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Raven Shank

Geospatial Analyst, Impact Management

Columbus, Ohio

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Raven Shank Geospatial Analyst for NatureVest. © The Nature Conservancy

Areas of Expertise

GIS, spatial ecology, conservation biology, land-use planning, prioritization

Media Contact

Andrew Tingley
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Raven joined the Conservancy in August 2017. They provide geospatial and data science support to the Sustainable Water Impact Fund by conducting geospatial analyses, producing cartographic products, building and maintaining a database for tracking assets and a suite of conservation metrics, and developing interactive web-based products. Most importantly, they strive to bring thoughtful and innovative approaches when applying the principles of geospatial and data science to inform decision making. Raven is a conservation biologist by training with a Master of Science from The University of Queensland and a B.S. in zoology from Colorado State University.

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