We will be hosting our Third Annual Evening of Excellence in Geography, on Tuesday November 19th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Keene Faculty Center. As usual we will have finger foods and desserts available, along with soft drinks and a cash bar for beer and wine.

This is a fun night of celebration of the accomplishments of our students and is open to all faculty, students, staff, as well as family and friends. We hope you plan to join us and share in the announcement of the winners of this year’s Geography Awards.

In order to have an idea of numbers please send a quick email to Crystal (cwilmoth@ufl.edu) or drop by and sign up on the sign-up sheet in her office, with your name, and number attending.

Image courtesy Ms. Roberta Mendonça De Carvalho

Amazons Within The Amazon – A Multiscale Assessment of Urbanization

Speaker: Dr. Roberta Mendonça De Carvalho

PhD Alumna, Department of Geography, University of Florida

Thursday, November 14, 2019

2:50-3:50 PM (Period 8)

Turlington Hall Room 3018

University of Florida

All are welcome to attend.

Urbanization in the Brazilian Amazon has reached 80%. This is a recent and rather intensive process. At the same we see population increase, we see the fortification of the hydropower system. But how and where this urbanization is reshaping the profile of the rainforest? And what is the role of hydropower in stimulating urbanization?