Philip Chaney
Associate Professor

Office: Haley 2046C

210 Petrie Hall
Auburn, AL 36849 

Phone: (334) 844-3420
Fax: (334) 844-3409

Water Resources; Coastal Geography and Hazards

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


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

2005 - Present
2000 - 2005
1998 - 2000

Water Resources: Water use, Water law, Water wars, Public policy.  

Coastal Geography and Hazards: Hurricanes and Tornadoes, Coastal Landscapes, Vulnerability and Sustainability, National Flood Insurance Program, Recreation. 

  1. Chaney, P.L., G.S. Weaver, S.A. Youngblood, and K. Pitts. In Press. Household preparedness for tornado hazards: the 2011 disaster in Macon County, Alabama. Weather, Climate, and Society.  
  2. Chaney, P.L., J. Herbert, and A. Curtis. In Press. A climatological perspective on the 2011 Alabama tornado outbreak. Journal of Operational Meteorology
  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.

Last updated: 10/24/2014