Faculty Profile for Dr. Nathan Allen Currit

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Dr. Nathan Allen Currit
Associate Professor — Department of Geography
ELA 380
phone: (512) 245-3198

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Zhao, C., Jensen, J., Weng, Q., Currit, N. A., & Weaver, R. C. (2018). Application of airborne remote sensing data on mapping Local Climate Zones: cases of three metropolitan areas of Texas, U.S. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 74, 175–193.
  • Devine, J. A., Wrathall, D., Currit, N. A., Tellman, B., & Reygadas Langarica, Y. (2018). Narco-cattle Ranching in Guatemala’s Political Forests. Antipode.
  • Ghaffari, Z., Jo, I., & Currit, N. A. (2018). NASA Astronaut Photography of Earth: A Resource to Facilitate Students` Learning Using Geospatial Concepts. International Journal of Geospatial and Environmental Research, 5(3), Article 6.
  • Zhao, N., Samson, E. L., & Currit, N. (2015). Nighttime-Lights-Derived Fossil Fuel Carbon Dioxide Emission Maps and Their Limitations. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 81, 935–943. https://doi.org/10.14358/PERS.81.12.935
  • Meng, X., Currit, N. A., Wang, L., & Yang, X. (2013). Seeing residential buildings from remotely sensed imagery: An object-oriented approach. In Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery: Techniques and Applications. CRC Press.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. November 18, 2016

Selected Grants

  • Currit, Nathan A. (Principal). Cattle ranching or subsistence agriculture? Drivers of deforestation in Guatemala's Maya Biosphere Reserve, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: January 15, 2017 - May 15, 2018). Grant.
  • Currit, Nathan Allen. Earth Observation from the International Space Station, Jacobs Technology, with funding from NASA, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $7500. (Funded: June 1, 2016 - August 20, 2016). Grant.
  • Currit, Nathan Allen. Image Science and Analysis at NASA JSC, Jacobs Technology, with funding from NASA, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $7500. (Funded: June 1, 2016 - August 20, 2016). Grant.
  • Currit, Nathan (Principal), Jensen, Jenn (Co-Principal). Astronaut Photography Cataloging Project, Jacobs Technology, with funding from NASA, Funding through Jacobs Technology agreement with Texas State, $10000. (Submitted: December 1, 2015, Funded: January 19, 2016 - May 31, 2016). Grant.
  • Currit, Nathan (Principal). Earth Observation from the International Space Station, Jacobs Technology, with funding from NASA, Funding through Jacobs Technology agreement with Texas State, $7500. (Submitted: May 1, 2015, Funded: June 8, 2015 - August 14, 2015). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Chair
Texas Center for Geographic Information Science
August 1, 2015-Present
Member
Colloquium Committee
August 2018-May 2019
Chair
Geography Student Research Symposium
August 2018-May 2019
Other
LDSSA
January 1, 2016-May 31, 2019
Member
Geography Student Research Symposium
August 2017-May 2018