Mark Kumler

Professor, GIS
Geographic Information Systems


Ph.D., Computer Science and Geography, U.C. Santa Barbara


Lewis Hall
P: 909.748.8649

Mark P. Kumler teaches courses on cartography, GIS fundamentals, map projections and coordinate systems.

Before joining the M.S. GIS faculty in 2004, he held faculty appointments at the University of Colorado, California State University, San Bernardino, and the University of Auckland (sabbatical appointment).

His research interests include map projections, spatial coordinate systems, digital terrain representations, and GIS applications. He has received more than $3 million in external grants and contracts, including two from the National Science Foundation. His publications have appeared in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, Cartographica, and The California Geographer.

Kumler has designed and directed the development of three GIS labs, and has supervised one Ph.D. student and more than  90 M.S. students.

Courses Taught

GIS 612: Introduction to GI Technology

GIS 615: Communicating Geographic Information

GIS 691: Project Concept and Scope

GIS 695: Project Implementation

GIS 696: Project Completion

Workshop: Projections and Coordinate Systems