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William Olsen

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William Olsen
271 Rowley Laboratories
Phone: 315-268-3878
wbolsen@clarkson.edu

Education
B.A. Geography, University of Buffalo, NY 2000

Academic Experience
Clarkson University, Potsdam NY - Instructor/GIS Coordinator, 2010 - present, part time 2010-2013, fulltime 2013-2014.
SUNY Potsdam, NY - Adjunct GIS Instructor, 2013 - present, part time.
St. Lawrence University, Canton NY - GIS Technician, 2002 -2007, full time.

Non-Academic Experience
Adirondack Geographics, GIS Specialist/Owner 2007-present
Position Description: Providing maps and geospatial services to clients in northern NY.

Geographic Data Technology, Digital Mapping Technician, 2002
Position Description: Digitizing and geocoding of street centerlines.

Honors and Awards
RESPECT Award for Teaching, 2014 Clarkson University Office of Accommodative Services.
Excellence in Teaching Award, Walter H. Coulter School of Engineering, 2010 - 2014.

Service Activities
Member of GISCORPS volunteer organization.
Have also done a lot of work for churches, local farmers and non-profit organizations such as the Potsdam Food Co-op, mostly involving geospatial analysis.

Publications
Gao, N., Armatas, N.G., Shanley, J.B., Kamman, N.C., Miller, E.K., Keeler, G.J., Scherbatskoy, T., Holsen, T.M., Young, T., McIlroy, L., Drake, S., Olsen, B., & Cady, C. (2006). Mass balance assessment for mercury in Lake Champlain. Environmental science & technology, 40, 82-9.

Carol Cady, William H. Walters, William Olsen, Eric Williams-Bergen, Bart Harloe (2008). Geographic Information Services in the Undergraduate College: Organizational Models and Alternatives. Cartographica, 43, 239 - 255.

Professional Development
Attending the ESRI International User Conference in San Diego, CA July 2014.
Attended numerous webinars and local meetings for GIS and BIM professionals; Northern NY GIS Users Group, Microsol Resources BIM lectures and guest lectures and Clarkson University.

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