Geospatial Information and Science and Technology

Gary Christopherson

Gary Christopherson

Associate Professor of Practice

  • Geographic information systems and science
  • Near Eastern archeology
  • Spatial analysis
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Tom Evans


  • Coupled human-natural systems
  • Environmental governance
  • Food and water security
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Yoga Korgaonkar

Assistant Professor of Practice

  • GIS
  • Hydrologic modeling
  • Urban hydrology

Chris Lukinbeal


Director of GIST Programs

  • Cultural geography
  • Cartography
  • Visual culture

Jennifer Mason

Assistant Professor of Practice

  • Geovisual Analytics
  • Spatial Cognition
  • Uncertainty Visualization
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Fernando Sanchez

Assistant Professor of Practice

Coordinator, MS-GIST & P-GIST

  • Spatial statistical methods
  • Geospatial technologies
  • GIS applications

Beth Tellman

Assistant Professor

  • Human-Environment interactions and global change
  • land use and flood risks
  • vulnerability
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Willem van Leeuwen

Professor, SGDE and SNRE

Director, Arizona Remote Sensing Center

Chair, Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis GIDP

  • Remote sensing
  • Earth System Resources
  • Science and decision making