Helicopter Pilot - Firefighter
You just can't keep a person like Steve down on the ground for long. He prefers to save lives and protect property while manning the skies. You'll also see how GIS technology helps him keep the public safer than ever.
Computer programmers write code to create software programs. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow.
The National Climatic Data Center keeps the world's largest climate data archive, and provides climatological analysis to every sector of the economy. Do not miss this incredible job shadowing experience!
If traveling around the world, living in the wilderness, investigating geography, and literally saving the planet appeal to you, then you'll find Dr. Michael Fay's job fascinating. Check it out.
GIS Analyst - Forester
Meet aptly- named Fern. She lives in Steamboat Springs, uses high-tech geography while saving the forests...on snowshoes!Enough said. It's one very cool career choice.
Who would have thought that Geographic Technology could help save the planet from a health crisis? Seth Wiafe did; that's why he advises all public health professionals to think spatially!
Even Christopher Columbus would be surprised to discover the profound impact technology has had on geography. Ingrid Bruce demonstrates in 3-D how GIS technology takes maps into a new dimension.
Sara loved buildings as a girl and planned to become an architect. In college, she discovered art didn't interest her as much as science, math, and GIS so she switched to civil engineering.