Andrews Atuobi Boateng, M.A., joined Davey in 2009 as a senior geospatial analyst. In this role, Boateng manages the internal quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) analysis of the spatial data and the creation of the final cartographic map production for the USDA Asian Longhorned Beetle eradication projects. He also works with geospatial analysis, creating and processing final deliverable products, land cover change modeling, and the creation and design of cartographic products through use of advanced GIS and remote sensing software.
Boateng plays a key role in the development of Davey Resource Group’s innovative GIS tools and solutions, focusing on urban canopy effects on tree resource and cost analysis, geospatial predictive modeling, land use and site suitability analysis, habitat assessment, and strategic environmental assessment for master plans. He also has experience in urban resources, greenhouse gas inventories for climate action plans, policy analysis, and strong interests in the research and development of urban tree mortality assessments, Reducing Emissions from Degradation and Deforestation (REDD) analysis, and soil erosion modeling.
Boateng holds a master’s degree in geography and urban planning from the University of Akron and a bachelor’s degree in geography and resource development from The University of Ghana. He is a member of the American Planners Association (APA) - Ohio, the Ohio Urban Regional System Association (URISA), GIS Users of Northern Ohio (GUONO) and Greenhouse Gas Management Institute.