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Dana Tomlin

Professor (Adjunct) at the School of the Environment

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Dana Tomlin


Dana Tomlin is a Professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design and a Professor Adjunct at Yale’s School of the Environment. His work focuses on the development and application of geographic information systems (GIS). As designer of the Map Analysis Package GIS, author of GIS and Cartographic Modeling (ESRI Press 2012), and originator of the Map Algebra language embodied in most of today’s raster (image-based) GIS software, Dr. Tomlin is recognized as a leading contributor to this field.