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Eric Harrison

TUCSON, AZ, USA

Eric Harrison
(480) 209-0100 |EricHarrison@email.arizona.edu Tucson, AZ .

EX P E R I E N C E
Cartographic Consultant • Tucson, AZ Feb ‘18 – present
GIS Specialist
• Generating Custom Web Applications for data collection and analysis
• Creating made-to-order maps for academic publications
University of Arizona Project Navigate • Tucson, AZ April ‘18 – present
GIS Technician and Mentor
• Mentored ROTC Students through ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro coursework
• Reviewed, modified, and created GIS curriculum
United States Forest Service • Nogales, AZ Jul ‘17 – Jan ‘18
GIS and Wilderness Technician
• Produced digital maps, and performed database management for the 2018 wilderness management plan
• Produced a map of a proposed 30-mile trail project that was published for public comment and overwhelmingly approved
• Authored a project description letter for the Smith Canyon Restoration Project resulting in the award of a $135,000 grant
Water Bird Monitoring Program • Kino Bay, Sonora May ‘17 – Jul ‘17
Research Fellow, Cartographer, Editor
• Coordinated an international research team conducting Seabird surveys in the Midriff Islands and estuaries of the Sea of Cortez
• Composed cartographic elements and annual reports in both English and Spanish for publication
Prescott National Forest • Prescott, AZ May ‘17 – Aug ‘17
Fuel Management and Wildfire Research
• Awarded grant for research in Fire Ecology of Chaparral-Pine ecotone
• Led teams conducting research on fuel treatment effects on the understory and canopy of the Pine-Oak woodlands in the Prescott National Forest
United States Navy • San Diego, CA Jun ‘10 – Aug ‘14
Ship Serviceman
• Deployed to Persian Gulf as Master Helmsman and conducted over 29 underway replenishments in support of regional air operations
• Served as Ship Store Manager and won the “Best Ship’s Retail and Service Excellence” Award
• Trained 25 sailors in hazardous transit procedures as Command Safety Officer
Bureau of Land Management • Sierra Vista, AZ May ‘08 – Aug ‘08
Wildland Firefighter Type II
• Conducted direct, initial, and sustained attack on eight incidents from a type III engine in Southern Arizona
• Contributed to ecological restoration and cutting projects in Mesquite forests and Rangelands
Skills
ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, AGOL Multistep geoprocessing, cartographic production, basemap creation, vector and raster Analysis, ModelBuilder, Web App Builder, Collector, geodatabase Management, Story Maps
Other software: QGIS, PostGIS, GDAL/OGR, GeoServer, OpenStreetMap, GeoPandas
SPSS Statistics, FUSION, BehavePlus, Locus Map Pro, field GPS collection, LiDAR, Google Earth Pro, Excel, Microsoft Office, PyScripter
Programming Languages (Beginner): HTML, JavaScript, Python
Languages: English (Fluent), Spanish (Intermediate)
Clearance: Secret (inactive)
E D U C A T I O N
University of Arizona| M.S. GIS Technologies | Tucson, AZ |2019 Candidate
Master’s Project: Comparing Mental Maps of Bicycle Safe Routes to Collision Data for The City of Tucson

Prescott College | Prescott, AZ | 2016
B.A. Environmental Studies and Sustainability

Study Abroad | Kino Bay, Mexico | 2015-2017
Island Biodiversity, ArcGIS, and Field Methods for Plant Systematics

Study Abroad | Bergen, Norway | 2015
Explorations of Norway: Geography, History, and Ecology
A W A R D S
• Prescott College Baccalaureate Honors Presentation
• Prescott College Juniper Scholarship
• Varsity Cycling Scholarship
• Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
• Flag Letter of Commendation
CERTIFICATIONS
• Basic Firefighter and Wildland Fire Behavior
• Basic Aviation Safety
• Followship to Leadership
• Shipboard Intelligence Collections
• Shipboard Stretcher Bearer
• Master Helmsman
A C T I V I T I E S
Kino Border Initiative
Volunteer Assistant
Prescott College
Volunteer Teaching Assistant
Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Volunteer Field Ornithologist
REFERENCES
Walt Anderson:
Prescott College Professor Emeritus (928)308-9017
Alex Ruff:
Project Navigate Program Director aruff@email.arizona.edu
John Titre:
USFS District Staff Officer
(520)604-7528

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