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Robert Holz

Professor EmeritusPh.D., 1963, Geography, Michigan State University

Erich W. Zimmermann Regents Professor Emeritus in Geography
Robert Holz


  • Phone: (512) 232-1585 and (512) 471-5116
  • Office: GRG 340 and GRG 334
  • Campus Mail Code: A3100


His research interests have focused on land use in the Middle East, particularly the region of the Nile Delta,.


 Robert K. Holz,(b. 1930) is the Erich W. Zimmermann Regents Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Texas at Austin. He has courtesy appointments also in the departments of Middle Eastern Studies and African and African American Studies, and was Director of its Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Holz came to the university in 1962. His specialties are remote sensing of the environment, air photography and cartography, particularly in the regions of North Africa and Egypt. 



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