Faculty Profile for Dr. Richard W Dixon

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Dr. Richard W Dixon
Professor — Department of Geography
ELA 121B
phone: (512) 245-7436

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Dixon, R. W. (2018). Baseline Climatology of Sounding-Measured Variates Associated With Atlantic and Gulf coast Tropical cyclone Tornado Clusters. Papers in Applied Geography, 4(1), 113–121.
  • Dixon, R. W., & Herbert, Jo. (2018). The Earth’s Problem Climates (1961). Progress in Physical Geography, 42(1), 128–133.
  • Dixon, R. W., Hodge, J., & Anzah, F. (2018). Miles O. Hayes, Hurricanes As Geological Agents: Case Study of Hurricanes Carla 1961, and Cindy 1963. Progress in Physical Geography, 42(2), 257–264.
  • Dixon, R. W., Hervey, J., Moore, T., & Townsend, C. (2018). Baseline Climatology of Sounding-Measured Variates Associated With Atlantic and Gulf coast Tropical cyclone Tornado Clusters. Papers in Applied Geography, 4(1), 113–121.
  • Moore, T. W., Dixon, R. W., & Sokol, N. J. (2016). Tropical Cyclone Ivan’s Tornado Cluster in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States, 2004. Physical Geography, 37(3–4), 210–227.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alfred H. Nolle Chapter, Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. 2010
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Excellence Award, Texas State University. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award, National Council for Geographic Education. 2006
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Professor Award, Department of Geography, Graduate Student Forum. 2006
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Professor Award, Department of Geography, Graduate Student Forum. 2004

Selected Grants

  • Dixon, Richard W. Benefits and Costs of Water Reuse Programs in Texas, United States Geological Survey/Texas Water Resources Institute, $5000. (Funded: November 2011). Grant.
  • Dixon, Richard W (Principal), Sansom, Andrew (Co-Principal). Precipitation and Evaporation Trends in Texas, United States Environmental Protection Agency, $88000. (Funded: September 2006). Grant.
  • Dixon, Richard W (Principal), Sansom, Andrew (Co-Principal). Irrigation Water Management Issues for Texas Golf Courses, United States Environmental Protection Agency, $60000. (Funded: September 2006). Grant.
  • Dixon, Richard W. Travel to Collections: Early Climatology Textbooks, Helen and John S. Best Fellowship Program, American Geographical Society Library, $375. (Funded: November 2005). Grant.
  • Dixon, Richard W. Hazardous Summer Heat: Risk Communication Issues for Texas, Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center – Quick Response Grant, $1500. (Funded: October 2005). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Faculty Senate Library Committee
2018-Present
Chair
Distance Education Committee
2018-Present
Member
UCAR Governance Task Group
2018-Present
Chair
UCAR Membership Committee
2018-Present
Member
Tenure and Promotion Review Group
2017-Present