Recent Department Publications

Recent Department Publications

Bolded text denotes a faculty member or graduate student in the Department of Geography & Planning.

2019

Andersen, L.M., A.N. Bonevac, L.K. Thompson, K.E. Dempsey, E.D. Shay, M.M. Sugg. 2019. Understanding key-informant experiences and perceptions of the 2016 drought and wildfires in western North Carolina. Weather, Climate, and Society, 11(1):229-241. DOI: 10.1175/WCAS-D-18-0061.1.

Andersen, L.M., and M.M. Sugg. 2019. Geographic multi-criteria evaluation and validation: A case study of wildfire vulnerability in western North Carolina, USA following the 2016 wildfires. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2019.101123.

Guy, H., A. Seimon, L.B. Perry, B.L. Konecky, M. Rado, M. Andrade, M. Potocki, P.A. Mayewski. 2019. Subseasonal variations of stable isotopes in tropical Andean precipitation. Journal of Hydrometeorology. DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-18-0163.1.

Martin, D.J., C.P. Ely, B.C. Wemple. 2019. Bank erosion in an Andean páramo river system: Implications for hydro-development and carbon dynamics in the neotropical Andes. Journal of Mountain Science, 16(2):243-255. DOI: 10.1007/s11629-018-5110-3.

Osborne, Z.M., S.L. van de Gevel, M.A. Eck, M.M. Sugg. 2019. An assessment of geospatial technology integration in K-12 education. Journal of Geography. DOI: 10.1080/00221341.2019.1640271.

Runkle, J.R., M.M. Sugg, D. Boase, S. Galvin, C. Coulson. 2019. Use of wearable sensors for pregnancy health and environmental monitoring: Descriptive findings from the perspective of patients and providers. Digital Health, 2055207619828220. DOI: 10.1177/2055207619828220.

Soulé, P.T.J.T. Maxwell, P.A. Knapp. 2019. Climate-growth responses from Pinus Ponderosa trees using multiple measures of annual radial growth. Tree-Ring Research, 75(1):25-33. DOI: 10.3959/1536-1098-75.1.25.

Soulé, P.T., P.A. Knapp. 2019. A 400-year reconstruction of wintertime Arctic sea-ice extent using a high-elevation, mid-latitude tree-ring record. International Journal of Biometeorology. DOI: 10.1007/s00484-019-01739-5 IJBM-D-18-00345R1.

Sugg, M.M., P.G. Dixon, J.D. Runkle. 2019. Crisis support-seeking behavior and temperature in the United States: Is there an association in young adults and adolescents? Science of the Total Environment, 669:400-411. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.434.

Sugg, M.M., S. Stevens, J.D. Runkle. 2019. Estimating personal ambient temperature in moderately cold environments for occupationally exposed populations. Environmental Research, 173:497-507. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.03.066.

Thompson, L.K., K. Michael, J.R. Runkle, M.M. Sugg. 2019. Crisis Text Line use following the release of Netflix series 13 Reasons Why season 1: Time series analysis of help-seeking behavior in youth. Preventative Medicine Reports, 100825. DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100825.

Wilson, M.J., M.M. Sugg, S.J. Lane. 2019. Identifying multivariate vulnerability of nursing home facilities throughout the southeastern United States. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2019.101106.

Xu, M., Liu, H., Beck, R., Lekki, J., Yang, B., Shu, S., Kang, E.L., Anderson, R., Johansen, R., Emery, E., Reif, M., Benko, T. 2019. A spectral space partition guided ensemble method for retrieving chlorophyll-a concentration in inland waters from Sentinel-2A satellite imagery. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 45(3):454-465. DOI: 10.1016/j.jglr.2018.09.002.

Xu, M., Liu, H., Beck, R., Lekki, J., Yang, B., Shu, S., Liu, Y., Benko, T., Anderson, R., Tokars, R., Johansen, R., Emery, E., Reif, M. 2019. Regionally and locally adaptive models for retrieving chlorophyll-a concentration in inland waters From remotely sensed multispectral and hyperspectral imagery. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57(7):1-17. DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2019.2892899.

2018

Dempsey, K.E. 2018. Negotiated positionalities and ethical considerations of fieldwork on migration: Interviewing the interviewer. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 17(1):88-108. No DOI.

Dempsey, K.E., and S. McDowell. 2018. Disaster depictions and geopolitical representations in Europe’s migration “crisis." Geoforum, 98:153-160. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.11.008.

