2005: M.L.S., Information & Library Science, Southern Connecticut State University
1990: Ph.D., Pharmacology, Georgetown University
1983: B.S., Biology, American University
Areas of Interest:
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Biology, Geology, & Environmental Studies Subject Specialist
Science & Technology Education
Disastrous Inquiries – Researching Natural Disasters
Research and the 3D Object
Library Faculty Personnel Committee Chair 2014-Present
Walton, D.P. (2015, May 27) GIS incorporation of Structure-from-Motion (SfM) models utilizing disaster response related imagery. Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) annual meeting, Kristiansand, Norway.
Walton, D.P. (2014, July 12). Trials and tribulations of drones (UAVs) for ecological monitoring. Society for Conservation GIS, Monterey, CA
Walton, D.P. (2014, July 10). Disaster Informatics [Lecture and Exercise] 2nd Annual Western Science Library Boot Camp, Seattle, WA.
Walton, D. P. and M. Fosmire. (2013, September). Developing an assessment strategy. A workshop presented at the Purdue University Data Information Literacy Symposium West Lafayette, IN.
Walton, D. P. and S. Miller. (2013, July). Oregon freshwater mussel distribution: A focus on data management. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Conservation GIS, Monterey, CA.
Walton, D. P. and J. Paules. (2013, February). Science education outreach at the University of Oregon: A preliminary analysis. Presented at the annual meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette University, OR.
American Libraries Association
Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
National Science Teachers Association
Oregon Academy of Science
Society for Conservation GIS
Western Association of Map Libraries