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Shawn Lanning

Geospatial Specialist

Shawn Lanning

Office: Room 323, Agriculture C
Phone: (307) 766-2532 (WyGISC Office)
Email: sgl55@uwyo.edu

 

EDUCATION

2005 MA, Geography, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.

2003 BS, Geography, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.

2000 AA, Education, Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs, WY.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • GIS Server management and architecture

  • UAS (Drone) flight, data capture and processing

  • Integration of multi-platform geospatial data and development/use of spatial modeling tools to support natural resource management decisions

  • Teaching, training, and support of geospatial data collection and implementation software and tools.

 

 CURRENT PROJECTS

  • WyGISC Server Management and Support

  • WyGISC Geospatial Hub Support

  • Wyoming Department of Health Opioid Crisis Resource Portal

  • WSGS STATEMAP Gray's River UAS Project

  • Campus Enterprise GIS and Database Support

 

PAST PROJECTS

  • USDA Forest Service Region 2 Aquatic Ecosystem Assessment

  • Wyoming State Forest Stewardship Suitability Modeling

  • Wyoming Tourism Geospatial Database Development

  • FEMA Map Modernization Coordinator

  • AltaGas & GE Wind Farm Siting Assessment

  • Federal Geographic Data Committee Future Directions: Framework Data Content Standards training material development

  • Wyoming Travel and Tourism geospatial database development and support

  • SAREC: Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Station geospatial database development

  • Wildlife Cooperative Unit GIS support

 

PUBLISHED WORKS

Non-Refereed Proceedings/Transactions:

Munn, Larry, S.E. Williams, M.A. Urynowicz, R.W. Waggener, 2018, Soils of the UW Rogers Research Site, Rogers Research Site Bulletin 6, Online content: <https://www.wyoextension.org/publications/html/B1298-6/> (Special acknowledgment to Shawn Lanning for cartographic elements)

Lanning, S.G., J.D. Hamerlinck, M.E. Berendsen, B.J. Botello, S.D. Prager, and S. Shin, 2005-2010, Framework Data Content Standard Training Materials, Online Content, FGDC Website: <http://www.fgdc.gov/training/nsdi-training-program/online-lessons#standards>  (Multiple Training Material Documents).

Lanning, S.G., J.D. Hamerlinck, M.E. Berendsen, and S. Shin, 2010, Supporting Framework Data Content Standards Implementation through Professional Training, Proceedings of ESRI Federal User Conference, July 2010, (Online Agenda).

Lanning, S.G., J.D. Hamerlinck, M.E. Berendsen, and S. Shin, 2010, Supporting Framework Data Content Standards Implementation through Professional Training, Proceedings of ESRI Federal User Conference, February 2010, (Page 43).

Shawn G. Lanning and Teal B. Wyckoff, 2009, Northern Albany County Broadband Siting GIS Analysis, Final Report, Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center, University of Wyoming: Laramie, WY. August 2009, (4 pp.).

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D. and Shawn G. Lanning, 2007, Introduction to Framework Data: Concepts, Standards, and Applications, Workshop Notebook, URISA Annual Conference, August 2007, (49pp.)

Lanning, Shawn G. and James Arnold. 2007, Forest Stewardship Spatial Analysis Project: Methodology Report for Wyoming, Final Report. Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center, University of Wyoming: Laramie, WY. March 2007, (28pp.).

Lanning, S.G., 2005, Pronghorn Migration Model: Using GIS to Predict Potential Pronghorn Migration within the State of Wyoming, Proceedings of AAG, April 2005 (Page 321).

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU)

  • GISP

  • FAA 107 UAS (Drone) Certified

 

PAPERS PRESENTED/SYMPOSIA/INVITED LECTURES/PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

2015, Using esri ModelBuilder Workshop, WyGEO Conference, Casper, WY.

2014, The Wyoming Geospatial Hub: A focal point for accessing statewide geospatial data, GeCo in the Rockies, Grand Junction, CO.

2010, Taking ANSI Framework Data Standards from Technical Jargon to Useful Knowledge, URISA GIS-Pro 2010,  Orlando, FL..

2010, Supporting Framework Data Content Standards Implementation through Professional Training, ESRI International User Conference,  San Diego, CA.

2010, Supporting Framework Data Content Standards Implementation through Professional Training, ESRI Federal User Conference,  Washington, D.C.

2009, Wyoming Tourism: From Retro to Forever West, WyGISC Geospatial Forum, Laramie, WY.

2007, Introduction to Framework Data: Concepts, Standards, and Applications, Workshop Notebook, URISA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

2007, Modmapper and Map Modernization in Wyoming, Annual Wyoming Homeland Security Conference,  Cheyenne, WY.

2007, Modmapper Application for 3MS Map Modernization, Partners for Mitigation Conference, Denver, CO.

2006-2007, Importance of Map Modernization in Wyoming, Various Locations throughout Wyoming (9 times).

2006, GIS I Class and Lab Lecturer, Various Topics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (6 Times).

2005, Pronghorn Migration Model (SPEEDGOAT): Using GIS to Predict Potential Pronghorn Migration within the State of Wyoming, WyGISC Geospatial Forum, Laramie, WY.

2005, Pronghorn Migration Model (SPEEDGOAT): Using GIS to Predict Potential Pronghorn Migration within the State of Wyoming, Annual AAG Conference, Denver, CO.

2005, Pronghorn Migration Model: Using GIS to Predict Potential Pronghorn Migration within the State of Wyoming, UCGIS Summer Assembly, Jackson, WY.

2003-2005, GIS I and II Class and Lab Lecturer, Various Topics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (Multiple Times).

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Lanning, Shawn, M. Geiger, B Rashford, 2013 Web-based Feasibility Tools for Calculating Renewable Energy Effectiveness for Wyoming Residents, International ESRI User Conference, San Diego, CA

Lanning, Shawn, T.B. Wyckoff, J.R. Oakleaf, P. Polzer, 2009. Wyoming Tourism From Retro to Forever West: Incorporating GIS Into the Redesigned Website, International ESRI User Conference. San Diego, CA.

Lanning, Shawn, T.B. Wyckoff, J.R. Oakleaf, P. Polzer, 2008. Wyoming Tourism From Retro to Forever West: Incorporating GIS Into the Redesigned Website, Southwest User Group Conference. Laramie, WY.

Lanning, Shawn G., T.B. Wyckoff, 2007. Forest Stewardship SAP: Spatial Analysis for Effective Management, International ESRI User Conference. San Diego, CA.

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