Eck, M.A., L.B. Perry, P.T. Soulé, J.W. Sugg, D.K. Miller. 2018. Winter climate variability and change in the southern Appalachian Mountains: 1910-2017. International Journal of Climatology, 39(1):206-217. DOI: 10.1002/joc.5795.

Ely, C.P., and D.J. Martin. 2018. Investigating the geomorphic characteristics of an Amazonian headwater stream draining a páramo ecosystem. Physical Geography, 40(2):164-185. DOI: 10.1080/02723646.2018.1513289.

Endries, J.L., L.B. Perry, S.E. Yuter, A. Seimon, M. Andrade-Flores, G. Mamani, F. Velarde, R. Winkelmann, M. Rado, N. Montoya, S. Arias. 2018. Radar-observed characteristics of precipitation in the tropical high Andes of southern Peru and Bolivia. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 57(1):1441-1458. DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0248.1.

Martin, D.J., C.P. Harden, L. Tran, R.T. Pavlowsky. 2018. Investigating patterns of in-channel wood deposition locations in a low-gradient, variably-confined alluvial river system. Progress in Physical Geography, 42(2):139-161. DOI: 10.1177/0309133318759613.

Montpellier, E.E., P.T. Soulé, P.A. Knapp, J.S. Shelly. 2018. Divergent growth rates of alpine larch trees (Larix lyallii Parl.) in response to microenvironmental variability. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 50(1):e1415626-1. DOI: 10.1080/15230430.2017.1415626.

Shay, E., A. Khattak, B. Wali. 2018. Walkability in the connected and automated vehicle era: A U.S. perspective on research needs. Transportation Research Record, 2672(35):118-128. DOI: 10.1177/0361198118787630.

Shu, S., Liu, H., Frappart, F., Huang, Y., Wang, S., Hinkel, K.M., Beck, R.A., Yu, B., Jones, B.M., Arp, C.D., Wang, L., Ye, Z. 2018. Estimation of snow accumulation over frozen Arctic lakes using repeat ICESat laser altimetry observations – A case study in northern Alaska. Remote Sensing of Environment, 216:529-543. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.07.018.

Sugg, M.M. 2018. Heat-health vulnerability in North Carolina. North Carolina Medical Journal, 79:320-321. DOI: 10.18043/ncm.79.5.320.

Sugg, M.M., Fuhrmann, C.M., J.D. Runkle. 2018. Temporal and spatial variation in personal ambient temperatures for outdoor populations in the southeastern USA. International Journal of Biometeorology, 62(8):1-14. DOI: 10.1007/s00484-018-1553-z.

Thompson, L.K., M.M. Sugg, J.D. Runkle. 2018. Adolescents in crisis: A geographic exploration of help-seeking behavior using data from Crisis Text Line. Social & Scientific Medicine, 215(1):69-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.08.025.

Thompson, L.K., M.M. Sugg, J.D. Runkle. 2018. Report-back for geo-referenced environmental data: A case study on personal monitoring of temperature in outdoor workers. Geospatial Health, 13(1):629. DOI: 10.4081/gh.2018.629.

2017

Dempsey, K.E., M. Qureshi, S. Ondoma, R. Dempsey. 2017. Effect of geopolitical forces on neurosurgical training in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Neurosurgery, 101:196-202. DOI:10.1016/j.wneu.2017.01.104.

Hutchins, M.G., J.D. Colby, G. Marland, E. Marland. 2017. A comparison of five high-resolution spatially-explicit, fossil-fuel, carbon dioxide emission inventories for the United States. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 22:947-972. DOI: 10.1007/s11027-016-9709-9.

Knapp, P.A., and P.T. Soulé. 2017. Spatio-temporal linkages between declining Arctic sea-ice extent and increasing wildfire activity in the western United States. Forests, 8:313. DOI: 10.3390/f8090313.

Maxwell, J.T., P.A. Knapp, J.T. Ortegren, D.L. Ficklin, P.T. Soulé. 2017. Changes in the mechanisms causing rapid drought cessation in the southeastern United States. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(24): 12476-12483. DOI: 10.1002/2017GL076261.

Perry, L.B., A. Seimon, M.F. Andrade-Flores, J.L. Endries, S.E. Yuter, F. Velarde, S. Arias, M. Bonshoms, E.J. Burton, R. Winkelmann, C.M. Cooper, G. Mamani, M. Rado, N. Montoya, N. Quispe. 2017. Characteristics of precipitating storms in glacierized tropical Andean cordilleras of Peru and Bolivia. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107(2):309-322. DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2016.1260439.

