Kudos to SGD grad student Emma Lawlor who has a blog-post on "" from her summer field research titled, "Kidney Disease Linked to Agrochemical Exposure Spikes in El Salvador."

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Post date: Thu, 09/24/2015 - 14:35

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Becky Brice who recently passed her comprehensive exams. Now for the fun part!

Post date: Fri, 09/04/2015 - 16:55

Congratulations to SGD Professor Liz Oglesby for a well-deserved award for Excellence in Upper Division Teaching! Exciting news!

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 16:16

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Jesse Minor whose paper, co-authored with Alexis Arizpe (SGD undergrad alumni and SNRE graduate student), titled "Trimming and Planing Rough-Cut Wood For Efficient Dendrochronological Sample Preparation and Storage" was recently published in Tree-Ring Research. Well done!

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Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 13:13

Kudos to Niki vonHedemann who successfully completed her PhD comprehensive exam this afternoon and is preparing for her fieldwork in Guatemala! Well done Niki!

Committee members: Liz Oglesby Diana Liverman Greg Barron-Gafford Tracey Osborne

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 08:23

Congratulations to SGD graduate students Sonja Ziaja and Chris Fullerton who recently co-authored the article, "Judging Science: The Rewards and Perils of Courts as Boundary Organizations", recently published in West Northwest Journal of Environmental Law & Policy. The article examines the role of courts in mediating between competing interests in the interpretation and implementation of science-informed public policies. Great work, Sonya and Chris!

Post date: Mon, 08/31/2015 - 20:16

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Eric Magrane whose article, "Situating Geopoetics" has been published in the new AAG journal GeoHumanities.

You can read the full text online here: http://www.... Read more

Post date: Sun, 08/30/2015 - 13:21

Congratulations to Andrew Wickhorst who recently defended his M.A. thesis entitled:
Wildland Fire, Climate Variability, and Post-Fire Recovery in a Southwestern Montane Forest Ecosystem

Congratulations, Andrew!

​ Mike Crimmins (SWES)
Don Falk (SNRE)
Steve Yool (SGD, Chair)

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Post date: Mon, 08/10/2015 - 08:33

SGD Professor Chris Scott and PhD student Zach Sugg recently published a paper in the open-access journal Energies, titled "Global Energy Development and Climate-Induced Water Scarcity-Physical Limits, Sectoral Constraints, and Policy Imperatives". You can access a copy of the article in PDF here or... Read more

Post date: Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:33

Congratulations to SGD PhD student, Lily House-Peters, who has won second place in the Central Arizona Project's Award for Research competition for her paper Developing an Updated Multi-temporal Landcover Classification to Assess Riparian Conservation and Inform Decision-Making in the Upper San Pedro Watershed: A Classification and Regression Tree (CART) Model Approach.

This is a state-wide paper competition.... Read more

Post date: Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:28


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