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Chris Headlee

Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician

Contact:  Email christopher.headlee@gmail.com

As a geographic information system (GIS) technician, I work on editing large databases in ArcMap. Specifically, I accurately locate private wells using county plat books, aerial imagery, and well construction reports (WCRs) in the Survey’s well records database. I also enter data for old scanned WCRs into the database. I am currently digitizing structure contours and contacts between bedrock layers from bedrock quadrangle maps for the Southwest Wisconsin Groundwater and Geology (SWIGG) project.

My job gives me the satisfaction of knowing that the data that I am working on will be used to complete a project that will influence people’s decisions about our environment.