Reid Parsons

Environmental, Geographic and Public Health Sciences School of Health and Natural Sciences
Reid Parsons
978.665.3613 Office: Antonucci Science Complex 329
Office Hours
FALL 2023


Courses Taught

Earth Systems Science (GEOG 1000)
Geology LAB (GEOG 2100)
Environmental Geology (GEOG 2003)
Honors Seminar in Environmental Science (HON 2250)
Planetary Science (GEOG 4110)
Geomorphology LAB (GEOG 4200)
Remote Sensing of the Environment (GEOG 4500)
Geographic Perspectives on Conservation (GEOG 4900)


  • 2010    Ph.D., Earth Science (Planetary Science), University of California, Santa Cru
    Thesis: Recent climate change on Mars 
  • 2005    B.S., Science of Earth Systems, Cornell University (Magna Cum Laude with Distinction in Research)
    Study Abroad: Earth and Environmental Science Hawai’i Field Program
  • Planetary Science - specifically Mars climate change and surface features
  • Renewable energy and sustainability at FSU and regionally
  • Satellite, aerial, and drone image analysis in monitoring environmental issues.