Christopher Anderson is The NERR’s GIS/mapping specialist as well as assistant web developer and undergraduate researcher. He attends the University of Minnesota Duluth majoring in Computer Science with minors in Geographic Information Science, and Art. He has participated in extra circular clubs on campus such as the Student Sustainability Coalition, the ACM club, the Art Club, the Student Design Coalition, as well as the North Shore Climbers; and has held leadership positions within a number of them. Christopher is interested in how technology, particularly computers, can be used to advance our understanding of natural systems. He is also interested in robotics, computer vision, geospatial computing, and artificial intelligence. In his free time he enjoys rock climb climbing, camping, canoeing, kayaking, cooking, and reading.