Lecture Archives

The Department of Geography Lecture Series features a variety of local, national and international speakers from across the full spectrum of the discipline. Lectures are Thursdays from noon-1pm in Saunders 443B, unless noted otherwise. All are welcome to attend.


For more information about the series please contact Qi Chen.


Fall 2013

September 19

Emotional-apps.com: a Start-up Blending Emotional Intelligence, Mobile Devices, and GIS Technology Lecture Flyer


Francisco Ramos

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Languages and Systems, University Jaume I



September 26

Estimation of surface heat fluxes and vegetation dynamics via assimilation of remotely sensed data Lecture Flyer


Sayed Bateni

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Enivornmental Engineering



October 10

The Toilet Tripod: Understanding Successful Toilet Adoption in Rural India Lecture Flyer


Elizabeth Louis

Postdoc, Texas A&M University



October 25

Plant community ecology goes underground: putting mycorrhizae on the map Lecture Flyer


Nicole Hynson

Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, UH Manoa



Spring 2013

Feb 7

Starting small but starting loud: Catalyzing community based management of small-scale fisheries in the Western Indian Ocean


Kirsten Oleson

Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, UH Manoa



Feb 22 (POSTPONED)

Book launch - The Case of the Green Turtle: An Uncensored History of a Conservation Icon


Alison Rieser

Professor, Department of Geography, UH Manoa



Feb 28

Forest and water in East Asia -In Japan and surrounded countries


Kyoichi Otsuki

Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University



March 7

Orthoimagery for Hawaii and the US Pacific Basin


Anthony Kimmet

Acting National Imagery Leader, USDA-NRCS-National Geospatial Management Center



March 12

From Cultural to Perceptual to Humanist Geography


Yi-Fu Tuan

Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin–Madison



March 13

Enchanting the Desert: Henry Peabody's 1902 Narrated Slideshows of the Grand Canyon


Nicholas Bauch

Lecturer, Stanford University



March 14

Spatial Autocorrelation is Everywhere


Daniel Griffith

Ashbel Smith Professor of GIS, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas



April 4

Patterns of wastewater infrastructure across a metropolitan coastal region


Danielle Spirandelli

Assistant Professor, Department of Urban & Regional Planning & SeaGrant Affiliate, UH Manoa



April 18

Island Vulnerabilities


John Campbell

Associate Professor, Geography Programme at the University of Waikato, New Zealand



April 25 (Cancelled)

Plant community ecology goes underground: putting mycorrhizae on the map


Nicole Hynson

Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, UH Manoa