Charles Yorke, Ph.D., Texas State University-San Marcos


Assistant Professor

Department of Geosciences, Murray State University

Murray, KY 42071-3311

Phone: (270)809-3110    Fax: (270)809-3276






GSC 110 - World Geography

GSC 622 Digital Cartography



Research Interest

       Community Social, Geophysical, and Evacuation Vulnerability Assessment using GIS and Remote Sensing.

       Environmental Analysis Using GIS, Remotes Sensing, Statistics, and other Computer Models.

       Remote sensing and GIS Applications in Urban Environments and Agricultural Land Uses.



       Yorke, C. and F. M. Margai (2008). Monitoring Land Use Change in the Densu River Basin, Ghana using GIS and Remote Sensing Methods. African Geographical Review, Volume 26; pp. 87-110.

Articles Under Review:

       Zou, B., F. B. Zhan, C. Yorke, Y. Zeng, X. J. Liu (2009). Evaluation of Kriging and EWPM for Exposure Risk Assessment of Air Pollution Using Results from AERMOD as Benchmark. Environmental Monitoring & Assessment (under review)

Conference Presentation

       A Three Components Model For Vulnerability Analysis. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2009.



Professional Affiliations 

Member of Association of American Geographers since 2006