Associate Professor, Assistant Dean

Biography

Dr. Rose is an associate professor of geosciences at the University of West Georgia. Her research in the fields of urban climatology, GIS (Geographic Information Science), energy and sustainability has been supported by the Department of Energy, the Department of Education, the United States Geological Survey and the California Energy Commission. Currently, she is working on a grant that seeks to bring energy concepts and sustainability challenges into science classrooms in middle and high schools through hands on teacher workshops. During the summer of 2015 she was selected for the "School of Ice" supported by the NSF, Lockheed Martin, and the American Meteorological Society. To learn more about the "School of Ice" visit the Antarctic Sun site. Locally, she has worked with the UWG Community Garden, the Tanner Health System Get Healthy, Live Well initiative and the Green Elite student organization to promote healthy food on our campus. Prior to joining the faculty at UWG, Dr. Rose was a researcher in the Heat Island Group (founded by the late Dr. Art Rosenfeld) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Education / Degrees

  • B.A., Energy and Environmental Studies, The Evergreen State College, 1996
  • Ph.D., Geography (Urban Climatology), Florida State University, 2008
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • GEOG-4554 (Computer Cartography) Section: 01

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: 01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4082 (Applied Climatology) Section: 02
    • GEOG-5554 (Computer Cartography) Section: E01

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: 01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: 01
    • ENVS-2202 (Environmental Science) Section: 80G
    • GEOG-4086 (Environmental Internship) Section: 04
    • GEOG-4400 (Energy and Sustainability) Section: 01
    • GEOG-5554 (Computer Cartography) Section: E01
    • GEOL-5985 (Energy and Sustainability) Section: 01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • GEOG-1113 (Landform Geography) Section: E01
    • GEOG-2202 (Environmental Science) Section: 01
    • ENVS-2202 (Environmental Science) Section: 04G
    • GEOG-2202L (Environmental Science Lab) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4086 (Cobb County GIS (Internship)) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4554 (Computer Cartography) Section: 01

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4082 (Climatology) Section: E01

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4082 (Climatology) Section: 01D
    • GEOG-4086 (County/City GIS Dept) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4086 (Evironmental Safety Intership) Section: 02
    • GEOG-5554 (Computer Cartography) Section: E01

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • GEOG-1113 (Landform Geography) Section: N01
    • GEOG-1113L (Landform Geography Laboratory) Section: 01
    • GEOG-2505 (Human Impacts on the Envrnmnt) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4554 (Computer Cartography) Section: 01

    Summer 2014 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4082 (Climatology) Section: 01

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4400 (Energy and Sustainability) Section: 01
    • GEOG-5554 (Computer Cartography) Section: N01

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • GEOG-1113 (Landform Geography) Section: N01
    • GEOG-2505 (Human Impacts on the Envrnmnt) Section: 02
    • GEOG-4554 (Computer Cartography) Section: 01

    Summer 2013 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: 01

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: L2I
    • GEOG-1112 (Weather and Climate) Section: LXI
    • GEOG-1112L (Weather and Climate Laboratory) Section: 01
    • GEOG-4082 (Energy & Sustainability) Section: 02
    • GEOG-5554 (Computer Cartography) Section: N01
  • Publication List

    Rose, L.S. and Levinson, R. 2013. Analysis of the Effect of Vegetation on Albedo in Residential Areas: Case Studies in Suburban Sacramento and Los Angeles, CA. GIScience & Remote Sensing, Volume 50, Issue 1, Pages 64-77.

    Rose, L.S., Seong, J.C., Ogle, J., Butte, E., Indridason, J., Hall, J., Nelson, S., Jones, T., and Humphry, J. 2013. Challenges and Lessons from a Wetland LiDAR Project: A Case Study of the Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia, USA. Geocarto International, Volume 28,

    Rose, S., Stallins, J.A. and Bentley, M. 2008. Climatological and Single-Event Scale Visualizations of Urban Cloud-to-Ground Flashes in Atlanta, Georgia. Earth Interactions, Volume 12, Pages 1-30.

    Akbari, H., Rose, L. S. and Taha, H. 2003. Analyzing the land cover of an urban environment using high-resolution orthophotos. Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume 63, Issue 1, Pages 1-14.

    Rose, L. S., Akbari, H., and Taha, H. 2003. Characterizing the Fabric of the Urban Environment: A Case Study of Greater Houston, Texas. LBNL-51448. Berkeley, CA. [View Publication]

  • Skills and Resources

    Urban Climatology