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Prof Dawn Wright

Professional Title: Professor
Other: Chief Scientist

Primary domain: ocean (marine) informatics

Organization name: Environmental Systems Research Institute

Organization type: IT Consultancy/Development

City / Country: Redlands, CA - United States

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As Chief Scientist of the Environmental Systems Research Institute (aka Esri), a world-leading geographic information system software, research and development company, Dawn reports directly to and works with the Esri CEO on strengthening the scientific foundation for Esri software and services, while representing Esri to the national and international scientific community. She maintains an affiliated faculty appointment as Professor of Geography and Oceanography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. Dawn's research interests include seafloor mapping and tectonics, ocean conservation, environmental informatics, and ethics in information technology.