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  • 2012 APCG Student Paper Awards

Nine awards were given for outstanding student presentations at the Olympia meeting, including the two new Christopherson Geosystems Awards for Applied Geography/Earth Systems.

the tom mcknight and joan clemons award for outstanding student paper
Lindsay Naylor, University of Oregon
“‘Some Are More Fair Than Others’: Certification and the Changing Discourses of ‘Fair Trade’”

christopherson geosystems award for excellence in applied geography/earth systems
Aquila Flower, University of Oregon
“Interactions Between Western Spruce Budworm Outbreaks and Wildfires in the Interior Pacific Northwest: A Multi-Century Dendrochronological Record”
Adriana E. Martinez, University of Oregon
“Root Tensile Strength and Root Distribution of Invasive and Native Riparian Vegetation”

the president’s award for outstanding paper by a ph.d. student
Laurie D. Trautman, University of Oregon
“Temporary Worker, Permanent Alien: A Comparative Analysis of Guest Worker Policy in the United States and Canada” [End Page 187]

the president’s award for outstanding paper by a master’s student
Emma Slager, University of Oregon
“Tourism, Urban Redevelopment, and the Representation of Industrial Decline in Detroit”

the president’s award for outstanding paper by an undergraduate student
Ariana White, University of Oregon
“The Northern Edge of the Rainforest: A Palynological Record from Eastern British Columbia”

the committee award for excellence in area studies
Hongyan (Shirley) Yang, Beijing Normal University
“Art as Place and the Place as Art: Comparing the Beijing and Shanghai Artist Districts”

the harry and shirley bailey award for outstanding paper in physical geography
Sarah Praskievicz, University of Oregon
“Hierarchical Modeling of Climate Change Impacts on the Morphology of the Tucannon River, Washington” [End Page 188]

the president’s award for outstanding poster presentation
Emanuel Delgado, Humboldt State University “Wetlands Loss of the Mad River Slough: 1870–2001”
The Association congratulates each of these recipients and applauds their fine efforts. [End Page 189]



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