Jim Hines is a computer scientist, working with USGS and non-agency biologists developing methods and computer software for estimation of ecological parameters. He also maintains a web-server used to communicate results of the North American Breeding Bird Survey as well as software written by current and former EESC scientists.
Jim Hines started with the USFWS in 1977 as a part-time computer clerk. After obtaining a BS in Math, he became a full-time computer programmer, then computer specialist and computer scientist. He is co-author on 2 books,
1977-present USFWS, NBS, USGS - Computer clerk, programmer, specialist, scientist.
Education and Certifications
Hon Dsc. University of Florda, 2023
B.S. University of Maryland, Mathematics, 1979.
Honors and Awards
2016 - Biometrics Working Group Special Recognition Award
2015 - U.S. Geological Survey Distinguished Service Award
2012 - U.S. Geological Survey Meritorious Service Award
2012 - The Wildlife Society's Wildlife Publication Award for Book
1991 - The Wildlife Society's Wildlife Publication Award for Monograph