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Barrett, Melony E

Geospatial Applications Developer

Address and Contact Information

Natural Resources Building
615 E. Peabody Dr.
M/C 650
Champaign, IL  61820


B.S. Geography, Eastern Illinois University  Minor:  Earth Science

Current Projects

  • McHenry County Geology - virtual boreholes and cross sections derived from a solid 3D model
  • LiDAR data distribution and visualization in the browser
  • Illinois Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
  • Illinois Oil and Gas Resources (ILOIL) and Water and Related Wells (ILWATER) web mapping applications
Major Responsibilities
  • Perform programming in support of ISGS projects and the Illinois Geospatial Data Clearinghouse.
  • Maintain and improve the ISGS GIS database in ArcSDE (SQL Server).
  • Compile, maintain, and promote the distribution of GIS data and metadata over the Internet/Intranet.
  • Create and maintain multiple ArcGIS Server sites to serve data driving web applications, institutional data distribution, and other data on the Illinois Geospatial Data Clearinghouse.
  • Provide training on GIS data access, use, and related activities to staff.
  • Maintain existing GIS data policies and procedures; recommend new policies and procedures needed to ensure proper operation of the GIS data.
  • Give presentations and provide user training on GIS database, data holdings, and related topics.
  • Maintain ISGS web mapping applications including Illinois Oil and Gas Resources, Illinois Water and Related Wells, Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs, and Illinois Geologic Quadrangle Maps Finder.

Research Interests

  • 2D and 3D web mapping applications and visualizations
  • Data distribution on the internet
  • Data collection in the field and other mobile applications

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