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Dr Bruce A Hunter
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Dr Bruce A Hunter
Adjunct Faculty-Geography
 
Contact address   1704 W. Mulberry, Suite 215, Denton, TX 76203     Office LocationMail Box: 310559, EESAT, Room No.: 320J 
Email  hunter@unt.edu    Contact Number 940-565-2991    Fax No: 940-565-4297    Geography Geography   Inst. of Applied Sciences Inst. of Applied Sciences   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Associate Membership-August 31, 2014   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 DegreeMajor/Thesis/DissertationInstitutionYear
 PhDEnv. Science "A Geospatial Tool for Assessing Potential Wildfire Hazards in Central Texas"Univ. of North Texas2005
 MSEnv. Sci. "A Comparison of UNiversal Soil Loss Equation Results Using a Remote Sensing/GIS TechniqueUniv. of North Texas1990
 BAHistorySouthern Methodist Univ.1973
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014GEOG4570001Special Topics in GIS Download Syllabus
Fall 2013GEOG4570001Special Topics in GIS - Geodatabases Download Syllabus
Fall 2013GEOG5570001Special Topics in GIS - Geodatabases Download Syllabus
Fall 2013GEOG5510001GIS for Applied Sciences Download Syllabus
Spring 2013GEOG4570001Special Topics in GIS Download Syllabus
Spring 2013GEOG5570001Special Topics in GIS Download Syllabus
Fall 2012GEOG5570001Special Topics in GIS  
Fall 2012GEOG4570001Special Topics in GIS  
Fall 2012GEOG3500001Intro. GIS  
Fall 2012GEOG5960003Geog. Institute (GIS for Applied Sciences)  
Spring 2012GEOG4570001Special Topics in GIS  
Spring 2012GEOG5570001Special Topics in GIS  
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Bruce Hunter
 
Director of the Center for Spatial Analysis and Mapping at the University of North Texas. Primary job is conducting research on land use and watershed analyses using computerized mapping and satellite remote sensing. He has been supporting interdisciplinary research with spatial analysis technology for the past twenty five years, collaborating with faculty in such areas as stream ecology, environmental engineering, and ground water hydrology, among others. Teaching GIS to students, faculty, government agencies and the business community has been one of his passions.

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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
1993-PresentAdjunctGeographyCASUNT
2002-2007AdjunctEmergency ManagementCommunity ServiceUNT
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   1  
  YearPublication  Type
2011
Published
“Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Inventory Coastal Prairie Wetlands Along the Upper Gulf Coast, Texas”,
Enwright, N., M.G. Forbes, R.D. Doyle, B.A. Hunter, W. Forbes
Society of Wetlands Scientists
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2010
Accepted/In-press
Prioritizing Riparian Corridors for
Water Quality Protection in Urbanizing Watersheds

Atkinson, S.F., Bruce A. Hunter, April R. English,
J. Water Resource and Protection
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2010
 Freshwater Wetland Functional Assessment, Galveston Bay Coastal Prairie Wetlands
Forbes, M.G., J. Yelderman, R. Doyle, A. Clapp, B. Hunter, and N. Enwright
Techincal Report
Other
2009
Published
Hydrology of Coastal Prairie Freshwater Wetlands
Forbes, M.G., J. Yelderman, R. Doyle, A. Clapp, B. Hunter, N. Enwright, and W. Forbes.
Wetland Science and Practice
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2008-PresentCommunity Education on Storm Water IssuesCity of Farmers Branch80,000Principal InvestigatorActive
2099-2011Remote Sensing Tree Canopy Inventory, City of Denton, TexasCity of Denton25,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2088-2011Modeling Coastal Prairie Pothole Wetlands in the Galveston Bay Estuary regionBaylor University45,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007-2009Satellite Remote Sensing analysis of western watersheds affecting stormwater qualityDFW International Airport25,000Co-PICompleted
toggle toggle Teaching
“Básicas de SIG”
 
January and July 2010, Universidad Autónomo del Estado de México, Toluca, Mx., Introduction to GIS in Spanish for faculty and students.

“Grandparents U”
 
July 2009, University of North Texas, Short course for grandparents and grandchildren Google Earth, GPS, and simple mapping

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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2013-PresentLeslee MoreheadPhDGraduate ResearchDissertation
2012-PresentEvan CarpenterMastersGraduate ResearchThesis
2012-PresentJessica BeckhamPhDGraduate ResearchDissertation
2011-PresentHeather PerryPhDGraduate ResearchDissertation
2011-PresentAbhishek KalaPhDGraduate ResearchDissertation
2011-PresentMarty O'NeillPhDGraduate ResearchDissertation
2011-2013Dory DeinesMastersGraduate ResearchThesis
2008-2011Bekir CakarPhDrGraduate ResearchDissertation
2008-2010Gary ParkerMastersGraduate ResearchThesis
2008-2010Nicholas EnwrightMastersGraduate ResearchThesis
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2011-2013UNT Waste Stream Subcommitteemember 
2011-2013UNT Operations and Land Use CommitteeMember 
2009-2011UNT Sustainability CouncilMember 
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2007-PresentMAUGMember 
1992-PresentSCAUGMember 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2005National Grasslands Prairie Partner AwardUSFS & NRCS
toggle toggle Field Experience
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Company/OrganizationPosition
2001-PresentUS Forest ServiceVolunteer
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2013U.S. Forest ServicePrescribed FireVolunteer
2012U.S. Forest ServicePrescribed FireVolunteer
2011U.S. Forest ServicePrescribed FireVolunteer
toggle toggle Biographical Sketch
Bruce Hunter
Bruce Hunter is the Interim Director of the Institute of Applied Sciences and Director of the Center for Spatial Analysis and Mapping at the University of North Texas. His primary job is conducting research on land use and watershed analyses using computerized mapping and satellite remote sensing. He has been supporting interdisciplinary research with spatial analysis technology for the past twenty five years, collaborating with faculty in such areas as stream ecology, environmental engineering, and ground water hydrology, among others. Teaching GIS to students, faculty, government agencies and the business community has been one of his passions. Bruce is also a volunteer wildland firefighter and conducts prescribed fires and fire mapping for a number of government agencies and NGOs. His interests include the use of fire for native prairie restoration and wildland fire protection for the urban interface. Additionally, he has been involved in “green issues” for over 40 years, with particular interest in green building and appropriate technology.

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