Karla King

Day job: Backend Engineer, Civil Maps

GIS Focus: Remote Sensing, environmental science

Karla is a graduate of the Environmental Science Masters program at Towson University in Baltimore, MD where she completed a thesis using Landsat data to map forest damage in Yosemite National Park. She has worked at Stanford's Geospatial Lab, Towill, Inc., and Google. Socially, she enjoys camping in Yosemite National Park and riding a bike around San Francisco.

GIS is important to me beacause: I discovered GIS after realizing its useful applications in environmental analysis. GIS is a powerful tool that enhances the visibility and analytical aspect of any project, regardless of discipline. I encourage you to come learn how GIS can help you and your industry

Current Projects

  • Mapping forest transition in Chile using Landsat data, Assistant to PHD at Stanford University
  • Hazard mitigation plan updates for five Counties in Pennsylvania, Vision Planning and Consulting, LLC
  • Technical writing for Google Earth Engine