As the Environmental Spatial Analysis Laboratory manager, Shannon Brines manages day-to-day operations of the lab, provides GIS, remote sensing, and spatial analysis related workshps and consultation to SEAS community and external clients. He also conducts GIS, remote sensing, and spatial analysis project work and research, and advises masters projects and independent study projects. Shannon teaches GIS for Natural Resource Applications, GPS and Geospatial Field Technologies, and Introduction to Python for Environmental Informatics. Shannon has served as an applied geographer at U of M since 1998. Since 2004, he has owned Brines Farm LLC.