Month: April 2014

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

Niti Mishra elected the director the Remote Sensing Specialty Group

Congrats to Niti Mishra for being elected to the director of the AAG Remote Sensing Specialty Group. He will be serving a 2 year term (2014-2016). Responsibilities of the director includes help and supervise the student directors in conducting the

Ph.D. Candidate Paul Holloway Wins Student Paper Award at 2014 AAG Conference

Well done to Paul Holloway, who tied for 1st place in the Spatial Analysis and Modeling (SAM) Specialty Group John Odland Student Paper Competition at the 2014 AAG conference in Tampa. Mr. Holloway’s paper was titled “Sensitivity analysis of step-selection

Gregory Schwartz Invited to Phi Kappa Phi National Academic Honor Society

Well done to Gregory Schwartz for being invited and admitted to Phi Kappa Phi national academic honor society.  Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for

Katia Avilés-Vázquez Elected Secretary-Treasurer of the AAG Geography of Food and Agriculture Specialty Group

Katia Avilés-Vázquez has been elected Secretary-Treasurer of the AAG Geography of Food and Agriculture Specialty Group at the Tampa AAG meetings. Katia Avilés-Vázquez is a Ph.D. candidate supervised by Dr. Gregory Knapp.  Her dissertation research focuses on survival strategies of smallholder farmers

Publication: Edward Park

Edward Park recently published his Masters Thesis in Remote Sensing of Environment. The article entitled: Modeling suspended sediment distribution patterns of the Amazon River using MODIS data is now out! Check it out, and well done Ed.

Graduate Students Present Veselka Grant Research Talks

The Robert E. Veselka Endowed Fellowship for Graduate Research Travel – and in Memory of Stephen T. Moore provides funding for Master’s thesis or doctoral fieldwork. The awardees from 2013 recently gave a presentation to the department to explain their