Meet the Instructor

Marc Weber

Geographer, Environmental Protection Agency — Pacific Ecological Systems Division

Marc Weber has spent 20 years as a geographer, GIS specialist and natural resources professional. He works in forest ecology, fire ecology and freshwater science for both the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. EPA and has co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed articles. He earned his master’s degree in geography from Portland State University in 2001 with a focus on biogeography. An instructor for the UW Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), he was honored with a Teaching Excellence Award in 2023.

Weber provided GIS support for mapping, analysis and spatial modeling work in federal research labs over the past 20 years at both the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. EPA. He has broad experience with scripting, cartography, database design, application development and programming. He has led spatial analysis and programming workshops, focusing on hydrologic GIS applications, for the last 10 years.

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