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Office: 315 Terrell Hall

Office phone: (478) 445-7379

E-mail address: doug.oetter@gcsu.edu

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Doug R. Oetter

Professor of Geography

315 Terrell Hall
478-445-7379
doug.oetter@gcsu.edu

Fields:

Resource Geography
Environmental Geography
Remote Sensing
Geographic Information Science

Publications:

Gregory, Stan, Dave Hulse, Melanie Bertrand, Doug Oetter. The role of remotely sensed data in citizen-driven alternative futures analyses at a regional scale. In Fluvial Remote Sensing for Science and Management, edited by Herve Piegay.  Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

Blick, Jeffrey P., Jacqueline Hope Hopkins, and Doug Oetter. 2011. The prehistoric settlement patterns of San Salvador, Bahamas. Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology 6: 421-441.

Bachoon, Dave, Todd Nichols, Kalina Manoylov, Doug Oetter. 2009. Assessment of faecal pollution and relative algal abundances in Lakes Oconee and Sinclair, Georgia, USA. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management 14: 139-149.

Oetter, Doug R., Linda R. Ashkenas, Stanley V. Gregory, Paula J. Minear.  2004.  GIS methodology for characterizing historical conditions of the Willamette River flood plain, Oregon.  Transactions in GIS  8(3):367-383.

Perry, David, Huang Jing, Andrew Youngblood, and Doug Oetter. 2004. Forest structure and fire susceptibility in volcanic landscapes of the Eastern High Cascades, Oregon. Conservation Biology 18: 913-926.

Oetter, Doug R., Warren B. Cohen, Mercedes Berterretche, Thomas K. Maiersperger, Robert E. Kennedy.  2001.  Land cover mapping in an agricultural setting using multi-seasonal Thematic Mapper data.  Remote Sensing of Environment  76(2):139-155.

Classes Taught:

Environmental Science

    ENSC 4120- Natural Hazards
    ENSC 4400- Resource Use
    ENSC 4450- Environment and Society
 
Geography

    GEOG 1102- World Regional Geography
    GEOG 1112- Introduction to Weather and Climate
    GEOG 1113- Introduction to Landforms
    GEOG 3100- Introduction to Geographic Information
    GEOG 4100/5100- Advanced Geographic Information
    GEOG 4112/5112- Advanced Weather and Climate
    GEOG 4120/5120- Natural Hazards
    GEOG 4400/5400- Resource Use
    GEOG 4450/5450- Environment and Society
 
Current Projects:

Forest cover mapping in northern Quebec and southern Chile, linking landscape changes to socio-economic conditions in rural Georgia, recreational trail development to link communities in Baldwin County, creating sustainable pathways for Georgia College.


 
 

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