Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 1:30pm

Pete Akers' research examined the connections between the local climate changes and the demographic history of the Maya.

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 1:22pm

The year long process by the Department of Geography to create a certificate in Urban and Metropolitan Studies will hopefully be finalized in enough time to begin in the Fall 2016 semester, said Steven Holloway, a geography professor.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 1:22pm

At the SEDAAG banquet, Pete Akers received the best paper award for a doctoral student for his presentation: Severe Dry Events and Precipitation Seasonality Changes in the American Midwest During the Holocene: Evidence From Multiple Proxies in a Southern Indiana Stalagmite Calibrated with Modern…

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 1:24pm

University of Georgia professor Marshall Shepherd is the narrator of a new video series released this week by NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 1:23pm

More tornadoes will be commonplace by 2080 as a result of a changing climate, according to a new study from UGA geography researchers.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 1:23pm

Researchers from the department of geography recently published an unequivocal new study.  

Monday, January 30, 2012 - 1:25pm

The skies were clear and calm above Athens on Monday, but that didn’t stop about two dozen University of Georgia students from learning a bit about tracking hurricanes and tornadoes.

Monday, January 30, 2012 - 1:24pm

If Matt Hauer has not already grabbed an audience’s attention during one of his presentations on demographic change in Georgia, he usually gets it with a single line: "Georgia is the new California."

Monday, January 9, 2012 - 1:26pm

"By impact, drought the worst seen," reads a headline in today's Athens Banner-Herald. In a recently published trade article, one of the paper's authors, UGA geography professor John Knox, said "the smoking gun is pointing at population increases.

Friday, January 6, 2012 - 1:26pm

Shepherd, who directs the university's Atmospheric Sciences Program, will begin a one-year term as president-elect on Jan. 22 at the annual meeting of the society in New Orleans.