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Meet the Instructor

Meet the Instructor

Eric "Rick" Householder is a senior scientist and geographer with the South Florida Water Management District. He specializes in developing GIS/GPS applications and projects for environmental monitoring and analysis. He also serves as mobile GIS coordinator and is a professional development instructor teaching geospatial technology. Rick has also been an adjunct professor for over 10 years at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Nova Southeastern University and Palm Beach State College teaching classes in applied GIS, GPS, Mobile GIS, Environmental Issues and Ecotourism. He also servers as co-instructor and GPS data coordinator for Palm Beach State College’s Tropical Ecology workshop in Belize and Costa Rica. Rick is an avid traveler and adventurer and has hiked and mapped extensively in Hawaii, Northern California, Grand Canyon and Ireland. He also has experience teaching geology, archaeology and mapping and has participated in scientific projects in Belize, Costa Rica and Mexico. He recently developed and taught an applied fast track GIS/GPS workshop for K-12 teachers and is currently supporting the Everglades python eradication effort.

Contact: ehouseh@gmail.com

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Workshop Dates


- May 14-16, 2010

- September 17-19, 2010 (cancelled)


  - July 16-18, 2010

  - October 1-3, 2010 (cancelled)


  - Late Fall 2010 (cancelled)

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