Dr. Daniel P. Dugas
Office: Breland Hall, Room 148
Ph.D., Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene, 1993.
M.S., Geology, Geography, and Anthropology, University of Oregon, Eugene, 1989.
B.S., Geology, University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1981.
Geomorphic aspects of landscape ecology; remote sensing and geographic information system study of semi-arid grassland desertification processes
Dan Dugas has been a professor in the Department of Geography at New Mexico State University since 1996. He received a B.S. in Geology from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1981; M.S. degrees in Geology, Geography, and Anthropology from the University of Oregon in 1989; and a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Oregon in 1993. Dugas has worked as a geographer, geologist, paleontologist, and geoarchaeologist. His research has focused on the geomorphic, stratigraphic, pedologic, and paleoclimatic assessment of landforms and depositional environments. He is currently researching the spatial/climatic linkages of pattern development at White Sands Dune field, and techniques of geomorphic landform mapping using satellite imagery. His teaching includes courses in the Geography of the Natural Environment, Map Use and Analysis, Aerial Photo Interpretation, Geomorphology, and Climatology.