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Raven Shank

Geospatial Analyst, Sustainable Water Impact Fund

Columbus, Ohio

  • Areas of Expertise

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


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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