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Derick Young | Elance
 
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Derick Young

A digital evironmental manager
   South Africa
  |   Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  |  8:38 am Local Time

Overview

I hold BSc Honors in Environmental Sciences and a BSc Geography & Environmental Management. I have extensive experience in GIS, believing that digital solutions can be applied to environmental issues. Experience in GIS includes the assessment of extreme flooding during March 2007 (KZN), assisted in the development of the Coastal Vulnerability Index for KZN, and the assessment of current and historical land cover of KZN.
In my honours study year I developed an logic-based envrionmental assessment tool used to determine the sustainability of...

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Tested
Geographical Information Systems
Environmental & Risk Assessment

Service Description

To provided GIS assesment and services to clients in a timely and cost effective manner.

GIS services refers to the creating, editing, processing of spatial data and the prodcution of maps for various sites and areas.

GIS sevices include: Cartography and Map making, 3D analysis, spatial data capture and editing, and spaitial analysis.


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Environmental Management Consultant
2013 - 2014
General responsibilities: *Conduct research & assessment regarding in across various environmental management; environmental law; policy development; tourism; energy efficiency; waste management;...
Hire Education
Tutor
2011 - 2012
Tutored primary and high school pupils in Geography, Biology, Afrikaans, and Physical Science.
SAAMBR
GIS Technician
2008 - 2011
*Conduct research & assessment regarding the erosion of the KwaZulu--Natal coastline by extreme wave events, using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) applications as a tool of analysis...
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Demonstrator & Tutor
2007 - 2008
Taught and tutored undergraduate student in maters of Geography, GIS, and Urban Environments.

Education

University of KwaZulu-Natal
BSc Honours in Environmental Sciences
2007 - 2007
University of KwaZulu-Natal
BSc Geography and Environmental Management
2004 - 2006
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Geography
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