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Ms. Linda I. Pistolesi

Senior Geographic Information Specialist (Senior Staff Associate) , Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) , The Earth Institute

GIS Support Manager , Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)

204 Geoscience
61 Route 9W
PO Box 1000
Palisades, NY 10964

BIOGRAPHY: I'm a Geographic Information Specialist in the Geospatial Applications Division at CIESIN. I have worked in research and academia on data set development, vulnerability assessments, and projects supporting environmental and humanitarian efforts, and achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). I have degrees in Geography (GIS) and Earth and Environmental Sciences and am versed in ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro, spatial analysis, Python (Programming Language) for geoprocessing workflows, and data QA/QC. As an Associate in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, I co-teach the undergraduate course: GIS for Sustainable Development.