Neil Debbage

Neil Debbage


Neil Debbage

Ph.D. Student

Phone: 706-542-2926
Fax: 706-542-2388
Office: Geography-Geology Building, Room120O

Research Interests

Urban Climatology, Urban Planning, GIS and Remote Sensing, Urban Geography



  • B.A. (2012), Geography - University of Georgia
  • M.S. (2014), Geography - University of Georgia

Selected Publications

Debbage, N., Miller, P., Poore, S., Morano, K., Mote, T., and Shepherd, J. M. Accepted. A Climatology of Atmospheric River Interactions with the Southeastern United States Coastline. International Journal of Climatology.

Debbage, N., Bereitschaft, B., and Shepherd, J. M. 2016. Quantifying the Spatiotemporal Trends of Urban Sprawl Among Large U.S. Metropolitan Areas Via Spatial Metrics. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, doi: 10.1007/s12061-016-9190-6.

Debbage, N., and Shepherd, J. M. 2015. The Urban Heat Island Effect and City Contiguity. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 54: 181–194.

Debbage, N., McLeod, J., Rackley, J., Zhu, L., Mote, T., and Grundstein, A. 2015. The Influence of Point Source Aerosol Emissions on Atmospheric Convective Activity in the Vicinity of Power Plants in Georgia, USA. Papers in Applied Geography, 1(2): 134-142.

Debbage, N., Gonsalves, N., Shepherd, J. M., and Knox, J. 2014. Superstorm Sandy and Voter Vulnerability in the 2012 US Presidential Election: A Case Study of New Jersey and Connecticut. Environmental Hazards, 13(3): 181 - 199.

Debbage, N. 2013. Sky-View Factor Estimation: A Case Study of Athens, Georgia. The Geographical Bulletin, 54: 49 - 57.