Philip Chaney
Associate Professor

Office: Haley 2046C

Address:
210 Petrie Hall
Auburn, AL 36849 

Phone: (334) 844-3420
Fax: (334) 844-3409
Email: chanepl@auburn.edu



Specialties:
Water Resources, Human Dimensions of Natural Hazards and Coastal Geography



Ph.D., Geography, Louisiana State University
M.A., Geography, University of Arkansas
B.S., Agriculture, University of Arkansas
Professional Surveyor, State of Arkansas #1169

1999
1990
1980
1989



Associate Professor, Auburn University
Assistant Professor, Auburn University
Instructor/VAP, Auburn University

2005 - Present
2000 - 2005
1998 - 2000



Water Resources: Water Use and Supply, Water Law, Water Conflicts, Drought Management and Policy, Agriculture, Recreation, Public Policy.  

  • GEOG 5550/6550 Geography of Water Resources

Natural Hazards: Hurricanes and Tornadoes, Vulnerability, Risk Assessment, Sustainable landuse, National Flood Insurance Program, Public Policy. 

  • GEOG 5400/6400 Geography of Natural Hazards



  1. Chaney, P.L., G.S. Weaver, S.A. Youngblood, and *K. Pitts. 2013. Household preparedness for tornado hazards: the 2011 disaster in Macon County, Alabama. Weather, Climate, and Society 05: 345-358
  2. Chaney, P.L., J. Herbert, and *A. Curtis. 2013. A climatological perspective on the 2011 Alabama tornado outbreak. Journal of Operational Meteorology 1(3): 19-25
  3. *Hile, R., and P.L. Chaney. 2013. Mapping social vulnerability for earthquake hazards: Salt Lake County, Utah. AU Journal of Undergraduate Research 2: 48-53. 
  4. Boyd, C.E. and P.L. Chaney. 2013. Alabama Fish Ponds. Auburn Speaks: On Water. 114-121. 
  5. Chaney, P.L., C.E. Boyd, and E. Polioudakis. 2012. Number, size, and distribution of small impoundments in Alabama. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 67 (2): 111-121.

*Student Co-Authors. 

Last updated: 10/30/2014