Rebecca Barney

Cartographer and Craftswoman

GIS Portfolio

Awards and Presentations

Map Display at NACIS Conference, 2017 
Speaker at MN GIS/LIS Conference, 2017
U-Spatial Summer Bootcamp Coordinator & Instructor, 2017 
Speaker at Climate Generation Conference, 2017
​U-Spatial Mapping Prize Recipient: Graduate Best Cartography, 2017
Speaker at the Transportation Research Conference, 2016
Panelist as Transportation Specialist at CONvergence, 2016
U-Spatial Mapping Prize Recipient: Graduate Best Cartography, 2016
Presenter GIS 101 at Geocode, 2016
MN GIS/LIS Student Assistant Award, 2015
MN GIS/LIS Undergraduate Student Scholar Award, 2014​ 
Speaker at the MN GIS/LIS Consortium, 2014
U-Spatial Mapping Prize Recipient: Undergraduate Interactive Map, 2014
CLA Freshman Research Award, 2012


GIS Software: ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro and
ArcGIS Collector App, ArcGIS Extensions: Spatial Analyst, ArcScan
QGIS, Mapbox, CARTO, GoogleEarth, Leaflet, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Map,
TerrSet, Google Earth Engine, and ERDAS Imagine

GIS Skills: spatial analysis, cartography, map design,
conceptual model building, database management, data querying,
model building, project management, GIS workflow, geo-referencing,
data entry, digitization, vectorization, GPS data collection​

Event Coordination: event planning, community engagement,
scheduling, student group organization, vendor contacting,
catering planning, speaker scheduling, and public outreach

Teaching Skills
: Curriculum Development, Lesson Plans,
Lectures, Demonstrations,  Grading, and Feedback

Basic Computer Programing: Python, SQL and KML

Web Development: HTML, CSS, Javascript, Java and
AWS server implementation

Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign 

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

Statistics Packages: R

Ceramics Skills: Wheel Throwing, Firing and Ceramic Production

Languages: Limited German

Activities and Groups

Treasurer of GISSO (GIS Student Organization) 2017-2018
President of GISSO (GIS Student Organization) 2016-2017
Secretary of GISSO (GIS Student Organization) 2015-2016
Member of GISSO (GIS Student Organization) 2014-2015
Member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
Member of the Interdisciplinary Transportation Student Organization
Volunteer for Open Streets Minneapolis
Volunteer for Move MN
Member of the University of Minnesota’s Ballroom Dance Club
Volunteer for Southwest Community Education’s Midnight to Dawn Bike Ride
Member of the Ceramics Collective
Volunteer for the May Day Parade
Volunteer for the Southwest Community Education Spring Clean-up