James Cajka

Geographic Information Systems Analyst

Jamie Cajka


  • MA, Geography, University of Georgia
  • BSc, Geography, McGill University

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James Cajka has 30 years of experience as a spatial data scientist focusing on geographic information systems (GIS). He specializes in developing automated mapping applications, modeling pollutants for human and environmental risk analysis, and creating geographic data for mobile surveys. He has worked on the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (DHHS), the secondary national ambient air quality standards review for nitrogen and sulfur (EPA), and international household surveys. 

James' current research interests include creating and adopting remotely captured data.  These data include those derived from satellites, drones, and cameras mounted on vehicles.  Other interests include climate change impacts on human and environmental health, education, economics, and agriculture.