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Dr. Peter Siska

Professor, Chair of Regional Studies at CLCRS
DoD Civilian

Contact Information:
Office Location: Washington Hall, Room 5100
Phone: 845.938.4949

Dr. Peter Siska has a diverse background in the natural resource management, spatial analysis, geostatistics and geographic information systems. He participated in the regional planning project in Slovakia and in the research projects in Texas including volumetric analysis of the total tree stem volume of the east Texas forest ecosystem, natural resource and inventory border zone project between Texas and Mexico and developing karst hazard prediction model in Pennyroyal Plane and Western Kentucky Highlands. Dr. Siska was also director of the School of Agriculture and Geosciences and published several papers in international scientific journals, presented scientific papers in the United States and Europe and is active on the board of directors for Applied Geography Conferences. He is a member of Slovak Academy of Sciences and currently serves on the editorial board for Geografickỳ Časopis (Journal of Geography) published by Slovak Academy of Sciences and Papers of Applied Geography Conferences. He teaches EV 365 course, Geography of Global Cultures, Physical Geography and taught previously Regional Geography of Europe, the Americas and Australia, Regional Geography of Africa, Asia and Oceania, Introduction to GIS, Political Geography and graduate courses in Geospatial Analysis.