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Department of Geography
In February, the Uttarakhand region of India experienced a humanitarian tragedy when a wall of rock and ice collapsed and formed a debris flow.
A study proposes a new framework for simulating dire scenarios, defined as when there is less time to evacuate an area from a wildfire than is required.
More frequent peak air pollution exposure was associated with reduced math and English language arts test scores for third graders in all primary public schools in Salt Lake County.
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.
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.