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B.Sc., Physical Geography, summa cum laude, 1985
New Brunswick, New Jersey
B.Sc. Honors Thesis: Assateague Island Geomorphology and Vegetation Change
Mapping Using Aerial and Satellite Imagery.
M.Sc., Physical Geography, magna cum laude, 1995
University of Idaho
M.Sc. Thesis: Modeling and Mapping Estuarine Water Quality using Landsat-TM
EXPERIENCE & WORK HISTORY
Division of Science and Research ; January 1984 - June 1988
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
GIS Specialist: Co-developed proposal and implemented a GIS servicing a large
(12 Divisions, 4000 employees) multidisciplinary organization. Managed projects
and performed broad range of environmental GIS applications; NASA satellite
remote sensing habitat mapping research project; proposed and managed EPA
Superfund research project involving spill detection and tracking in surface and
ground water using remote sensing.
New Jersey Geological Survey ; June 1988 - April 1991
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
GIS Specialist and Section Chief - Data, Mapping, and Planning Unit. Supervised
group performing GIS applications in geology and water resources; managed
projects; developed proposals and budgets; Professional presentations.
Earth Observation Satellite Company (EOSAT) ; July 1993 November 1994
Research Consultant: Proposed and responsible for all aspects of estuarine water
quality research project using digital satellite imagery; Professional presentations.
White Point BioMarine, Inc. ; May 1996 - September 1997
GIS and Remote Sensing Scientist: Worldwide application of GIS and remote sensing
technology for bio-diversity assessment, habitat characterization, and bio-prospecting.
Land Use/Cover mapping. Proposal writing, grant writing, project management,
Seafloor Surveys International, Inc. ; December 1997 - March 2002
Senior Geophysical Data Analyst & GIS Specialist: International shipboard and
office-based sidescan sonar data processing and interpretation. Bathymetry,
geology, and sonar intensity chart production. Shipboard and office project
Map Resources, Inc ; December 1994 May 2008, part time
Consulting Cartographer: Develop map, aerial, and space image products
for web-site distribution.
Harrier GeoMedia, Inc; June 2002 - May 2008, part time
My own company: website design, content creation and management, and implementation.
HTML programming. Digital photography and print ad creation.
(Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver)
Other Experience: Teaching Environmental Education; Well Drilling; Farming; Forestry; Heavy
Equipment Operation; Landscaping; Home Design and Construction.
Imagine, Arc/Map, Arc/Info, Arc/View, Microsoft Office, Datadesk, SAS, MediaPro, Microstation,
Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, UNIX, Windows, Macintosh.
Schooley, J. 1995. Modeling and Mapping Water Quality in Barnegat Bay using Landsat-TM
In Conference on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal
Environments, Seattle, WA, Sept. 1995
Schooley, J. 1989. GIS Applications in New Jerseys Wellhead Protection Program.
In Environmental Systems Research Institute Conference, Palm Springs, CA, May 1989
Schooley, J., T.F. Breden, 1988. Endangered Species Mapping in New Jersey:
Converting Natural Heritage Program Data to Arc/Info Coverages. In Environmental
Systems Research Institute Conference, Palm Springs, CA, May 1987
Charles, M., J. Schooley, C. Behroozi, 1992. A Method for Mapping Aquifer Recharge
Areas For Planning Organizations. New Jersey Geological Survey Open File Report,
Schooley, J. and R. OBrien, 1989. Prioritizing Wells for Wellhead Protection Area
Delineation: A GIS Approach. New Jersey Geological Survey Technical Report.
Comprehensive knowledge of remote sensing and GIS applications in land and marine
environments. Comprehensive knowledge of database development, database management,
and metadata. Broad knowledge in the earth sciences, including meteorology, climatology,
geomorphology, hydrology, hydrogeology, geology, soils, and oceanography. Broad knowledge
in the natural sciences and bio-geography. Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of cartography.
Project management, technical writing, professional presentations, proposal/grant writing,
training, budgeting, space and aerial image interpretation, GIS needs assessment, GIS
implementation, GIS applications, field data collection mission planning, GPS data
acquisition, ground-truthing, sonar data interpretation, marine navigation, cartography,
statistical data evaluation, data accuracy assessment, biodiversity assessment,
land use/cover mapping, software testing.
Strong ability to comprehend a problem, formulate a solution, draw on a broad array of
resources, solve the problem, document procedures, communicate results, and make
recommendations. Outstanding ability to transcend a multitude of obstacles to get
results and meet a deadline. Ability to understand the social and scientific aspects of a
problem and consider those aspects in developing and executing a solution.
Advanced ArcInfo using ARC, ArcPlot, and ArcEdit: The course focused on ARC,
ArcPlot, ArcEdit, and ArcTools applications. Techniques, ArcInfo commands, and
ArcTools to manage and relate tabular data, model linear and complex area data,
create map products, enhance editing sessions, use defined layers, and work with
Programming ArcInfo with AML: Wrote simple AML programs, progressing to larger
utilities of moderate complexity.
Introduction to ArcView: Used ArcView to create, edit, display, query, and analyze
geographic and tabular data and create presentation-quality maps and charts.
Using Imagery to Update Your GIS: This IMAGINE course taught how to
process and prepare satellite images and air photographs so they can be used to
update, enhance and expand a vector GIS.
Medical Emergencies at Sea: USCG approved course for First Aid and CPR licensing
requirements. This specialized class focused on the unique problems encountered
in performing first aid at sea, where the victim has only his crew-mates to depend on.
Multibeam Marine Surveying: Multibeam sonar system design, installation, calibration,
operation, and data interpretation. Multibeam systems were also compared with
side-scan sonar, single beam, and LIDAR systems.
Other Training: Management certification courses. Various computer software
courses. Continuing education courses in the sciences.