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Jordana Anderson

Spatial Data Analyst

(703) 908-1800 ext. 8918

As a Spatial Data Analyst at NatureServe, Jordana manages and analyzes spatial data on at-risk species and ecosystems. In collaboration with the NatureServe Network, Jordana obtains and compiles spatial data to produce maps, graphs, dashboards, and reports to support biodiversity conservation. Jordana has a diverse background in ecology, geology, and geospatial science. Through both her lab and fieldwork, Jordana has found great joy in linking the smallest parts of a system back to the whole process. Her interdisciplinary education and experiences have given her the unique ability to contemplate ecosystem change on a temporal scale ranging from decades to millions of years. Jordana completed her GIScience graduate certification through Oregon State University, where she completed an internship with the Oregon Bee Project creating novel geospatial workflows. She obtained her B.A. in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology along with her B.S. in Geology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Jordana resides in Central Oregon with her family where they enjoy exploring the diverse environments across the state.