Curriculum vita

Paul F. Anderson

 


I. Personal data

Paul F. Anderson
Associate Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture (75% appointment)
481 College of Design, 515-294-8943 voice, 515-294-2348 fax
Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy (25% appointment)
2208 Agronomy, 515-294-9816 voice, 515-294-3163 fax
 
Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3094
Email: fridolph@iastate.edu
Web address: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~fridolph/

II. Academic degrees

Master of Landscape Architecture Iowa State University 1974
Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture Iowa State University 1972

III. Professional experience

Landscape architect No. 94 1976-present, Iowa Board of Landscape Architectural Examiners
Landscape architect James B. Sinatra, Landscape Architect 1975-1977, Ames, Iowa
Land use planner Knox and Clarke, Planners 1974-1975, Ames, Iowa
Research assistant Land Use Analysis Laboratory 1974-1979, Iowa State University

IV. Iowa State University positions

Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, 2000-present
Professor, Department of Agronomy, 2000-present
Department Officer for Graduate Education, Department of Landscape Architecture, 2005-present
Co-Department Officer for Graduate Education, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1982-2005
Interim chair, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1991-1992
Associate professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1982-2000
Associate professor, Department of Agronomy, 1982-2000
Member, Graduate faculty, 1981-present
Assistant professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1979-1982
Assistant professor, Department of Agronomy, 1979-1982
Temporary instructor, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1977-1979

V. Academic and professional expertise

Landscape planning
Regional landscape analysis
Geographic information systems (GIS)
GIS descriptive and predictive modeling, geostatistics, logit modeling
Spatial databases, master planning large facilities, regional design
Site/route selection studies, suitability studies, environmental impact assessment
Land cover/land use interpretation and classification
Visual resource management, landscape ecology
Computer graphics
Remote sensing, image interpretation
Geographic information systems (GIS)
Computer-aided design and drafting (CAD)
Digital image editing
Soil survey applications in land use studies
Site suitability for biomass collection and processing
Agricultural suitability classifications: modern and historic
Soil survey GIS databases, GIS variability modeling
Agricultural land uses, land assessment classification
Agricultural land preservation, soil management plans

VI. Professional organizations

American Society of Landscape Architects
Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture
Soil and Water Conservation Society of America
American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

VII. Honors and awards

Faculty professional development award, GIS descriptive modeling of historic agricultural suitability and development of Regional Landscape Design (LA 302), 2001-2002 (fall semester)

Faculty Award for Extraordinary Performance, College of Design, 1997-1998

Faculty improvement leave, revised text for second edition of Regional Landscape Analysis, 1993-1994 (fall semester)

Faculty Award, Student Society of Landscape Architects, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1991-1992

Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award, Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS). Computer-Aided Reverse Perspective Analysis (CARPA) for historic site documentation. Ned Crankshaw (LA) thesis, 1988-1989

Amoco Teaching Excellence Award, 1986-1987

Faculty improvement leave, dynamic simulation for 3-D landscape modeling, US Forest Service, 1984-1985 (spring semester)

Honor Award for Research, Design and Planning Applications of Computer Technology, American Society of Landscape Architects, 1983-1984

Merit Award for Research, Design and Planning Applications of Computer Technology, Iowa Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects, 1983-1984

VIII. Teaching responsibilities

Current courses (ave. number of students/semester) credits

LA 302 Regional landscape design (26 students) 6 cr., 2002-present
LA 490E Independent studies in landscape planning (1 student) 1-4 cr., 1977-present
LA 490K Independent studies in computer applications (2 students) 1-4 cr., 1977-present
LA 541 Principles of research for landscape architects (8 students) 3 cr., 1992-present
LA 562 Landscape resource management (7 students) 1-6 cr., 2001-present
LA 580 Research tutorial (2 students) 4 cr., 1983-present
LA 590E Independent studies in landscape planning (1 student) 1-4 cr., 1982-present
LA 567X Advanced GIS landscape modeling (14 students) 2 cr., 2000-present
LA 699 Thesis research (2 students) 1-4 cr., 1982-present

Previous courses

LA 241 Basic landscape design 4 cr., 1978-1995
LA 251 Fundamentals of site grading and construction 4 cr., 1982-1990
LA 261 Landscape data and inventory 3 cr., 1979-1982
LA 342 Intermediate landscape design 4 cr., 1979-1982
LA 361 Landscape inventory and analysis (36 students) 3 cr., 1977-2001
LA 411 Computer graphics in landscape architecture (15 students) 2 cr., 1985-1999
LA 462 Landscape resource management 4 cr., 1986-1990
LA 463 Comprehensive landscape planning (18 students) 4 cr., 1985-2000
LA 501 Graduate seminar 1 cr., 1983-1985
LA 511 Computer graphics in landscape architecture (5 students) 2 cr., 1985-1999
LA 581 Thesis preparation 4 cr., 1988-1989
LA 590/BOT 684 GIS seminar/workshop 2 cr., 1989-1992
LA 590K Advanced GIS landscape modeling (12 students) 2 cr., 1999-2000
LA 599 Creative component, 1982-1984

