Cleveland Abbe Jr.
Cleveland Abbe, Jr. was an American geographer. He was born in Washington, D. C. on March 25,1872 and he graduated from Harvard University in 1894. He took post-graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University, from which he received a Ph. D. in 1898, from 1901 to 1903 he studied geography at the Imperial University, Vienna. Afterwards, he worked in various occupations at locations in the part of the United States. He was assistant editor of the Monthly Weather Review from 1908 to 1910 and he was dismissed from the government position in 1918 for sympathies for the Imperial German Government, a charge which he indignantly denied. He died of disease in Ithaca, New York, at age 62
Ahmed Abukhater is an architect, environmental scientist, and an urban and regional planner by trade. He is the first athlete to represent Palestine at the World Association of Bench Pressers and Dead lifters World Powerlifting Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2006. In November,2007, Abukhater represented Palestine again in the WABDL World Championship, in Anaheim, California and he set a new record for the state of Illinois in 2004, and holds many national and international records in powerlifting. The 10-year-old WABDL, one of a handful of international lifting organizations, I think it was a groundbreaking experience, said Gus Rethwisch, the founder and president of the 4, 200-member group. Open and elite mens division -198 lbs weight class Squat,630 lbs Bench Press,610 lbs Deadlift,705 lbs Abukhater is currently working for Boeing in Digital Aviation, born in the Palestinian city of Rafah, Ahmed Abukhater grew up in a world of environmental inequity. Being a native Palestinian from the Gaza Strip and raised during the Palestinian Intifada, he recognized the value of water as the sustainer of life, Abukhater has authored numerous publications, served on governing and advisory boards, and received over 20 awards for his work. Water as a Catalyst for Peace, Transboundary Water Management and Conflict Resolution, interview, Operational Location Intelligence is critical, Geospatial World Magazine. Interview, Pitney Bowes, Autodesk, TomTom Team on GIS, Infrastructure and BIM Projects, interview, Pitney Bowes Refocuses on the Operational Intelligence of Location, Informed Infrastructure Magazine - Vector1 Media. Interview, Autodesk and Pitney Bowes Partnership – Bridging the Gap…Meeting the Challenge, on the Cusp of Water War, a diagnostic account of the volatile geopolitics of the Middle East, Peace and Conflict Studies Journal,17. Equity in the Context of Bilateral, International Water Allocation Treaties in Arid Regions - A Transformative and Interdisciplinary Approach to Conflict Resolution, University of Texas at Austin. Through the Eyes of the Indigenous Population, Innovative and Comprehensive Approaches to Mediation and ADR in the Middle East, Peace Conflict & Development Journal, June, book Review, A Post-capitalist Politics, by, J. K. Gibson-Graham, Journal of Urban Studies,46, just add data, how software interoperability could expedite development, Engage Gov Today. Smarter Planning with Location Intelligence, Engage Gov Today, location-enabled Smart Planning and Community Development, Informed infrastructure. Creating and Enabling a Smarter Enterprise with Location Intelligence, Informed infrastructure, derecho storms raise important questions about emergency preparedness and response, Engage Gov Today. Economic Gardening, The Future of Economic Development Through GIS, Engage Today, using Location Intelligence to Create and Enable a Smarter Enterprise, Engage Today. Harnessing the Power of Your Data Through Enterprise Location Intelligence, Engage Today, gIS-Based Community Risk Assessment- Tools for wildfire prediction and mitigation, ArcUser, Esri, Spring 2011. Planning 2.0, A Collaborative Platform for Actionable Intelligence, GIS for Planning and Community Development, Solving Global Challenges, Directions Magazine. Making Smart Growth Smarter with GeoDesign, Directions Magazine, fostering citizen participation, GIS Development, Neogeography & Participatory GIS, Power to people, Vol.14 Issue 2
Paul C. Adams
