Congratulations to the SEDAAG World Geography Bowl team for finishing 3rd at the AAG Annual Meeting national competition in Los Angeles, CA with a round robin record of 7-2. Peter Akers, University of Georgia, was among the top five individual scorers.
At the 2012 SEDAAG Business Meeting, the following individuals were elected to the Honors and Nominations Committee.
2013 Honor Committee
Chris Baldurek, Appalachia State University, Chair
Sharon Cobb, U of North Florida (Chair Elect)
Eric Fournier, Samford University
Grant Harley, U of Southern Mississippi
Darren Parnell, Salisbury University
2013 Nominations Committee
Ron Yarbrough, Georgia Southern University, Chair
Jackie Gallahger, Mary Washington University
Josh Inwood, U of Tennessee (Chair Elect)
The Editorial Committee of the Southeastern Geographer has announced the 2011 James O. Wheeler Paper of the Year for Volume 51:
Brunn, S.D., Webster, G.R., and Archer, J.C. 2011, The Bible Belt in a changing South: Shrinking, relocating, and multiple buckles. Southeastern Geographer 51(4): 513-549.
Congratulations to the authors!!
The following award winners were honored at the SEDAAG 2012 Annual Meeting in Asheville, NC.
Best Masters Paper Award, 2012: Linwood E. Hall, East Carolina University, “A climatology of the structure, frequency, and propagation of midlatitude cyclones that affect North Carolina.”
John Fraser Hart Best Ph.D. Paper, 2012: Whalen W. Dillon, UNC-Charlotte, “Range-wide risks to a foundaton tree species from disturbance interactions.”
Best Graduate Poster Award, 2012: Kunwar K. Singh, UNC-Charlotte, “Detecting and mapping sub-canopy invasive plants in urbanizing forest landscapes using LiDAR-derived metrics.”
Best Undergraduate Poster Award, 2012: Taylor D. Holden, University of Richmond, “Mapping the trees of the University of Richmond: Species diversity and carbon content.”
Merle C. Prunty, Jr. Scholarship, 2012: Camille Parker Gregory, University of Georgia
Research Honors Award, 2012: Jonathan I. Leib, Old Dominion University
Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012: Kathleen C. Parker, University of Georgia
Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012: Sharon C. Cobb, University of North Florida