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Department of Geography

Bill GribbWilliam Gribb

Professor and Chair

PhD Geography, Michigan State University, 1982;
MA Geography, University of Colorado-Boulder, 1975;
BS Secondary Social Studies-Geography, Wayne State University, 1973;
AICP, Certified Planner, 2000
planning@uwyo.edu 

(307) 766-6253

Arts and Sciences 207

Office Hours:

T/R 1:00-2:30pm or by appt.

Research Interests:

Land Use Planning, Rural and Small Town Planning, Land Resources Planning, Geographic Information Science, Cultural Ecology-Native Americans, Computer Modeling of Urban 3-D Land Use, Historical GIS for Native Americans, Modeling Potential Habitat of Beavers (Castor Canadensis), Agricultural PreservationTeaching:
GEOG 4280/5280 Quantitative Methods in Geography, GEOG 4370-5370 Environmental Planning, GEOG 4330/5330 Land Use Planning, GEOG 5959 GIS/GPS for Educators GEOG 4310 Planning Theory GEOG 4325/5325 Legal Aspects of Planning GEOG 4280/5280 Quantitative Methods in Geography GEOG/AIST 4340 Natural Resource Management on Western Reservations GEOG 4880 Geography of Wine

Publications:

Book Chapter

Gribb, William J., Land Alienation of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Ojibwe, Chapter, Victims of a Map?Cartography in Indian Affairs, ed.) D. Cole and I. Sutton, forthcoming, pp. 1-49.

Gribb, William J., Land Use Policy, Chapter, Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing Company, 2007.

Gribb, William J., Tourism, Chapter, Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing Company, 2007.

Gribb, William J., Urban-Rural Fringe, Chapter, Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing Company, 2007.

Gribb, William J., Topographic Maps, Chapter, Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing Company, 2007.

 

Final Report

Gribb, William J., Beaver (Castor canadensis) Impacts and Characteristics on Stream Hydrology and Vegetation in the Snake River Drainage System, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, March, 2008, Final Report, Washington D.C.

Gribb, William J., Analysis of Recreation Providers in Wyoming, 2008, May, 2008, Final Report, Green River, Wyoming.

Gribb, William J.,  Albany County and City of Laramie Joint Planning Area Board Project, October, 2008, Final Report, Laramie,Wyoming

Gribb, William J., Agricultural Land Preservation in Albany County, Wyoming, February, 2008, Final Report, Washington, D.C..

Gribb, William J., Potential Habitat Model and analysis of Beavers in Grand Teton National Park, March, 2007, Final Report, U.S. National Park Service.

Gribb, William J., Inventory and Analysis of Open Space and Recreation, Green River, WY, June 2007, Final Report

 

Service:

Awards / Distinctions:

  • 2008 Visting professorship, Shanghai University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
  • 2008 International Travel Grant, Shanghai's Urban-Rural Fringe, UW International Programs
  • 2007 American Institute of 'Certified Planners, Accreditation Panel
  • 2005 Flittie Award, UW, Sabbatical Leave-Australia
  • 2005 American Indian Studies Exchange Award, UW, Sabbatical Leave-New Zealand
  • 2005 International Travel Grant, Ecosystem Management Sabbatical at the University of Sunshine Coast, Australia, UW International Programs
  • 2005 Visiting Associate Professor, Universityof the Sunshine Coast, Slippy Downs, Queensland, Australia

Affiliations, Associations, Consultation:

  • Co-Coordinator, Wyoming Geographic Alliance, National Geographic Society
  •  Executive Committee Member, Wyoming Planning Association
  •  Committee Member, National Integrated Land Information System
  • UW Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC)
  • UW American Indian Studies
  • UW American Studies
  • UW Planetary and Space Science Consortium
  • UW Science and Math Teaching Center
  • UW Water Resources Program

Press releases:

  • 4/4/2008 - Wyoming Geographic Alliance Seeks Teachers for Summer Institute Program
  • 5/23/2006 - Teachers Invited to June UW Geography Institute
  • 4/6/2006 - James Mothersbaugh Wins State Geography Bee Again
  • 2/19/2004 - Public Seminar Series on Agriculture Scheduled
  • 2/10/2004 - Detailed Atlas of Wyoming Online
  • 3/28/2003 - Local Students to Compete In State Geography Bee at UW
  • 1/8/2003 - Journey through Wyoming Project
  • 9/26/2002 - Statewide Recreation Survey Results Told
  • 9/24/2002 - Statewide Recreation Survey Results Told
  • 3/26/2002 - Local Students to Compete in State Geography Bee at UW
  • 3/29/2001 - Students Compete at State Geography Bee at UW
  • 3/22/2001 - Wyoming Geographic Institute to be Held in Yellowstone
  • 3/12/2001 - Geringer to Open UW Conference Friday
  • 2/20/2001 - Get Those Kids Out of the Classrooms and Into Their Communities
  • 4/7/1999 - State Geography Bee Friday at UW
  • 4/2/1999 - Local Students in State Geography Bee
  • 4/2/1999 - Local Students in State Geography Bee
  • 4/2/1999 - Local Students in State Geography Bee
  • 4/1/1999 - Local Students in State Geography Bee
  • 4/1/1999 - Local Students in State Geography Bee
  • 4/1/1999 - Local Students in State Geography Bee
  • 4/1/1999 - Local Students in State Geography Bee
  • 3/31/1999 - Local Students in State Geography Bee
  • 9/29/1998 - Off-Campus Enrollment Due to Join UW Course at Reservation
  • 9/10/1998 - From Range to Rain Forest, Wyoming Teachers in the Amazon
  • 5/8/1998 - UW Scientists Join Yellowstone's 125 Anniversary Symposium
  • 5/8/1998 - UW Scientists Join Yellowstone's 125 Anniversary Symposium
  • 2/18/1998 - Registration Due for Summer Programs in Geography
  • 8/14/1997 - UW Endowment Will Support Geography Education in Wyoming
  • 4/4/1997 - Casper Youth Wins State Geography Bee
  • 4/2/1997 - State Geography Bee to be Held at UW Friday

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