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

One of the first residents of the new ENR2 Building - SGD's new residence - was a mother hummingbird who set up a few at the end of a data cable. On July 24, she hatched two chicks. You can check out the hummingbird family at the live webcam on the Planning, Design, and Construction website: It's great to be sharing our new space with the local fauna.

Post date: Mon, 08/03/2015 - 12:46

The School of Geography & Development has officially moved to the new ENR2 building. We said farewell to the Harvill Building yesterday and have taken up residence on the south side of the 4th floor of the ENR2 Building.

Our new address is:
ENR2 Building
1064 E Lowell Street
PO Box 210137
Tucson, AZ 85721-0137

Learn more about the neat features of the ENR2 Bulding here.


Post date: Wed, 07/22/2015 - 12:26

Contact: Georgia Davis

The BS-GIST has been officially added to the UAOnline website.

Tucson, AZ – (July 14, 2015) As the UA Online campus opens its virtual doors in August 2015, the brand new BS-GIST is one of 24 new... Read more

Post date: Tue, 07/14/2015 - 16:38


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