18 Mar

Map of the Week: Global Deforestation

By Nicole Oveisi Source: Smithsonian Magazine, 2019 Forests play a vital role in mitigating the effects of climate change. They act as carbon ‘sinks’ by sequestering carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. They cover 31% of the Earth’s land surface, with...
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26 Feb

Company Spotlight: Impact Observatory

  “A young company with a desire for BIG impact.” By Nicole Oveisi American Geographical Society (AGS) had the opportunity to sit down with Impact Observatory (IO) to learn about the innovative ways the new company is helping in the...
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19 Feb

The Texas Power Failure of February 2021

By Jerome E. “Jerry” Dobson The February 2021 disaster in Texas was predictable, and in fact has been anticipated for decades. The cause lies at the geographical intersection of politics, economics, and engineering.  Once while working at Oak Ridge National...
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