Journal of Geography  & Natural Disasters

Journal of Geography  & Natural Disasters
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0587


Marcellus Marques Caldas

Marcellus Marques Caldas

Marcellus Marques Caldas
Assistant Professor, 118 Seaton Hall, Department of Geography
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 66506, USA


Dr. Caldas identify himself as an environmental geographer who studies the interaction of social, economic, and environmental processes. His conceptual framework is derived from an economic and social perspective that considers the behavioral attitudes of agents, and implications for the environment. His teaching has been a bit more diverse, given his earlier training and the departmental requirements where He has taught.

As an environmental geographer who addresses human-environment interactions, he pay special attention to the behavioral attitudes of agents and implications of the environment. The research strategy he employ combines both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, utilizing data and insight gained from field investigation involving household surveys and key informant interviews.

Research Interest

Land Reform
Land Cover and Land Use Change (LCLUCC)
Applications of GIS and Remote Sensing to LCLUC
Latin America