This week an international team of researchers, including Dr. Juliet Brophy from the Department of Geography and Anthropology, announced a second chamber of fossils attributed to Homo naledi. These fossils from the Lesedi Chamber combined […]
Scott Hemmerling, who is the Director of People, Resources & Technology for The Water Institute of the Gulf, has completed a stunning atlas focused on the resources, economics, and demographics of the Louisiana coast. Published […]
A paper recently published in PLOS ONE documents previously unknown hurricanes in the 1800s and a possible storm track. This work was based on alumnus Jordan Pino’s work in Dr. Kristine DeLong’s graduate Paleoclimatology class […]
“Obliquity pacing of the western Pacific Intertropical Convergence Zone over the past 282,000 years” published in Nature Communications
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Professor Michael Leitner, together with Marco Helbich, a GIScientist at Utrecht University, the Netherlands, and Nestor Kapusta, a psychiatrist from the Medical University of Vienna, Austria examined the interplay between natural lithium in drinking water, […]
The American South has long been considered a region with ample water, indeed often too much water. Noted for its extensive wetlands, such as the Atchafalaya, its dense network of streams and extensive coasts that are subject to flooding, and also diseases linked to mosquitos the rely on watery environments, the region seldom dealt with water shortages. In recent years however, demands for water has exceeded available supplies.
Dr. Kristine DeLong recently published a coral-based reconstruction for the Gulf of Mexico from 1734 to 2008 in the journal Paleoceanography.
Colten co-edits new historical geography book along with Geoffrey Buckley. It is a collection of essays on the historical geography of North America.
Rebekah Jones, a 2014 Master of Science graduate of G&A, published in the Journal of Coastal Research this month with an article stemming from her thesis research.