About James

GIS Specialist/Programmer with interests in cycling, soccer, golf and anything having to do with my kids.


  • Using Google Earth and other 3D visualization software to display custom map data and convey spatial relationships. Automation of map production processes with python and VB.net.


B.S., Geology - Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, 1997

Awards, Honors, Grants

  • ESRI Users Conference, 2013, 2nd Place - Best Software Integration Map Gallery Award for poster "Publishing Concepts to Derive Multiple Digital Data Formats using ArcGIS", 2013


NPS GRI Development of Digital Geologic Data for Use in Google Earth; and Automation of Google Earth KML Creation and Display of Geologic Data in ArcGIS

Digital Mapping Techniques Workshop '11, Williamsburg, Virginia, May 22, 2011

The NPS GRI: Data Model Concepts and Implementation, and a Programmatic Approach to Digital Map Production

Digial Mapping Techniques Workshop '10, Sacramento, California, May 17, 2010

Geologic Resources Inventory Digital Map Products: Great Basin National Park

Colorado State University Geospatial Brown Bag Lunch series, Fort Collins, Colorado, April 28, 2014

Geologic Resources Inventory, Making Geologic Data Useful

National Park Service NRSS Webinar, Lakewood, Colorado, March 12, 2014

The National Park Service GRI Google Earth Product for Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Geologic Society of America 2011 Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 10, 2011