HPC MSU
Name:Suzanne Shean
Associated Centers:Northern Gulf Institute
Geosystems Research Institute
Position:Research Associate
Email: sshean@ngi.msstate.edu
Office:Stennis Space Center,
Office Phone:(228) 688-2401
Alternate Phone:(601) 273-6014
Address:MSU Science and Technology Center
1021 Balch Blvd
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529

Biography:Suzanne Shean is a graduate of the University of New Orleans (UNO) and holds a Master of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning with concentration in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). She received her Bachelor of Arts in Geography at UNO with Certification in Remote Sensing, Cartography and GIS.

A native of New Orleans, Suzanne moved to Picayune, Mississippi in 1992 to be closer to her job at Stennis Space Center working as a GIS specialist. In 1997, she started CRI Computers and Web Design in Picayune, MS. Upon selling the business after Hurricane Katrina, Suzanne joined the City of Picayune to initiate their GIS Department. She later worked as a contractor on a FEMA contract to analyze the housing status for Governor Barbour's office, utilizing remote sensing and GIS methods for the three Mississippi coastal counties. She is currently employed as a research associate for the Northern Gulf Institute through Mississippi State University at Stennis Space Center.

Research Interest:
  • Geographic Information Systems analysis
  • Web design and development



Hobbies:
  • Community Volunteering
  • Grandchildren
  • Reading
  • Finding time for another hobby




Publications: Ritchie, J. B., & Shean, S. (2014). Research Tracking and Management Information Systems: The GoMRI Research Information System. Bays and Bayous 2014. Mobile, AL: Northern Gulf Institute. [Abstract]

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Bhate, S., Lau, Y. H., Anantharaj, V., Shean, S., Hu, K., & Chen, Q. (2012). Wetland Loss Associated with Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge near the Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion. 2012 State of the Coast Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Fitzpatrick, P. J., Bhate, S., Lau, Y. H., Anantharaj, V., Shean, S., Hu, K., & Chen, Q. (2012). Wetland Loss Associated with Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge near the Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion. Annual Northern Gulf Institute Meeting. Stennis Space Center, MS.

Brackman, G. T., Shean, S., Ritchie, J. B., Kleinschmidt, V., & Yokel, L. (2010). Design and Implementation Support of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Environmental Education Network and Diversity Websites by NGI and GOMA/DISL. NGI 2010 Annual Conference. Mobile, AL: Northern Gulf Institute. [Document]

Miller-Way, T., Dannreuther, N. M., Ritchie, J. B., & Shean, S. (2010). Northern Gulf Institute - Education and Outreach Overview. 2010 Northern Gulf Institute Annual Meeting. Mobile, AL.

Total Publications by this Author: 8