GIScience Program Director, Senior Instructor I

Office: 541-737-3795

Wilkinson Hall

Wilkinson Hall 134

2601 SW Orchard Avenue

2601 SW Orchard Avenue
Corvallis, Oregon 97331

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Brief Research Interests: 

GIS, metadata, digital libraries and coastal atlases



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I am an instructor for both the geographic information science and the geography programs. I do not currently accept graduate students.

My previous research specialized in GIS, metadata, digital libraries and coastal atlases.


B.S. Computer Science, California Polytechnic State University, 1993
M.S. Marine Resource Management, Oregon State University, 2002


GEOG 560 - GIScience I: Introduction to Geographic Information Science (Ecampus)
GEOG 561 - GIScience II: Analysis and Applications (Ecampus)
GEOG 562 - GIScience III: Programming for Geospatial Analysis (Ecampus)
GEO 564 - Geospatial Perspectives on Intelligence, Security & Ethics (Ecampus)


Wirth, A., Avery, B., Walsh, K., & Rempel, M. (2012). Statewide Spatial Data Clearinghouses: an Oregon Case Study. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 70.

Gaines, L., Walsh K., & Risien J. (2011). The Oregon Coastal and Marine Data Network Workshop, June 6-7, 2011. Workshop Summary.

Walsh, K. & Rempel, M. (2010). Developing the Oregon Spatial Data Library. Western Association of Map Libraries Information Bulletin, 41(3), 70-75.

Haddad, T., O’Dea, E., Dunne, D., & Walsh, K. (2010). Coastal Web Atlas Implementation. In Wright, D., Dwyer, N., & Cummins, V. (Eds.), Coastal Informatics: Web Atlas Design and Implementation. (pp. 33-52).

O’Dea, E., Haddad, T. C., Dunne, D., & Walsh, K. (2010). Coastal Web Atlas Features. In Wright, D., Dwyer, N., & Cummins, V. (Eds.), Coastal Informatics: Web Atlas Design and Implementation. (pp. 12-32).

Walsh, K., Pancake, C., Wright, D., Haerer, S., & Hanus, J. (2002). "Humane" interfaces to improve the usability of data clearinghouses, In Egenhofer, M. & Mark, D. (Eds.), GIScience 2002, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2478. (pp. 333-345).

Keon, Dylan B., Pancake, Cherri M., Wright, Dawn J., Walsh, Kuuipo A. December 2002. Virtual Oregon: A Proof-of-Concept for Seamless Access to Distributed Environmental Information. Poster Presentation at the AGU 2003 Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Labay, Keith A., Wilson, Frederic H., Burleigh, Kuuipo A. 2001. Use of Landsat MSS and TM imagery to improve reconnaissance geologic mapping in the Ruby Quadrangle, West-Central AlaskaGough, Larry P. (editor) , Wilson, Frederick H. (editor), Geological studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper, P 1633, p. 83-90.

Bailey, Elizabeth A., Smith, David B., Abston, Carl C., Granitto, Matthew, Burleigh, Kuuipo A. 1999. National Geochemical Database; U. S. Geological Survey RASS (Rock Analysis Storage System) geochemical data for Alaska, Open-File Report, OF 99-0433.