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Dr. Ken Orvis

Specialities: environmental modeling with Geographic Information Systems; landscape climatology; arid regions; global change issues; paleoclimate
See Also: Costa Rican GPS


Ken teaches climatology, global change, remote sensing, GIS and GPS. His interests are in landscape climatology including urban; arid regions; anthropogenic effects on climate including global change; paleoclimatology and biogeography. Ken has worked in southwestern North America, the southern Appalachians, the Caribbean, and Central America.

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 Dr. Ken Orvis
Ph.D., California-Berkeley
Associate Professor
412 Burchfiel Geography Bldg.
Knoxville, TN 37996-0925
Phone: (865) 974-0753


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