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the-pg-cover-2017The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 70, Issue 3 (August 2018) of The Professional Geographer is now available.

The focus of The Professional Geographer is on short articles in academic or applied geography, emphasizing empirical studies and methodologies. These features may range in content and approach from rigorously analytic to broadly philosophical or prescriptive. The journal provides a forum for new ideas and alternative viewpoints.

Each issue, the Editor chooses one article to make freely available. In this issue you can read Measuring Geographic Pull Power: A Case Study of U.S. College Athletic Teams, by Clio Andris for free for the next 3 months.

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Table of Contents for Volume 70, Issue 2

The Lingering Effects of Neighborhood Appraisal: Evaluating Redlining’s Legacy in Pittsburgh by Devin Q. Rutan and Michael R. Glass

Examining the Variability of Crossing Times for Canadian Trucks at the Three Major Canada–U.S. Border Crossings by Hanna Maoh, Kevin Gingerich, Rahaf Husein, and William Anderson

Does Better Spatial Access Lead to Better Use of Prenatal Care? A Population Study in Georgia by Ping Yin

Transformative Research in Geography Education: The Role of a Research Coordination Network by Michael N. Solem and Richard G. Boehm

Exports and Growth: Learning from the Case of Southern U.S. Metropolitan Areas by Ronald V. Kalafsky and William Graves

Global Landscapes: Teaching Globalization through Responsive Mobile Map Design by Robert Roth, Stephen Young, Chelsea Nestel, Carl Sack, Brian Davidson, Julia Janicki, Vanessa Knoppke-Wetzel, Fei Ma, Rashauna Mead, Caroline Rose, and Guiming Zhang

The Beach Crowding Index: A Tool for Assessing Social Carrying Capacity of Vulnerable Beaches by David Serrano Giné, Joan Jurado Rota, María Yolanda Pérez Albert, and Carla Bonfill Cerveró

Developing a GIS-Based Online Survey Instrument to Elicit Perceived Neighborhood Geographies to Address the Uncertain Geographic Context Problem by Jessie L. C. Shmool, Isaac L. Johnson, Zan M. Dodson, Robert Keene, Robert Gradeck, Scott R. Beach, and Jane E. Clougherty

ARTICLES (continued)

Use of Geospatial Data and Technology for Wilderness Search and Rescue by Nonprofit Organizations by Loren Pfau and Justine I. Blanford

Resilient Landscapes: The Reconstruction of Southeastern Connecticut Following the 1938 Hurricane by Elyse Zavar and Ronald R. Hagelman, III

Declining Union Contract Coverage and Increasing Income Inequality in U.S. Metropolitan Areas by Qinglin Hu and Dean M. Hanink

Meteorological and Streamflow Droughts: Characteristics, Trends, and Propagation in the Milwaukee River Basin by Woonsup Choi, Hi-Ryong Byun, Claudio Cassardo, and Jinmu Choi

Measuring Geographic Pull Power: A Case Study of U.S. College Athletic Teams by Clio Andris

Modeling Geographic Variation in Household Disaster Preparedness across U.S. States and Metropolitan Areas by Peter D. Howe

Simion Mehedinţi’s Contribution to Modern Romanian Geography by Ioan Ianoş, Radu Săgeată, and Anthony Sorensen

Factors Affecting Domestic Water Consumption on the Spanish Mediterranean Coastline by Rubén Alejandro Villar-Navascués and Alfredo Pérez-Morales