contact:
  name: brandon whitehead
  
  ORCID: 0000-0002-0337-8610
  github: brandonnodnarb

projects:
    # some of the (non-proprietary) things I'm involved with or I've worked on previously
    - BioWhere project: Developing Methods to Georeference New Zealand’s Biota from Text
    - ESIP Semantic Technologies Committee chair
    - ESIP Soil Ontology and Informatics Cluster co-chair
    - Semantic Web for Earth & Environmental Terminology (SWEET)
    - Global Agricultural Concept Space (GACS) [paper]
    - Research Data Alliance (RDA) Agrisemantics Working Group
    - Open Soils Data Portal [slides]    
    - EarthArXiv preprint server; see also eartharxiv.github.io [paper]
    - ToolMatch 
    - An ontology pattern for transport [paper] 
    - geoscience-semantics.org 
    - Sedimentary Basin Ontology [poster]
    - SemDat --- a semantic web map mediation service [paper]
    - Quantifying Depletion of the Southern High Plains (Ogallala) Aquifer [poster]
    
tech:
    # some tools and languages
    - Resource Description Framework (RDF)
    - Web Ontology Language (OWL)
    - Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS)
    - SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language (SPARQL)
    - Python Programming Language
        -- Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK)
        -- gensim
        -- Pandas
        -- Beautiful Soup
    - ArcGIS
    - QGIS
    - GraphDB (ontotext)
    - MarkLogic Server
    - eXtensible Markup Language (XML)
    - PostgreSQL Database
    - I'm sort of a distro hopper; currently using: 
        -- openSUSE Tubleweed
        -- Pop!_OS
        -- Parrot OS
        -- Rocky Linux
        -- Debian testing