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Shannon Beliew

Shannon is a Data Management Specialist located at USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center at the Patuxent Research Refuge (formerly Patuxent Wildlife Research Center) in Laurel, MD.  

Data Steward:

  • Incorporate processes, policies, guidelines and responsibilities for Patuxent's data in compliance with USGS policy.
  • Create and edit Metadata, ScienceBase pages, DOI numbers for Patuxent's datasets
  • Knowledgeable in the IPDS system and support Patuxent Authors

HTML, Drupal & SharePoint:

  • Drupal Content Manager
  • Update and connect Employee Staff profiles
  • SharePoint Designer & Content Manager
  • Create Power Apps Custom forms and Power Automate Workflows
  • Manage Center Helpdesk Tool

Education and Certifications

  • M.S., Johns Hopkins University, Environmental Sciences and Policy (2012)

  • B.S., University of Houston - Victoria, Biology with emphasis in Ecology (2005)

Honors and Awards

  • Star Award 2018 - provided excellent and timely scientific support to Drs. Cahoon and Guntenspergen for manuscript close to publication. 

  • Star Award 2017 - a leader at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in 2017 in taking on jobs and roles that require considerable time, attention and technical skillsets.

  • Star Award 2016 - by assisting Dr. Vyas with GPS, GIS, and extensive mapping work for his study of cats.

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