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John W. Wyckoff, Ph.D.

Associate Dean-Faculty and Staff Affairs



Office Location:
NC 5014 J

Office Hours:
by appointment (8:00 AM-5:00 PM)

Phone: 303-315-7013

Fax: 303-315-7016

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Expertise Areas:
Landscape Ecology; Environmental Remote Sensing; Geographic Information Systems; Physical Geography.

My Addresses:

Mailing Address:
CU Denver College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Campus Box 144
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
1200 Larimer Street
NC Suite 5014
Denver, CO 80217-3364

B.S. in Biology; University of Utah 1974

Ph.D. in Geography; University of Utah 1980

Dr. Wyckoff has held faculty positions at the University of Utah (1977-1978), the University of North Dakota (1979-1991), the University of West Florida (1991-1994), and the University of Colorado Denver 1994-present). He served as Department Chair of Geography at the University of North Dakota (1987-1991), Program Director at the University of West Florida (1993-1994), Chair of Geography, Geology and Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver (1994-2000), Director of the Masters Program in Environmental Sciences (2001-2011), Chair of the Department of Physics (1996-1997 and 2011-2015), and as Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (2011-present). Dr. Wyckoff has developed new programs or helped build programs at all of the institutions where he has held faculty and administrative positions, including being the co-creator of CU Denver's Facility for Advanced Spatial Technology (FAST). Dr. Wyckoff's wide-ranging research interests have included studies of the applications of remote sensing and GIS in landscape ecology, paleoenvironmental reconstruction in the Northern Great Plains, and most recently in studies of meteorite impact in Antarctica. 

Weihaupt, J.G., F.G. Van der Hoeven, F.G. Chambers, C. Lorius, J. W. Wyckoff, and D. Castendyk. 2015 The Wilke Land Anomaly Revisited.. Antarctic Science.27 (3), 291-305

Weihaupt et al. In preparation. Multiple Meteoroid Impacts in Antarctica.

Weihaupt et al. In preparation. The Mertz and Ninnis Phantom Ice Shelf, Antarctic. To be submitted to the Jour. of Glaciology.

Wyckoff, J., Nuszdorfer, F., Johnson, L., Muller, B., Mit, A., Rozelle, J. and Hinke, M. 2010. Habitat Suitability Indices for Imperiled, Critically Imperiled, Endangered, and Threatened Species and Species of Concern in Colorado. Colorado  Department of Transportation, DTD. 110p.

Muller, B., Johnson, L., Wyckoff, J., and Nuszdorfer, F. 2008. Areawide Coordinated Cumulative Effects Analysis-Phase I. Colorado Department of Transportation DTD Research and Innovation Branch. Rept. No. CDOT-2008-6, 120p. 

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, Cartography and Computer mapping, Environmental Remote Sensing, Introduction to Environmental Science, Introduction to Physical Geography, Introduction to Remote Sensing, Environmental Quality, Weather & Climate, Seminar in Resource Management & Planning, Conservation of Natural Resources, Graphics and Air photo Interpretation, Biogeography, Natural Hazards, Climatology, Coastal Geography, Methods and Analysis in Remote Sensing, Environmental Sciences Seminar, Seminar in Land Use and Regional Development, Graduate Seminar in Physical Geography, Seminar in Research & Writing, Graduate Seminar in Remote Sensing, Risk Assessment, Sustainability, and Mapping and Map Analysis.

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