Topic: Department of Geography and the Environment

Clues from Ancient Maya Reveal Lasting Impact on Environment

Sept. 3, 2015
Tim and Sheryl Beach

Evidence from the tropical lowlands of Central America reveals how Maya activity more than 2,000 years ago not only contributed to the decline of their environment but continues to influence today’s environmental conditions, according to researchers at UT Austin.

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Doomsday Scenarios Make Better Fiction Than Science, Says Researcher Karl Butzer

June 20, 2012
Doomsday Scenarios Make Better Fiction Than Science, Says Researcher Karl Butzer

For more than 50 years Karl Butzer, a renowned environmental archaeologist at The University of Texas at Austin, has trekked across continents, sifted through countless excavations and pored over collections in some of the world's greatest libraries and museums in a quest to better understand hum

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Pharmacy Doctoral Candidate Millidhashni Reddy Wins $10,000 Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award

May 19, 2011

Millidhashni Reddy, a College of Pharmacy doctoral candidate at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $10,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the Graduate School/University Co-op Awards for Excellence in Graduate Education.

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Close to the land

April 15, 2011
Close to the land

Geography Professor Kelley Crews spent 18 months in the Okavonga Delta region of Botswana to help assess the changes to a delicate ecosystem and its people.

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Researchers Examine Environmental and Climate Change

Oct. 9, 2008

Event: The Department of Geography and the Environment at The University of Texas at Austin will host the 39th annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium to discuss how fluvial deposits (sediment transported and deposited by rivers) contribute to the study of environmental and climate change.

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