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Sarah Grandstrand

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Sarah Grandstrand
Minneapolis, MN 55408
CELL (952) 486-3111 E-MAIL

GIS Experience: Spatial analysis for UT School of Public Health research project on tobacco use.

GIS coursework: 4.0 GPA. Class work included ArcMap10, ERDAS IMAGINE, fieldwork in soil erosion and quantitative analysis on a tall grass prairie restoration.

Research Experience: Studied 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


Inside Sales Representative November 2015-Present
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 project.

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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