Rutherford (Rud) V. Platt
Chairperson/Associate Professor, Environmental Studies
Campus Box 2455
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400
(717) 337 -
BA Bowdoin College, 1996
MA University of Colorado, Boulder, 2001
PhD University of Colorado, Boulder, 2004
Environmental Application of Geographic Information Systems
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Rutherford V. Platt is an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Chair of the Environmental Studies Department, and Director of the GIS laboratory at Gettysburg College. His current research focuses on spatial models of human and ecological systems in the wildland–urban interface, with a particular emphasis on wildfire. He also enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling, photography, and quality time with his two sons.