Rick C Crowsey President

Dr. Crowsey has an extensive background in helping clients assess, understand and solve complex, multidisciplinary problems, and he has specialized in problems at the intersection of the law, geographic information and systems thinking for more than 10 years. His primary emphasis is in applying systems and spatial information to complex problems, including litigation such as class action, refinery & chemical plant accidents,location-based wrongful death, toxic tort, environmental tort, fires, explosions, toxic spills & releases, railroad accidents, and real estate.

Crowsey Incorporated
P.O. Box 18230
Hattiesburg - Mississippi - 39404-8230

phone: 601.602.4307

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Rick Crowsey
General Information



  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Geography PhD, 2012, Dissertation "Coastal Hurricane Damage Assessment via Wavelet Transform of Remotely Sensed Imagery" 2012

  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, Master of Science in Systems Management, 1991

  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, Bachelor of Science, with honors, Imaging Science, 1981

  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, Associate in Applied Science, Imaging Science, 1979

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of American Geographers

  • SouthEastern Division of the Association of American Geographers

  • American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

  • The International Society for Optical Engineering

  • Piedmont Virginia Community College CADD & GIS Advisory Committee member (2005-2008)

  • USGS National Satellite Land Remote Sensing Data Archive - Advisory Committee, 2001-2003

Selected Publications

  • The Myth of Location Privacy in the US. Kar, Crowsey & Zale, Professional Geographer (2012)

  • Legal Certification of Digital Data: The Earth Resources Observation and Science Data Center Project. Crowsey, Gabrynowicz & Rychlak. Journal of Space Law (2007)

  • Small Aperture IRSTS Optics Design. Crowsey, Viggiano & Barber. ERIM (1987)

  • A Litigator's Guide - Using Spatial Information, Summer 2002 Toxic Torts & Environmental Law Newsletter

  • Checklist for Using Geographic Intelligence in Court

  • Spatial information chapter for 2nd edition of Rychlak's Real and Demonstrative Evidence

  • Spatial Information for Legal Staff course, 2003 - Used at Northwest Mississippi Community College as part of the Paralegal training

  • The Space Odyssey Arrives in the Courtroom, For The Defense, June 2000 - DRI June 2000 article

  • Toxic Torts & Environmental Law Newsletter