Mark A. Tuttle

Mark A. Tuttle

Project Developer

Phone: (865) 241-4150
(865) 241 6261


Cartography and Visualization
Spatial Data Management
Infrastructure Assurance


MA, Geography and Computer Mapping, Georgia State University (1987).
BA, Geography and Remote Sensing, University of Georgia (1981).

Professional Experience:

October 2004 – Present,GIS Project Developer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Computational Sciences and Engineering Division, Geographic Information Science and Technology Group, Oak Ridge, TN

September 1997 – October 2004, Director, State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration (F&A), Office for Information Resources (OIR), GIS Services, Nashville, TN

April 1993 – August 1997, GIS Facilities Manager, University of Tennessee, Computer Science Department (on contract to Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Computational Physics and Engineering Division, GIS and Computer Modeling Group), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

July 1987 - July 1988, September 1989 - April 1993, Senior Project Manager, Production Manager, Senior Cartographer, Greenhorne & O'Mara, Inc., Duluth, GA and Greenbelt, MD

September 1984 - July 1987, Research Coordinator, Georgia State University, Geography Department, Atlanta, Georgia

Professional Interests

  • Cartography; geospatial data visualization; application of spatial technologies for emergency response; large scale spatial database production, organization, and management; project management and administration.

Selected Publications

Sabesan, A., Singh, N., & Tuttle, M. A. (In Press). Spatial designation of critical habitats for endangered and threatened species in the United States. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries (Geoscapes).

Sorokine, A., Tuttle, M. A., & Bhaduri, B. L. (2008). Approaches to dynamic decluttering of cartographic displays. AAG Annual Meeting Proceedings, 257.

Tuttle, M. A. (2003). Geodata: Licensing and Options. Invited Presentation to the Committee on Licensing Geographic Data and Services, National Academy of Sciences.

Tuttle, M. A. (September 2002)Commercial Access/Cost Recovery Legislation in Tennessee,” General session presentation at the National States Geographic Information Council Annual Meeting, Park City, UT.

Tuttle, M. A. "Multiparticipant Cooperation Sparks Success in River Mapping Project." In: GIS World, Inc. (Reprinted from GIS World, 1992, August)

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