Year: 2014

New Publication: Remote sensing and conservation of isolated indigenous villages in Amazonia

Congrats to Aaron Groth on his new publication! Walker RS, Hamilton MJ, Groth AA. 2014. Remote sensing and conservation of isolated indigenous villages in Amazonia. Royal Society Open Science 1: 140246. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.140246 The vast forests on the border between Brazil

Amy McCullough and crew present BEAST LOVER at Zed Fest

November 7-9, 2014 Congrats to current UT Geography Master’s student, Amy McCullough on the recent premier of her movie, Beast Lover! Although McCullough and crew originally made the movie with the intention to showing it to just a few close friends,

Aaron Groth presents at SWAAG regional conference

October 23-25, 2014 Aaron Groth represented the UT Geography community at the SWAAG (South West Association of American Geographers) conference this October. For the conference, Aaron presented on his Master’s Thesis, “Social and Environmental Impacts of Big-Leaf Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) Logging

Aaron Groth Shares Peace Corps Experience with UT Community

  October 29, 2014 Aaron Groth, current PhD student in the Department of Geography and the Environment, was one of five Returned Peace Corps Volunteers to be invited to sit on a panel in celebration of Peace Corps Week. As a

Paul Holloway presents at GIScience conference in Vienna

The Eighth International Conference on Geographic Information Science was recently hosted by Vienna University of Technology. This conference, held every two years is used to bring together international participants from academia, industry and government to discuss the most current and

From the Field: Cody Schank in Nicaragua

Cody is a PhD student whose research is focusing on habitat and resource use of the Baird’s Tapir in Nicaragua. Here’s an insert from his field blog on Bastante. For more information on Cody and his research, visit his personal

That’s All Folks…

That’s another year done and dusted. Most of us are back into the field for research, and we’ll try and keep y’all updated with some field reports throughout the summer. Thanks to the outgoing officers, thanks to the incoming officers, and

2014 Departmental Oscars

Congrats to Grad students Christine Bonthius and Paul Holloway for being recognized in the Departments annual awards. The award recipients are chosen by the faculty, and will have their names listed on the department plaque and website, as well as receive

GAGE Does AAG 2014 Tampa

A successful AAG 2014 meeting was had at Tampa. Eighteen grad students and one undergrad presented work in Tampa. Several individuals either won awards or were elected to committees (for a full list, see below posts). Well done to all

Kalli Doubleday Elected Secretary of GSAG (Graduate Student Affinity Group, AAG)

Congrats to Kalli Doubleday who was elected secretary of GSAG (Graduate Student Affinity Group) at AAG 2014. his position will consist of being the record keeper for the group, as well as, creating and disseminating the GSAG Newsletter. To stay