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Geography Professor’s Name To Adorn Hill Near His Former Home

Dr. Hubertus Bloemer

Dr. Hubertus Bloemer, late Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, made many contributions to the field of cartography. Now, his name will adorn maps of Athens County, as well. The U.S. Geological Survey’s Board on Geographic Names formally applied the name Bloemer Berg to a summit near Athens, and […]

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March 30, 2017 at 4:58 pmNews

Geography Alumni Newsletter | Message from the Chair

Geography Alumni Newsletter | Message from the Chair

By James Dyer Chair of the Geography Department Greetings from Athens, to alumni, friends, and Geography compatriots! I hope everyone enjoys catching up with the Department with this successor to our Geogram. We might have changed a bit since you last looked. We’re now a department of 15 full-time faculty, […]

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December 10, 2015 at 12:35 pmUncategorized

National Geographic Photojournalist Featured at GIS Open House, Nov. 18

Award-winning National Geographic photojournalist Dennis Dimick leads the celebration of International GIS Day and Geography Awareness Week at Ohio University during the second annual GIS Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication Lower Level Atrium. This event […]

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November 1, 2015 at 8:15 pmEvents

Dyer Study Shows Lasting Effects of Drought in Rainy Eastern U.S.

Dyer Study Shows Lasting Effects of Drought in Rainy Eastern U.S.

This spring, more than 40 percent of the western United States is in a drought that the USDA deems “severe” or “exceptional.” The same was true in 2013. In 2012, drought even spread to the humid east. It’s easy to assume that a three-year drought is an inconsequential blip on […]

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April 17, 2014 at 12:47 pmResearch

Eastern Forests Are on the Move—Here Come the Maples

Eastern Forests Are on the Move—Here Come the Maples

Earth Day Quiz: Eastern Deciduous Forest (True/False) Forest cover is at the lowest level since European settlement. Native Americans and Smokey the Bear both tried to keep forest fires from starting. Forests are changing because of drought conditions caused by climate change. Passenger pigeons may have been helpful to oak […]

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May 5, 2013 at 4:06 pmResearch