Lindsay Spurrier

LindsayS Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator

Lindsay supports the GIS and Global Positioning System (GPS) functions at the reserve through her technical expertise in spatial analysis, database development and management, and GIS technology. She earned a master’s degree in Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University and worked in Southeast Alaska, Colorado, and Washington D.C. before joining the Grand Bay NERR team.  Her research interests include using remotely sensed data to study climate change, innovative GPS/GIS/surveying technologies, and habitat mapping. On her time off, Lindsay enjoys kayaking around coastal MS, practicing yoga on her patio, and traveling the country to see friends and family.  She is excited to live on the Gulf Coast and learn more about estuarine ecology at the Grand Bay Reserve.