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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

    Specialty

    Geographic Information Systems and Sustainability

    Research Interests

    Conservation GIS Decision Support Systems

    Education

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

    Experience

    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

    Courses

    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