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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.

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

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

Emitt C. Witt III, PhD, P.H.
Research Hydrologist

Emitt C. Witt

Email: ecwitt@usgs.gov

Education: PhD in Environmental Geochemistry and Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology; MS in Aqueous Geochemistry and Water Quality, University of Pittsburgh; and BS Environmental Sciences with emphasis on benthic invertebrate diversity near seaport systems.

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

Projects: Investigation into integrating The National Map data and its products for enhancing 1- and 2-dimensional fluid dynamic modeling in hydrologic and atmospheric environments to better predict source, mobility, and distribution of environmental contaminants of human health concern.

Research Interests: Environmental geochemistry, fluid dynamic modeling, water chemistry, and application of remote sensing tools toward the understanding and analysis improvement of the aforementioned interests.

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