Scott Akins

Scott is a database designer and web developer working on new techniques to present Astrogeology data and news to the general public, mapper, and researcher communities through interactive maps, database searches, and web 2.0 applications.


Scott has worked in a variety of environments from corporate to both state and federal government agencies.  His primary focus is database development and using the web to present databases to users.  His background includes: A strong focus on requirements collection and including customers throughout the design/development process Unix/Linux/Windows System Administration (12 years) Database/GIS design and application development (15 years) Network development and administration including DNS/DHCP/LDAP OGC Web Services including Web Map Services (WMS) and Web Feature Services (WFS)