Fritz Kessler

position: 
Associate Professor: MGIS Program, Dutton e-Education Institute
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fritz kessler
interests: 
geographical visualization
cartography
map projections
datums
coordinate systems

Fritz comes to Penn State from Frostburg State University in Maryland, where he served as Professor and Chair of the Geography Department. Previously, he worked for Ohio University’s Cartographic Center, the USGS Water Resource Division, Intergraph, R. R. Donnelley and Sons, the Kansas State Geological Survey, and the T. R. Smith Map Library. He received his PhD from the University of Kansas in 1999, and his MS from Penn State in 1991.

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Featured Project: SensePlace3, election edition

SensePlace3 user interface

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