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Geography Colloquium: Will the Extreme Rain Fall Mainly on the Plains? Rainfall Scenarios Under Climate Change for Oklahoma and Texas

Published: Sep 19th, 2018

Will the Extreme Rain Fall Mainly on the Plains? Rainfall Scenarios Under Climate Change for Oklahoma and Texas Speaker: Dr. Esther Mullens Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Florida… Read More

Geography Colloquium: In Pursuit Of Wildlife Guardianship: Poaching, Communities, And Willingness To Intervene

Published: Sep 11th, 2018

In Pursuit Of Wildlife Guardianship: Poaching, Communities, And Willingness To Intervene Speaker: Dr. Jessica Kahler Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law, University of Florida Thursday, September 13,… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Departmental Update and Annual Progress

Published: Sep 5th, 2018

Departmental Update and Annual Progress Speaker: Dr. Jane Southworth Chair, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, September 6, 2018 2:50-3:50 PM (Period 8) Turlington Hall Room 3012 University of… Read More

Temperature model predicts regional and seasonal virus transmission by mosquitoes

Published: Aug 28th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – New model that accurately predicts patterns of mosquito-borne Ross River virus epidemics could help prepare for the impact of climate change. Scientists have built a model that… Read More

Conservation Conundrum and Amphibian Disease

Published: Aug 20th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – Amidst global amphibian population collapses, ranavirus causes up to 90% mortality in amphibians, undermining conservation efforts and wetland. restoration projects. In a recent study University of Florida… Read More

UF Researchers Refine Zika Transmission Models

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – A University of Florida Medical Geography researcher recently participated in a study that found that current estimates of Zika virus transmission vastly over predict its possible range.… Read More

Dr. Matyas gives insight on how to stay safe this 2018 hurricane season

Published: Jul 19th, 2018

Dr. Corene Matyas was recently interviewed about the 2018 Hurricane Season by the St. Augustine Record. “No one knows for sure what the season will bring, but Corene J. Matyas,… Read More

UF Researchers Make New Strides in Predicting Dengue Fever Outbreaks

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – Medical Geography researchers from the University of Florida recently participated in a study that successfully predicted dengue fever outbreaks on the Caribbean island of Barbados, using climate… Read More

Lee Southwick to join WSFA as a broadcast meteorologist

Published: Jun 27th, 2018

Recent Geography graduate Lee Southwick has accepted a job offer to work for WSFA in Montgomery, AL as a broadcast meteorologist! Lee graduated with a BS in Geography¬†¬† with a… Read More

Dr. Greg Glass goes to Summer Camp

Published: Jun 19th, 2018

Dr. Greg Glass recently shared his Medical Geography knowledge with 4-H Summer Camp, teaching the campers to fish for ticks, at the Monticello UF Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences… Read More