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Rocio Duchesne-Onoro
Associate Professor

  • Office Location: Upham Hall 107
  • Phone: (262) 472-5124
  • Email: duchesnr@uww.edu
  • Department(s): GEOGRAPHY/GEOLOGY/ENV SCI
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I am an environmental manager with a strong interest in remote sensing and GIS applied to terrestrial ecosystems. For five years I studied shrub expansion in the Arctic using passive remote sensing. In 2014, I was hired at UW-Whitewater as an instructor. Besides teaching, I actively recruit undergraduate students to participate in environmental research involving remote sensing and GIS.

Research Interest:
Multispectral remote sensing.
Field spectroscopy.
Terrestrial ecosystems with an emphasis on vegetation.

Education:
B.S. Biology, Universidad del Atlantico, Colombia, 2005
M.S. Statistics, Montclair State University, 2009
Ph.D. Environmental Management, Montclair State University, 2015

Courses I teach at UWW:
GEOGRPY 252: Global Environmental Challenges
GEOGRPY 270: GIS I: Mapping Our World
GEOGRPY 370: GIS II: Applications and Data
GEOGRPY 377: Remote Sensing of the Environment
GEOGRPY 470: Applied Environmental and Natural Resources GIS
ENVSCI 200: Introduction to Environmental Science