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Jeff Blossom

GIS Service Manager

Jeff joined the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard in 2007 as a Senior GIS Specialist, and became the GIS Service Manager in 2016. He has experience working in the GIS industry as a technician, analyst, developer, manager, and educator. Prior to joining the CGA, Jeff was the GIS Photogrammetry Administrator for the City and County of Denver, and served as Chairman of Denver's GIS Steering Committee.

Jeff earned an M.A. in Geography from the University of Denver in 2002, and a B.S. from Willamette University (OR) in 1995. Jeff's work experience includes performing GIS Analysis for the Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, and the U.S.G.S. in Lakewood, CO.

Jeff is especially interested in developing tools, teaching methods, and maps using geographic information that can be used by any student or professional to enhance their work. Related to this effort is the graduate level class he teaches at the Harvard Extension School: Introduction to GIS.  Jeff is also an adjunct faculty member at Salem State University, where he teaches Computer Cartography.

Email  Jblossom [at] cga [dot] harvard [dot] edu