Resource Data is a custom software and GIS consulting company. Working in consulting, where every project has vastly different requirements, means being adaptable and eager to learn new technology, making the work challenging and fun. During my time at Resource Data, I have had the opportunity to work on a broad range of projects including:
Work with clients to build both interactive and static maps. Mentor other students in the Geography Department on cartographic and programming techniques.
Explore and implement web mapping technologies with the aim to help stakeholders better understand coastal issues in Wisconsin through interactive maps and tools.
Served as GIS task lead providing analysis, mapping, development, and data maintenance support for research projects serving multiple federal clients.
Conducted cross organizational data gathering and conversion to support the 2010 redistricting project which updated Washington state voting, congressional, and legislative boundaries.
Provided data entry, management, and analysis support to investigate how variable-density thinning affects small mammal populations as part of a 20-year research study on spotted owl populations in Washington.
Student run group that brings together geospatial professionals, faculty, and students to learn and teach GIS, mapping technologies, and techniques. Arranged speakers and gave presentations.
Organized a couple of student driven social activities each semester. Arranged presenters and booked facilities.
Presentation: "Client-side versus server-side geoprocessing: Benchmarking the performance of web browsers processing geospatial data using common GIS operations. "
Workshop: "Interoperable Web Services for Adaptive Coastal Management."
Presentation: "Flash to Open Source: Fox-Wolf Hydrologic Dashboard" in the Slippy Code Section.
Map Competition: "The Front Line of the Battle Against Asian Carp Establishment in the Great Lakes, 2012"