Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a paper, "Seven Factors of Wine Terroir - The Winemaker Just Might Be the Most Important; Case History from the Cube Project in Oregon and California," at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Los Angeles, April 12.
Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, gave an invited presentation titled "Spatial Patterns of Runoff Ratio and Variation in the Contiguous U.S." at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, Dec. 5.
Gwenda Rice, Oregon Geographic Alliance, has been awarded the 2013 Gilbert Grosvenor Honors for Geographic Education. The Association of American Geographers, the largest professional organization of geographers in the United States, presents the award, which is considered to be the highest honor in the field of geography education in the United States, annually.
Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, and Il-Won Jung, former post-doctoral fellow in Geography, authored a paper titled "Climate Change Impacts on Spatial Patterns in Drought Risk in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon, USA" published in Theoretical and Applied Climatology, Vol. 108, pages 355-371.