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Resume Details: Matthew Beckley

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122 Northway Greenbelt MD USA

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Willng to Relocation :
Desire Location:
Maryland, DC, or Colorado
Date Available :
Desire job Title::
GIS Analyst
Year of Experience:
Entry Level

Education :
State College, PA Penn State University Spring 2008 – Spring 2011
• M.S. in GIS – focus on LiDAR and GPS.

New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Spring 1992 – Fall 1996
• B.S. in Geology – focus on mapping.
• B.S. in Environmental Science – focus on water resources.
GIS Skills :
Programming: Python, IDL, Matlab, Unix shell scripts, MySQL, Visual Basic.
GIS: ArcGIS and ESRI products, Global Mapper, QGIS, GDAL, GRASS, Google Earth, ENVI.
LiDAR Tools: MARS, Quick Terrain Modeler, FugroViewer, QCoherent LP360, Fusion.
Web: Javascript, HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Cesium
Graphics: Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Scribus.
Digitization: Surfer, Grapher, Didger.
Hardware: Experienced with installations of PC drives, memory, modems, routers, etc.

Work Experience :
Programmer/Analyst SGT, Inc. Fall 1996 - present
• Create and maintain GIS databases for flight planning of NASA airborne LiDAR missions.
• Perform data analysis, DEM creations, interpolations, projections, conversions, and statistical analysis of aircraft LiDAR and ancillary datasets using Python, IDL, or UNIX shell scripts.
• Create and maintain the Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS) webpage. (http://lvis.gsfc.nasa.gov)
• Integrate weather models into GIS for flight planning, and weather-related decisions during field missions.
• Create 3-d models, virtual fly-throughs, and xover analysis using LiDAR data and visible imagery.
• MySQL database scripting and management of satellite LiDAR database.
• Assist in GPS setup and data processing.
• Provide support for the ICESat project – NASA’s first satellite LiDAR altimeter. Tasks include: programming, mapping, database management, computer graphics, and desktop publishing.
• Create publication quality graphics for peer-reviewed journals and presentations at professional scientific meetings.
• Digitize existing hardcopy maps for integration into digital geodatabases.
• Revived a NASA project to map the Antarctic ice shelves using RADAR altimetry data.

Work-Study Intern Rutgers University Fall 1992 – Spring 1996
• Assisted librarians with various research projects, including the New Jersey government document section.
• Worked with library patrons to aid their use of computer resources.
• Received and organized government documents, & organized library stacks.


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