David M. Mark, Completed Graduate Degrees Supervised
Completed Doctoral degrees supervised (most recent first):
Tatyana B. Schoenberg
Dissertation: "Differences and Similarities in Perceptions of Landscape Photographs Between American-English, Spanish-Catalan and Russian Speakers,"
Defended April 2008.
Dissertation: "Attitudes toward spatial privacy in the United States of America,"
Defended April 2007.
- Joe Morgan currently is a lecturer in the Department of Geography, UNC Greensboro
Wendy E. Miller
Dissertation: "A Comparison of Methodological Approaches to Identify Components of the Natural Environment" (Chris Larsen, co-advisor),
Defended August 2006
- Wendy is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at SUNY College at Cortland
Dissertation: "Emerging Public Spaces in Marginalized Places: The Political Economy of Community Gardens in Buffalo, NY" (Meghan Cope, co-advisor),
Defended August 2006.
- LaDona currently is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography atCalifornia State University at Chico
Dissertation: "Online Public Participation GIS: Shaping the Scales and Spaces of Comprehensive Planning,"
Defended January 2006.
- Dan is currently a planner with the Town of Amherst, NY
Dissertation: "Language Representation and Query of Linear Geographic Objects in GIS,"
Defended July 2005.
- Jun is currently a researcher at the State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System (LREIS) in Beijing
Dissertation: "Conceptual models of atmospheric space: A study of knowledge and concepts derived from direct and indirect experience of atmospheric dynamics"
Defended April 2005.
- Jeff is an Assistant Professor at Bloomsburg State University in Pennsylvania
Dissertation: "The Tradeoff Between Information Content and Cognitive Simplicity in Graded Area-Class Maps: A Case Study in Vegetation Mapping"
(Chris Larson, co-advisor),
Defended August 2004.
- Barry is an assistant professor at George Mason University
Dissertation: "Semantic Analysis of Spatial Expressions in Japanese"
Defended July 2002.
- Masaru currently works for an environmental engineering firm in Tokyo
Dissertation: "Modeling and Reasoning with Geospatial Lifelines in Geographic Information Systems"
Defended January 2001.
- Zongxiang is currently working for Research Systems, Inc (RSI) in Colorado.
Dissertation: "Deer Problems in a Suburban Community: Deer Population, Deer-Vehicle Collisions, and Public Opinion"
Defended October 1999.
- Steve currently is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography, Government, and History
at Morehead State University in Kentucky.
Dissertation: "The Impact of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake on Los
Angeles Motorists" Completed April 1996.
- Ann currently is an Associate Professor in the Department of
and involved in the program of
Interdisciplinary Studies in GIS (Geographic Information Systems) at the
State University of
New York College at Fredonia.
Dissertation: "Spatio-Temporal Location Models of Mobile Trading
and the Organization of Periodic Market Places" Completed July 1994.
- Ben is
Professor and Director of the Texas Center for Geographic Information Science
(TXGISc) in the Department of Geography at Texas State University-San Marcos.
Dissertation: "Representation of Wildfire in Geographic Information
Systems" Completed July 1994.
- May is
Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor
in the Department of Geography
and an Associate Dean in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences
at the University of Oklahoma.
Dissertation: "Map Use, Spatial Decisions, and Spatial
Language in English and Spanish" Completed October 1993.
- Mike is currently Profesor de Informatica Grafica (SIG) en la Universitat
Jaume I de
Castellon (Valencia province, Spain).
Dissertation: "Designing a Programming Language for Geographic
Modeling" Completed August 1992.
- Chou is currently on the faculty at
National Taiwan Normal University.
Dissertation: "Spatial Knowledge Acquisition of Urban
Environments from Maps and Navigation Experience" Completed October 1991.
- Scott is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the
University of Minnesota, Duluth.
- Dissertation: "The Selection, Implementation and Evaluation of
Heuristics for Automated Cartographic Name Placement" Completed August 1988.
- Jim currently is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and
Planning at the State University of New York at Albany.
Completed Master's degrees supervised (not quite up-to-date):
- Wende A. Mix, "Algorithms for computer cartographic line
symbolization." December, 1982.
- Marc K. Hugus, "Digital simulation of erosion: A model based on
geomorphic processes." Spring, 1983.
- Jean Paul Lauzon, "Two-dimensional run-encoding for spatially
referenced data." December, 1983.
- Claude R. Duguay, "Topographic shadows on LANDSAT images: A review
and alternative approach using digital elevation models." August, 1985.
- Rupert D. Essinger, "Obtaining maps from geographic information
systems - Issues in the design of the cartographic interface."
