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Curriculum Vitae: JH CV Jan 2012.pdf
Department of Geography
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Ph.D. (Geography) Michigan State University (1980), Advisor: Dr. Jay Harman
University of Minnesota (1974), Advisor: Dr. Richard Skaggs
Michigan State University (1972)
Climatology (GEOG 535)
Human Dimensions of Global Change (GEOG 460)
Geography I (GEOG 221)
Impact on the Environment (GEOG 760)
Topics in Climatology (GEOG 735),
topics have included: Climate of the Great Plains, Climate Change, Impacts of
topics have included: Climate of the Great Plains, Climate Change, Impacts of Climate Change
Geographic Thought (GEOG 820)
Adv Environmental Geography (GEOG 850), topics have included: Global Environmental Change, Local Expression of Global Change
Selected Awards and Special Appointments:
Member, AAG Committee
on the Status of Women in Geography
Member, LTER 2012 All-Scientist Meeting, Program Planning Committee
Kansas NSF EPSCoR Program Manager
Member, AAG Research Awards Committee
Coordinator, Kansas Geographic Alliance
Professorial Performance Award, Kansas State
Co-coordinator, Kansas Geographic Alliance
Chair, All-University GIScience Steering Committee, Kansas State
National Academy of Science Workshop Steering Committee
Graduate Advisees - Ph.D.
2009 Bowles, Erik H., Ph.D. Dissertation: "Classifying Heatwaves in the United States."
2009 Ndyiae, Ramatoulaye., Ph.D. Dissertation: "Geographic Information Science: Contribution to Understanding Salt and Sodium Affected Soils in the
Senegal River Valley."
2001 Leathers, Nancy J., Ph.D. Dissertation: “A Furnace Wind Climatology for the Central United States.”
2001 Marzen, Luke J., Ph.D. Dissertation; “An Analysis of Vegetation Change and Rehabilitation Approaches after the 1980 Eruption of
Mount St. Helens ” (L.M.B. Harrington, Co-advisor)
2000 Hutchinson, J.M. Shawn, Ph.D. Dissertation: “Estimating Tallgrass Prairie Soil Moisture Using Active Satellite Microwave Imagery
and Optical Sensor Inputs.”
1994 Yan, Yuk. Y., Ph.D. Dissertation: "Spatial and Temporal Analyses of Weather Stress Indicies of Indiana." (J.E. Oliver, Co-advisor)
1993 Repic, Randall L., Ph.D. Dissertation: "An Assessment of Spectral Response Curves for Coal Strip Mine Lakes in Southwestern Indiana."
Graduate Advisees - M.A.
2011 Tabor, Lisa K. "Using Geography to Help Teach History: Dual-Encoding History Lesson Plans."
2011 Wilson, Iris. Perceptions of Climate and Environmental Change in Northcentral Kansas."
2011 Walterscheid, Steven. "Climate Classification for the Earth's Oceanic Areas using the Köppen System."
2010 Robichaux, Rex. "Correlating Climate with Late-Winter Wetland Habitat in the Rainwater Basin, South-Central Nebraska."
2009 Burkitt, J. Beau. "Alternative Futures for the Northern Flint Hills: Scenarios Provided by Hydrologic Modeling."
2008 Patterson, Judd. "An Analysis of Spring Bird Migration Phenology in Kansas."
2008 Peterson, Rorik. "GIS-based Scenarios for the Reorganization of Kansas Counties."
2006 Rice, Charlene. "Analysis of Growth and Land Use Changes in Topeka, Kansas."
2004 Bowles, Erik H., “An Applied Climatology of Heat Stress Events in the Central United States: A Spatial and Temporal Assessment Using the
Michael S., “Hierarchical Diffusion of Geographic Information Systems
2002 Kroemer, Ryan M., “Assessing Aquifer Vulnerability in Phelps County, Nebraska and Finney County, Kansas Using DRASTIC and LPI Indicies”
2002 Wood, M. James, “Spatial and Statistical Analysis of Palmer’s Climatic Instability Index”
2001 Frank, Katrina L., “Potential Effects of Warm Season Climate Change on Livestock Production in the United States ”
1999 Guinotte, John, “A Model for Predicting Coral Reef Habitats in the Tropical Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific”
James, “An Examination of Remotely Sensed Derived Vegetation Indexes
and Maneuver Damage at Fort Riley, Kansas”
1998 Holden, Gerold, I., Jr., “Impact of Increased Atmospheric CO2 on the Greening of the Sand-Sage Prairie, Finney County Kansas”
1997 Hutchinson, J.M. Shawn, “RADAR Backscatter - Soil Moisture Relationships over Tall Grass Prairie”
1997 Wardlow, Brian D., “Temporal Monitoring of Suspended Sediment Patterns Using Landsat Thematic Mapper Imagery -
A Study of Tuttle Creek Reservoir, Kansas”
David. E., "Geographic Perspectives of Sand Dune
Stability at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore"
1994 Peters, W. Ted, "An Evaluation of Special Transforms for Improving the Vegetation Classification for the Gap Analysis Project in Indiana."
1994 Foster, Scott P., "The Utilization of Two Raingauge Networks for Modeling Flooding Along the Little Washita River, October 17-21, 1983."
1992 Bierly, Gregory D., "A Climatology of Transition Season Colorado Cyclones: 1961-1990."
1991 Johnson (DeSmidt),
Amy M., "Principal Component Analysis of Landsat
TM Data for Water Quality Assessment."
Michael F., "Spatial and Temporal
Transfer of Classification Algorithms Developed for Landsat MSS Digital
Kevin F., "The Digital Image Analysis
System: Microcomputer Software For Digital Processing of Landsat
1984 Brown, Brock J., "A Synoptic Climatology of Bimodality in Warm Season Precipitation Profiles From Central North America."
Eduardo A., "A Multivariate Statistical
Taxonomy of the Climate of Venezuela."
Hal D., "The Changing Phytosociology
of the Oak-Hickory Forest of the Ozark Mountains of Oklahoma."
1980 Dunn, Charles W.,
Jr., "Identifying the Prairie-Forest Transition Using Remote
Sensing: A Comparative Analysis."