Faculty & Staff

Caleb Pan

Caleb Pan

PhD candidate, Forest & Conservation Services

Email: caleb.pan@mso.umt.edu
Office: Stone Hall, 213

Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

  • Adjunct Instructor in Geography


  • Ph.D. in Systems Ecology, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, 2014 - present
  • MS in Geography, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, 2011- 2013
    • Thesis: Inventory of Mongolian Glaciers for the Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) Program
    • Advisor: Dr. Ulrich Kamp
  • BS in Geography, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 2006 - 2010
    • Concentration: GIS
    • Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Schroeder

Field of Study

Mountain Geography, Environmental Change, Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice, Alpine Hydrology, Central Asia, and South American Andes.


  • Alford, Don, Ulrich Kamp, Caleb Pan. Stream Flow Formation in the Sapta Koshi Basin, Nepal: Glaciers, Snowmelt and Rainfall as Components of Basin Runoff. Funded by  The World Bank (in progress).
  • Alford, Don, Ulrich Kamp, Caleb Pan.  Assessing the Role of Glaciers in the Hydrology of the Pamir and Tien Shan Mountains.  Funded by The World Bank, 2013-2014.
  • Pan, Caleb, Ulrich Kamp, Jeff Colby, Kevin McManigal. (in progress).  Anisotropic Correction in Landsat TM-based Mapping of Glaciers in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia.
  • Kamp, Ulrich, and Caleb Pan. (in progress).  Glacier Monitoring in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia.


  • GPHY 141S - Geography of World Regions
  • GPHY 385 - Field Techniques

Professional Experience

Fulbright Scholar - Institute of Geography and Geoecology, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

International Experience

  • 2015/16, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • 2014, July to Augst – Western Mongolia
  • 2014, June – Taipei/Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2013, June to July – Shanghai, China
  • 2013, March to April – Shanghai, China
  • 2012, June – Eastern Coast, Taiwan
  • 2012, June – Shanghai, China
  • 2011, May to July – Shanghai, China                                                                                          
  • 2011, June – Taipei/Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2010, September – Eastern, China
  • 2009, December – Southern China
  • 2008, May – Central Highlands, Ecuador (Mountain Geography & Climate and Tropical Glaciers)
  • 2007, May – Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2005, June – Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Selected Publications

  • Kamp, U., Krumwiede, B., McManigal, K., Pan, C., Walther, M., Dashtseren, A. (2013). The Glaciers of Mongolia.  Institute for Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) Occasional Paper 61.
  • Walther, M., Kamp, U., Krumwiede, B., McManigal, K., Pan, C., Dashtseren, A.: Mongolian Glaciers - Past and Future Water Towers in Central Asia.  Earth and Environmental Sciences.  (In prep.)
  • Kamp, U., and Pan, C. (in press). First satellite-derived glacier inventory for Mongolia.  Geografiska Annaler - A: Physical Geography.