GEOG 863:
Web Application Development for Geospatial Professionals

Meet the Instructor, J. Kroon


Instructor: Jimmy Kroon

Jimmy Kroon
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Office hours: By appointment

I have worked for the Delaware Department of Agriculture for since 2003 as an Environmental Scientist, GIS Coordinator, and now as the agency's Chief Administrator. I have several rolls including managing the Delaware Agricultural Land Preservation Program where we use GIS to track our farm easement assets, overseeing other agency techology projects and finding ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness, and supervising other program managers - many of which use GIS in their programs.  My GIS specialties are relational geospatial data management, managing web services, and web & mobile applications hosted in ArcGIS Online. I have also volunteered as a Wildfire GIS Specialist, making myself available for temporary assignments at wildfires in the western US through the Delaware Forest Service.

I have worked for the Penn State's MGIS program since graduating from it in 2011. I am an instructor for GEOG 863 - Web Application Development for Geospatial Professionals and also a TA for GEOG 485 - Python, GEOG 489 - GIS Application Development, and GEOG 585 - Open Web Mapping.

In addition to an MGIS degree from Penn State, I have undergraduate degrees in Biology and Environmental Studies from the University of Maine at Machias.