Bachelor degree in Human Geography and Chinese with emphasis in GIS & cartography.
3 years of experience in international environmental project management, fundraising and planning.
Experience in international fieldwork, especially mapping and capacity building activities in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Arctic.
Ability to mine and analyze complex and technical datasets and prepare for print and web cartographic products.
Knowledge of and experience in implementing advanced geo-processing and spatial modeling using RStudio, QGIS and ESRI ArcGIS.
Bachelor of Arts, Geography & Chinese, Middlebury College, Vermont, USA. Summa cum laude
International Bacalaureate, Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific UWC, British Columbia, Canada
Language Skills: Fluency in English, French and Dutch, working proficiency in Chinese
Project Manager, GIS and Cartography, 01/2016 - Present, GRID-Arendal/UN Environment, Arendal, Norway
I manage projects and provide GIS analysis, modeling, spatial data management, mapping and research support to GRID-Arendal’s programs. Check out the GRID-Arendal website to see which activities I am currently working on.
Intern, 08/2015 - 12/2015, GRID-Arendal/UN Environment, Arendal, Norway
Intern, 05/2015 - 08/2015, National Taiwan University, Lab for Geo-Computational Science, Taipei, Taiwan
Research Assistant, 03/2015, NOAA, Virgin Islands, USA (NOAA ship Nancy Foster)
Research Assistant, 01/2014 - 05/2015, Middlebury College, Geography Department, Middlebury, Vermont, USA
GIS Lab Monitor, 09/2014 - 05/2015, Middlebury College, Geography Department, Middlebury, Vermont, USA
Intern, 06/2014 - 08/2014, Addison County Regional Planning Commission, Middlebury, Vermont, USA
GRID-Arendal (2019). Controlling Transboundary Trade in Plastic Waste, GRID-Arendal Policy Brief.
Wendt H, Westerveld L, Macmillan-Lawler M, Gassner P, Davey K, Fernandes L, Steffen J, Yakub N, Abeta R (2019). Marine Atlas. Maximizing Benefits for Solomon Islands. MACBIO (GIZ/IUCN/SPREP)
Levi Westerveld and Anne Kelly Knowles (2018). I Was There, Vision Carto
Marthe Larsen Haarr, Levi Westerveld, Joan Fabres, Kriss Rokkan Iversen and Kjersti Eline Tønnessen Busch (2018). A novel GIS-based tool for predicting coastal litter accumulation and optimising coastal cleanup actions, Marine Pollution Bulletin
Arno Nolte, Björn Alfthan, Fiona S. Danks, Magnus Andresen, Matthias Jurek, Tiina Kurvits, Aletta Bonn, Martin Mantel and Levi Westerveld (2017) Synthesis study on integration of EO data/tools in decision making. H2020 ECOPOTENTIAL
Levi Westerveld (maps), Etienne Dubuis (text) (2017). LE CIMETIÈRE MARIN, Le Temps
Levi Westerveld (2017). Those Who Did Not Cross Vision Carto
Elaine Baker, Morten Sorensen, Kristina Thygesen, Levi Westerveld (2016). World Ocean Assessment Overview. GRID Arendal and UNEP.
Rob Barnes, Levi Westerveld, Steven Lutz (2016). The Coastal Ecosystem Mapping and Media Viability Project
Anne Kelly Knowles, Levi Westerveld & Laura Strom (2015). Inductive Visualization: A Humanistic Alternative to GIS, GeoHumanities, 1:2, 233-265
Portraits of Hope (2018) ARTendal, Arendal, Norway
New Spaces, Same Identities - A Story of Chinese Migrant Workers (2015) Robert A. Jones '59 House, Middlebury, USA
Progress Will Kill Us (2013) 51 Main, Middlebury, USA
Lines and Shadows: A reflection on Quw'utsun' Tribal Identity (2012), M Gallery, Middlebury, USA
2019 Avenza Competition for Cartographic Design, first place, Washington, DC, USA.
2018 ESRI Global Story Maps awards, first place in: Infrastructure, Planning and Government, San Diego, USA
2018 ESRI Global Story Maps awards, second place in: Conservation, Environment and Sustainability, San Diego, USA
2017 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards, Honorable mention in the Politics, Global & Humanitarian category, London, UK
2017 ESRI Norway, Creative Story Map Award, Oslo, Norway
2016 NACIS, (featured in) National Geographic Best New Maps, DC, USA
2016 J. Rowland Illick Prize in Geography, Middlebury College, USA
2015 Chinese Dissertation Awards at 云南大学 Middlebury School in Kunming, China
2014 Middlebury College Student Award for Distinction in the Visual Arts, Middlebury College, USA