About Priscilla Ancinelli

Priscilla is a Database Analyst at ERIS and an aspiring GIS professional who is looking to make her mark in the GIS industry. She is a recent graduate from Fanshawe College's Post-graduate Geographic Information System Certificate program, and graduated from the University of Toronto with a double major in Environmental Studies and Human Geography. She has a passion for the environment, is a news junkie, and a huge travel guru!

Posts by Priscilla Ancinelli

Posted on September 7, 2017
Last year I volunteered as a GIS Specialist with ReForest London during the planting season. I am a recent graduate from the University of Toronto where I majored in Environmental Studies and Human Geography. I also hold a post-graduate certificate in GIS.  I believe more community organizations like ReForest London should incorporate GIS into their projects. To do that I will discuss how ReForest London uses GIS effectively. How ReForest London Uses GIS ReForest London partners with the community in order to enhance the environmental and human health of the city through the planting of trees. Tree planting can improve human...
Posted on March 7, 2017
Awareness for climate change has been steadily increasing ever since the Green Revolution in the 1960s. There is a plethora of data, maps, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications available freely or accessible to the general public. Throughout my time at school and at work, I have come across various maps and applications regarding GIS and climate change, and in this article I have ranked the top ten that stand out to me. In this ranking, I have considered: user-friendly interface, accurate data usage and whether it meets basic cartographic standards. The following are my top ten climate change maps and GIS...
Posted on January 4, 2017
You are reaching the point of your life where you are finishing up your last year of college or university and your next step is finding a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) entry-level job. You are probably asking yourself questions and wondering: Where do I start? What are the first steps to take? What tools can I find and use to help me find my first job? In this article, I will go through some of the steps that I took that enable me to obtain an entry level position. As well as I will review the tips I wish someone had told me while I was starting my search for my first job in GIS and geomatics. A Matter of...
After completing an undergraduate degree in 2015, (Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto) I needed to determine which direction to take in the next chapter of my academic and professional career. I had a passion for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and wanted to pursue a career in the GIS field. I also knew there was a rapidly growing industry and demand for professionals with technical skills in GIS. At the same time, I wanted to have the ability to work full-time and gain industry experience while undertaking whatever program I might enroll in. So with all of that on my mind I decided that the best option for...