Karin Callahan
GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist

About Karin

Karin joined the NDMC in 2007 as a GIS /remote sensing specialist supporting research in developing drought monitoring and prediction tools. Before coming to Lincoln, Karin served as the GIS coordinator for the Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV), a member of the Great Plains GIS Partnership. Her work there centered on habitat modeling in the central and southern Great Plains in support of PLJV’s regional bird conservation planning efforts. She has also worked in the Southeast’s forestry industry as a remote sensing specialist.


  • M.S. in 2002 in geography with a specialization in GIS and remote sensing from Utah State University
  • B.A. in 1997 in geology with a minor in cartography from Kent State University