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Margo Berendsen|WyGISC

Margo Berendsen

Margo E. BerendsenGIS Analyst

Office: Room 332, Agriculture C
Phone: (307) 766-2751
FAX: (307) 766-2744


Certified GIS Professional (GISP), May 2015 
M.A. in Geography, State University of New York at Buffalo, January 1994
B.S. in Biological Sciences, Cornell University, May 1992 

Research Interests

Geographic Information Systems project design, implementation and documentation
Environmental and land-use planning GIS applications
Decision support systems 

Current Projects

The Wyoming Student Atlas
GIS Toolkit application development and hydrologic modeling to assist NEPA process for BLM field Offices
Wyoming Interagency Spatial Database Online Management (WISDOM) System for wildlife resources
Professional short course instructor for ArcGIS

Recent projects

FGDC Future Directions Initiative: Framework Standards Education Training Materials
Inland Cutthroat trout Protocol (ICP) integrated database design and user interface development
Wyoming Game and Fish Dept. Decision Support System application development


CompTIA CTT+ certified technical trainer
Authorized ESRI instructor
ESRI Technical Certification at the ArcGIS Desktop Associate level

Classes Taught

Foundations of Geographic Information Science and Technology
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems/Science
ESRI ArcGIS Desktop I, II and III short courses
ArcGIS for Natural Resources Applications short course
Introduction to Metadata short course


Hamerlinck, J.D., Webster, G.R., and Berendsen, M.E. 2014. Wyoming Student Atlas: Exploring our geography. Laramie, Wyoming: University of Wyoming.

Berendsen, M.E., Hamerlinck, J.D, Lanning, S.G. 2010. Developing NSDI Framework Data: ANSI Framework Data Content Standard Guidance Document. Federal Geographic Data Committee.

Berendsen, M.E., Hamerlinck, J.D. and Wayne, L. 2003. Framework and Strategies for Integrating Metadata Concepts with Geographic Information Science Curricula. Journal of Urban and Regional Information Systems Association Vol. 15:1.

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