Job Title: GIS Technician
Primary Affiliation: Department of Watershed Sciences
Secondary Affiliation: Ecogeomorphology & Topographic Analysis Lab
Braden Anderson is working as a GIS Technician for the ET-AL at Utah State University. His primary responsibility is developing, improving, and maintaining ArcGIS tools used by the lab, including the Grain Size Distribution Tool, the Tributary Impact Tool, and the Hyrologic Regime Tool. While working for the ET-AL, he is studying for a BS in Computer Science, with minors in Math and German. In his time outside the office he spends his time working on side projects, reading, hiking, tinkering with computer parts, and using those computer parts to play video games.
- Writing ArcGIS tools to model attributes of streams, such as the Grain Size Distribution Tool, the Tributary Impact Tool, and the Hyrologic Regime Tool
- Converting old data to Riverscapes compliant folder structures, as well as creating new project XML files for them
- Improve and debug old programs, such as pyBRAT