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Spotlight profile: Kitty Kolb, Geographer, USGS North Carolina Water Science Center

September 02, 2013

Kitty Kolb leveraged a volunteer position with the U.S. Geological Survey into a work-based learning opportunity that eventually led to a temporary student placement. She now works as a full-time term employee while pursuing certification as a GIS Professional. This article from the USGS website traces Kitty's career path and explores how she is using GIS technology to help manage North Carolina's water resources. "GIS isn’t just for geographers," she observes. "GIS is a powerful tool for anyone who needs spatial information to make decisions or explore patterns."


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