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Mark Shumski


September 2015Current

Masters of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS)

University of Calgary

An in-depth program that explores how the use of GIS, remote sensing, and spatial statistics can help answer problems of a spatial nature.

My area of interest in this program is using Structure from Motion (SfM) photogrammetry to model and analyze braided stream bed geomorphology

September 2013May 2014

Certificate in Geographic Information Science in Resource Managment

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

An intense 34 week program that provided the necessary skills needed to proficiently use GIS in a professional environment

September 2009April 2013

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - Archaeology

University of Saskatchewan

A four year degree in North American Plains Archaeology. My area of interest was in paleo-indian migration and settlement of North America.

Work History

May 1, 2014May 31, 2014

GIS Technician Intern

AREVA Resources Canada

Participated in georeferencing  a large collection of historical exploration maps and digitizing exploration grids.

June, 2013August, 2013

Junior Archaeologist

Stantec Consulting

Recovering and cataloging cultural resources using archaeological excavation methods.


ArcGIS for Desktop

Familiar with all extensions and tools including ModelBuilder, ArcPad 10, and ArcGIS for Server. 

Microsoft Office

Am proficient in the entire Office suite of products, including but not limited to Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.


Have regularly been required to complete remote sensing analysis using this software.

PCI Geomatica

I have often relied upon this software to complete remote sensing tasks.


Have used in order to perform geographic object based image analysis (GEOBIA) of hyperspectral remote sensing data.


Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Able to communicate complex concepts in layman's terms to individuals with less GIS knowledge.

Professional and Technical Writing

I am capable of producing high quality professional and/or technical reports as required.

Time Management

I am practiced at completing complex tasks within the necessary time frame while maintaining a high level of quality.