Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Motivated and results-oriented professional in Geographic Information Science (GIS) with 3+ years experience in geospatial and remote sensing analysis. Well-versed in quantitative analytical research, particularly with ESRI ArcGIS suite, ERDAS, ENVI, and QGIS. Experienced with managing multiple databases and working on multiple projects simultaneously. Expertise in advanced satellite imaging processing, land cover mapping, time-series analysis, and land use and land cover change (LULC) analysis. Familiarity with web-mapping applications using Google API, javascript, CSS, HTML, and python programming.

  • ArcGIS (9.3, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3)
  • ENVI
  • QGIS
  • Python
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
Professional Experience
GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist , 2014 - 04/2014
Trc Companies, Inc. Milwaukie, OR,
  • Conducted geospatial analysis to map land cover in the Congo Basin Coast which produced a land classification map that informed decisions on conservation efforts in the region.
  • Advised the Wildlife Conservation Society on future land cover classification methods that can be used to map coastal regions with medium resolution satellite imagery.
GIS Analyst, 05/2013 - 08/2013
American Heart Association: Project Mission Lifeline City, STATE,
  • Prepared GIS vector shapefiles using python scripts to reduce time necessary to process large datasets
  • Delivered map of Massachusetts hospitals in order to show transportation network of STEMI referring and receiving hospitals to improve response time of cardiac care system
Conservation GIS Specialist, 05/2013 - 07/2013
Berkshire Natural Resources Council City, STATE,
  • Created land conservation maps using ESRI ArcGIS model builder that exhibited areas with greatest potential to support local ecosystem services and biodiversity
  • Identified regions in Northern Berkshire County of high conservation priority through an ecological assessment based on the ecological integrity of each land cover type
Environmental GIS Analyst, 04/2013 - 07/2013
Massachusetts Audubon Society City, STATE,
  • Collected GPS data in order to evaluate if dam removal would cause flooding of natural historical site, as requested by the Massachusetts Historical Society
  • Facilitated development of plans to remove a river dam and improve local water resources through the creation of regional maps outlining project specifications
  • Monitored river flow prior and during dam removal and created digital archive for future documentation to ensure environmental regulations were followed
Master of Science: Geographic Information Science, Expected in 2014
Clark University - Canton, NY
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3.53 GPA

Master's paper: Berkshire County Land Conservation

Coursework in Advanced Vector GIS, Advanced Raster GIS, Advanced Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing of Global Environmental Change, Intermediate Quantitative Methods, Forest Ecology and Management, Python Programming, Programming for GIS, Open Source and Webmapping

Bachelor of Science: Conservation Biology, Expected in 2012
St. Lawrence University - Canton, NY
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Conservation Biology Capstone Project: Preparation for the Emerald Ash Borer in the North Country

Coursework in Conservation Biology, Landscape Ecology, Tropical Ecology, Behavioral Ecology, Vertebrate Natural History


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School Attended

  • Clark University
  • St. Lawrence University

Job Titles Held:

  • GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist
  • GIS Analyst
  • Conservation GIS Specialist
  • Environmental GIS Analyst


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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