Environmental Scientist and Anthropologist
BS, Anthropology and Geography – Environmental Studies and Sustainability, California Polytechnic State University
Sierra is an environmental scientist and sustainability analyst with expertise in GIS and data analysis to address complex earth science and climate change challenges. Sierra has a broad range of experience using ArcGIS Pro and Online for spatial trend analysis and developing customized applications including interactive online maps and dashboards to communicate information to decision makers and the public.
She has experience managing databases using multiple GIS software platforms, including Cartegraph and QGIS, and deploys an additional suite of tools to inform sustainability focused research and communications such as Google Earth Pro, Canva, SPSS, and Qualtrics. Sierra has experience in spatial data science pairing machine learning with remote sensing imagery and applies her background in sustainable environments, anthropology, and indigenous studies to climate-related issues.