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John Harrington

Contact Information

John Harrington, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Geography
23 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Ph: 785 532 3405; E-mail: jharrin@ksu.eduWebsite


Climate of the Great Plains; synoptic climatology; climate classification; climate change; human dimensions of global change; ecological climatology; natural resource applications of remote sensing and GIS

Recent Water-Related Publications

“Water for Agriculture: Global Change and Geographic Perspectives on Research Challenges for the Future,” J. Harrington, Jr., Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, Issue 142:36-41.

“Fossil water and agriculture in southwestern Kansas,” L. Harrington, M. Lu, and J. Harrington, Jr., in Sustainable Communities on a Sustainable Planet, B. Yarnal, C. Polsky, and J. O’Brien (eds.) pp. 269-291, Cambridge University Press.

“Groundwater Depletion and Agriculture Land Use Change in Wichita County, Kansas ,” N.P. Kettle, L.M.B. Harrington, and J. Harrington, Jr., Professional Geographer Vol. 59 (2): 221-235.

“An Integrated Approach for Water Quality Assessment of a Kansas Watershed” S. Bhuyan, J. Koelliker, L. Marzen, and J. Harrington, Jr., Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software Vol. 18: 473-484.

Ongoing and Recent Water-Related Projects


Honors and Recognitions

2010 Member, Assoc. of American Geographers, Research Committee
2007 Coordinator, Kansas Geographic Alliance
2007 Professorial Performance Award, Kansas State
2005 2007 Co-coordinator, Kansas Geographic Alliance
2004 2007 Chair, All University GIScience Steering Committee, Kansas State
2003 Member, National Research Council, Workshop Steering Committee