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Christopher P. Garrity

Christopher Garrity is a Supervisory Cartographer with the USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center in Reston, VA. He is responsible for developing scalable, resilient, enterprise-level geospatial web applications and product/data delivery systems for a variety of groups at the USGS.

Chris has an extensive background in geospatial related technologies, specializing in the planning, architecture, development, maintenance, and support of complex geospatial driven applications for USGS stakeholders. Since joining the USGS, he has led numerous high-visibility projects in the Energy/Minerals and Core Science Systems Mission areas. He is an active leader in the USGS geospatial community, especially those interested in open-source geospatial technologies, and serves on numerous USGS and industry steering committees/communities of practice. He currently leads a geospatial team in the Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center.​​​​​