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Academic Year 2015-2016

National Research Fellowships and Scholarships

U.S. Student Fulbright

Glabius, Jennifer.  2015-2016 Greece.  Landscape Evolution of Terraced Terrain in Messenia, Greece

Pickett, Nathaniel.  2015-2016 Ukraine.  The Cherynobyl Incident and Political Reconfiguration, Kyiv, Ukraine

 

National Science Foundation

Charron, Austin.  2015-2016 Ukraine.

 

Tinker Foundation Award

Fahrenbruch, Matt.  Field Research Grant, Nicaragua.  Summer 2016.

Restrepo, Diana.  Field Research Grant. Uruguay. Winter 2015.

 

The Association for Women Geoscientists

Mohammad, Aoesta K. Chrysalis Scholarship, 2016

 

Publications

Chai, Rodney.  June 2016. Estimating snowmelt contribution from the Gangotri Glacier catchment into the Bhagirathi River, India. Western Snow Conference Proceedings.

Cosmopoulos, M., C. Shelmerdine, J. Gulizio, Jennifer Glaubius. 2016 (in press). “Gazetteer of Sites and Scatters” in Cosmopoulos, M. (ed.) Iklaina I: The Archaeological Survey.

 

Glaubius, Jennifer. 2016 (in press). “Landscape and Environment” in Cosmopoulos, M. (ed.) Iklaina I: The Archaeological Survey.

 

Reiz, Nicole and Shannon O'Lear.  2016. Spaces of Violence and (In)justice in Haiti: A Critical Legal Geography Perspective on Rape, UN Peacekeeping, and the United Nations Status of Forces Agreement. Territory, Politics, Governance, 4(4): 453-471.

 

Awards and Honors

Chai, Rodney.  University of Kansas, Sigma Xi Graduate Research Competition, 2015.

 

Eichhorst, Jean

Association of Women Geoscientists, Osage Chapter, Sean S. Thomson   Service Scholarship 2015

Great Plains/Mountain Regional AAG Meeting, October 2015.  1st Place (Tie) Graduate Student Paper Award. Water, Climate, and Compliance in the Republican River. 

University of Kansas

Geography and Atmospheric Science Department, Kollmorgen Award, 2015-2016

Graduate School, 2015 Summer Fellowship

 

Koch, H.Martin.  Great Plains/Mountain Regional AAG Meeting, October 2015. 3rd Place Graduate Student Paper Award.  Downstream Effects:  How Water Conservation Policy Flows from State to Municipal Governments.

 

Restrepo, Diana.

University of Kansas

Geography and Atmospheric Science Department, Kollmorgen Award, 2015-2016.

Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Pierre A. Stouse Jr. Memorial Award, Spring 2016

 

Paper Presentations

Allen, Andy.  April 2016.  The Omaha and Allotment: History and Impacts 1870-1940.  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Artman, Vincent.  April 2016.  The State and the Sacred: Palimpsest or Composite Geographies?  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Biersack, John, Nicole Reiz, and David J. Trimbach.  April 2016.  Disassembling Citizenship: Negative Performativity and Legal Revocation, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Blanchard, Paulette.  April 2016.  Our Squirrels Will Have Elephant Ears: Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Change in the South Central United States.  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Chai, Rodney. March and April 2016. Estimating snowmelt contribution from the Gangotri Glacier catchment into the Bhagirathi River, India. Unverssity of Kansas Graduate Research Competition, University of Kansas, KS, and the 84th Western Snow Conference, Seattle, WA.

 

Eichhorst, Jean.  October 2015.  Water, Climate and Compliance in the Republican River.  Great Plains/Rocky Mountain Regional AAG Meeting, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE.

 

Fahrenbruch, Matt, P. Herlihy. 2016. Likahka on the Miskitu Coast: Jellyfish as the next Miskitu boom industry.  International Geographical Congress in Beijing China. August 2016.

