Bill is a research associate with over 20 years of geospatial information science and systems experience and the coordinator of the National Park Service GIS Research, Development and Technical Support Center for the Northeast Region. His research involves design and development of geospatial data structures and cloud-based infrastructure to implement custom decision support systems using Internet and web-based protocols. In addition, Bill assesses scalable database and infrastructure solutions for disseminating geospatial and tabular data using desktop and web-based GIS platforms. Bill uses his research to develop and teach graduate and professional GIS&T curricula.
- Implementation and Evaluation of a Geospatial Management Solution for the U.S. National Park Service's Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program , The Journal of Park and Recreation Administration (2019)
- A needs assessment process for designing geospatial data management systems within federal agencies , Journal of Map & Geography Libraries (2015)