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Dr. Ryan Fogt, portraitDr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, was quoted in a June 23 Athens Messenger article headlined “What’s with all the rain?” Ryan Fogt, the director of Ohio Universitys Scalia Lab for Atmospheric Analysis, said Athens has received 3 inches of precipitation in the last week and […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 05

Dr. Jana Houser with University of Oklahomas Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol) truck.The Morning Call featured Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, in story headlined “Emmaus grad is changing what we know about tornado formation.” Dr. Jana Houser, who grew up in the Lehigh Valley, is literally turning what we know about tornadoes upside down. Houser, a faculty […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 04

Dr. Jana Houser with University of Oklahomas Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol) truck.Third Pod from the Sun interviewedDr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, for a podcast and story headlined “Riders on the Storm.” Few natural phenomena are more difficult to study than tornadoes. Theyre short-lived, their locations are notoriously hard to predict, and getting close enough to observe […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 04

Professor Emeritus of Geography Lynden “Lyn” Williams passed away on May 28 in Buhl, Idaho, according to his obituary. Williams taught at Ohio University from the early 1970s until he retired in the mid-1990s. He continued to teach in the department as an early retiree for several years after his […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 03

Geography students at Geofest 2019The Geography Department hosted the annual Geofest celebration on April 17, presenting student awards to the departments undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate Student Awards Outstanding Graduating Seniors Lauren Bennett, Environmental Geography Susie Beveridge, Geography Kyle Bussard, Geographic Information Science Anna DeGarmo, Geography Environmental Pre-Law Katie Gardner, Geography Alexandra Koran, Globalization […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 05

Dr. James Lein, with mountains, lake in backgroundDr. James Lein, Professor of Geography, is retiring after 31 years of quality teaching, research and service contributions to the Geography Department. “Jim’s main areas of expertise are the geospatial techniques, especially remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), quantitative methods, environmental hazards, and environmental impact analysis,” says Dr. Dorothy […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 04

The Geography Department at Ohio University celebrates its 50th anniversary on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, 2019. “We hope that many of the department’s alumni and friendsincluding youwill be able to join us on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, 2019, to help commemorate this milestone,” says […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

The Thoughts in my Head by Megan LewisBy George Shea Ohio University alum Meredith Stone ’17M analyzed the breathtaking murals in Baltimore, seeing not just images that transcend political and social boundaries but also a catalyst for change. Stone’s paper exploring race and place “Street Art in Baltimore: A Catalyst for Change“was accepted in the journal Focus […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 28

Kirstie Zontini, portraitOhio University alum Kirstie Zontini ’11 usually gets to work around 1 or 2 a.m. She has weather forecasts, stories and graphics done long before most people’s alarms go off. And as coffee pots start to brew, folks can rely on her forecasts to help plan their days. She has […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 28

Simone Lewis. left, at a Meteorological Symposium.Ohio University meteorology alum Simone Lewis ’03 is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, and her weather forecasts help pilots at multiple airports across the country make flying decisions. Lewis earned a degree in Geography-Meteorology, along with minors in Physics and Mathematics, from the College of Arts & Sciences. […]

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