Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in September launched a weather balloon from campus in conjunction with two UT geography classes.
A team of meteorologists including UT’s Kelsey Ellis recently wrapped up the first phase of an unprecedented project to study tornadoes in the South. WUOT spoke to Ellis about the project.
WUOT 91.9 FM interviewed Kelsey Ellis, assistant professor of geography, about her new research project that aims to study the impact of tornadoes in Southern states.
The Knoxville Mercury has featured a multidisciplinary UT research project that aims to better understand how climate affects Knoxville residents on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis.
Weather information and air quality data pinpointed to your very neighborhood and street could soon be at your fingertips, thanks to a UT research project.
The Palm Beach Post featured a unique study that is examining tornadoes in Dixie Alley, which loosely includes Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and sometimes the western stretch of Florida. Kelsey Ellis, climatologist and UT assistant professor of geography, is a research participant in the study.
Geography is more than maps, terrains, and places. It’s also history, climate change, human rights, population, transportation, and human behavior. With Geography Awareness Week beginning today, here’s a look at some fascinating—and very diverse—research being done by UT geographers.