Philip Chaney
Associate Professor

Office: Haley 2046C

210 Petrie Hall
Auburn, AL 36849 

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

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


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