Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Physical Geography and Geographic Information Science in Environmental Management: Past Lessons and Prospects for the Future

Dr. Richard A. Marston

Inaugural Marston Lecture in Geography

Friday, October 23, 2015
3–4:30 p.m.
Kelley 1001

Reception following the lecture
Wecoma Room, CEOAS Administration Building
4:30–5:30 p.m.

Lecture is free and open to the public.

In Dr. Marston's research experience, "muddy boots" field techniques in physical geography, coupled with GIS have proved to be a powerful combination when seeking solutions to challenging problems in resource use.

This seminar will explore some lessons learned and prospects for the future.

The case studies revealed the value of physical geography and GIS in explaining the integrated, multidisciplinary dimensions of resource use issues and the fact that "place matters" when linking cause-and-effect in environmental issues.

Richard A. Marston

Richard A. Marston is Distinguished Professor at Kansas State University.


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