Philip E. Dennison
Phil Dennison

Director of URSA Lab



Ph.D., Geography, University of California Santa Barbara, 2003

M.A., Geography, University of California Santa Barbara, 1999

B.S., Geography, Penn State University, 1997



GEOG 1100 - Exploring the World Through Google Earth

GEOG 3110 - The Earth from Space: Remote Sensing of the Environment

GEOG 5110/6120 - Environmental Analysis through Remote Sensing

GEOG 5120/6120 - Environmental Optics

GEOG 6961 - Geographic Thought and Inquiry


A full list of remote sensing courses taught in the Department of Geography can be found under Courses.

Research Interests


My research interests include remote sensing of vegetation physiology and phenology, imaging spectroscopy, wildfire and fire danger modeling, vegetation and the carbon cycle, and natural hazards.  Please see Projects to learn more about ongoing research in the URSA Lab.