Amy Frazier


Assistant Professor

Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma  74078-4073

Office:  318 Murray Hall
Phone:  (405) 744-2864
Fax:  (405) 744-5620

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Geography University at Buffalo


 M.A. Geography West Chester University



Environmental Earth Science Dartmouth College




• Remote Sensing
• Landscape Ecology
• Natural Resource Management
• Human-Environment Interactions
• Spatial Analysis


Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Oklahoma State University, August 2013 - Present.


Frazier, A.E. (2016) Surface Metrics: Scaling Relationships and Downscaling Behavior. Landscape Ecology, 31(2): 351-363 (doi: 10.1007/s10980-015-0248-7)

Frazier, A.E. and T. Wikle. (2016) Renaming and Rebranding within U.S. and Canadian Geography Departments, 1990-2014. The Professional Geographer (doi: 10.1080/00330124.2015.1135404)

Frazier, A.E. (2015) Landscape heterogeneity and scale considerations for super resolution mapping. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36(9): 2395-2408 (doi: 10.1080/2150704X.2015.1040130)

Bendixsen, D.P.*, S.W. Hallgren, and A.E. Frazier. (2015) The Role of Stress Factors in Oak Decline in an Oak-Hickory Forest of South-Central United States. Forest Ecology and Management, 347:40-48 (doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2015.03.015)

Frazier, A.E., and S. Bagchi-Sen. (2015) Developing Open Space Networks in Shrinking Cities. Applied Geography, 59:1-9.

Hu, S. L. Tong, A.E. Frazier, and Y. Liu. (2015) Urban boundaries extraction and landscape dynamics characterization using remote sensing images: A case study in Wuhan, China. Habitat International, 47: 183-195.

Frazier, A.E. (2014) A New Data Aggregation Technique for Improving Landscape Metric Downscaling. Landscape Ecology, 29(7):1261-1276.

Frazier, A.E., L. Wang, and J. Chen. (2014) Two new hyperspectral indices for comparing vegetation chlorophyll content. Geo-Spatial Information Science, 17(1):17-25.

Frazier, A.E., S. Bagchi-Sen, and J. Knight. (2013) The Spatio-Temporal Impacts of Demolition Land Use Policy and Crime in a Shrinking City.  Applied Geography, 41:55-64. PR

Frazier, A.E., and L. Wang. (2013)  Modeling Landscape Structure Response across a Gradient of Land Cover Intensity.  Landscape Ecology, 28(2):233-246. PR

Frazier, A.E., C. Renschler, and S. Miles. (2013) Evaluating Ecosystem Resilience using MODIS GPP.  International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 21:43-52. PR

Wang, L., J.L Silván-Cárdenas, J. Yang, and A.E. Frazier. (2012)  Invasive saltcedar spread mapping using multi-resolution remote sensing data.  Professional Geographer, 65(1): 1-15. PR

Wang, L. and A.E. Frazier. (2012)  Advanced Geospatial Techniques for Mapping and Monitoring Invasive Species, in eds. Yang, X. & Li, J.  Advances in Mapping from Aerospace Imagery: Techniques and Applications, CRC Press: New York.

Frazier, A.E., and L. Wang. (2011). Characterizing spatial patterns of invasive species using sub-pixel classifications.  Remote Sensing of Environment, 115: 1997-2007. PR

PR: Peer Reviewed


NSF Geography and Spatial Sciences/Methods, Measurement, and Statistics – Data Complexity and Spatial Scaling: Prediction Accuracy and Implications for Emerging Landscape Paradigms
PI: Amy E. Frazier
2016-2018. Amount: $121,921

NASA EPSCoR/Oklahoma NASA Space Grant Consortium – Identifying and Quantifying Urban Change with Remote Sensing and GIS
Co-PI: Amy E. Frazier
2015-2019. Amount: $274,030

Overcoming Scale Disparities through Sub-Pixel Remote Sensing Classifications and Spatial Pattern Metrics
Amy E. Frazier
NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRI)
2013. Amount: $15,847

Research Initiation Grant: Identifying and Quantifying Urban Change with Remote Sensing and GIS
Collaboration with NASA JPL: Mega Urban Changes and Impacts in the Decade of the 2000s
Adam J. Mathews (PI) and Amy E. Frazier (Co-PI)
Oklahoma NASA Space Grant Consortium/NASA EPSCoR
April 2016 – September 2016; Amount: $36,000


International Association of Landscape Ecologists (IALE)

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

The Association of American Geographers (AAG)

Gamma Theta Upsilon (inducted in 2005)


First Place of Student Honor Paper Competition
 Remote Sensing Special Group (RSSG) of the Association of American Geographers (AAG); 2012 

First Place UNESCO Chair Young Scholar Summit Student Paper Award
 UNESCO Chair in Hydroinformatics and Ecohydrology; 2012

ASPRS Student of the Year Award
American Society for Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing (ASPRS); 2012

Hugh W. Calkins Applied GIS Award Recipient
Department of Geography, University at Buffalo; 2009