Lex Berman

Lex Berman

Lex Berman

Web Service Manager & GIS Specialist, Center for Geographic Analysis
CGIS Knafel K021
p: 617-496-9439

Merrick Lex Berman manages Chinese and Japanese geographic information projects such as CHGIS, the Skinner Archive, and JapanMap. He studied Asian Languages and GeoSciences at UMASS - Amherst and was a Fullbright Scholar at Academia Sinica (Taipei) in Chinese Geography. In addition to developing placename databases, web services and digital collection tools, Lex works on GIS Data Portals, geographic ontologies, and a curriculum for Quantum GIS training.