GIS Technical Director
What I do
- Teach the course: EV127 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
- Teach a number of introductory and advanced geospatial technology courses and workshops to support departmental courses and research. Including independent study courses through departmental offerings. Such as:
- Applied GIS inquiry
- Multispectral image processing and interpretation.
- Hydrologic modeling
- ArcGIS Internet Mapping Applications
- Develop and implement lab modules for CC faculty that incorporate GIS principles and course theory in order to enhance student learning, develop analysis and critical thinking skills. Spatial thinking skills acquired in the classroom deepen their understanding of the relationships that exist in the world.
- Assist faculty with research and contribute to publications
- Work with students on senior thesis' and capstone research projects utilizing spatial analysis and interpretation.
- Manage the facility and equipment of the Keck GIS Commons.
- Technical Liaison for the State of the Rockies Project.
Matthew C. Gottfried, GIS Tech. Director
Office: Palmer Hall rm. 1 (inside GIS Lab)
Mailing Address: Colorado College14 E. Cache La PoudreColorado Springs, CO 80903
- Geographic principles
- Field Biology
- Environmental Science
- GIS/Remote Sensing
My main specialties within academics revolve around developing decision support systems and critical thinking through spatial awareness in the curriculum. My method of inquiry is primarily through GIS/Remote Sensing practices and their proper pedagogical role in education.
My current regional research focus includes studying the biogeography of critical species and conservation management practices of local natural resources.
- Masters of Arts in Geography and Urban Planning, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH. (2005)
- Bachelor of Science in Field Biology and Environmental Studies, Ohio Northen University, Ada, OH. (1999)