Upcoming Events and Announcements
AAG practice session
The practice session for students presenting at the 2019 AAG convention will be Friday, March 22, 10:00 AM–12:00 noon.
AAG annual meeting
The annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers will be held in Washington, DC, from April 3 through April 7.
Bill Solecki of the Department of Geography and Institute for Sustainable Cities, CUNY Hunter College will present the HVRI Lecture on Friday, April 12.
Final colloquium of the semester
Hongxing Liu (University of Alabama) will present the last of this year's colloquium talks on
Friday, April 19.
CISA to assist in CPAS Workshop
The 17th Annual Climate Prediction Applications Workshop (CPASW) will convene in Charleston, South Carolina, June 11–13, 2019, for discussion centered on the theme of “Climate Information for Coastal Risk Reduction.” CPASW brings together a diverse community to share developments in research and application of weather and climate information for societal decision-making.
The Carolinas RISA (CISA) is providing support to help organize this year’s event. As part of the workshop Planning Committee Kirstin Dow, Amanda Farris, and Chip Konrad are helping to refine the workshop theme, review abstract submissions, and identify keynote speakers who can share their own experiences in addressing these key climate issues.
USC Geography and Geographers in the News
- Xiao Huang garners four awards
- Sokol selected for civic scholars program
- [Cutter] Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role
- Mitchell's work to further geography education recognized
- Susan Cutter to receive AAG award: Pioneering work in hazards and vulnerability to be recognized
- [Kupfer] How the government shutdown is affecting Congaree National Park
- [Dow] Warming climate likely harmful to human health
- [Dow] National Climate Assessment predicts harsh future for Southeast; what does that mean for East TN?
- [Cutter] The new normal: Poverty driven by extreme weather
Photo: Sedimentation fieldwork at the McCrady Base in Columbia; Michael Hodgson.