I teach courses in Geographic Information Science, GIS Modeling, Cartography and Information Design. My research interests focus on generalization, understanding the impacts of scale and resolution on data and modeling, representing uncertainty, and designing visualization tools for environmental modeling. I am a Past President of the American Cartographic Association. In 2001, I was named GIS Educator of the Year by the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science.
Labs & Facilities
KESDA Lab is an instructional computer lab with advanced software and hardware used to teach technique (skills) courses in geography.
The Meridian Lab is directed by Professor Barbara P. Buttenfield and pursues research to develop and evaluate new software tools for Geographic Information Science. These software tools support...