Cascade Tuholske completed his Ph.D. in Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Earth Research Institute of Columbia University, and a National Science Foundation SBE Postdoctoral Fellowship, which he declined. The UCSB Department of Geography recognized his outstanding work with their Excellence in Research Award. Cascade is co-author in many publications, the most recent ones being:

  • Verdin, A., Chris Funk, C., Peterson, P., Landsfeld, M., Tuholske, C., & Grace, K. (In Press) Development and validation of the CHIRTS-daily quasi-global high-resolution daily temperature data set. Scientific Data.
  • Zimmer, A., Guido, Z., Tuholske, C., Pakalniskis, A., Lopus, S., Caylor, K., & Evans, T. (2020). Dynamics of population growth in secondary cities across southern Africa. Landscape Ecology, 1-16.
  • Tuholske, C., Andam, K., Blekking, J., Evans, T., & Caylor, K. (2020). Comparing measures of urban food security in Accra, Ghana. Food Security, 1-15.
  • Blekking, J., Waldman, K., Tuholske, C., & Evans, T. (2020). Formal/informal employment and urban food security in Sub-Saharan Africa. Applied Geography114, 102131.

Recently, Cascade published a very personal and touching piece about his dad’s legacy and climate change in Outside magazine. Read more about how personal struggles affect one’s general attitude to life and problem-solving abilities here:

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