Sofia Tomic

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Geographic Information Systems & Environmental Management

Ontario, Canada

Education 
Honours Bachelor of Science – University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus       2014-2018

Program: Double Major in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Environmental Management

 

o   Sessional GPA for 2018: 3.42

o   Annual GPA 2017 – 2018: 3.29

 

Pre-approved by ECO Canada’s Environmental Youth Corps (EYC) Internship Program, giving eligible employers up to $15,000 to hire recent grads for full-time, meaningful environmental jobs.

 Summary
·        Dedicated and ambitious graduate practiced in GIS data management, creation, analysis and modeling

·        Experienced in GIS and remote sensing integration, working with various software programs to create data and process geospatial images

·        Strong analytical and problem-solving skills working with various software programs and packages relative to GIS, remote sensing, and landscape analysis

·        Educated in systems thinking and the integration of environmental management practices and environmental systems into reports, case studies and experiment planning

·        Hands-on experience in project planning; allowing for the development of strong decision-making, collaboration and leadership skills in a team environment

·        Familiar optimizing GIS workflows using ArcGIS Model Builder and Python

·        Skilled researcher with strong written and verbal communication skills; produced numerous research papers through both group and independent initiatives

·        Self-motivated worker capable of juggling multiple projects with tight deadlines while producing quality outputs

Skills
·        Desktop GIS Software:  ArcGIS (Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst, 3D Analyst, Tracking Analyst)

·        GIS Programming Languages/Environments: Model Builder, Python, SQL

·        Cartography:  Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

·        Design:  AutoCAD 2017

·        Geospatial Image Processing: ERDAS Imagine, Geomatica 2017

·        Landscape Analysis: Fragstats, GraphAB

·        Statistical Computing: R

·        Microsoft Office: Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel

 

 

Experience
Geographic Information Systems & Remote Sensing

·        Determined accessibility to healthcare facilities based on annual income in the Greater Toronto Area via Network analyst

·        Performed hydrological analysis in ArcGIS to identify the impact of damming rivers, assessing potentials for water withdrawal and assessing a focus area for fishery habitat restoration

·        Created GIS maps reflecting various analyses including least cost path, population distribution, surface temperature, and land cover

·        Automated GIS workflows with Python and Model Builder

·        Built knowledge of SQL syntax and commands relative to GIS

·        Experienced in data extraction, conversion, and management of geodatabase files

·        Developed skills in the processing and classification of geospatial imagery

·        Experience with cleaning, coding, and processing geographic information

Environmental Management & Assessment
·        Developed an understanding of environmental management systems and gained knowledge and exposure to environmental legislation including: Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), Fisheries Act, Species at Risk Act (SARA), Federal Sustainable Development Act

·        Produced Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments and created contamination reports based on wind, water, and soil data gathered from contaminated areas/areas of interest

·        Built a foundational understanding of climate science, biogeography, and physical geography and applied this understanding to create a breadth case studies and scientific papers

Employment
Assistant Market Coordinator                                                                                    2017
Erin Mills Backyard Farm and Market, Mississauga Ontario

The Backyard Farm is a Non-Profit Organization that provides an urban agriculture experience and permaculture education to local community members by setting an ‘Urban Farm and Market’ showcase in Mississauga. My duties included:

·        Fostering valuable relationships with stakeholders, vendors, and volunteers to effectively coordinate market materials and activities. Built a collaborative and engaging environment.

·        Delivering health and safety training to new volunteers and supervising use of equipment on site

·        Enhancing flow and organization of the market by designing a master volunteer and vendor schedule

·        Evaluating various market needs and creating a collaborative weekly plan for market ad hoc activities and digital engagement efforts

·        Collaborating with vendors and volunteers to create promotional materials for the market and communicating promotions via weekly newsletter and social media

 

Skills

  • 3D Analyst
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • ArcGIS
  • AutoCAD 2017
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Erdas Imagine
  • Experiment Design
  • Leadership
  • Microsoft Word
  • Network Analyst
  • PCI Geomatica 2017
  • Planning
  • R
  • Report Writing
  • Research
  • Spatial Analyst

Education

Completed June 2018

Honours Bachelor of Science for GIS and Environmental Management at University of Toronto

The Bachelor’s degree program I completed is a double major degree, as specified my two majors are Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Management.

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