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Location: various locations
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January 9, 2017 (All day) to April 28, 2017 (All day)
Registration is now open for the following graduate-level seminars in geographySpring 2017 GEOG 510 Graduate Seminar in Climatology: Human Impacts on Climate • Instructor: Andrew Carleton• Download flyer• Class number: 27271 • Meeting time:...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: December 2, 2016 - 3:30pm
An example of Dynamic Network Analysis. Image from http://www.carleytech.com/ SponsorsThis week's Coffee Hour lecture is co-sponsored by the Penn State Institute for CyberScience. About the talk Our ability to understand and predict socio-cultural...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: November 11, 2016 - 3:30pm
Radar and Optical Data Classification Map, Wad Medani, SudanSponsorsThis week's Coffee Hour lecture is co-sponsored by the Penn State Institute for CyberScience.About the talk Remote sensing is a greatly expanding source of spatial information from the...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: November 4, 2016 - 3:30pm
SVG Industries manufacturing facility in Haridar.About the talk This is a story about lives of young women who had come to work as factory workers in a small industrial town in southern Indian state of Tamilnadu. Traveling up and down to the factory...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: October 28, 2016 - 3:30pm
SponsorsThis week's Coffee Hour lecture is co-sponsored by the Rock Ethics Institute.About the talk The Communist Party of Kampuchea (CPK; also known as the ‘Khmer Rouge’) constitutes one of the most violent and inhumane apparatus of state terror in...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: October 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
This three-dimensional image of the volcano Kilauea was generated based on interferometric fringes derived from two X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar data takes on April 13, 1994 and October 4, 1994. The altitude lines are based on quantitative...
Location: Walker Building, University Park Campus
Time: October 15, 2016 - 10:30am
Alumni review résumés for students during a previous APG meeting and career networking event.  Please join us on Saturday, October 15, 2016 (Parents and Families Weekend) for a Geography alumni Affiliate Program Group (APG) meeting, followed by...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: October 14, 2016 - 3:30pm
... Regional LIDAR and Landscapes   About the talk About 50 years ago, Penn State anthropologist Bill Sanders offered a two-part synthetic view of the Ancient Maya landscape, attempting to answer fundamental questions about population, society...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: October 7, 2016 - 3:30pm
Travel notes from Cuba, Haiti, South Africa, and Sri LankaAbout the talk Abject poverty amidst great wealth has persisted throughout history in rich and poor countries, in good and bad times—a paradox that attracted the attention of people such as Karl...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: September 30, 2016 - 3:30pm
About the talk High-resolution gridded climate products are essential for both the evaluation and downscaling of climate models, and as inputs to assessments of climate impacts on local hydrology, ecosystem processes, and biotic communities. However,...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: September 23, 2016 - 3:30pm
  Ethan Davis Is there enough existing agricultural land to feed and fuel the world? Food insecurity, deforestation, climate change, and energy insecurity all interact and have led to questions about the sufficiency of agricultural land. There is...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: September 16, 2016 - 3:30pm
Photo from South African History Online, www.sahistory.org.za About the talk The HIV/AIDS epidemic has had significant impacts for social and ecological systems throughout the Global South. The epidemic has taken on a new course in recent years with...
Location: Refreshments offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The talk begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: September 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
 Image by Idahlia Stanley. Permission granted for use by Dr. Eugene Stanley, her husband.  About the talk Sexually transmitted infections (STI) spread through networks of susceptible people, where the people form nodes in the network, and...
Location: Hintz Family Alumni Center
Time: August 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
Our Welcome Back wine-and-snacks reception at Hintz Family Alumni Center is Wednesday afternoon of the first week of classes (Aug 24). We'll all get in one lovely room, generate a buzz of conversation, greet the new grads, and find out about...
Location: State College, Pennsylvania
Time: May 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
About Led by the Pennsylvania State University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Temple University, the symposium will provide a platform for researchers to exchange ideas, present their results, and get inspired by a transdisciplinary discourse. The...