I graduated from Baddeck Academy in 1998. After graduating from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Science degree but no job prospects, I had to decide what I wanted to pursue.
My job is a mix of office and field work, which takes me to Maritime beaches and rivers on boats, in planes, and on foot to collect data, then back into the office to use specialized computer software such as ESRI’s ArcGIS to analyze the data and make maps to answer the questions we started with. Most recently, I worked with one industry partner to map a certain kind of seaweed using high-resolution multispectral satellite imagery.
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