Eric Compas
Associate Professor

Eric Compas

Current research

  • Private land development and protection in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
  • Using small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) to map fine-scale vegetation change

Service and outreach

  • Board member, Rock River Coalition
  • Board member, Friends of Glacial Heritage Area

Education background

  • 2008 Ph.D., Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2001 M.A., Geography, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • 1994 B.A., Geography, Physics, and German, University of Missouri-Columbia

Professional background

  • GIS Specialist, Yellowstone National Park


College of Letters & Sciences
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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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