Dr. Anita Walz
Assistant Professor
Department of Geography




B.S. (Biology), Universitaet Konstanz, Germany
M.S. (Biology/Limnology), Universitaet Konstanz, Germany
M.S. (Bioresource Engineering), Oregon State University
Ph.D. (Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Sciences), University of Maryland.


Dr. Walz's research interests include landscape ecology, environmental geography, and issues of urban climate, and is heavily dependent on Geographic Information System (GIS) and remote sensing tools. The title of her dissertation is "Associations Between Maryland's Amphibians and Habitat Parameters at Local and Landscape Scales."


Dr. Walz teaches Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Intermediate GIS-Raster Analysis, and Climatology.


Service and Outreach
Dr. Walz is part of the Urban Forestry Advisory Committee and the Marshall University GIS Users Group. She is also a member of the American Meteorological Society, American Association of Geographers, Southeastern Division of American Association of Geographers, International Association for Landscape Ecology, and the Ecological Society of America.


Contact Info
telephone: (304) 696-2504
e-mail: walz@marshall.edu
website: http://www.marshall.edu/geography/walz.asp