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Koch Quoted in BBC Article on Dubai, Desertification

January 27, 2022
Desertification, the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically as a result of drought, deforestation or inappropriate agriculture, has become rampant in the United Arab Emirates. Natalie Koch, associate professor of geography and the environment, talks more about it in the BBC article, "How Dubai is pushing back its encroaching deserts."

Ethan Coffel awarded three-year NSF grant to study climate-crop cycle

April 22, 2021
Coffel, professor of geography and the environment, hopes to use crop-climate cycles as a way to assess the future risk of climate-driven food insecurity.

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