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Eric Larsen

BIO

Professor Eric Larsen provides instruction on remote sensing, digital image processing, aerial photograph interpretation, and physical geography. Larsen has a long-standing interest in the relationships among wolves, elk, and aspen in Yellowstone National Park. He also conducts research on the Southern Royal Albatross, understanding the predation patterns by the New Zealand Sea Lion and solving the problem of band injury.

TEACHING HONORS

  • UW System Department of the Year (2003)

PUBLICATIONS

Moore, P. J., Larsen, E. J., Charteris, M., & Pryde, M. (2013). “Southern Royal Albatross on Campbell Island/Motu Ihupuku. Solving a Band Injury Problem.” New Zealand Department of Conservation, Wellington, New
Zealand. 95 pg. https://library.dbca.wa.gov.au/static/FullTextFiles/627600.pdf

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association of Geographers
  • Ecological Society of America

ADVICE

95% of life is showing up.

FUN FACT

When he was growing up, he wanted to be a professional downhiller.

Professor of Geography
Geography and Geology Chair

Office:
SCI B307
Phone:
715-346-4098

Education

Ph.D. - Physical Geography
Oregon State University

M.A. - Mathematics
Oregon State University

B.S. - Regional Analysis
University of Wisconsin – Green Bay

Courses

Remote Sensing I
The Dynamic Earth