Southeastern Geographer

Edited by Shrinidhi Ambinakudige and Brian Williams, Mississippi State University


Frequency: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter

Latest Issue: Volume 64, Number 1, Spring 2024

Size: 6” x 9”, approx. 130 pages

Bibliographic Information: ISSN: Print 0038-366X; Digital 1549-6929


The Southeastern Geographer is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles, research notes, and book reviews on all geographical topics with emphasis on the American South. It is published quarterly: March, June, September, and December. For more information on the Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers and Southeastern Geographer, visit

Shrinidhi Ambinakudige is a Professor of Geography and GIS at Mississippi State University. His research encompasses both physical and human geographical approaches. The broad focus of his research is on the interactions between nature and society, specifically the human dimension of global environmental change.

Brian Williams is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences at Mississippi State University. Dr. Williams is a broadly-trained human geographer whose work brings together political ecology, critical race scholarship, environmental justice, and agri-food geographies. His research traces the political, cultural, and ecological dimensions of agricultural and environmental change in the United States South.

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Shrinidhi Ambinakudige & Brian WilliamsMississippi State University

Book Review Editor

Madhuri Sharma, University of Tennessee

Editorial Assistants

Nishmat Shermin, Mississippi State University
Brannan Tisdale, Mississippi State University

Editorial Committee

Derek H. Alderman, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Arvind Bhuta, United States Forest Service
Mona Domosh, Dartmouth College
LaToya Eaves, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Kelsey Ellis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Johanna Engström, University of South Florida
Carrie Freshour, Georgia State University
Douglas W. Gamble, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
William (Bill) Graves, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Dean Hardy, University of South Carolina
Yujie Hu, University of Florida
Paul Knapp, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
John Kupfer, University of South Carolina
Hilda Kurtz, University of Georgia
Jared Margulies, University of Alabama
Paul McDaniel, Kennesaw State University
C. Shawn McGuffey, Boston College
Richard Milligan, Georgia State University
Deepak Mishra, University of Georgia
Chandana Mitra, Auburn University
Joann Mossa, University of Florida
Rasul Mowatt, North Carolina State University
Robert Oliver, Virginia Tech
Jason Ortegren, University of West Florida
Esra Ozdenerol, University of Memphis
Sage Ponder, Florida State University
Amy Potter, Georgia Southern University
Narcisa Pricope, Mississippi State University
Lynn Resler, Virginia Tech
Thomas Saladyga, Concord University
Michelle Saunders, Mississippi State University
Eric Spears, Columbus State University
J. Anthony Stallins, University of Kentucky
Selima Sultana, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Joe Weber, University of Alabama
Willie Jamaal, Wright University of Florida
Stephanie Zick, Virginia Tech

Table of Contents

Volume 64, Number 1, Spring 2024

Special Issue: Water and Rivers in the South, Part 1 of 2
Guest Editors: Sarah Praskievicz, Joann Mossa, Johanna Engström

Cover Art

Energy vs. the Environment: A case study of the Allatoona Dam
Johanna Engström

Guest Editors’ Introduction to Special Issue on Water and Rivers in the South
Sarah Praskievicz, Joann Mossa, Johanna Engström

Part I: Papers

UAV Imagery for Measuring Large Wood Volume and Distribution: Ground Truthing Results and Sources of Error
Joshua W. Hess, Robert T. Pavlowsky, Toby Dogwiler

Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of Channel Disturbance Zones in Big River, Southeast Missouri (1937–2018)
Marc R. Owen, Robert T. Pavlowsky, Derek J. Martin

Using Lidar to Find the Southeast’s Remnant Rivercane
G. Rebecca Dobbs, Diane M. Styers

Recovery and Restoration of Disturbed Sand Bars of the Apalachicola River, Florida
Joann Mossa, Yin-Hsuen Chen, Amobichukwu Chukwudi Amanambu, Ali Alruzuq

The Southeast Florida Surface Urban Heat Island and Hispanic Ethnic Exposure Inequalities
Kevin Cresswell

Part II: Reviews

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