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Lonnie R. Lanham

I primarily work for the USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, creating and managing digital content. I'm very much into geography, cartography, computers and gadgetry. So, it only makes sense that I work for the USGS! 

Just keeping this brief and "to the point" for now...

Professional Experience

  • Web Development & Design:

    - Full Stack Web Development from front end and back end

    - Coding: From HTML coding in 1993 to C++, Data Structures, and Algorithms (it's all just ascii, anyways)

    - Adobe Professional (Creative Cloud 2022): Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, Audition, Acrobat

    - CMS: SharePoint, Confluence, WordPress, Drupal, Experience, Sitecore

  • Operating Systems:

    - Mac OSX: Pro-User Admin

    - Windows 11 Active Directory Admin

    - ChromeOS

  • Application Development:

    - Google Earth and Zoom Customization

    - Visual Basic

    - C

    - PHP

    - Python

  • Related Productivity & Specialty Software:

    - Microsoft Office 365

    - Google Docs

     - ArcGIS

    - Google Earth Engine API (Referencing)

  • Related Productivity & Specialty Software:

    Microsoft Office 365

    Google Docs

    ArcGIS

    Google Earth Professional

    Engine Performance© Award for Hi-Tech project of the year for Scalable Solutions℠ Visible.XML, Productions

     

  • Other Interests

    Cartographic poster art, photography and drone flight & image processing, information graphics, Web-based cartography/GIS, interactive mapping applications

Education and Certifications

  • Masters: Digital Design for "New Media Publishing", core: Interaction Design & Web Development, University of Baltimore
    Certificate Coursework: Digital Media Production††

  • Bachelors: Geography and Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    Certificates: GIS/Spatial Analysis, Cartographic Production

  • Other: Continuing coursework, staying up-to-date on trends, technology and processes in Web development and trends in UX - Windows OS, and Macintosh OS, training for Adobe ACE (Illustrator, Photoshop)

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • GTU - Gamma Theta Upsilon - National Geographic Honor Society, previous chapter Vice President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • AVA - Association of Visual Artists - Artistic Cartography, Digital Imagery

Honors and Awards

  • Engine Performance© Award for Hi-Tech project of the year for Scalable Solutions: Visual XML -- Graduate Work: UB Digital Publishing & Design-- 2002

    UMBC - Cum Laude - Department of Geograph

*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