Southeastern Geographer

Articles from Vol. 50, No. 2, Summer

Can Satellites Be Used to Detect Extreme Precipitation Events? an Example from the Carolinas
Extreme precipitation events are responsible for flooding which has significant economic and social consequences. However, little is known about the climatology of extremes, globally, because an extreme precipitation analysis requires a large sample...
From Bolls to Boles
Tree boles have replaced cotton bolls as the principal products of vast rural areas in the South. Between 1949 and 2007 the acreage of cotton, tobacco, and peanuts declined dramatically. Fewer farms grew these crops, but their per acre productivity...
Geospatial Education at North Carolina Central University: An HBCU Perspective
North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is recognized as one of the top institutions of baccalaureate origin for African-American geography doctorate recipients and is one of only two Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs) in the southeast...
Impact of El Nino/Southern Oscillation on Low-Flows in South Georgia, USA
We investigated the impact of El Nino and La Nina climate patterns on the low flows of seven streams in south Georgia. Four stations were located in heavily irrigated areas of southwestern Georgia, whereas three other stations were located in areas...
Rehabilitating the Region: The New Deal, Gender, and the Remaking of the Rural South
There have been many studies on the impact(s) of the New Deal in the South, but few works analyze the role of nationalism within the New Deal's southern programming. The New Deal was predicated on economic nationalism, which encouraged consumerism...
The Importance of Cultural Ecological Landscapes to the Survival of the Bachman's Warbler (Vermivora Bachmanii) in the Southeastern United States
This paper speculates about the relationship between the Vermivora bachmanii Audubon (Bach man's Warbler) and canebrakes, an ecosystem partly created and maintained by human disturbance. This paper argues that because the Bachman's Warbler was a canebrake...