Geospatial Software Engineer
Environmental Informatics Program
Geographic Information Systems
Lawrence joined SFEI in 2015 as a Geospatial Software Engineer for the Environmental Informatics team. He received his Bachelor's at UC Santa Barbara and master’s at Oregon State University, both in geography with emphases in geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing. Previously he worked on deepwater and offshore oil spill modeling for the US Department of Energy. He has experience in spatial analysis, numerical modeling, web-GIS and web-mapping, web and graphic design, remote sensing, cartography, GIS-programming, and data visualization.
At SFEI, Lawrence provides expertise in geospatial applications, both for GIS and web-application development. He has served as technical lead for a number of web applications and GIS tools for a variety of applications including fish contaminant data, satellite detection of harmful algal blooms, and microplastic pollution.