Eric Nielsen

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Remote Sensing/GIS Analyst

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1989; M.A. Geography, University of Maryland, 2004

Eric uses satellite imagery and other geographic data to map vegetation communities, model distributions of plant and animal species, and detect change across Oregon and the national parks of Washington state. Before assuming the position in front of a computer, he spent a few years doing itinerant botany and ecology fieldwork in many parts of North America.