Kiel Rohring

(631) 905-6324                                                                                     



SUNY Purchase College, School of Natural and Social Sciences,                                                    Purchase, NY

  • Bachelor of Art in Environmental Studies
    • Focus in Policy, Minor in Biology                                                                                                                    2015


  • Completion and presentation of thesis: Selection of intertidal substrate by gravid Asian Shore Crab females (Hemigrapsus sanguineus)

ESRI Virtual Campus Certifications:

  • 3D Analysis of Surfaces and Features Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • 3D Visualization Techniques Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Basics of Python (for ArcGIS 10) – 3 hours
  • Building Models for GIS Analysis Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Creating 3D Data Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Creating and Sharing Map Packages in ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Distance Analysis Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Exploring Spatial Patterns in Your Data Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Getting Started with Geodatabase Topology – 3 hours
  • Linear Referencing Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Network Analysis Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Performing Spatial Interpolation Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Regression Analysis Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Solving Spatial Problems Using ArcGIS – 3 hours
  • Using Lidar Data in ArcGIS 10 – 3 hours
  • Using Raster Data for Site Selection – 3 hours

Suffolk County Community College,                                                                                                                Selden, NY               

  • Associate of Art in Liberal Arts                                                                                                                         2012
    • Dean’s List, 2012



  • Experienced in experimenting and collecting data in both the field and lab
  • Experienced with data analysis in Microsoft Excel, SPSS and ArcGIS.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate amicably and efficiently with a diverse group of people
  • Comfortable working in groups and independently
  • Excellent time management skills

Work Experience

United Parcel Service November 2015 – December 2015                                                                                    Driver Helper

  • Efficiently organized and utilized truck space
  • Complete all tasks quickly while abiding required safety procedures
  • Communicate amicably and obtain signatures as needed

New York State Parks May 2014 – August 2014                                                      Piping Plover Steward / Natural Resource Intern

  • Monitored and recorded bird and endangered plant populations and activities and transferred information to official forms and surveys.
  • Construction and maintenance of fencing and exclosures around nests and plants.
  • Monitored and recorded of predator activity.
  • Operation of an off-road vehicle and use of GPS, compass and radios.
  • Educating a diverse group of people of issues concerning the birds and habitat and keeping patrons out of restricted areas.
  • Hurricane debris cleanup, construction of butterfly gardens, deer tracking.

Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment (CCE) June 2013 – August 2013                                         Canvasser

  • Educate the public on current environmental issues through direct interactions.
  • Collection of signatures, letters and donations along with check and cash handling.
  • Utilization of developed systems for maximum efficiency.

Sweet Lucille’s Bakery November 2012 – January 2013                                                               Barista, Cashier

Joe’s Corner Cafe March 2011 – August 2012                                                                                      Barista, Cashier

Volunteer Work:

2015 Fall Family Fishing Festival, sponsored by the DEC’s I FISH NY Program

  • Assist organizers in distribution of supplies.
  • Educate and assist a diverse group of people on basic fishing techniques.

SUNY Purchase College’s 34th Annual Natural & Social Sciences Student Symposium

  • Presented senior thesis to a diverse group of people

Environmental Educator – Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

  • Assist scientists in the displaying of their research
  • Educate a diverse group of peoples in the significance of the displayed research through activities and demonstrations

Crab Census Field Collector

  • Assist researcher in the field with collection of samples

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