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Whitney Seymour

Whitney Seymour is a Geographer at the California Water Science Center.

Whitney Seymour has been with the center since 2006.  Her focus is primarily working with the Basin Characterization Model (BCM) and providing GIS and science support for various projects. She is the GIS Coordinator for the center and has a goal of getting center staff using ArcGIS Online for projects and project products, making science more accessible.

Whitney began her career at the California Water Science Center in the summer of 2006, after her first year of undergrad at UCSB. She worked summers as a hydrologic technician until her graduation in 2010, when she started full time as a geographer. She completed her M.S. at San Diego State University in 2016 with her thesis Hydrologic and geologic controls on groundwater recharge along the Mojave River floodplain aquifer.

She is an experienced geographer with a demonstrated history of working in research. She is skilled in cartography, GIS (Esri products), data analysis, spatial analysis, and global positioning system (GPS). She has excellent interpersonal skills, is adaptable, and strives for collaboration, and is a GIS leader her center.