USA – Dewberry has named Keith Patterson, PSM, senior project manager in the firm’s Tampa, Florida, office. In his new role, Patterson will be responsible for managing remote sensing projects requiring aerial imagery acquisition, aerial triangulation, field verification, photogrammetric processing, photo interpretation, automated feature extraction, and Geographic Information Services (GIS). Patterson is also charged with expanding Dewberry’s geospatial services into the field of environmental mapping, which includes such elements as mapping sub-aquatic vegetation habitats and coral structures.
Patterson has 30 years of experience in the fields of photogrammetry, mapping and GIS, where he has primarily focused on environmental thematic mapping, including wetland inventories, land use land cover mapping, vegetation mapping, and benthic habitat mapping. He is considered an expert in these fields and will bring his skilled content knowledge and experience with complex environmental mapping projects to Dewberry.
Patterson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in geography from the University of South Florida, where he graduated Cum Laude. A licensed Professional Surveyor and Mapper, Patterson also served as the Florida Region Director of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.