Environmental Science Division (EVS) a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
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Brian L. Cantwell
GIS Programmer/Analyst Senior
Ecological Assessment and Measurement Team
B.S., Forestry, Southern Illinois University, 1979.
Current Role
Senior Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Programmer/Analyst, with responsibility for developing and maintaining geospatial databases used for major projects; analysis and development of geospatial data to produce alternatives used in programmatic environmental impact statements; dissemination of data to staff scientists, sponsors, and the public in maps, desktop viewing applications, and interactive web maps.
Working knowledge of federal geospatial standards and data portals; data development and analysis using advanced GIS applications; development of production and analysis tools using high-level programming languages, cartography, and structure and analysis of relational databases.
Career Highlights
  • Lead GIS analyst: Bureau of Land Management Solar Development Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 2012-2017 Oil and Gas Development Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement.
  • Innovator: Use of interactive desktop GIS viewers to give staff scientists access to project-specific geospatial data.
  • Developer/writer: Specifications for Environmental Science Division spatial data handling and map production.