Cassandra Runyon

Associate Professor

Address: SSMB 202
Phone: 843.953.8279


University of Hawaii, Manoa
Ph.D. 1989

Research Interests

Remote Sensing, GIS, Geomorphology, and Planetary Geology

Courses Taught

GEOL 101/101L - Dynamic Earth
GEOL 206 - Plantery Geology
GEOL 225 - Geomorphology
GEOL 260/260L/460L - NASA Space Mission Design
GEOL 314 - Introduction to Remote Sensing
GEOL 442 - Geological Applications of Remote Sensing
GEOL 449 - Geographic Information Systems


Alsup D.L., C.R. Coombs (1998) A study of plant distribution changes in abandoned rice fields within freshwater estuaries, Georgetown-Horry Counties, South Carolina. Proceedings First International Conference on Geospatial Information in Agriculture and Forestry. Submitted.

Coombs C.R., C.C. Allen, B.R. Hawke (1998) Evaluation of Aristarchus Plateau as a Future Lunar Base Site. Proceedings Space ë98 Conference, pp. 608-615.

Jensen J., C.R. Coombs, D.E. Porter, B. Jones, D. White (1997) Extraction of Smooth Cordgrass (Spartina Alterniflora) biomass and leaf area index parameters from high resolution imagery. Geocarto, In press.