Jasper Louis “Jack” Harris, Chair of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences at North Carolina Central University, Durham, died in the fall of 2009.
Harris served on the faculty of North Carolina Central University in Durham for 34 years. He authored numerous articles and professional papers in scientific journals and also served on review panels for many federal agencies, including the National Science Foundation. He received his B.S. from North Carolina Central University, and earned an M.A. and PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition to the AAG, Harris was a member of the American Meteorological Society, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, and the American Water Resources Association.
Jasper Harris (Necrology). 2009. AAG Newsletter 45(5): 15.