Mary Sue Passe-Smith

Senior Lecturer

Burdick 309 E

(501) 450-3434

201 Donaghey Avenue
Department of Geography
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR 72035

Office: 309 E Burdick Hall
Office Phone: 501-450-3434
Department Phone: 501-450-3164
FAX: 501-852-2926

Areas of Interest
Topographic influences on, modeling tornadogenesis
Hazard vulnerability mapping
Hazard response and policy
Natural hazards in general
GIS in general

Courses Taught
Introduction to GIS
GIS in Practice: Business and Social Science Applications
GIS in Practice: Environmental GIS
Principles of Geography

M.A. University of Arkansas, 2004
B.S. University of Central Arkansas, 1995

2009  “Regression Analysis for Testing Tornado Modeling Techniques”

2007 “Tornadoes.” Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture.

2007 “Planning for Disaster by Pinpointing Populations Vulnerable to Hazards.” ESRI Conference Proceedings

2006 “Exploring Local ‘Tornado Alleys’ for Predictive Environmental Parameters.” ESRI Conference Proceedings

2005 “Test-Driving a Tornado Likelihood Model.” ESRI Conference Proceedings

2004 “Modeling the Tornado Threat in Arkansas with GIS.” ESRI Conference Proceedings