Seismic stations may provide a real-time, remote monitoring system to give early warnings of glacial lake outburst floods that devastate downstream communities. Global warming is drastically increasing the risk of these floods.
Department of Geography
As COVID-19 outbreaks sweep across communities, local officials are forced into a whack-a-mole approach to battling the virus. Geographers hope a new method will provide timely data to inform public policy.
A new study utilized a community-university partnership of nearly 200 PM 2.5 sensors through the Air Quality and U network. U researchers revealed persistent social inequalities in Salt Lake County schools.
The wildfires in Australia are among the most severe in history.
New study the first to map escape routes for wildland firefighters from the air
“Troubled Edens,” the latest film by KUED’s John Howe, explores the numerous challenges facing these beloved parks.
STUDENT-LED GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP ON CAMPUS One in four college students is grieving the death of a loved one. On a campus where over 30,000 students are currently enrolled, this means that there are over 7,500 students grieving. As anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one knows, the world keeps on turning […]
Branches of the Defense and Interior departments have designated the U’s Department of Geography as a Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences, which involves mapping, measuring and simulating geographic locations.
U volunteers helped track and assess Hurricane Patricia’s damage.