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David W. Kelley

Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D. Soils and Water Resources, University of Minnesota.
Office
JRC 423
Phone
(651) 962-5569
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5569
Fax
651-962-5741
Mail
2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105

My research interests include the areas of environmental analysis, landscape evolution, and environmental management. I am particularly interested in working with students and other researchers to explore hydrologic and topographic surface processes related to environmental quality, and in the application of geographic information science for land assessment and management.

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENVR 151 - 01 Environmental Sustainability M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

40109 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENVR 151 - LLC Environmental Challenges M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

41335 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 321 - 01 Geographic Info Systems - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 426

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 426

Course Registration Number:

41512 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

The theme of this course is how to perform data analysis using Geographic Information Systems. Specific topics include spatial database operations, buffers, map overlay and address matching. The course illustrates the principles of Geographic Information Systems using a variety of real-world applications from demography to environmental studies. This course uses a blended course format and students should be prepared to spend 50% of their time working independently.

Schedule Details

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J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENVR 151 - L01 Environmental Challenges M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

20086 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GEOG 111 - L01 Human Geography M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 JRC 401

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

JRC 401

Course Registration Number:

20797 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

This course explores the effects of social, economic, environmental, political, and demographic change from a geographic perspective. It introduces students to a broad range of topics, including the effects of population growth, human impact on the environment, economic development, and globalization. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

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GEOG 223 - 01 Remote Sensing - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 426

Course Registration Number:

21897 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

David W. Kelley

The principles and techniques of remotely sensed data are presented including photographic and digital sensing. The applicability of these techniques to land use analysis and environmental studies will be emphasized. Students will become familiar with aerial photography and digital imagery interpretation through inquiry‐based learning and GIS.

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