Dr. Brockhaus is an environmental scientist with teaching and research interests in aerial photo interpretation, remote sensing, and geographic information systems. He has expertise in the application of remote sensing and geographic information systems in the study of landscape characterization, spatial modeling of ecological processes, site degradation monitoring, and land cover change analysis. He has published several articles in professional journals and has presented over 30 papers at national and international conferences. His research interests include site degradation monitoring with remotely sensed data, detection and mapping of invasive plant species using hyperspectral imagery, and the use of ground penetrating radar in archeological studies. He teaches EV377 (Remote Sensing), EV378 (Cartography), EV379 (Photogrammetry), EV398 (Geographic Information Systems), EV485 (Special Topics in Geography and the Environment) and EV487 (Seminar in Geography).