Post Tagged with: "James Lein"

Lein, Alum Publish on Fingerprinting Anthropogenic Waste Heat Using Satellite Data

Dr. James Lein

Dr. James Lein, Professor of Geography, published an article with Ohio University alum Xin Hong on “Fingerprinting Anthropogenic ‘Waste’ Heat Across an Urban Landscape Using Earth Observational Satellite Data” in Advances in Environment and Pollution Research. Xin earned an M.A. in Geography from the College of Arts & Sciences in […]

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October 17, 2017 at 12:25 pmResearch

Lein’s New Book Addresses ‘Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability’

Dr. James Lein

Dr. James Lein, Professor of Geography at Ohio University, has a new book, Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability: Theory and Method, due out in December. The new book: Brings together material not previous integrated into a single work Offers a detailed and complete treatment of the subjects Emphasizes useful information and […]

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June 20, 2016 at 7:11 pmResearch

Geography Gets a Drone for GIS Program

Tim Grubb flies the new Geography drone.

The Geography Department is now the proud owner of a drone—a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter with 2.7K Go-Pro Camera and 3-Axis Gimbal. The camera will be a great resource for classroom applications, as well as faculty and student research projects. Dr. Jim Lein is starting things off with a […]

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December 10, 2015 at 2:48 pmNews

Undergrad Tracks Rebuilding after Joplin Tornado

Ashley Maupin. Photo by Andrea Gibson/Ohio University.

By Jacob Zuckerman On Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado touched down in Joplin, MS. Fueled by the wrath of winds in excess of 200 mph and spanning ¾ of a mile wide, the tornado blew across a 6-mile trajectory before dissipating, rendering it one of the deadliest and […]

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April 27, 2015 at 7:49 pmResearch

Knowing the Future: A Focus of Human Attention for Several Thousand Years

Knowing the Future: A Focus of Human Attention for Several Thousand Years

By Dr. Daniel Phillips College of Arts & Sciences faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. The Knowing the Future theme seeks to acquaint students with different ways in which we think about the future. […]

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October 28, 2013 at 10:24 amNews

Lein: How Data Can Drive Decision Making on Sustainability, Hydrofracturing

Lein: How Data Can Drive Decision Making on Sustainability, Hydrofracturing

Dr. James Lein, Professor of Geography, presents at two upcoming conferences, discussing how remote sensing data can be used to drive sustainability decision making and how earthquake modeling inform hydrofracturing analysis. Lein discusses “Implementing a Remote Sensing Monitoring System to Support Sustainable Development: The OhioMAP Concept”  at the 2013 Ohio […]

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September 13, 2013 at 11:25 amResearch

Geography Student’s Wind Turbine Mapping Even Accounts for Migratory Birds

Geography Student’s Wind Turbine Mapping Even Accounts for Migratory Birds

By Jennifer Doyle As someone who spent her childhood sailing the coast of Lake County, Geography graduate student Jessica Kelley is very familiar with Lake Erie’s knack for serving up a good gust of wind. But upon viewing Lincoln Electric’s installation of a massive wind turbine near the shoreline of […]

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July 22, 2013 at 1:32 pmResearch