David Valentine is a research programmer for the Spatial Information Systems Laboratory at University of California San Diego. His expertise is in spatial databases, and geographic information systems, with interests in XML and systems design. He is presently working on the CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System project, and is responsible for the development of the XML markup language that is now called WaterML, and the WaterOneFlow web services. He has interests in geospatial digital libraries, and digital archiving.
He has a PhD in Geological Sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Prior to joining SDSC in 2005, he worked at the Map and Imagery Laboratory, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara. He was the technical lead for a Library of Congress National Digital Preservation Grant (one of 9 awarded) He was responsible for managing the production services of the Alexandria Digital Library. In past days, he conducted He has also done hydrographic surveying. He stays active in the local geologic community; you can often find him at the San Diego Association of Geologists meetings, or a Friends of the Pleistocene field trip.
San Diego Supercomputer Center, Rm 275e