Jayme Strange



B.S. in Biology, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse WI 2013

    Minors: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Earth Science

    Concentration: Environmental Science

Research Interest:

  • Hydroacoustics in Rivers
    • Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers
    • Multibeam
    • Side Scan
  • Lidar
  • Innovative remote sensing technologies
  • Birds

Professional Experience:

Research Intern, 2014-2015, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

  • Analyzed and processed raw lidar data for the Upper Mississippi River System (UMRS) into final lidar derivatives
  • Enhanced bathymetry data for topobathy products
  • Accuracy Assessment field work for National Park Service Vegetation Inventory Program
  • Carbon sequestration study for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

GIS Intern, 2012-2014, City of La Crosse - Planning Department

  • Managed all GIS data and projects for the Planning and Inspection departments
  • Developed maps for city plan commission, bicycle and walking tours, industrial parks, tax incremental districts, City Clerk office and Parks & Recreation
  • Walk Friendly Community Application - City of La Crosse awarded bronze level


  • USGS-H-17-037 Sediment Acoustic Index Method, 2017
  • Hypack Training, 2017
  • USGS Python/Open GIS Training, 2016
  • Webucator Comprehensive JavaScript Training, 2016
  • USGS Project Management Training, 2015
  • LP360 Software Training, 2015
  • Hydroacoustic Mapping Graduate Course, 2015

Awards and Recognitions:

  • USGS Group Award, 12/15/2015
  • USGS Mentoring Program - Protege, 12/20/2016