Ms. Melissa Lanclos joined HARC as a Geospatial and Analytics Senior Manager. In this role, Ms. Lanclos oversees HARC’s geospatial and analytical tools to develop data visualization products, maps, and applications.
Before joining HARC, Ms. Lanclos worked for several organizations involving natural resource-based GIS. Most recently, she was the GIS Manager with the San Jacinto River Authority. She has also been a part of the GIS team with a spill management company helping oil and gas companies mitigate and minimize an incident’s impact on the environment. In addition, Ms. Lanclos spent the first eight years of her GIS career working for a non-profit natural resource-based organization partnering with the United States Geological Society (USGS), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) on a wide range of projects.
Ms. Lanclos received her Master of Arts in Geography from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her thesis focused on remote sensing to analyze urban development utilizing land use and land cover change over time in the fastest-growing city in Missouri. Ms. Lanclos graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
An Esri StoryMap demonstrating the impacts of Assimilative Capacity of Reservoirs on Coastal inflows project assesses assimilative capacity of the Lake Livingston reservoir and related impacts on freshwater inflows to the Galveston Bay estuary.