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Geography ranked among top 20 PhD programs in U.S.
Posted: Friday, October 1 2010
Contact johansen@uidaho.edu for more info. Also see stories posted by U. Colorado, U Oregon, Boston U, UC Santa Barbara, and other top ranked university geography departments, along with Chronical of Higher Ed. and NRC rankings sent out this week. HJ
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Science | Geography | Geography
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Geography Department to host Association of Pacific Coast Geographers
Posted: Tuesday, August 3 2010
Over 200 geographers from Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada will meet at the Coeur d'Alene Resort September 15-18 for the annual meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers. The conference, organized and hosted by the University of Idaho Department of Geography, will begin with field trips to the Palouse, the Silver Valley, the Coeur d'Alene-Sandpoint corridor...
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2013 College of Science Student Awards
Posted: Thursday, April 4 2013
The College of Science has named Katie Slavens as the recipient of the John P. George Award for 2013. The George Award is given to the outstanding graduating senior from the college, chosen from among students nominated from each of the college’s departments. Katie will receive a certificate and a 50 oz. engraved silver bar, to be presented at the college’s graduation reception in the ...
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Science | Physics | Geography | Statistical Science | Biological Sciences | Chemistry | Geological Sciences | Mathematics | Physics | Statistical Science | Physics | Physics
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U-Idaho prof and team: Thin, low Arctic clouds key to massive 2012 Greenland ice melt
Posted: Wednesday, April 3 2013
Clouds over the central Greenland Ice Sheet last July were “just right” for driving surface temperatures there above the melting point, according to a new study by University of Idaho geography professor Von P. Walden, doctoral student Christopher Cox and scientists at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association (NOAA), the University of Wisconsin and the University of Colorado. ...
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Collaborative Planning Expert to Speak at University of Idaho Research Park and Moscow Campus
Posted: Wednesday, February 15 2012
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho bioregional planning and community design faculty and research scientists are collaboratively sponsoring a guest lecture by Richard Margerum, associate professor and head of the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management at the University of Oregon. Magerum will present “Beyond Consensus: Adaptive Management and Organizational Networks in Wat...
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Natural Resources | Science | Geography | Research | News Release | Post Falls | Bioregional Planning
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University of Idaho Research Assesses Ecological and Social Impact of Extreme Wildfire in Northern Rockies
Posted: Tuesday, July 19 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho and Washington State University researchers recently received $ 1.2 million from NASA to support a study of ecological and social impacts of extreme wildland fires in the U.S. Northern Rockies region. The Northern Rockies region is commonly affected by large-scale wildfires that impact people’s lives and property. However, several unknowns exist of how plants a...
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Natural Resources | Alistair Smith | Peter Goodwin | Jeffrey Hicke | Eva Strand | Troy Hall | Fire Ecology & Management | Research | News Release | Idaho at Glance | Register Features | Kurt Pregitzer | Fire Ecology & Management
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Honoring Excellence: University of Idaho Honors Faculty, Establishes University Distinguished Professor Rank
Posted: Tuesday, April 19 2011
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho honored three longtime faculty members with the newly established rank of University Distinguished Professor during the institution’s annual Excellence Awards Monday, April 18, at the Moscow campus. Dan Bukvich, professor of music; Mike Scott, professor of fish and wildlife; and Jean’ne Shreeve, professor of chemistry, were selected as the inaugural recipie...
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Science | Geography | Chemistry | News Release | Office of the President | Duane Nellis
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Report: Plants Follow Water Downhill, Not Just Higher Temperatures Uphill
Posted: Thursday, January 20 2011
Written by Bill Loftus   MOSCOW – Climate change may allow plants to expand downhill as precipitation increases in addition to expanding uphill as temperatures rise, a University of Idaho geographer says. John Abatzoglou, an assistant professor of geography at Moscow, is among co-authors of a report in the current issue of Science magazine that shows plants in California’...
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Science | Geography | Geography | Research | News Release | Geography | Idaho at Glance | John Abatzoglou | Register Features | University of Idaho
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Raising Economies in Rising Temperatures
Posted: Friday, July 31 2009
July 31, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, IDAHO – Scientists at the University of Idaho are preparing for the future by exploring how communities in the far north are coping with the effects climate change is having on their local economies. Harley Johansen, professor and head of the geography department at the University of Idaho, recently secured a two year, $174,000 grant from the Nati...
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Geography | Harley Johansen | Research | News Release
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