Craig L. Caupp



POSITION:

Associate Professor, Geography Department Frostburg State University.



DEGREES

1986 Ph.D. Utah State University, Environmental Engineering

1979  M.S. Indiana University, Environmental Science,

          (Water Quality, Impact Assessment and Field Biology)

1970  B.S. Ball State University, Secondary Education,

          (Mathematics, Biology)



PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY, ACCOMPLISHMENTS and HONORS

          American Water Resources Association

          Sigma Zeta, National Science Honor Society

          Graduated with honors from Indiana University

          Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society

          Certified Engineer in Training

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND SPECIALIZATION
Mathematical modeling of reservoirs and streams, hydrology, computer applications (programming and system management), environmental impact analysis, environmental management, field biology, data collection and analysis, modeling fate of hazardous wastes, and Geographic Information Systems.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Development and application of computer tools to reduce environmental impacts of resource development. Computer tools developed and applied include mathematical models of aquatic systems, integrated environmental-economic model for river basin planning, water and nutrient models for lake restoration, models of sustainable development in West Africa, nutrient cycling in terrestrial and aquatic systems, and Geographic Information Systems.

RESEARCH
Dr. Caupp has been co-principal investigator on numerous projects at Frostburg State University, Utah State University and Indiana University. The projects have been for US EPA, CH2M-Hill, United Nations, US Agency for International Development, Environment Canada, US Department of Energy, and Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Dr. Caupp has worked for Canadian consulting firms on the Red Deer river basin projects in Alberta, Canada and the Souris River in Saskatchewan, Canada; for Rapid Creek Water Works on the Truckee River, Nevada; and Utah State University on the Senegal River of Senegal. He is also co-principal on GIS projects with the state of Maryland for the development of Natural Oyster Bar maps and with the TRICOUNTY Council of governments of western Maryland for the development of GIS for regional development in the Western Maryland region.  Dr. Caupp is currently working with MDE and Maryland Power Plant Research Group on the Kempton Mine Project.  The Kempton Mine Project is developing a comprehensive GIS for use in reducing Acid Mine Drainage in North Branch of the Potomac River

TEACHING

[IMAGE]Geography 103 Physical Geography
[IMAGE]Geography 415 Computer Mapping and Graphics
[IMAGE]Geography 433 Surveying and Field Techniques
[IMAGE]Geography 470 Soil-water Engineering
[IMAGE]Geography 471 Engineering for Land Development
[IMAGE]Geography 472 Environmental Planning
[IMAGE]Geography 473 Environmental Law
[IMAGE]Workshop Wetland Delineation
[IMAGE]Workshop GIS

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Caupp has two refereed publications in professional journals, over 40 published proceedings and technical reports, and 2 chapters in books.


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