EIU Geographers Premier "Illinois' Skies"
Illinois' Skies is a quarterly magazine that features stories about the skies and landscapes of Illinois, the Midwest, the Nation, and the world.
In this edition of "Illinois' Skies:" Cloud Classification, Storm Tracks, California Drought, and the infamous Polar Vortex. Watch the Vernal Equinox Edition...
Craig & Page Investigate the Effects of Drought in California
Drought east of the Rockies is much different than drought west of the Rockies. While the lack of precipitation in the Midwest affects crops and water supply in rural regions, drought impacts farmers and agriculture in a serious way that leads to unemployment.
Project directors, Cameron Craig and Nate Page, traveled to the Central Valley in California to talk with water officials about the influence of drought on agriculture and urban centers. Read More from TCPFilms...
EIU Film Team Plans Project to Southwest
At the beginning of each semester, Cameron Craig, geographer in the Department of Geology/Geography, asks his classes the primary question that gets to the essence of the situation, "how will we all endure as water resources dwindle with a changing climate?" With puzzled expressions, he sometimes gets a single response, "there is no concern, we have plenty of water." Read More...