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Geospatial Science

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Kurt Piepenburg

Chair, Geospatial Science Department; R. William Miller Distinguished Professor in the Natural Sciences; Professor of Geospatial Science

Straz Center 290

  • Biography
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Professor Kurt Piepenburg teaches courses in geomorphology, meteorology, physical geography, remote sensing and field methods. He has served as chair of the Geospatial Science Department, and the conservation program. He held the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College at Carthage from 1995-2009, and also served the College as the Dean of Students from 1990 through 1994.

Prof. Piepenburg has directed two student field experiences on the eastern Caribbean island of Antigua, during which students completed field analyses of abandoned Holocene beaches and water quality in English Harbour. He has a Ph.D. and M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He earned his B.A. from Carthage College. He joined the Carthage faculty in 1984.

  • Ph.D., M.S. — University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • B.A. — Carthage College
  • GEO 1700 Physical Geography: An Introduction
  • GEO 2500 Natural Disasters
  • GEO 2550 Meteorology
  • GEO 2950 Process Geomorphology
  • GEO 3200 Hydrology
  • GEO 3300 Analytical Techniques in Geography
  • GEO 3700 Climatology
  • GEO 3800 Soil Science
  • GEO 3900 Methods of Field Research
  • GEO 4000 Senior Seminar in Geography
  • GEO 400T Topics in Geography
  • GEO 4500 Independent Study in Geography
  • GEO 4900 Research in Geography
  • Carthage College

Kurt Piepenburg

Professor Kurt Piepenburg teaches courses in geomorphology, meteorology, physical geography, remote sensing and field methods. He has served as chair of the Geospatial Science Department, and the conservation program. He held the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College at Carthage from 1995-2009, and also served the College as the Dean of Students from 1990 through 1994.

Prof. Piepenburg has directed two student field experiences on the eastern Caribbean island of Antigua, during which students completed field analyses of abandoned Holocene beaches and water quality in English Harbour. He has a Ph.D. and M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He earned his B.A. from Carthage College. He joined the Carthage faculty in 1984.

Brief Bio

Professor Kurt Piepenburg teaches courses in geomorphology, meteorology, physical geography, remote sensing, and field methods. He previously served Carthage as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College.

Title

Chair, Geospatial Science Department; R. William Miller Distinguished Professor in the Natural Sciences; Professor of Geospatial Science

Email Address

kpiepenburg@carthage.edu

Phone Number

262-551-5715

Office Location

Straz Center 290

Education

  • Ph.D., M.S. — University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • B.A. — Carthage College

Courses

  • GEO 1700 Physical Geography: An Introduction
  • GEO 2500 Natural Disasters
  • GEO 2550 Meteorology
  • GEO 2950 Process Geomorphology
  • GEO 3200 Hydrology
  • GEO 3300 Analytical Techniques in Geography
  • GEO 3700 Climatology
  • GEO 3800 Soil Science
  • GEO 3900 Methods of Field Research
  • GEO 4000 Senior Seminar in Geography
  • GEO 400T Topics in Geography
  • GEO 4500 Independent Study in Geography
  • GEO 4900 Research in Geography
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