Timothy Petty

Timothy Petty is Assistant Secretary, United States Department of the Interior. He pursued his Bachelors of Science in Geosciences at Purdue University, following which he worked as a staff geologist and hydrogeologist with a number of geo-technical and geoscience engineering firms. After working in the private sector, he joined the staff of the Senate Republican Conference. Petty also holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Water Science and Policy in the School of Engineering and Mining at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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Geospatial Information is Underpinning Data Ecosystem

Things have completely turned around in the last few years, especially in the wake of COVID-19. The demographic and statistical information in Excel spreadsheets can now be merged with…