Scott Robeson

Scott Robeson

Professor, Geography

Director of Graduate Studies


  • Ph.D., Climatology, University of Delaware, 1992
  • M.Sc., Geography, University of British Columbia, 1987
  • B.A., Geography, University of Delaware, 1984


  • Climate change detection and impacts
  • Statistical analysis of environmental change
  • Spatial statistics and time-series analysis

Current projects

  • Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment
  • Axially symmetric processes and spatial statistics on the sphere
  • Detecting changes in daily air-temperature probability distributions
  • Recent changes in the persistence and spatial variability of global air temperature variability
  • Growing-season length as an indicator of climatic change
  • Use of geostatistics to analyze environmental disturbances
  • Statistics for the evaluation of models


  • G109: Weather and Climate
  • G250/577: Computing in the Geospatial Sciences
  • G304/532: Physical Climatology
  • G444/544: Climate Change Impacts
  • G488/588: Applied Spatial Statistics
  • G501: Research in Geography (Proposal Development)


Please see my Google Scholar page for full publication information. Feel free to e-mail me if you would like a PDF of any article that you see there.