 

Henkin, Sam.  April 2016.  Geographies of 'non-lethal weapons': revolutionary technologies and everyday spaces of political violence. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Herlihy, P.H., Matt Fahrenbruch, Taylor Tappan, J.H. Kelly, and J.Dobson. 2016. Participatory Research Mapping in the Concejos Territoriales of the Honduran Muskitia: Aiding the next chapter in indigenous land tenure. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.


Glaubius, Jennifer. 2016. Applying an agent-based model of agricultural terraces coupled with a landscape evolution model to explore the impact of human decision-making on terrace terrain. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria (PICO presentation).

 

Giménez, D., D.R. Hirmas, and Aoesta K. Mohammed. 2015. Investigating the Potential of National Cooperative Soil Survey Information for Advancing Soil Science. International Annual Meeting, ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Minneapolis, MN. 15-18 November, 2015.

 

Koch, H. Martin. October 2105.  Downstream Effects:  How Water Conservation Policy Flows from State to Municipal Governments.  Great Plains/Rocky Mountain Regional AAG Meeting, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE.

 

Liu, Weibo.  April 2016.  Graph-based representation and analysis for storm events.  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Mohammed, Aoesta K., D.R. Hirmas, D. Giménez, and R. D. Mandel. 2015. A Digital Morphometric Method for Quantifying Ped Shape. International Annual Meeting, ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Penner, Will.  April 2016.  Sowing Sovereignty: Addressing the Gaps in food Security Initiatives.  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Restrepo, Diana. April 2016. Lessons Learned During Q Method Application in an Andean Watershed. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

-----.   January 2016. Sostenible or Sustentable? The State of Water Sources and Distribution in Cattle Ranching Operations in Colombia, Paraguay, and Uruguay.”  Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

 

Walsey, Victoria.  April 2016.  A Journey to the heart of Equity: Geographic Marginalization and the idea of Co-management for Subsistence in the Alaskan Salmon Fishery.  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

White, Travis, Terry Slocum and David McDermott. April 2016.  Communicating quantity through color: Trends and issues in the use of quantitative color schemes.  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Willis, Stephanie.  April 2016.  Jumping into Place:  Playground Jump Rope Games and Shaping of Senses of Place.  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Zhang, Xiang.  April 2016.  Changing landscape of retail chains in China in the cyber era.  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

Poster Presentations

Eichhorst, Jean.  November 2015.  Socio-hydrology in the Republican River Basin:  Climate Trends Past, Present, and Future.  Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water, Manhattan, KS.

 

Giménez, D., D.R. Hirmas, and Aoesta K. Mohammed. November 2015. Investigating the Potential of National Cooperative Soil Survey Information for Advancing Soil Science. International Annual Meeting, ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Goldade, Melissa M., Jude H. Kastens, William C. Johnson.  November 2015.  Playa Wetland Morphological Analyses in Western Kansas.  Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water, Manhattan, KS.

 

Goldade, Melissa M., William C. Johnson, Jude H. Kastens, Mark W. Bowen, Daniel R. Hirmas.  April 2016.  Morphometric and Spatial Perspectives on Playa Basins in the Kansas High Plains.  American Association of Geographer’s Conference in San Francisco, CA.

 

Glaubius, Jennifer.  2016. Automatic Delineation of Obscured Agricultural Terraces from Remote Sensing Imagery. 41st International Symposium on Archaeometry, Kalamata, Greece. (poster)

 

Koch, H. Martin.  November 2015.  Downstream Effects: How Water Conservation Policy Flows from State to Municipal Governments.  Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water, Manhattan, KS.

 

-----.  April 2016.  Downstream Effects: How Water Conservation Policy Flows from State to Municipal Governments.  University of Kansas Graduate Research Competition, Lawrence, KS.

 

Mohammed, Aoesta K., J.H. Kastens, W.C. Johnson, D.R. Hirmas. April 2016. Predicting Flood Vulnerability in a Developing Urbanized Environment: A Modeling Study for Sulaimanyah, Iraq.  American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 


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