Curriculum Vitae

 

DAVID E. McKINSEY                                                                        Phone:    619/594-8042

Operating Systems Analysis                                                                FAX:      619/594-4938

Department of Geography

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA 92182-4493

 

EDUCATION

 

 

       Master of Arts, Department of Geography, San Diego State University, 1988.

       Thesis title: Priority Ranking For Prescribed Burning in the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Using a Geographic Information System.

 

       Cartography Certificate, Department of Geography, San Diego State University, 1986

 

       Bachelor of Arts, Department of Geography, San Diego State University, 1985.

 

       ERDAS training course, 1987.

 

       ARC/INFO training course, 1987.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

       Spring 1989-Spring 1991 - Geography 381- Maps & Graphic Methods

       Spring 1999 Visual Basic and MapObjects

 

STAFF EXPERIENCE

 

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Center for Earth Systems Analysis Research (CESAR), Technical Manager/Operating  Systems Analysis 1998-present

 

       San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Center for Earth Systems Analysis Research (CESAR), Technical Manager/Assistant Systems Software Specialist, July 1992-1998.

 

       San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Center for Earth Systems Analysis Research (CESAR), Technical Manager/Instructional Computing Consultant I, July 1988-1992.

 

       San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Graduate Assistant, 1986 - 1988.  Duties included managing the Center for Earth Systems Analysis Research.

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

       Developing automated techniques for editing and coding scanned contour data and managing the creation of a county contour coverage from the USGS seven and one half minute quad sheets. 1994 - 1998.

      

       Developing automated techniques for extracting landuse changes using SPOT/Pan data, for use in updating county landuse maps, 1995-1996.

 

       Mapping vegetation stands using Image segmentation for management, monitoring and modeling in the Pine Creek Watershed, Cleveland National Forest, 1991. (with Richard Wright and Janet Franklin.)

 

       Crystal Cove Prescribed Fire Management Program, California Department of Parks and Recreation, 1990. (with Douglas Stow)

 

       Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. GIS data base development including map digitizing, merging and processing of Landsat/TM, digital map data analyses, 1987-1995.

 

       Santa Margarita project.  Managing the development of GIS data base.  Performed video digitizing, rectifying and processing of aerial photographs and digitization of maps, 1988-89.

 

       Consulting and technical guidance in database development for Otay Mesa, Ocotillo Wells, Hollister and Carnegie, Pine Creek, Pismo Dunes, Prairie City, Clay Pit, Anza Borrego, 1988-1995.

 

       Worked on change detection research project using processed Landsat/MSS and SPOT/MS data, 1988-1993.

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

(Supervise students working on projects, direct, develop and write user interfaces and process flow, database management, etc.)

 

       San Diego County Digital Elevation Model, San Diego Association of Governments and U.S. Geological Survey, 1995-1998. (with Richard Wright)

 

       Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Hyposography Database, U.S. Geological Survey, 1994. (with Richard Wright)

 

       Anza Borrego Digital Topographic Database, State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, 1993.  (with Douglas Stow and Richard Wright)

 

       Pine-Oak Restoration Project GIS for Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, 1993. (with Richard Wright)

 

       Prescribed Fire GIS Database for Cuyamaca Rancho State Park and Crystal Cove State Park, State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, 1993. (with Richard Wright)

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

       Stow, D., A. Hope, D. McKinsey, H. Pray, Deriving Dynamic Information On Fire Fuel Distributions In Southern California Chaparral From Remotely Sensed Data.  Landscape and Urban Planning, 1993

 

       Technical Report:  McKinsey, D., D. Stow, and R. Wright, Crystal Cove State Park Unit Wide Prescribed Fire Management Plan, State Department of California Parks and Recrea-tion, September 1992, 58 pp.

 

       Stow, D., D. Collins and D. McKinsey, 1990.  Land Use Change Detection Based on Multi-Date Imagery From Different Satellite Sensor Systems, Geocarto International, 1990.

 

PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS

 

       Wells, M. and D. McKinsey,  Lighting Strikes and Natural Fire Regimes in San Diego County, California. Proceedings of the Biswell Symposium: Fire Issues in the Urban Interface and Wildland Ecosystems.  USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Report. PSW-GTR-158. 1995.

      

       Wells, M. and D. McKinsey, The Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Lighting Strikes in San Diego County, California. Proceedings of the Eighth International GIS/LIS Conference, Minneapolis, MN,  November 1993.

 

       Wright, R., D. McKinsey, and B. Bell, Integrating Soil Loss Standards and Geographic Information Systems in the Management of Off-Highway Vehicle Parks.  Proceedings of the Seventh International GIS/LIS Conference, San Jose, CA, November 1992.

 

       Stow, D., S. Westmoreland, and D. McKinsey, R. Parrott, S. Carnevale, D. Collins and S. Sperry, Processing Flows for Correcting and Updating Vector-Coded GIS Layers Using Remotely Sensed Data, Proceedings of the Initiative Twelve Symposium, American Society of Photogrammetry and the National Center for Geographic Information Analysis, Baltimore, MD, April 1991.

 

       Stow, D., S. Westmoreland, D. McKinsey, F. Mertz, J. Nathanson, S. Sperry and D. Nagel, 1990.  Efficient Creation, Correction and Updating of Vector-Coded GIS Coverages Using Remotely Sensed Data, Proceedings of GIS/LIS '90, 209-218, Anaheim, California, November, 1990.

 

       Stow, D., S. Westmoreland, D. McKinsey, F. Mertz and D. Collins, Raster-Vector Integration for Updating Land Use Data,  Twenty-Third International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Bangkok, Thailand, April 1990.

 

       Wells, M. and D. McKinsey, Using Geographic Information System.  Proceedings of the GIS, 90, Vancouver, BC, April 1990.

 

       McKinsey, D., Priority Ranking For Prescribed Burning in the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Using a Geographic Information System.  Proceeding of the Third International GIS/LIS Conference, pp. 961-970, Falls Church, VA, 1988.

 

PAPERS PRESENTED

 

       Integrating Imagery and Geographic Information Systems  for mapping Geomorphic regions .   ESRI Users Conference, Palm Springs, 1994.

 

       Prescribed Burning in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, National Computer Graphics Association, November 1989.

 

       Priority Ranking For Prescribed Burning in the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Using a Geographic Information System. Third International GIS/LIS Conference, Falls Church, VA, 1988.

 

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

 

       Continuing work on GIS and fire behavior models.

 

       Mapping with regards to fuel models and vegetation.

 

       Distribution of lightning and lighting caused fires.

 

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

 

       ERDAS Users Meeting, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1994.

 

       ESRI Users Meeting, 1988- 2004

 

WORKSHOP PARTICIPANT

 

       Conducted Training Workshops for ARCVIEW for employees at three state parks. September 1995

 

       Four GIS Training Workshops, entry and advanced levels, June 1992 through June 1993. Set up equipment; coordinated demonstrations; small group instruction.

 

       GIS/Image Processing Workshop, February 1990 and June 1990. Set up equipment; coordinated demonstrations; small group instruction.

 

       GIS Workshop for State Park Personnel, July 1988.  Presented two lectures on database development and fire modeling; small group instruction.