Christopher D. Lippitt

 

950 Main St Box 1151

Worcester, Ma 01610

Phone: (508) 769-4980    Email: clippitt@clarku.edu

 

Education

2001 to present: Clark University, Worcester, MA

                B.A. in Geography (Expected 2005)

                Overall GPA: 3.65   Current GPA: 4.0

 

Honors and Awards

Peter J. Condakes Summer Research Fellowship Award; Awarded by Clark University School of Geography, April 2004

 

First Place- AAG Remote Sensing Specialty Group Student Paper Competition; Awarded by Remote Sensing Specialty Group, 2004

 

John OíConnor-Human Environment Regional Observatory Fellow; Awarded by Clark University, March 2004

 

Inducted into Gamma Theta Upsilon, International Geographical Honor Society; Inducted as member of Clark University Chapter, 2004

                                          

Hank Emery Award Winner; Awarded by Geospatial Information Technology Association, 2004

                                                 

Human Environment Regional Observatory Fellow; Awarded by George Perkins Marsh Institute and Clark University, 2003

 

National Deanís List Award; Awarded by Office of National Academic Affairs, 2004

 

Deanís List First Honors; Awarded by Clark University, 2003-2004

 

Work Experience

Summer 2004: John OíConnor Human Environment Regional Observatory Fellow

                George Perkins Marsh Institute, Worcester, MA

                Project: Establishing deforestation monitoring program in collaboration with Harvard Forest

Summer 2003: Human Environment Regional Observatory Fellow

                George Perkins Marsh Institute, Worcester, MA

                Project: Investigating change-analysis error propagation and building historical database

Summer 2002: Assistant Manager of Food and Beverage

                Amherst Country Club, Amherst, NH

 

Relevant Coursework

Advanced Remote Sensing                                                Quantitative Modeling                        NASA UAVSDP Project

Digital Image Processing                                    GIS & Local Planning                          Environmental Ethics

Energy and the Environment                             Earth Transformed                               Introduction to GIS

Land Degradation                                                Research Methods                             

 

Computer Skills

Idrisi image processing                       Erdas Imagine 8.5 image processing                 VBA programming

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator     Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint                  R2V- Vectoring software

ArcGIS, ArcVeiw 3.3                            Hardware and network support                         Cartalinx

               

Publications

Holden, M.T., C. Lippitt, R. G. Pontius, Jr., and C. Williams, 2003. Building a Database of Historical Land Cover to Detect Landscape Change. Biological Bulletin 205: 257-258.