Alternative energy sources, climate change, mountain environments, glacial and periglacial geomorphology, geographic information systems, remote sensing
Title: Assistant professor
Department: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Office Phone: 303-556-3072
Interviewed by: 9News
Janke teaches Soil Resources and Environmental Field Studies.
He has taught at Metropolitan State University Denver since 2006.
Janke’s papers include “Colorado Front Range Rock Glaciers: Distribution and Topographic Characteristics,” “Photogrammetric Analysis of Front Range Rock Glacier Flow Rates” and “Modeling Past and Future Permafrost Distribution in the Colorado Front Range.”
Janke is also researching carbon dioxide and nutrient production in Rocky Mountain National Park as well as measurement of frozen ground properties in Rocky Mountain National Park.