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AAG Members Publish New Book on Florida Weather and Climate

AAG members Jennifer M. Collins, associate professor in the School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida; Robert V. Rohli, professor of geography at Louisiana State University; and colleague Charles H. Paxton, an American Meteorological Society certified consulting meteorologist, just published, Florida Weather and Climate: More Than Just Sunshine. The book explores the conditions, forces, and…
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AAG Annual Meeting: Tampa 2014

Join the Association of American Geographers at the AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa, April 8 to April 12, 2014, for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The AAG Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary forum open to anyone with an interest in geography and related disciplines. All scholars, researchers, and students…
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AAG to feature “Geographies of Climate Change” at Annual Meeting

Climate change is the major environmental challenge facing humankind today. "Geographies of Climate Change," a featured theme for the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla., highlights the complex spatial dimensions of climate change, including the observed and anticipated geographical differentiation in potential impacts and vulnerability. The Presidential Plenary that opens the Annual Meeting will…
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AAG to feature theme on scale and sustainability

“Scale and Sustainability” is among the emerging themes being developed for the AAG Annual Meeting in April. This track of sessions will consider how scale matters for sustainability and at what scale sustainability should be examined. In these sessions, the queries are extended to all of sustainable development—the linking of environment and development to enhance…
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Annual Meeting

A Lesser Known Florida

Looking out the window flying into Tampa, Florida, a visitor will see small towns along the coast, perhaps a glimpse of sprawling Orlando, and plenty of green spaces in between. Tampa Bay appears and you have arrived in the Sunshine State. As you deplane you are welcomed by warm, tropical air. Florida has long occupied…
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