GeoTrek

by GeoTrek

GeoTrek travels the world to find stories about the relationship between people and nature. Many of our stories investigate the impact of extreme weather and disasters on communities. We bridge the gap between physical and social science, looking at topics such as risk perception and decision making in the context of improving community resiliency. Other stories explore the impacts of extreme conditions on adventure travelers... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • E41 - Sea Level Rise with Renee Collini

    E41 - Sea Level Rise with Renee Collini

    Sea-level rise is emerging as a high-profile topic related to climate change. Renee Collini shares the science behind rising seas, some surprising impacts right at the coast and inland, as well as some adaptation options to mitiga...

    53:33
  • E40 - The Growing Danger of Sargassum Seaweed Inundations

    E40 - The Growing Danger of Sargassum Seaweed Inundations

    Franziska Elmer and Paola Diaz share insights about sargassum seaweed inundations, which have a growing impact in the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and Atlantic Ocean. Sargassum can inflict a coastal hazard for the ecosystem, eco...

    39:45
  • E39 - The National Tropical Weather Conference with Alex Garcia and Tim Smith

    E39 - The National Tropical Weather Conference with Alex Garcia and Tim Smith

    The National Tropical Weather Conference is a reliable source of information as we head into the heart of hurricane season. This episode goes behind the scenes of the conference, interviewing Alex Garcia and Tim Smith, who provide...

    44:11
  • E38 - Beach Safety in Complex Coastal Environments with Peter Davis

    E38 - Beach Safety in Complex Coastal Environments with Peter Davis

    Peter Davis, award-winning lifesaving expert and water sports athlete, shares about hidden dangers in complex coastal environments. He also provides some life lessons about teamwork and preparing for all contingencies that are app...

    44:58
  • E37 - New Mexico’s Chile Pepper Industry with Dr. Stephanie Walker

    E37 - New Mexico’s Chile Pepper Industry with Dr. Stephanie Walker

    Chile peppers are a prolific food in New Mexico, showing up in omelettes, burritos, enchiladas, tacos, and even cheeseburgers. Dr. Stephanie Walker takes us behind the scenes in this episode to explore the history of this crop, as...

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