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Thomas P. Huber

Thomas P. Huber

Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy;
M.A., Syracuse University;
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

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Dr. Huber’s areas of expertise are in remote sensing/image processing, geomorphology and soils, and the physical geography and landscapes of Colorado. He has been involved in a diverse number of projects including the habitat mapping of the Prebles meadow jumping mouse in El Paso County, the vegetation mapping of large parts of Colorado for the Division of Wildlife’s GAP analysis project, and mapping and analyzing the elk habitat needs in the Pikes Peak region. He has also collaborated on a research project dealing with the definitions and measurement of environmental justice.

His most recent work has been a series of books on different aspects of the physical landscapes of Colorado and the West. Dr. Huber is the 1985 recipient of the UCCS Outstanding Teaching Award, a 1993-1995 President’s Teaching Scholar for the University of Colorado, and a Fulbright Scholar to Ireland in 1995.

Some current publications:
Colorado: An Aerial Geography of the Highest State. 2002, Western Reflections Publishing.

The Alaska Highway: A Geographical Discovery. 2000, University Press of Colorado.

“Urban Environmental Justice Indices,” in The Professional Geographer, 2002, 54(3), pp. 318-331.

He is currently working on a book to be called An American Provence, a comparative study of the North Fork Valley of the Gunnison in Colorado with the Coulon Valley of southern France..

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Tom Huber
Geography and Environmental Studies
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150
(719) 262-4057 (719) 262-4066




Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies,
Columbine Hall, COH2
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs 80918
Phone: 719.262.4065
Fax: 719.262.4066


BA in Geography
Dr. Robert Larkin

MA in Applied Geography
Dr. John Harner