Michael Medler



I teach GIS and statistical courses as well as graduate level natural resource courses. I received a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Arizona and an M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Oregon.


PhD Geography, University of Arizona; MS/BS Environmental Studies/Philosophy, University of Oregon

Research Interests

My current research centers on developing techniques for mapping and analyzing complex biophysical processes such as forest fires, avalanche hazards, and other disturbances. I am also very interested in the relationship between fire and human evolution.