Martin has been on the CHG team for nearly 4 years. His areas of expertise lie in computer mapping and environmental sciences and education. He has been developing software for more than 30 years and has written software for a wide variety of projects, including: remote sensing applications, famine prediction tools, web mapping services, scientific data analysis, hydrologic and atmospheric modeling, and applications for environmental science education and medical training. He is proficient in a number of procedural and object oriented languages, statistical analysis, data visualization, remote sensing systems, web services, multimedia application development, user interface design, and 3D modeling. He also help build the Olympic Ice Arena in Lake Placid, New York. Martin obtained his MA in Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1990 studying environmental and hydrological modeling as applied to geographic information systems. He has performed research at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories, Earth Science Division, and in various organizations at the University of California, Santa Barbara including the Earth Space Research Group, the Earth Research Institute (formerly the Institute for Computational Earth Systems Science) and the Geography Department. He has also worked for the software development company, Planet Earth Science, and was their CEO for a year.