Dr. Michael Grossman Associate Professor
Geographical Studies Graduate Program Director
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
Alumni Hall 1413
ESCI 111 Introduction to Physical Geology and Physical Geography
GEOG 202 Natural Resources and Sustainability
GEOG 411 Hydrology
GEOG 413 Groundwater Hydrology
GEOG 414 Floods, Climate and the Environment
GEOG 430 Global Climate Change
GEOG 510 Seminar in Physical Geography (Water Issues of the 21st Century)
Climate history, tropical cyclones, climate change, Japan and East Asia, hydrology, floods.
Renewable Energy in the Midwest: Worth the Cost? (Paper, Fall 2015)
Dynamic and Adaptive Water Systems: Assessment, Containment, Remediation, and Management of Local Soil and Groundwater Resources (Paper, Fall 2015)
Synoptics of the 2012 OK Tornado (Poster, Fall 2015)
Master’s Theses and Research Projects:
Grossman, M. J., Zaiki, M., Oettle, S. 2016 (in press). An Analysis of Typhoon Tracks around Japan Using ArcGIS. Papers in Applied Geography.
Grossman, M. J., Zaiki, M., Nagata, R. 2014. Interannual Variations in Typhoon Tracks around Japan. International Journal of Climatology. 35: 2514–2527. Published online 9 September 2014 DOI: 10.1002/joc.4156
Grossman, M. J. and Zaiki, M. 2013. Documenting 19th Century Typhoon Landfalls in Japan. Review of Asian and Pacific Studies. Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan. pp. 95-118.
Grossman, M. J., 2012. Reconstructing a typhoon chronology for Japan 1860-1899. CAPS Newsletter. Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, Seikei University, Tokyo Japan. 116:4-5.
Zaiki, M., Grossman, M. J., Mikami, T. 2012. Document-based reconstruction of past climate in Japan. Special issue the PAGES (Past Global Changes) Newsletter on Japanese Paleoscience. 20:2:82-83, December.
Grossman, M. J. and Zaiki, M. 2009. Heavy rainfall from tropical cyclones in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences. Ed. Harrington, L.M.B., and J.A. Harrington, Jr. 32:163-172.
Grossman, M. J. and Zaiki M. 2009. Reconstructing typhoons in Japan in the 1880s from documentary records. Weather: Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 64: 315-322.
Grossman, M. J. and Zaiki, M. 2008. Reconstructing typhoon landfalls in Japan in the 19th century using GIS. Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences. Ed. Harrington, L.M.B., and J.A. Harrington, Jr. 31:152-161.
Grossman, M. J. and Zaiki, M. 2007. Reconstructing typhoon landfalls in Japan using historical documents 1801-1830. Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences. Ed. Harrington, L.M.B., and J.A. Harrington, Jr. 30: 334-343.
Takagi, T., Oguchi, T., Matsumoto, J., Grossman, M.J., Sarker, M.H., Matin, M.A. 2007. Channel distribution and stability on the Brahmaputra River, Bangladesh, based on GIS and remote sensing analyses. Geomorphology 85: 294-305.