The Database Architect is responsible for improving, expanding, and managing the Global Raptor Impact Network’s (GRIN) relational database of raptor observations. They work to ensure that the database structure allows for the storage of all data collected by The Peregrine Fund and users of GRIN. They also develop strategies for warehouse implementation, data acquisition and access, and data archiving and recovery. They oversee any transfer of data or synchronization between partner organizations. The Database Architect works closely with biologists to develop efficient data entry tools and intuitive data outputs and summaries.
The Spatial Ecologist is responsible for analysis of raptor movements and distributions across the globe using data housed in The Peregrine Fund’s Global Raptor Impact Network (GRIN) database. They supervise the input of data into the GRIN database—soliciting and mobilizing historical and contemporary data from researchers around the world. The Spatial Ecologist develops and implements methods to estimate historical distributions of raptors and estimate changes in distributions as data are collected. They perform various spatial analyses to inform, for example, reintroduction efforts, species and landscape conservation, and habitat management.