Dr. Wei Song co-authored a recent publication in the geography flagship journal, Annals of the American Association of Geographers. The article presents a study on the spatial patterns and evolution of urbanization in China using geospatial technologies and nighttime light satellite information and the spatial structure of economic activities using a network-based approach.
Dr. Maegen Rochner has a new publication out with colleagues in the Journal of Vegetation Science that examines drivers of forest change in Yellowstone National Park. Their study "highlights the interplay between succession, forest disturbances and climate-related growth responses in driving forest compositional change in subalpine and treeline environments."
Ms. Laura Krauser (ULCGIS Research Coordinator) along with co-authors with Drs. Forrest Stevens and Andrea Gaughan and Vietnamese colleagues, also published this year an article in the prestigious geography journal, Annals of the American Association of Geographers that uses remote sensing and household interviews to characterize a changing agricultural landscape associated with dragon fruit cultivation in southern Vietnam.
Dr. Margath Walker recently published the book Spatializing Marcuse: Critical Theory for Contemporary Times. The book is a fresh appraisal of philosopher Herbert Marcuse’s work foregrounding the geographical aspects of one of the leading social and political theorists of the 20th century. Margath A. Walker considers how Marcusean philosophies might challenge the way we think about space and politics by drawing on examples from contemporary geopolitics, digital infrastructure, and issues like resistance and immigration.