IX. Academic advising responsibilities

Academic and career advising

Average of 12 undergraduate advisees each year (range 8 to 27)
Average of 5 graduate advisees each year (range 1 to 12)
Total of 127 graduate student Program of Study Committees

Graduate student thesis research supervision

Kitchen gardening and edible landscapes: the theory and practice of household commitments to local food systems as seen from central Iowa. William Martin (LA) thesis research, 2004-2005

Riverpoint West Brownfield Redevelopment Plan, City of Des Moines, Iowa. Strauss Hsieh (LA) thesis research, City of Des Moines, 2003-2004

Development of a GIS tool for searching and viewing General Land Office surveyors' field notes. Luke Slings (Water Resources/LA) thesis research, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, 2001-2002

Hydrologic modeling of overland flow within Little Beaver Creek, Iowa. Steven Morgan (LA) thesis research, Iowa National Guard, Johnston, 1999-2001

Analysis of past and future growth impacts to habitat within  Boone, Hardin, Hamilton, Marshall, Story, and Webster counties in Iowa using FRAGSTATS and an urban growth model. Patrick Brown (LA) thesis research, USDA Prairie Rivers RC&D, Boone, 1998-2000

GIS descriptive modeling of General Land Office vegetation types in Hamilton County, Iowa. Mohd Said Musli (LA) thesis research, Hamilton County Conservation Board, Webster City, 1998-1999

Development and demonstration of a hypermedia database for General Land Office surveyors’ field notes. Jane Chen (LA) thesis research, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Dallas County Conservation Board, Perry, 1997-1998

World Wide Web Geographical Information System: development of a historic photo database for Shenandoah National Park. Chris Seeger (LA) thesis research, National Park Service, Virginia, 1996-1997

Use of visual assessment surveys for planning in agricultural landscapes. Marilyn Magnuson (LA/CRP) thesis research, Story County Conservation Board, Story County Planning and Zoning Commission, Nevada, 1996-1997

Modeling definitions of scenic byway corridors using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Shuangyan Li (LA) thesis research, USDA Golden Hills RC&D, Oakland, 1995-1996

Analysis of historic vegetation patterns in Iowa using General Land Office surveys and a Geographic Information System. Michael Miller (LA) thesis research, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Des Moines, 1994-1995

Development of an Iowa planning model for the state wetland and riparian area plan. Jeff Logsdon (LA) thesis research, US Environmental Protection Agency, Kansas City, and Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Des Moines, 1993-1994

An analysis of the resource enhancement committees in the Iowa Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) Program. David Wanberg (LA/CRP) thesis research, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Des Moines, and Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, 1991-1992

Analysis of Clear Lake watershed management strategies using GIS technology. Robert Satter (LA) thesis research, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Des Moines, and Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board, 1990-1991

Environmental considerations in a method for highway route selection. Nik Ab. Rahman (LA) thesis research, Iowa Department of Transportation, Ames, 1989-1990

Computer-Aided Reverse Perspective Analysis (CARPA) for historic site documentation. Ned Crankshaw (LA) thesis research, Shimer College, Mt. Carroll, Illinois, 1988-1989

Integration of LANDSAT data into the MSDAMP geographic information system for regional recreation planning applications. Kevin Kane (LA) thesis research, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Des Moines, 1985-1986

Agri-community as a farmland preservation tool. Keith Holdsworth (LA) creative component research, Madison County Conservation Board, 1984-1985

Application of the Hand-Drawn Datafile technique to East Java, Indonesia. Sugeng Gunadi (LA) creative component research, 1982-1983

X. University service

Current responsibilities

Chair, Faculty Development Council, College of Design, 2002-present
Chair, Computer Advisory Committee, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1979-present
Chair, Graduate Program Committee, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1983-present
Member, ISU Faculty Senate, 2004-present
Member, ISU Faculty Senate Judiciary and Appeals Council, 2004-present
Member, ISU Faculty Senate Appeals committee, 2004-present
Member, ISU Faculty Senate Design Caucus, 2004-present
Member, ISU Biorenewable Energy Research and Learning Center, 2006-present
Member, Advancement, Promotion, and Tenure committee, Department of Landscape Architecture, 2001-present
Member, Courtesy Committee, Department of Agronomy, 1996-present
Member, GAP Advisory Committee, ISU GIS Research and Support Facility, 1996-present
Member, Faculty-Dean Liaison committee, College of Design, 2005-present
Member, Faculty-Student Awards committee, College of Design, 2001-present
Member, Institute for Design Research and Outreach Advisory committee, College of Design, 1999-present
Member, PhD Degree Program Study Committee, College of Design, 1988-present