Peter Li

Peter Li


Dr. Peter  Li




Earth Sciences, Box 5062

Email Address:


(931) 372-3752


Kittrell Hall 216


Dr. Li teaches Cultural Geography, Environmental Applications of GIS, Advanced GIS as well as graduate-level GIS courses for the Environmental Informatics PSM program.  His research interests center on the use of GIS for evaluating water quality in karst regions.

Recent Tennessee Geographic Information Council (TNGIC) Student Presentations 

  • Geological substrate classification in the Calfkiller River, Tennessee, Daniel Adams, 2019
  • Brain Drain: An analysis of human capital flight in the Cumberland Plateau, Oliver Wade, 2019

Recent Senior Thesis Projects

  • Adventures in trouble shooting: Creating a model to locate swales for the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Czarinna Clay, 2019
  • Verizon cellphone towers and their reach, Anna Foster, 2019
  • Watershed comparison of the effects of land use on water quality, Adam Mclerran, 2019
  • Runoff estimation for Nashville and Cookeville watersheds, Austin Mundy, 2019
  • A microscopic comparison between transportation access and quality of life in the Upper Cumberland area, Evan Van Tassel, 2019