Rochner, M.L., S.L. van de Gevel, M.D. Spond, H.D. Grissino-Mayer. 2017. Using dendrochronology to investigate the historical and educational value of two log structures at Bear Paw State Natural Area, North Carolina, USA. Tree-Ring Research, 73(2):136-148. DOI: 10.3959/1536-1098-73.2.136.

Schauwecker, S., M. Rohrer, C. Huggel, J. Endries, N. Montoya, R. Neukom, L.B. Perry, N. Salzmann, M. Schwarb, W. Suarez. 2017. The freezing level in the tropical Andes, Peru: An indicator for present and future glacier extents. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 122(10):5172-5189. DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025943.

Sugg, J.W., and C.E. Konrad II. 2017. Relating warm season hydroclimatic variability in the Southern Appalachians to synoptic weather patterns using self-organizing maps. Climate Research, 74:145-160. DOI: 10.3354/cr01493.

Sugg, J.W., C.M. Fuhrmann, L.B. Perry, D.K. Hall, C.E. Konrad II. 2016. Sub-regional snow cover distribution across the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Physical Geography, 38(2):105-123. DOI: 10.1080/02723646.2016.1162020.

van de Gevel, S.L., E. Larson, H.D. Grissino-Mayer. 2017. Separating trends in whitebark pine radial growth related to climate and mountain pine beetle outbreaks in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Forests, 8(6):195. DOI: 10.3390/f8060195.

Ye, Z., Liu, H., Chen, Y., Shu, S., Wu, Q., Wang, S. 2017. Analysis of water level variation of lakes and reservoirs in Xinjiang, China using ICESat laser altimetry data (2003–2009). PLoS ONE, 12(9). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183800.

2016

Austin, D., S.L. van de Gevel, P.T. Soulé. Forest dynamics and climate sensitivity of an endangered Carolina hemlock community in the southern Appalachian Mountains, U.S.A. Botany, 94(1):301-309. DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2015-0222.

Combs, T.E., E. Shay, D. Salvesen, C. Kolosna, M. Madeley. 2016. Understanding the multiple dimensions of transportation disadvantage: The case of rural North Carolina. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 4(2):68-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.cstp.2016.02.004.

Dempsey, K.E. 2016. Competing claims & nationalist narratives: A city/state debate in a globalizing world. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 107(1):33-47. No DOI.

Dempsey, K.E., and S. Wilbrand. 2016. The role of the region in the European landscape convention. Regional Studies, 51(6):909-919. DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2016.1144923.

Evenson, K.R., E. Shay, S. Williamson, D.A. Cohen. 2016. Use of dog parks and the contribution to physical activity by their owners. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 87(2):165-173. DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2016.1143909.

Fuhrmann, C.M., M.M. Sugg, C.E. Konrad. 2016. Airborne pollen characteristics and the influence of temperature and precipitation in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (1999-2012). Aerobiologia, 32 (4):683-696. DOI: 10.1007/s10453-016-9442-6.

Fuhrmann, C.M., M.M. Sugg, C.E. Konrad, A. Waller. 2016. Impact of Extreme Heat Events on Emergency Department Visits in North Carolina (2007 to 2011). Journal of Community Health, 41(1):146-156. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-015-0080-7.

Keighton, S., D.K. Miller, D.G. Hotz, P.D. Moore, L.B. Perry, L.G. Lee, D.T. Martin. 2016. Northwest flow aspects of Superstorm Sandy in the Central and Southern Appalachian Mountains. Weather & Forecasting, 31:173-195. DOI: 10.1175/WAF-D-15-0069.1.

Knapp, P.A., J.T. Maxwell, P.T. Soulé. Tropical cyclone rainfall variability in Coastal North Carolina derived from longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.): AD 1771–2014. Climatic Change, 135(2):311-323. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-015-1560-6.

Knapp, P.A., J.T. Maxwell, J.T. Ortegren, P.T. Soulé. 2016. Spatio-temporal changes in comfortable weather duration in the continental U.S. and implications for human wellness. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 106(1):1-18. DOI: 10.1080/00045608.2015.1095058.

