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Dionne Zoanni

Dionne Zoanni is a researcher interested in the intersection between nature, technology, and society, specifically regarding the management of natural resources.

Currently, Dionne works in science support for the USGS, helping to coordinate various USGS Cloud services including services related to big data and data visualization/analysis. She conducts user outreach for the USGS Water Mission Area decision support tasks, including the development of the USGS National Water Census.

Her research interests include Indigenous knowledge systems, environmental justice, natural resource governance, water quality/human health, water conservation, community-based participatory research, and the intersection of science and technology.

Professional Experience

  • Service Management Specialist, USGS (2018-present)

  • Qualitative Social Science Research Assistant, USGS (Contractor) (2017-2018)

  • Research Assistant, Montana State University-Bozeman (2015-2018)

  • Hydrologic Technician, USGS (2016)

  • Watershed Analysis Technician, Fort Peck Tribes Office of Environmental Protection (2012-2016)

  • Soil Research Technician, Montana State University-Bozeman (2013)

Education and Certifications

  • M.S. Earth Science (Human Geography), Montana State University-Bozeman, 2017

  • B.S. Geospatial and Environmental Analysis, Montana State University-Bozeman, 2015

  • Minor in Soil Science

  • Tableau Server Administration (2021)

  • Tableau Desktop (2021)

  • IT Information Library Foundations Certification (ITIL) (2020)

  • Certified Specialist in Amazon Cloud (2019)

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • USGS Environmental Justice Task Force***, Ad-hoc member, 2022-present

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government