Montana State University

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173120
Bozeman, MT 59717-3120

Tel: (406) 994-7060
Fax: (406) 994-3933
Location: 334 Leon Johnson Hall

Academic Programs:

Tel: (406) 994-3090

Department Head:

Dr. Tracy M. Sterling

Diana Cooksey

GPS Lab Manager, Spatial Sciences Instructor; M.S. Land Resources and Environmental Sciences,Montana State University; B.S. Horticulture, Colorado State University. Teaching, research support and outreach responsibilites include managing the MSU Global Positioning System (GPS) Laboratory and associated facilities, and providing GPS education, training and technical support to students and researchers. Diana is a certified Trimble mapping trainer and participates in the MSU Spatial Sciences Center.

2014: President’s Award for Excellence in Service Learning, E-911 Mapping Project. Awarded to D. Cooksey (MSU) and community partners J. Henderson (City of Bozeman GIS Dept.) and N. Bashkirew (City of Bozeman Fire Department)

International Association of Fire Chief's 2005 Award for Excellence in the Fire Service, E-911 Mapping Project. Awarded to MSU (D. Cooksey) and City of Bozeman Fire Department (G. Clutter, C. Winn).

Current Instructional Responsiblities:

  • GPHY 262 Spatial Sciences Technology and Application (Spring)
  • GPHY 357 - GPS Fundamentals & Applications in Mapping (Fall)
  • GPHY 457 - Advanced GPS Mapping for GIS (Fall)

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