Post Tagged with: "Geography news"

Messenger Quotes Fogt on June’s Heavy Rains

Dr. Ryan Fogt

Dr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, was quoted in a June 23 Athens Messenger article headlined “What’s with all the rain?” Ryan Fogt, the director of Ohio University’s Scalia Lab for Atmospheric Analysis, said Athens has received 3 inches of precipitation in the last week and […]

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July 5, 2019 at 8:32 amFaculty in the News In the News

Morning Call Features Houser in ‘Changing What We Know about Tornado Formation’

Dr. Jana Houser with University of Oklahoma’s Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol).

The Morning Call featured Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, in story headlined “Emmaus grad is changing what we know about tornado formation.” Dr. Jana Houser, who grew up in the Lehigh Valley, is literally turning what we know about tornadoes upside down. Houser, a faculty […]

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June 4, 2019 at 11:24 amFaculty in the News In the News

Podcast Interviews Houser for ‘Riders of the Storm’ Episode

Dr. Jana Houser with University of Oklahoma’s Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol).

Third Pod from the Sun interviewed Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, for a podcast and story headlined “Riders on the Storm.” Few natural phenomena are more difficult to study than tornadoes. They’re short-lived, their locations are notoriously hard to predict, and getting close enough to observe […]

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June 4, 2019 at 11:03 amIn the News

Geography Professor Emeritus Lynden Williams Passes Away

Dr. Lynden Williams

Professor Emeritus of Geography Lynden “Lyn” Williams passed away on May 28 in Buhl, Idaho, according to his obituary. Williams taught at Ohio University from the early 1970s until he retired in the mid-1990s. He continued to teach in the department as an early retiree for several years after his […]

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June 3, 2019 at 12:20 pmFaculty in the News News

Geography Celebrates Geofest 2019 Student Awards

Geography students at Geofest 2019

The Geography Department hosted the annual Geofest celebration on April 17, presenting student awards to the department’s undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate Student Awards Outstanding Graduating Seniors Lauren Bennett, Environmental Geography Susie Beveridge, Geography Kyle Bussard, Geographic Information Science Anna DeGarmo, Geography Environmental Pre-Law Katie Gardner, Geography Alexandra Koran, Globalization […]

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May 5, 2019 at 3:55 pmNews

Lein Retires After 31 Years, Advanced Geotechnical Knowledge, Remote Sensing

Dr. James Lein

Dr. James Lein, Professor of Geography, is retiring after 31 years of quality teaching, research and service contributions to the Geography Department. “Jim’s main areas of expertise are the geospatial techniques, especially remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), quantitative methods, environmental hazards, and environmental impact analysis,” says Dr. Dorothy […]

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May 4, 2019 at 10:05 amResearch

Save the Date | Geography Department’s 50th Anniversary, Nov. 15-16

The Geography Department at Ohio University celebrates its 50th anniversary on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, 2019. “We hope that many of the department’s alumni and friends—including you—will be able to join us on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, 2019, to help commemorate this milestone,” says […]

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May 2, 2019 at 6:00 amEvents