Faculty Profile for Dr. Nathan Allen Currit

profile photo for Dr. Nathan Allen Currit
Dr. Nathan Allen Currit
Associate Professor — Dept of Geography & Environmntl Studies
ELA 380
phone: (512) 245-3198

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Reygadas, Y., Jensen, J. L. R., Moisen, G. G., Currit, N. A., & Chow, E. (2020). Assessing the relationship between vegetation greenness and surface temperature through Granger causality and Impulse-Response coefficients: a case study in Mexico. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 41(10), 3761–3783.
  • Reygadas Langarica, Y., Jensen, J., Moisen, G. G., Currit, N. A., & Chow, T. K. E. (2020). Assessing the relationship between vegetation greenness and surface temperature through Granger causality and Impulse-Response coefficients: a case study in Mexico. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 41(10), 3761–3783. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2019.1711241
  • Zhao, C., Jensen, J. L. R., Weng, Q., Currit, N. A., & Weaver, R. (2020). Use of Local Climate Zones to investigate surface urban heat islands in Texas. GIScience & Remote Sensing, 57(8), 1083–1101.
  • Devine, J., Currit, N., Reygadas, Y., Liller, L. I., & Allen, G. (2020). Drug Trafficking, Cattle Ranching and Land Use and Land Cover Change in Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve. Land Use Policy, 95(104578).
  • Zhao, C., Jensen, J., Weng, Q., Currit, N. A., & Weaver, R. (2019). Application ofairborne remote sensing data on mapping Local Climate Zones: cases of threemetropolitan areas of Texas, U.S. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 74, 175–193.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Professor Award, The Graduate Student Forum. 2019
  • Award / Honor Nominee: College Mentoring Award, College of Liberal Arts, Texas State University. 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence in Grant Funding, College of Liberal Arts, Texas State University. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. November 18, 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Professor Award, The Graduate Student Forum. 2011

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
Colloquium Committee
August 2019-Present
Member
Scholarship and Awards Committee
August 2019-Present
Other
LDSSA
January 1, 2016-Present
Chair
Texas Center for Geographic Information Science
August 1, 2015-Present
Chair
Urban Geography Search Committee
September 2020-May 2021