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Sarah Grandstrand

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Sarah Grandstrand
3544 Girard Ave South Minneapolis, MN 55408
CELL (952) 486-3111 E-MAIL

GIS Professional Experience: Spatial analysis for UT School of Public
Health research project on tobacco use. Gathered GPS data at asset
locations for U.S. Internet.
GIS coursework: 4.0 GPA. Two years of class work which included
ArcMap10, ERDAS IMAGINE, fieldwork in soil erosion and quantitative
analysis on a tall grass prairie restoration.
GIS Programming: Currently enrolled in an online masters program for
GIS and web map programming.
Research Experience: Studied and development toxicity on zebrafish at
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Publication: Co-author in Zebrafish "Developmental Toxicity of
Triclosan in the Presence of Dissolved Organic Carbon: Moving
Beyond Standard Acute Toxicity Assays to Understand
Ecotoxicological Risk."

EDUCATION Master of Science
GIS and Web Map Programming
University of Wisconsin Madison
2018 - Present

Bachelor of Science
Biology - Environmental Science
Minors: GIS, Psychology
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Graduated 2014; GPA 3.51

Programs: ArcMap, ERDAS IMAGINE, ArcGIS Online, ArcPro, Python, SPSS, ESRI Collector, Photoshop, GDAL, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access)

Equipment: Trimble GeoXH 6000 and 3000 dGPS, Topcon Total Station, Range Finder, Azimuth, Suunto clinometer, Brunton transit, Garmin GPS

GPS/GIS Technician Intern June 2018 - Present
U.S. Internet
Surveyed asset locations to gather GPS data to update the Asset
Management Database using ArcGIS.
Inside Sales Representative November 2015 - June 2018
Olympic Steel
Quoted inquires and helped customers place orders. Tracked the
orders through the company's internal teams to ensure quality of
material and on time delivery.
Environmental Permiter November 2014 - November 2015
Railroad Commission of Texas.
Reviewed and permitted environmental applications for waste
haulers and hydrostatic test discharge for pipelines.
Research Assistant - GIS Analyst August 2014 - November 2014
UT School of Public Health
Evaluated the effect of advertisements of tobacco products in
middle school, high school, and college students. Specifically, I used
ArcMap to find and analyze spatial information for a portion of the
Research Assistant October 2011 - May 2014
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Researched and developed a hypothesis that co-exposing the
emerging contaminant, triclosan, with the natural compound,
dissolved organic carbon; will reduce the bioavailability of triclosan,
therefore reducing the toxic effects on zebrafish.
Horticulture Intern May 2013 - August 2013
University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Assisted in maintenance of arboretum grounds and research
preparation at the Horticulture Research Center.
Internship project: Created a map of when and where popular plants
bloom in the arboretum.

Sarah Grandstrand

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