ForestSAT 2018 International Conference co-hosted by University of Maryland Department of Geographical Sciences
PhD student Danielle Rappaport leads study that provides first comprehensive set of emissions factors for Amazon forest degradation
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Mangroves are often the first natural line of defense against the intense winds and storm surge during hurricanes. As the hurricane comes ashore, winds are slowed because of the drag across the tall dense mangrove forest canopy and storm and the wave energy is dissipated by the intricate network of stems and prop roots. Dr. David Lagomasino (Assistant Research Professor) is working with NASA (Drs. Lola Fatoyinbo, Bruce Cook, Douglas Morton) and research institutions in South Florida to measure the changes in forest structure following Hurricane Irma.
Congratulations to our July Alumni of the Month, Jonathan Rayer! Jonathan graduated in 2015 from our Master of Professional Studies GIS program. Currently, he works at ArdentMC as a HIFLD Data Manager supporting the Geospatial Management Office (GMO) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Jean-Claude Roger, Research Professor from Geographical Sciences, convened and chaired a session at the Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) 2018 Conference ( May 20-24, 2018) in Chiba, Japan. 2 oral presentations (J.C. Roger and S.
GEOG researchers collaborate with Inter-American Development Bank to study impact of energy price hikes on different income groups in Latin America and the Caribbean
Researchers from the University of Maryland Department of Geographical Sciences recently completed a comprehensive study commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank(IDB) on the distributional effects of energy pricing reform on various income groups in Latin America and the Caribbean.