Kronenberg, M., S. Schauwecker, C. Huggel, N. Salzmann, F. Drenkhan, H. Frey, C. Giráldez, W. Gurgiser, G. Kaser, I. Juen, W. Suarez, J.G. Hernández, J.F. Sanmartín, E. Ayros, L.B. Perry, M. Rohrer. 2016. The projected precipitation reduction over the Central Andes may severely affect Peruvian glaciers and hydropower production. Energy Procedia, 97:270-277. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.10.072.

Martin, D.J., R.T. Pavlowsky, C.P. Harden. 2016. Reach-scale characterization of fluvial wood in a mid-gradient, confined-meander river system. Geomorphology, 262:91-100. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.03.005.

Shay, E., T. Combs, D. Findley, C. Kolosna, M. Madeley, D. Salvesen. 2016. Identifying transportation disadvantage: Mixed-methods analysis. Transport Policy, 48(C):129-138. DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2016.03.002.

Sugg, J.W., C.M. Fuhrmann, L.B. Perry, D.K. Hall, C.E. Konrad. 2016. Sub-regional snow cover distribution across the southern Appalachian Mountains. Physical Geography, 38(2):105-123. DOI: 10.1080/02723646.2016.1162020.

Sugg, M.M., C.E. Konrad, C.M. Fuhrmann. 2016. Relationships between maximum temperature and heat-related illness across North Carolina, USA. International Journal of Biometeorology, 60(5):663-675. DOI: 10.1007/s00484-015-1060-4.

2015

Burton, E.J., L.B. Perry, M. Bonshoms, A. Seimon, N. Quispe, G. Mamani. 2015. Vertical structure, melting layer heights, and antecedent upstream air trajectories associated with precipitation events during the 2014-15 wet season in the central Andes of Peru. Proceedings of the 72nd Eastern Snow Conference, 181-190. No DOI.

Cockerill, K., P.A. Groothuis, T.M. Mohr, C. Cooper. 2015. Individualized water source as an indicator of attitudes about water management and conservation in humid regions. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 59(8): 1341-1359. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2015.1075871.

Cooper, C., and K. Cockerill. 2015. Water quantity perceptions in northwestern North Carolina: Comparing college student and public survey responses. Southeastern Geographer, 55(4):386-399. No DOI.

Gu, C., W.P. Anderson, J.D. Colby, C.L. Coffey. 2015. Air-stream temperature correlation in forested and urban headwater streams in the Southern Appalachians. Hydrological Processes, 29(6):1110-1118. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10225.

Kovach, M.M., C.E. Konrad, C.M. Fuhrmann. 2015. Area-level risk factors for heat-related illness in rural and urban locations across North Carolina, USA. Applied Geography, 60:175-183. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2015.03.012.

Martin, D.T., L.B. Perry, D.K. Miller, P.T. Soulé. 2015. Snowfall event characteristics from a high-elevation site in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Climate Research, 63(3):171-190. DOI: 10.3354/cr01291.

Poremba, R., L.B. Perry, A. Seimon, D.T. Martin, A. Tupayachi. 2015. Meteorological characteristics of heavy snowfall in the Cordillera Vilcanota, Peru. Proceedings of the 72nd Eastern Snow Conference, 167-180. No DOI.

Soulé, P.T., and P.A. Knapp. 2015. Analyses of intrinsic water-use efficiency indicate performance differences of ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir in response to CO2 enrichment. Journal of Biogeography, 42(1):144-155. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12408.

Swinson, B., K. Cockerill, J.D. Colby, S. Tuberty, C. Gu. 2015. To restore or not to restore: Assessing pre-project conditions of a habitat restoration project on the New River, North Carolina. Environmental Processes, 2(4):647-668. DOI: 10.1007/s40710-015-0111-5.

Wang, L., Liu, H., Wang, S., Shu, S. 2015. Antarctica 2013/2014 seasonal melt extent and duration. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), 96(7):S149-S150.

Woodward, D., M. Branham, G. Buckingham, S. Hogue, M. Hutchins, R. Gosky, G. Marland, E. Marland. 2015. A spatial uncertainty metric for anthropogenic CO2 emissions. Greenhouse Gas Measure and Management, 4(2-4):139-160. DOI: 10.1080/20430779.2014.1000793.

Yu, B., Shu, S., Liu, H., Wu, J., Chen, Z. 2014. Object-based spatial cluster analysis of urban landscape pattern using nighttime light satellite images: A case study of China. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 28(11):2328-2355. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2014.922186.

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