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Glen Gibson

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Title: Assistant Professor
Phone: 706-867-4482
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Office: Rogers Hall 302, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: Geography, Geospatial Science

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 1102 World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 1111K Intro to Physical Geography

Previously taught: Geopolitics, Geospatial Information Analysis, Military Geography, Physical Geography, Human Geography, Independent Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., Geospatial and Environmental Analysis, Virginia Tech, 2012
  • M.S., Geography, Virginia Tech, 2006
  • Geosciences, Mississippi State University, 2005, 2005
  • B.S., Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1998

Research/Special Interests

  • Food security
  • Agricultural land cover change in response to war and sociopolitical influences
  • Drivers of cropland abandonment
  • Agricultural land use in desert regions
  • Gulf coast shoreline change

Publications

Gibson, G.R, N.L. Taylor, N.C. Lamo and J.K. Lackey, 2016. Effects of recent instability on cultivated area along the Euphrates River in Iraq, The Professional Geographer, 2: 1–14.

Gibson, G.R., J.B. Campbell and C.E. Zipper. 2015. Sociopolitical influences on cropland area change in Iraq. Applied Geography, 62: 339–346.

Gibson, G.R., J.B. Campbell, and R.H. Wynne, 2012. Three decades of war and food insecurity in Iraq, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 78(8): 885–895.

Gibson, G.R. and J.B. Campbell, 2011. War and agriculture: Three decades of cropland land cover change in central Iraq, Proceedings of the 18th Pecora Symposium: Forty Years of Earth Observation…Understanding a Changing World, pp 14–17.

Gibson, G.R., J.B. Campbell, and L.M. Kennedy, 2009. Fifty-one years of shoreline change at Little Lagoon, Alabama, Southeastern Geographer, 49(1): 67–83.

Work Experience

  • 2014-2017, Assistant Professor of Geospatial Science, United States Air Force Academy
  • 2006-2009, Instructor of Geospatial Science, United States Air Force Academy
  • 1989-2017, military service in both the Air Force and Army

Personal Information

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