Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

Lynn Carlson

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager


Lynn manages the Environmental and Remote Technologies Lab, Brown's dedicated GIS and Remote Sensing computing facility housed in IBES 140.  She provides GIS expertise and technical support (ArcGIS Desktop and extensions, ArcGIS Server) for various faculty research projects across multiple disciplines, teaches the Introduction to GIS course, and provides custom workshops. Lynn maintains computing hardware, geospatial databases, and develops and provides web based map services for research and teaching. She is also the point of contact for ArcGIS software licensing on campus, including the Brown ArcGIS Online Organizational account, and the campus liaison with the software vendor (ESRI).