- Peeder Ma, "An algorithm to generate verbal instructions for
vehicle navigation using a geographic database." February, 1987.
- Scott M. Freundschuh,
"Assessing the abilities of pre-literate
children to use maps." May, 1987.
- Kathryn J. Smith, "Map preferences and requirements of Letchworth
State Park visitors during the summer of 1986." May, 1987.
- Glenn T. Johnston, "Predicting the tactical transport potential of
an area as an aid to interdiction planning." July, 1987.
- Matharuddin bin Yusuf, "Map generalization in computer-assisted
cartography: A review." February, 1988.
- Irina Vasiliev, "The naming and diffusion of Moscows across the
United States." August, 1988.
- Michael D. Gould,
"Intelligent picture-based data structuring for
vehicle navigation research." January, 1989.
- Linda Anne Christen, "The influence of position rankings on point
name placement for manually produced road maps." August, 1989.
- John M. McAvoy, "Algorithms for the conversion of contour lines to
triangulated irregular networks." January, 1991.
- Michael P. Mulligan, "User interfaces: Some issues for larger
spatial data handling organizations." September, 1991.
- John Sheppard, "A quantitative analysis of Georgia
phytogeography," August, 1992. (Co-supervised with Dennis E. Jelinski.)
- Pushpal Basu, "Linking Road Inventory Management System (RIMS) to
Scarborough's Single Line Street Network (SLSN): Discussion of a GIS
Prototype," January, 1993.
- James J. Phelan, "Assessment of the 1990 TIGER/Line Files of the
New York Metropolitan Region," January, 1993.
- Shou-wen Chen, "Two-dimensional run-length encoding from vector
representations and polygon overlay based on two-dimensional run-length
encoding," January, 1993.
- Todd Crane, "A graphical user interface for map production within
the environmental restoration program at Los Alamos National
Laboratory," May, 1993.
- Fulbert Leon Namwamba, "The National Museums of Kenya Geographic
Information Systems Requirements Study," January, 1995.
- Christine Krueger, "Non-cnsumptive vessel interactions with
Killer Whales in Johnstone Strait, British Columbia, "August. 1995.
(Co-supervised with Dennis E. Jelinski.)
- Erik Williams, "Climate and North American plant formations:
Associations between the water balance and satellite-derived vegetation
patterns," January, 1996.
(Co-supervised with Dennis E. Jelinski.)
- William Hart, "Potential use of GIS for military drug interdiction,"
- Christopher Zent , "TIGER vs. DLG road feature data," August, 1996.
- Scott Steigerwald, "Multiple Site Work Analyses for Housing Location
Solution: A GIS Suitability Study," January, 1997.
- Geoffrey Adams, "A Spatial Decision Support System for Environmental
Assessment: A Prototype Interface for Wellhead Protection," March, 1997.
- Donald Cole, "ITAM: Natural Resources Data Collection, Analysis, and
Reporting at Fort Dix, New Jersey," August, 1997.
- Stuart Graham, "GIS, Products Liability, and Symbolic Warnings" August, 1997.
- Keng-pin Chang, "The Design of a Web-based Geographic Information
System for Community Participation," August, 1997.
(Co-supervised with John Krygier.)
- Jesse Griffis, "GIS Design and Implementation: Girl Scout Council of Buffalo and Erie Co.", December 1998.
- Jeffrey C. Brunskill, "Scale Distinction in Meteorological Maps: A Study of Meteorological Reference Frames", May 2001.
- Eric DelMelle, "Map Projections Properties: Considerations for Small-scale GIS Applications", May 2001.
- Laurie Serrett, August 2001.
- Yixin Zhou, "Deer Vehicle Collisions in Amherst 2000: An Experiment to Detect DVCs Spatial Clustering and to Model DVCs Risk, January 2002.
- Yi-yu Li, "Varied Cultural Interpretations of Geographic Entities: A Comparison of Terms in Chinese and English." August 2003.
- Tatyana Schoenberg, “Landscape Perception Based on Interviews with Russian and American Undergraduate Students at The State University of New York at Buffalo.” January 2004.
- Christopher Castiglione. “Habitat Classification for the Great Lakes Aquatic Gap Project: New York.” January 2005.
- Brian Tomaszewski, "The Reconstruction of Aztec Political Geography in the Toluca Valley of Mexico." May 2005.
- Steve Fritschi, "A Management Plan for Restoring Beneficial Use Regarding Fish and Wildlife Populations in the Eighteen Mile Creek Area Of Concern", May 2006.
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