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Faculty Research and Recent Publications

Antarctic Science


Sediment transport dynamics on an ice-covered lake: the 'floating' boulders of Lake Hoare, Antarctica (2014)

by Dr. Phillip P. Allen, Dr. Richard Hewitt, Dr Maciej K. Obryk and Professor Peter T. Doran
Antarctic Science, September 2014: doi:10.1017/S0954102014000558. 



The Importance of Horizontal and Vertical Datums in Mapping (2014)

by Dr. Fritz C. Kessler
LIDAR News, Jul/Aug 2014: 30-33


EcoCount: A New Digital Approach to Environmental Data Recording (2014)

by Dr. Phillip P. Allen and Dr. Neil Sewell
SAGE Open, Apr/June 2014:1-5



Cues for Interpreting Distortion in Map Projections (2012)

by Dr. Sarah Battersby and Dr. Fritz C. Kessler.
Journal of Geography, 111(3):93-101.



Local Food Initiatives in Tobacco Transitions of the Southeastern United States (2012)

by Dr. Richard A. Russo

Southeastern Geographer, 52(1):55-69

salt deposits on campus 2010

SILENT KILLER PROJECT: Salt Pollution and Contamination

[This research project has been completed.]

Members of SKP will collect and interpret data which will lead to a better understanding of salt contamination and mobility within the Sand Spring Run watershed, with particular examination of the FSU campus.

PI: Dr. Philip Allen

Co-PI: Dr. Bud Precht




Volunteered Geographic Information: A Bicycling Enthusiast Perspective (2011)

by Dr. Fritz C. Kessler
Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 38(3): 258-268



Analysis of Thematic Maps Published in Two Geographical Journals in the Twentieth Century (2011)

by Dr. Fritz C. Kessler and Dr. Terry Slocum
Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 101(2):292-317



Web-based GIS and the Future of Participatory GIS Applications within Local and Indigenous Communities (2009)

by Dr. Peter A.K. Kyem and Dr. James C. Saku
Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 38(7):1-16

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Thematic Cartography and Geovisualization, 3rd Edition. (2009)

by Terry A. Slocum, Robert B. McMaster, Fritz C. Kessler, Hugh H. Howard
Pearson Prentice-Hall







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