William and Mary

Albert Decatur

Geospatial Database Analyst, AidData


Albert Decatur is AidData's Geospatial Database Analyst at the College of William and Mary. He has taught courses and workshops in open source GIS and has experience in database management and systems and network administration.  Albert is proficient in the shell, Perl, SQL, and R programming languages. His past projects include creating the methods to map 4.5 billion pixels worth of land-cover for suburban Boston, selecting 10,000 households for a team of social scientists to survey, measuring vegetation damage due to northern hemisphere hurricanes and typhoons between 2002 and 2010, and creating a database of historical Russian weather.  Albert received his B.A. in Geography from Clark University in Massachusetts.