Hazel Onsrud

Research Associate

Bio and Research Interests

As part of the research staff at RAEL's CoolClimate network, Hazel supported the creation of the Local Government Decision Support Tool and the CoolCalifornia Challenge.

She has developed an exceptional skill set from a wide range of work experience along with a rare combination of studies in both technical and social fields. Her areas of expertise include web development, international relations, database management, user interface design, international literature, graphic design, carbon footprint analysis and sustainable community development.

In her free time Hazel has pursued a variety of DIY projects, hosts dinner parties and explores the area for new cultural or outdoor events. She is also a passionate advocate of open source software, linked data and best practices for ensuring equal access to public information on the web.

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University of New Brunswick: B.A. in World Literature & culture Studies (2005)
University of New Brunswick: B.A. in International & Development Studies (2005)
University of New Brunswick: minor in Geomatics (2005)
University of California, Berkeley: M.S. in Information Management and Systems (2009)
University of California, Berkeley: M.S. in Energy and Resources (2011)

Past Experience

Research Assistant, Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at the University of New Brunswick 2005 - 2007