Dr. Tobin Hindle

Tobin Hindle, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist and
Graduate  Program Director

Email thindle@fau.edu
Phone (561) 297-2846
Office SE 462


Ph.D. in Comparative Studies (Florida Atlantic University) 2006
Graduate Certificate in Environmental Studies (Florida Atlantic University) 2006
MS in Biology (Florida Atlantic University) 1997
BS in Limnology (University of Central Florida) 1986

Research Interests

Human-Environmental Interactions
Ecological Regeneration
Strategies to integrate Science, Society and Nature
Geographical Information Science


SLS 1412 Freshman Learning Community Experience
ESC 2070 The Blue Planet
GEO 4275 Human-Environmental Interactions in South Florida
GEO 6277 Human-Environmental Interactions
ESC 6206 Earth Science for Educators I
GEO 6920 Geosciences' Colloquium Series

List of Theses and Dissertations Supervised

Recent Publications and Presentations

Hindle, T., "Everglades Restoration," in The Encyclopedia of Geography, SAGE Publications, 2010.

Harlin, J. and Hindle, T., “Weather and Climate Lab Manual: A GIS Approach,” Pearson Publishing, 2005.

Hindle, T., “The Regeneration of Nature: an alternative to ecological restoration,” Presented at the Second Annual PISA Conference: Arts, Culture and Society: Memory, Community and Public Value, 2004.

Harlin, J. and Hindle, T., “Intermediate ArcView GIS,” Pearson Publishing, 2003.

Hindle, T., “Ecological Regeneration” Presented at the Public Intellectuals Student Association Symposium: Can We Build an Emerald City in the Ivory Tower?, 2003.

Hindle, T., “Regenerative Ecosystem Concept for Storm Water Retention Areas,” Presented at the Second Annual South Florida Environmental Ethics Conference, April 2003.

Grants and Awards

Hindle, T., "Enhancing eLearning in the Sciences." FAU Technology fee award, 2011 - 2011 $33,000.

Root, T., Hindle, T., Owens, D., Frazier, E. "Remote Education and Assessment of Critical Habitats". FAU Technology fee award, 2011 - 2013 $73,000.

Hindle, T., "Academic Service-Learning in STEM". FAU award, Spring 2011. $600

Hindle, T., "Stereo 3D Geovisualization". FAU Technology fee award, 2010 - 2012. $59,000.

Hindle, T., "Internet and Mobile GIS Mapping Project". FAU Technology fee award, 2009 - 2011 $27,000.

Root, T. and Hindle, T., Earth System Science Education Alliance partnership, a National Science Foundation GEO-Teach project, funded through the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies. 2007 - 2009. $40,000