Southeastern Geographer

Articles from Vol. 51, No. 3, Fall

A Geography of Appalachian Identity
Where is Appalachia? The answer to this question may seem obvious to the casual observer, but as most scholars of the region know it is not without controversy (Manzo 2005). Informal definitions might cite some area along the Appalachian Mountains,...
Assessing Spatial Hydrological Data Integration to Characterize Geographic Trends in Small Reservoirs in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin
Reservoirs cause significant hydrologic change including habitat loss, stream fragmentation, altered net evaporation, and modified sediment and nutrient distribution. The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida...
City Limits? the Impact of Annexation on the Frequency of Municipal Incorporation in North Carolina
Studies by urban scholars have revealed that new cities (those incorporated in the second half of the 20th century) are often created to provide public services, have social and/or economic exclusionary ambitions, or are developed as tax havens for...
GIS Educational Opportunities at Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States
This study examines the role Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) play in the GIS educational landscape in the United States. Research of HBCU institutional web sites was used to develop a database of GIS and related geospatial courses,...
Posted Redux: Campaign Signs, Race, and Political Participation in Mississippi, 2008
INTRODUCTION This study uses the domestic campaign sign to assess the impact of race on political participation in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election. Approaching the campaign sign as a cultural landscape element,...
Spatial Patterns of Ecological Integrity in South Carolina Watersheds
Assessing and monitoring the ecological integrity of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems is a vital component of effective water resource management, sustainable land use planning, and biodiversity protection and management. Our objective was to quantify,...
The 2007 Mid-South Summer Drought and Heat Wave in Historical Perspective
The 2007 summer drought and heat wave that scorched Kentucky and Tennessee affected stakeholders in the agriculture, tourism, and water supply industries, among others. The drought and heat wave also generated large amounts of media coverage and was...