Colloquium Series

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Throughout the semester, the Department of Geography hosts leading researchers to present stimulating talks on a variety of geographic topics.

 

Spring 2024 Speakers:

Date

Speaker

Topic

Institution

04-12-24

Itohan-Osa Abu

Burnt Scars Uncovered: A Comprehensive Satellite Analysis of Maui's August Inferno

Julius Maximillian University, Wuerzburg

03-22-24

V. Kelly Turner

TBD

University of California, Los Angeles

03-08-24

Geoffrey Henebry

Landscape Transformations from Climate and Globalization: Characterizing the Land Surface Phenologies of Highland Pastures in Kyrgyzstan

Michigan State University

02-23-24

Amy Potter

What is your relevance to this neighborhood? Why are you here?": Navigating Gentrification at the Black History Museum

Georgia Southern University

01-26-24

Kendra McSweeney

Prohibition Geographies: the War on Drug sand Socioecological Change in Central America

The Ohio State University

 

Past Speakers:

Date

Speaker

Topic

Institution

12-08-2023

Jeffrey Cardille

Sipping from the Data Firehose: Insights from Bayesian inference, power computing, and generalization

McGill University

11-03-2023

Nicholas Wise

Seeking relationships between Place Making and Place Management

Arizona State University

10-27-2023

Joshua Inwood

The Modern Infrastructure Landscape and the Legacy of Slavery

Pennsylvania State University

10-13-2023

Qiongyu Huang

Leveraging Remote Sensing and Geospatial Methods in Spatial Ecology—Birds Bears and Beyond

Smithsonian National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute

09-29-2023

Larissa Sperk

Expanding Aviation Applications for the Geostationary Lightning Mapper and Shining a Light on the NOAA Corps.

Kent State University

09-08-2023

Gina Butrico

Life in Antarctica

 

4-28-2023

Kristyn Vitale

A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Cat-Human Relationships in the United States and Japan

Unity College

4-14-2023

Valerie Trouet

Tree Story: What We Can Learn About Climate History from the Rings in Trees

University of Arizona/ Belgian Climate Center

3-10-2023

Mathew Coleman

Legal Extraterritoriality and U.S. Coast Guard Drug Interdiction in the Western Hemisphere

The Ohio State University

3-03-2023

Thomas J. Ballinger

When climate projections transpire early: Recent sea ice and atmospheric observations from the Pacific Arctic

University of Alaska Fairbanks

2-10-2023

Brice K. Grunert

Optical insights into dissolved organic carbon cycling along the terrestrial-aquatic continuum

Cleveland State University

1-27-2023

Chibuike Ibebuchi

The 2022 Nigerian floods as seen from remote sensing and climatological data analysis

Kent State University

11-04-2022

Elaine (Lan Yin) Hsiao

From Conservation and Conflict to Environmental Peacebuilding for a More-Than-Human World

Kent State University

10-21-2022

Zachary Suriano

Snowmelt and stream discharge variability in the Susquehanna River basin: Connections to global forcings through synoptic frequencies

West Kentucky University

10-07-2022

Scott Rudlosky

The Role of NOAA/NESDIS through the Lens of the Geostationary Lightning Mapper 

NOAA/NESDIS/STAR

9-30-2022

Jonathan Overpeck

Climate Change, Drought and Global Aridification: Understanding Confidence

University of Michigan

4-29-2022

César Terrer

Carbon Accumulation in Land Under Rising CO2

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3-25-2022

Adriana E. Martinez

Flooding Along the Fence: Hydrological Impacts Along the Rio Grande at Eagle Pass, Texas

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

3-11-2022

Jennifer Fitchett

Emerging (southern) African Biometeorology: Developing and Adapting Methods

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

2-04-2022

Jennie Vasarhelyi

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

1-28-2022

Michael Allen

Climate Resilience in 2022:  The Norfolk, Virginia Perspective

Towson University

12-03-21

Matthew Dannenberg

Climate change, extreme events, and the functioning of water-limited ecosystems

University of Iowa

11-19-21

He Yin

Cropland change in the eastern Mediterranean region during the Syrian Civil War

Kent State University

11-05-21

Darla Munroe

Unsustainable land systems

The Ohio State University