Rea Atkinson available

Rea Atkinson

Ecologist & GIS Analyst

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Profileimage by Rea Atkinson Ecologist & GIS Analyst from StokeonTrent
  • ST1 4NF Stoke on Trent Freelancer in
  • Graduation: BSc Hons Animal Biology
  • Hourly-/Daily rates:
  • Languages: English (Limited professional)
  • Last update: 25.11.2020
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PROFILE PICTURE
Profileimage by Rea Atkinson Ecologist & GIS Analyst from StokeonTrent
SKILLS
Ecology, Animal behaviour, QGIS, ArcGIS, Geodatabase Management, Databases and GIS, MS SQL SERVER, GWT, Excel.
Experience/Key Skills
  • Experience in GIS data capture for mapping projects would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of GIS systems and practical experience of their use would be an advantage, in particular ArcGIS.
  • Creating and updating digital map databases using ArcGIS software and a variety of source materials, including satellite imagery and Remote Sensing data.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Carrying out tasks required of the project, within the time restraints and to specification.
  • GIS Digitisation using ArcGIS.
  • Carry out a Phase 1 habitat survey and produce maps and report.
  • Interpreting Satellite Imagery.
  • Land use classification.
  • Site selection or Suitability analysis for Urban Plan Preparation Using Remote Sensing and GIS. the planning requires undertaking study of topography, water resources, land utilization, and development needs. The RS & GIS techniques offers suitable analytical opportunity to study variables required for selection of sites for various uses.
  • Historical GIS analysis for comparing changes in a geographic areas over time by comparing data extracted from maps covering a range of years.
  • Handling and interpreting confidential information.
  • Assisting with the Quality Control of GIS data, as and when required, and feeding back findings to relevant operators.
  • Identifying improvements to the process and equipment.
  • General duties required of the project, including printing, copying, receipt and dispatch of materials.
  • Assisting in the production of work instructions or other documentation, as required.
  • Participating fully in any training offered to ensure that knowledge remains current and relevant.
PROJECT HISTORY
  • 11/2020 - Present

    • Acorn environmental management group
    • 10-50 employees
    • Other
  • Ecologist
    • Surveying for protected species, such as Doormouse, Great crested newts (GCN), Badgers and Bats.
    • Carrying out Phase 1 Habitat surveys 
    • Conducting Prelimnary Bat roost assesments (PRA)
    • carryuing out Preliminary ecological appraisals (PEA)
    • Invasive species surveys and management 
    • Woodland Biodiversity Managment 
    • GIS production of maps.
    • (EcoW) Ecologcial clerks of work 

  • 07/2020 - 10/2020

    • Elite ecology
    • 10-50 employees
    • Other
  • Ecologist
    • Surveying for protected species, such as Doormouse, Great crested newts (GCN), Badgers and Bats.
    • Carrying out Phase 1 Habitat surveys 
    • Conducting Prelimnary Bat roost assesments (PRA)
    • carryuing out Preliminary ecological appraisals (PEA)
    • Invasive species surveys and management 

  • 01/2015 - 12/2017

    • JP Vets Northwick House Coopers lane
  • Trainee Veterinary Nurse
  • Address: JP Vets Northwick House Coopers lane, Evesham
    WR111BY

    * administering drugs, anesthetics and injections.
    * preparing animals for surgery.
    * holding and monitoring animals during operations.
    * maintaining, sterilizing and laying out surgical equipment.
    * cleaning up after surgery.
    * Reception duties

  • 05/2017 - 10/2017

    • Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust environmental records
    • 10-50 employees
    • Other
  • GIS Analyst

  • 01/2014 - 01/2015

  • Animal Nurse Assistant
  • Address: 8 St George's Parade, Wolverhampton WV2 1BD

    * Working with ill, injured domestic and wild animals under the supervision of veterinary
    surgeons and (colleagues) veterinary nurses.
    * Cleaning and preparing enclosures for inpatients

  • 01/2012 - 12/2014

    • Glenthorne House
  • Care Assistant
  • Address: Glenthorne House, Bilston
    My responsibilities involved caring and assisting elderly in their everyday living tasks.
    Administering medication and carrying out barrier nursing.

  • 03/2014 - 04/2014

    • Excel Living Bristol
  • Living support worker
  • Address: Excel Living Bristol -
    Assisting elderly and vulnerable people with everyday life activities; bathing, dressing,
    shopping and medication.

  • 01/2010 - 02/2013

  • Care assistant

TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
I Work remotely in the afternoon, but can be flexible if clients wish to meet and discuss specific Ecological/ GIS projects.
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