Southeastern Geographer

Articles from Vol. 48, No. 2, August

A Method for Estimating Pan Evaporation for Inland and Coastal Regions of the Southeastern U.S
Regression models that estimate daily pan evaporation for inland and coastal regions of Southeastern U.S. were developed using observations of wind speed, solar radiation, minimum relative humidity, and maximum temperature. These weather elements are...
A Public Participation GIS Application for Citizen-Based Watershed Monitoring in the Pamlico-Tar River Basin, North Carolina
Water quality is a serious concern throughout eastern North Carolina due to development pressure, agricultural runoff, and animal operations. A local environmental organization was concerned that water quality monitoring in the Pamlico-Tar River basin...
Inside the Gilded Cage: The Lives of Latino Immigrant Males in Rural Central Kentucky
Between 1990 and 2006, Kentucky's Latino population grew by 300 percent. Using semi-structured interviews, this paper offers a qualitative account that incorporates immigrants' stories into explanations of how Latino males arrived in rural Central...
Ozone Exposure and Potential for Vegetation Injury within the Atlanta, Georgia Metropolitan Area
Ozone-induced vegetation injury may be prevalent within metropolitan areas in the southeastern United States. The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between ozone exposure and potential foliar injury within the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan...
The Other Side of Sprawl: A County-Level Analysis of Farm Loss in Florida
Even as ex-urban population growth has shifted attention to possible economic revitalization, rural communities in the U.S. continue to exhibit long-standing trends of agricultural decline. This article focuses on the nature and extent of farm losses...
Workforce Shortages in the Manufacturing Sector: Evidence from Charlotte
This paper examines skilled labor dynamics for manufacturing firms in a region of rapid economic transformation. Evidence from a recent survey of manufacturers within the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan area suggests that for many firms, the...