George Chaplin

Biography

George Chaplin has worked with GIS for more than 12 years and teaches GEOG 583, GEOG 864, and GEOG 488 for our online programs. He was awarded his master of science in GIS with distinction and has received the Association of Geographic Information Student of the Year Award. His interests are in anthropology, as well as geography, and he uses modeling, spatial statistics, and complex spatial analysis in his research at Penn State. He studies human ecology, ancestry, and epidemiology.

Course Spotlight

From Advanced Python Programming for GIS (GEOG 489), learn advanced applications of Python for developing and customizing GIS software, designing user interfaces, solving complex geoprocessing tasks, and leveraging open source.Visit the course.

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Richard Alley

Dr. Richard Alley has been with us since the beginning, with one of our first OPEN courses - Geology of the National Parks. See what he has to say about the OPEN.ED effort over ten years later.