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Shawn Lanning

Shawn Lanning

Geospatial Specialist | WyGISC

Room 304, Agriculture C

Laramie, WY
Phone: (307) 766-2532


  • M.S., in Geography, University of Wyoming, 2005

  • B.S., in Geography, University of Wyoming, 2003

Professional Summary

Shawn Lanning is a Geospatial Specialist at WyGISC. Shawn's work includes management and technical support for WyGISC server infrastructure, geospatial tool and task development/automation, and user assistance for the Wyoming Geospatial Hub. He also holds an FAA Small UAS (drone) remote pilot license and has research interests in collecting drone data for a wide variety of projects.

Shawn received his master's degree from the University of Wyoming Geography Department in 2005, where he focused on developing a pronghorn migration and habitat model that allowed for updated user inputs to better reflect real world conditions. He holds the designation of GIS Professional (GISP) by the GIS Certification Institute and is a founding member of the Wyoming Geospatial Organization (WyGEO) where he served on the board for the first seven years of the organization's existence. Shawn enjoys hunting, fishing, anything sports related, brewing beer, and smoking/bbqing in his free time.

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