2007 Faculty and Student News
Dr. Robert Argenbright had an article, "Avtomobilshchina: Driven to the Brink in Moscow," published in Urban Geography, V. 29 (7), Oct. 1-Nov. 15.
Dr. Lynn Leonard was funded $13,514 by the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium for the project "Implementation of Regional Integrated Ocean Observing Systems Support of RCOOS Development in SECOORA: Date Management."
Dr. Lynn Leonard was funded $57,678 by Elizabeth City State University for the project "Service, Maintain and Calibrate Remote Data Collection Platforms in Swamps and Channels of the Cape Fear Basin."
Roger Shew is recipient of the Robert H. Dott Sr. Memorial Award for the Best Publication by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists for 2007. He is co-editor of and an author in the book “Atlas of Deep-Water Outcrops: AAPG Studies in Geology 56” . The award will be presented at the 2009 AAPG annual convention in Denver.
Dr. Craig Tobias and Bongkeun Song, biology & marine biology, received $24,120 from NC Sea Grant for "Nitrogen Removal Capacity of NC Estuaries: Assessing Distribution and Control."
Dr. Craig Tobias and Bongkeun Song, biology & marine biology were funded $9,418 by NC Sea Grant for the project "Nitrogen Removal Capacity of NC Estuaries: Assessing Distribution and Controls."
Dr. Doug Gamble was funded $23,573 by the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research and RUI: Physical Mechanisms Behind the Caribbean Mid-summer Drought."
Lawrence Cahoon, Lynn Leonard, Martin Posey, Thomas Lankford & Troy Alphin were funded $21,762 by NC Sea Grant for their project, "Microbial Anti-oxidants from Swine Waste Lagoons."
Dr. Craig Tobias received $44,667 from the National Science Foundation for the project "Collaborative Research: Linking Hydrogeomorphology and Denitrification in the Tidal Freshwater Region of Coastal Streams."
Dr. Lynn Leonard was funded $5,000 from Evans-Hamilton for "Wilmington Harbor Coastal Monitoring Program Support FY07."
Dr. Patricia Kelley, Dr. Richard Laws, Dr. William Harris, geography & geology, Troy Alphin, biology & marine biology, and Angelia Reid-Griffin, WSE, were funded $119,999 by the National Science Foundation for their project "REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Biodiversity Conservation."
Dr. Doug Gamble was recently chosen to participate in a National Science Foundation funded grant to expand the educational resources and networks of the Association of American Geographers' Center for Global Geography Education. He will collaborate with geographers from the UK and Palestine to develop interactive web based materials concerning the geography of water resources. The materials will be used and tested by UNCW students in a special course offered fall 2008.
Dr. Lynn Leonard received $200,000 from UNC-GA for "Initiation of an Inter-Institutional Environmental Observation Network System for NC."
Dr. Doug Gamble was funded $28,081 by the National Science Foundation for the project "Collaborative Research and RUI: Physical Mechanisms Behind the Caribbean Mid-summer Drought."