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Scott, Michael

Faculty, Master's Program Director, Geography and Geosciences
Henson Science Hall (HS) 157P
410-543-6456 or ext 36456
msscottsalisburyedu
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Courses  []

2014 Fall

  • GEOG 319-010 GEOG INFORMATION SCIENCE
    Study of automated information handling using geographically referenced data to support spatial analysis. Consideration of and experience in the collection, storage and display of computer manipulated data. Includes hands-on experience with a variety of commercial software GIS packages. Prerequisite: GEOG 219. Three hours lecture, one two-hour laboratory per week.
  • GEOG 320-010 CARTOGRAPHIC VISUALIZATION
    Theory and application of cartographic principles and practices to advanced cartographic design. Lectures emphasize theory and principles. Laboratory provides practical experience in designing maps. Prerequisite: GEOG 219. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • GEOG 320-011 CARTOGRAPHIC VISUALIZATION
    Theory and application of cartographic principles and practices to advanced cartographic design. Lectures emphasize theory and principles. Laboratory provides practical experience in designing maps. Prerequisite: GEOG 219. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • GEOG 519-701 ADVANCED GIS
    Study of current theories and development trends in GIS technology. Emphasis on hands-on working knowledge utilizing ARC/INFO software. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • GEOG 519-702 ADVANCED GIS
    Study of current theories and development trends in GIS technology. Emphasis on hands-on working knowledge utilizing ARC/INFO software. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • GEOG 630-701 GIS & PUBLIC ADMIN
    Examines practical approaches for incorporating geographic information systems (GIS) technology into a public administration setting. Discusses implementation strategies, cost-benefit analyses, and strategies for overcoming technical and organizational boundaries. Case studies illustrate how public officials have successfully applied GIS to their specific needs. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, POSC 540, and GEOG 419 or GEOG 519. Three hours per week.

2015 Spring

  • GEOG 101-002 WORLD GEOG: EUROPE & ASIA
    A geographic study of the countries of Europe and Asia emphasizing their physical and cultural characteristics. Special attention to contemporary issues/problems. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • GEOG 640-701 GIS CO-OP EXPERIENCE
    A directed field study program which provides studens with an opportunity to apply GIS skills acquired in the classroom to real-world projects in the community. Additionally, a weekly seminar discussion gives participants a chance to peer-review the co-operative projects as well as receive expert guidance. Students are under the supervision of an advisor form the GIS faculty while participating in a short-term experience program in a business or government agency. Prerequisites: GEOG 619 and GEOG 630. Six hours per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Scott, M. & Farrow, S. 
(2013). 
Comparing multistate expected damages, option price and cumulative prospect measures for valuing flood protection. 
Water Resources Research, 
49(5), 
2638-2648. 
Limpert, D., Birch, D., Scott, M., Andre, M., & Gillam, E. 
(2007). 
Tree selection & landscape analysis of Eastern Red Bat day roosts. 
Journal of Wildlife Management, 
71(2), 
478-486. 
Cutter, S. L., Scott, M. S., & Hill, A. A. 
(2002). 
Spatial variability in toxicity indicators used to rank chemical risks. 
American Journal of Public Health, 
92(3), 
420-422. 

Awards(s)

Michael Scott (2009). Wilson H. Elkins Professorship - University System of Maryland (USM).
Michael Scott (2008). Regents' Award for Excellence in Public Service - Board of Regents, University System of Maryland (USM).

Presentations

Scott, M. (2009). Making data available - GeoDASH. Presented as the invited speaker's paper at the Maryland Digital Government Summit. Presented at Maryland Digital Government Summit, Linthicum Heights, MD.
Scott, M., Owens, M., & Cicconetti, B. (2009). Moving the line - critical area boundary mapping. Presented at the Towson University GIS Conference. Presented at Towson Univesity GIS Conference, Towson, MD.

Book Chapters

Folkoff, M. E., Harris, D. W., Scott, M. S., Venso, E.A.& Frana, M.F. (2003). Bacterial Source Tracking of Nonpoint Source Pollution Using GIS and DNA Fingerprinting Technologies. Khan, O.A. (Eds.), Geographic Information Systemsand Health Applications Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing.

Other

Scott, M. (2009). Invited speaker for the Master of Ceremonies of the joint meeting of the Tri-County Council of the Lower Eastern Shore of MD & the Mid-Shore Regional Council, Cambridge, MD.. Presented at Tri-County Council of the Lower Eastern Shore of MD & the Mid-Shore Regional Council, Cambridge, MD.

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