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    Lorene Yokoyama (Laurie) Becker

    Lorene Yokoyama Becker photo
    Senior Instructor I
    Discipline: Geography, Environmental Sciences, and Marine Resource Management
    Office: Wilkinson 242
    Phone: 541-737-6993
    Fax: 541-737-1200
    Email: Lorene.Yokoyama_Becker@geo.oregonstate.edu


    Geographic Information Systems and Sustainability

    Research Interests

    Conservation GIS Decision Support Systems


    B.S. Biology, Pitzer College, Claremont, California, 1981
    M.S. Land Resources, Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 1999


    Lecturer, Department of Geosciences, Oregon State University; 2003 - present
    Lecturer, Geography Department, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2000-2002
    Consultant, Tri-Basin Natural Resources District, Holdredge, NE, 1999-2002
    Research Assistant, Land Information and Computer Graphics Facility, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993-1995
    Database Manager/Research Fellow, South East Regional Research Laboratory, Birkbeck College, London, United Kingdom 1987-1989
    Research Assistant, Department of Geography, Birkbeck College, London, United Kingdom, 1985-1986.
    Project Manager, COMARC Systems, San Francisco, California, 1982-1985


    GEO 301 - Map and Image Interpretation
    GEO 365 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (on-campus and E-campus)
    GEO 465 Geographic Information Systems and Science (on-campus)
    GEO 480/580 - Advanced GIS Applications in the Geosciences (on-campus and E-campus)

    Professional Memberships

    Society for Conservation GIS