My first career was as a wildland firefighter and fire management specialist for the US DOI National Park Service and USDA Forest Service.
My education in natural resource management and dendrochronology came with a strong emphasis on Geographic Information Systems and remote sensing which became the focus of my current work.
Today, I work mostly on spatial data infrastructures as a data scientist for CyVerse. Areas of Interest include Image Analysis, Large Scale Visualization, Data Science Literacy.
MS Watershed Management, University of Arizona, 2006,
BS Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 2002