Roger Barlow

Roger is the National Map Liaison for the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, and New Jersey.  

Biography

History & Highlights

I have been a Liaison in 14 different states since 1990, currently serving Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and the Chesapeake Bay Primary Ecosystem Study. Lived and worked at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station Antarctica 1991-1992. Co-author of first ever image-based geologic map (I-Map 1763).

Education

Syracuse University B.A. in Geography, specialized in cartography under the now famous Prof. Mark Monmonier. Additional academic credits at George Washington U, and South Dakota State.

Areas of Expertise

Currently working with partners on 3 projects using lidar as primary source for local scale hydrography. I Chair the NJ Geospatial Forum Elevation Task Force, and have just begun a similar group in Maryland as part of MSGIC. I am part of the NGP Water Community of Use.

Specialties

Partnership formation, program coordination, application of geospatial data to science application.