Env. PhD student Kawēlau Wright is moderating the panel, "Interrogating Urban Geographies" at the (Re)mapping Indigenous & Settler Geographies in the Pacific Conference. For program info: https://t.co/YCuLbv45sx

Public lecture TODAY, Oct. 18 @ Noon in 443 Saunders: "Kanaka Hawaiʻi Cartography: Expanding Cartographic Perceptions of Reality," from Dr. Renee Pualani Louis (@UHAlumni, PhD Geography, 2008), researcher at the Institute of Policy and Social Research, University of Kansas.

Reminder: #aagDC (2019) paper abstracts due Oct. 25. These sessions are organized by UH Geog. & Env. graduate students --> "Bagels & bytes: Geographies of food..."; "Geographies of Work Beyond...‘Proper Job;' and "Liquidity of borders:... (non)autonomy of contemporary migrations"

UH Geog. & Env. PhD student Hunter Heaivilin (@Supersistence) is speaking at the UHM Institute for Sustainability & Resilience on 10/22 @ Noon in iLab. His talk is entitled, "Assessment of Climate Change Impact to Hawaii Crops" For lunch, RSVP by 10/18 at https://t.co/9Ti5GMDU2C

Public lecture this Thurs., Oct. 18 @ Noon in 443 Saunders: "Kanaka Hawaiʻi Cartography: Expanding Cartographic Perceptions of Reality," from Dr. Renee Pualani Louis (@UHAlumni, PhD Geography, 2008), researcher at the Institute of Policy and Social Research, University of Kansas.

UH Geog. & Env. Assistant Professor Lisa Kelley (@LisaCKelley) has a new paper in Geoforum: "The politics of uneven smallholder cacao expansion: A critical physical geography of agricultural transformation in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia" Access it here, https://t.co/nFCCwbPuu0

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