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Denver Federal Center
Box 25046, M.S. 510
Denver, CO 80225

Michael P. Finn
Research Cartographer

Michael P. Finn

Email: mfinn@usgs.gov

Education: M. S. in Civil Engineering (Specializing in Geodetic Engineering), Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1991; B. S. in Geography (Environmental and Natural Resources option), Minor in Cartography and Map Technology, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri, 1982

Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/mfinn

Projects: Research — High-Performance Computing, Multi-Resolution Raster, User-Centered Design

Research Interests: Geodesy, spatial coordinate systems, and map projections; quantitative approaches to imaging in environmental modeling and GIS; data integration and generalization for GIS; discrete mathematical and scientific applications for digital geospatial data.

Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies
400 6th Street South
Saint Petersburg FL 33701

Barbara S. Poore
Research Geographer

Barbara S. Poore

Email: bspoore@usgs.gov

Twitter: USGSTNMRes

Education: Wellesley College, BA (Art History), Brown University, MA (Art History), University of Washington, Ph.D (Geography)

Projects: User-Centered Design for The National Map

Research Interests: User-centered design, volunteered geographic information, spatial cyberinfrastructure, semantic web

U.S. Geological Survey
1400 Independence Road
Rolla, MO 65401

Tom Shoberg
Research Geographer

Tom Shoberg

Email: tshoberg@usgs.gov

Education: Ph.D., Geological Science, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), 1993; M.S., Physics, University of Texas at Dallas, 1985; M.A., Earth and Planetary Science, Washington University (St. Louis, MO), 1983; B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies (Geology), University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1980; B.S., Physics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1980

Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/tshoberg

Projects: Data Integration, Crooked Creek (MO) geophysical surveys

Research Interests: Geophysics

U.S. Geological Survey
1400 Independence Road
Rolla, MO 65401

Lawrence V. Stanislawski
Research Cartographer

Lawrence V. Stanislawski

Email: lstan@usgs.gov

Education: BS, forest resources and conservation, University of Florida; MS, forestry emphasizing remote sensing, University of Florida; Ph.D. candidate, surveying and mapping, University of Florida (coursework, research, and publications complete, ABD)

Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/lstan

Projects: Generalization, Data Integration

Research Interests: Geospatial data mapping, accuracy, and integration; generalization and multi-representation databases; paralell and grid computing

U.S. Geological Survey
1400 Independence Road
Rolla, MO 65401

E. Lynn Usery
Research Geographer and Director, CEGIS

E. Lynn Usery

Email: usery@usgs.gov

Education: BS, geography, University of Alabama; MA, Ph.D., geography, University of Georgia

Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/usery

Projects: Ontology, Semantic Web, data integration

Research Interests: Theory of geographic information, data models, semantics, map projections

U.S. Geological Survey
1400 Independence Road
Rolla, MO 65401

Dalia Varanka
Research Geographer

Dalia Varanka

Email: dvaranka@usgs.gov

Education: Ph.D Geography, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1994; M.S. Geography, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1987; B.A. Urban and Regional Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 1978

Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/dvaranka

Projects: Ontology for The National Map

Research Interests: Topographic narratives

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