School of Earth, Society, and Environment
The Earth is a complex system in which the solid planet, the oceans, the atmosphere, and life (both human and non-human) interact in countless ways. In order to respond to the environmental challenges of our time, it is necessary to understand these interactions and interdependencies that transcend the boundaries of traditional academic disciplines. The School of Earth, Society, and Environment (SESE) brings the resources of the departments of Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, and Geography at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study the Earth System.
(2020-05-04)For the past 30 years, Lima has been experiencing a drastic transformation due to an ongoing restructuring of its economy. While Lima aspires to become an attractive city for investment, its productive sector is still ...
(2020-05-04)Urbanization and civil aviation industry have deep impacts on human society, including China where economic growth has been fast. A joint product of urbanization and civil aviation industry is Airport Surrounding Area ...
(2020-04-30)Caldera-forming eruptions are amongst the greatest natural hazards on our planet, erupting hundreds of cubic kilometers of material with severe local and global impacts that pose great risks to human health and society at ...
(2020-04-27)Austerity policies have been a dominant governance strategy in America’s rustbelt cities since the 2008 financial crisis. These policies call for balanced budgets, reduced expenditures, and deepened dismantling of public ...
Hearing health care in the United States: A multi-scale spatial & political economic analysis of health care policy and access to audiology services (2020-04-27)This project addresses hearing health care workers (audiologists) in the United States and the ways that structural, top-down pressures shape their spatial behavior and practice, which cumulatively affects the availability ...