Sam Atkinson | Department of Biological Sciences

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Sam Atkinson

Regents Professor of Environmental Science, Department of Biological Sciences, and Scholar, Advanced Environmental Research Institute
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Dr. Atkinson's research interests include environmental science and biotechnology.

Dr. Sam Atkinson teaches classes in the following areas: environmental science, remote sensing and environmental impact assessment.


  • Doctor of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Oklahoma
  • Master of Science in environmental science, University of Oklahoma
  • Bachelor of Science in biological science, Oklahoma State University


Atkinson's specific research projects are in the following topics:

  • Observations of ecosystems from space
  • Ecosystem scale environment
  • Water quality and watershed systems
  • Environmental impact systems

Selected Publications:

The following are the most recent publications of Atkinson's:

  • Special Issue on Cumulative Effects Assessment and Management, (Environmental Impact Assessment Review 2011)
  • Assessing Cumulative Effects of Projects Using Geographic Information Systems, (Environmental Impact Assessment Review 2011)
  • Multiple Uses of Indicators and Indices in Cumulative Effects Assessment and Management, (Environmental Impact Assessment Review 2011)

Director of AERI

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