MA Geomatics for Environmental Management (M.G.E.M.)
GIS Technician: Mapping and GIS
Phone: (778) 851-0264
Location: Xwmélch’tstn (Squamish Capilano 5 Reserve) Office
Lauren is the Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with the Firelight Group. She holds a B.Sc. in Geography from the University of Victoria, where she concentrated in Environment & Sustainability, and has recently obtained her Masters in Geomatics for Environmental Management (M.G.E.M.), through the University of British Columbia’s Forestry Department. Her Masters research project focused in quantifying and mapping forest coverage change due to natural and anthropogenic disturbances in the Squamish River Valley, B.C. Through her studies, she has developed a strong interest in using GIS and remote sensing strategies for problem solving, storytelling and ecological analyses, which lead her to pursue a career in GIS and mapping.