Topics in U.S. Regional Geography

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Rural Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/11/2018
Start / End Time: 10:00 AM / 11:40 AM (MDT)
Room: Galvez, , Marriott, 5th Floor
Organizers: Christopher Laingen
Chairs: William Gribb


Topics in U.S. Regional Geography - These five papers broadly encompass ideas and themes related to U.S. regional geography: Southern New England's "Tobacco Valley"; horses on the U.S. rural landscape; land ownership patterns in Alabama's "Black Belt" region; regional/historic population trends across the U.S.; and survival of historic resources in small town South Dakota.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Matthew McKay*, University of Florida, Changing Economic Geography of Southern New England’s “Tobacco Valley”: Surviving in the 21st Century 20 10:00 AM
Presenter Janet Gritzner*, South Dakota State University, Saving Main Street: Historic Preservation in Small Town South Dakota 20 10:20 AM
Presenter Samuel Otterstrom*, Brigham Young University, Geography of United States county population ‘top-outs’ from 1790 to 2010 20 10:40 AM
Presenter Amanda Espy-Brown*, , Economic Impacts of Non-Resident Land Ownership Patterns in the Black Belt Region of Alabama 20 11:00 AM
Presenter William Gribb*, University Of Wyoming, Conceptual Model of Horses on the Landscape: A Spatial Examination of the Horse Spectrum 20 11:20 AM

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