Paul C. Adams is an Associate Professor and Director of Urban Studies at the Department of Geography and the Environment at University of Texas at Austin. Adams applies various geographical lenses to communication, addressing communication infrastructure, communication as a social process, in 1984, Adams received his Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder in Boulder, Colorado. He received his M. S. in Geography in 1990 and his Ph. D. in Geography in 1993, Adams specializes in geography of communication technologies, nationalism, critical geopolitics, and representations of space and place. Before arriving at the University of Texas at Austin, Adams had held positions at Virginia Tech, the State University of New York at Albany. Jim Craine and Jason Dittmer, eds, research Companion to Media Geography, Aldershot, UK, Ashgate Press. ISBN 978-1-4094-4401-5 Gynnild, Astrid and Paul C, Exploring Communicative Aspects of Environmental Messaging Online, ” International Symposium on Online Journalism 3, 39-60. “Communication in Virtual Worlds, ” in Oxford Handbook of Virtuality, Adams, Paul C. and Astrid Gynnild,2013. “Communicating Environmental Messages in Online Media, The Role of Place” Environmental Communication 7, “Trajectories of the Nobel Peace Prize” Geopolitics 17, 553-577. “Multilayered Regionalization in Northern Europe” GeoJournal 77, 293-313,10. 1007/s10708-011-9408-8 Adams, Paul C. and André Jansson,2012. “Communication Geography, A Bridge between Disciplines” Communication Theory 22, 298-317,2011, A taxonomy for communication geography Progress in Human Geography 35, 37-57. DOI,10. 1177/0309132510368451 Skop, Emily, Paul C, Adams,2009, Creating and inhabiting virtual places, Indian immigrants in cyberspace National Identities 11, 127-147. 2009, Geographies of Media and Communication, A Critical Introduction, London,2007, Atlantic Reverberations, French Representations of an American Election, Aldershot, UK, Ashgate Press. 2005, The Boundless Self, Communication in Physical and Virtual Spaces, Syracuse, New York,2004, The September 11 Attacks as Viewed from Quebec, The Small-Nation Myth in Geopolitical Discourse. Com, the construction of a space between Progress in Human Geography 27, 414-437, steven Hoelscher, and Karen Till, eds. 2001, Textures of Place, Exploring Humanist Geographies, steven Hoelscher, and Karen Till,2001, Place in context, Rethinking humanist geographies. 2000, Application of a CAD-based accessibility model Information, Place,1999, Bringing globalization home, A homeworker in the information age Urban Geography 20, 356-376. 1998, Teaching and learning with SimCity 2000 Journal of Geography 97,1998, Network Topologies and Virtual Place Annals of the Association of American Geographers 88, 88-106. 1997, Cyberspace and Virtual Places Geographical Review 87, 155-171, barney Warf,1997, Introduction, cyberspace and geographical space Geographical Review 87, 139-145
John A. Agnew
For others named John Agnew, see the John Agnew navigation page John A. Agnew is a prominent British-American political geographer. Agnew was educated at the Universities of Exeter and Liverpool in England, Agnew is currently Distinguished Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. From 1975 until 1995 he was a professor at Syracuse University in New York, dr. Agnew teaches courses on political geography, the history of geography, European cities, and the Mediterranean World. From 1998 to 2002 he chaired the Department of Geography at UCLA and he has written widely on questions of territory, place, and political power. He has also worked on issues of science in geography and how knowledge is created and circulates in, one of his best known books is Place and Politics. Another is Geopolitics, Re-Visioning World Politics, much of his empirical research involves Italy, Greece, and the United States. For the year 2008–9, John Agnew was President of the Association of American Geographers and he is now editor-in-chief of the journal, Territory, Politics, Governance published by Routledge. The book, Berlusconis Italy, reports on this particular project. Agnew has also actively involved in reformulating on a critical footing the hitherto long-taboo subject among Anglo-American geographers of “geopolitics. ”His 1998 book Geopolitics appeared in a second edition in 2003. The recent article No Borders, No Nations, Making Greece in Macedonia is an important statement of Agnews perspective on international borders, in September 2008 Agnew and a group from UCLA evaluated the relative success of the so-called US military surge in Baghdad using night-light satellite information. Gillespie and Agnew of UCLA used satellite-aided geographical analysis to pinpoint three compounds in Parachinar as likely hideouts of the Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in 2001 and this too received considerable media coverage