Gregory J. Fiske M.S.

  • Senior Geospatial Analyst, Senior Research Associate
Greg Fiske

Greg Fiske is a geographer who administers the many technical aspects of Woodwell Climate Research Center’s geospatial activities. He is the lead cartographer and a data visualization specialist with extensive background in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, and Spatial Database Management.

Fiske has broad expertise in cloud-based spatial data analysis. He has designed and developed complex spatial analysis workflows, worked with broad-based international teams, and taught many scientists, students, and researchers on the use of both open-source and proprietary geospatial software.

Prior to joining Woodwell, Fiske worked at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. He earned his B.S. from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire and his M.S. from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.


Mackenzie River near Tsiigehtchic. June 2003. Photo by Max Holmes.

Arctic Great Rivers Observatory

Since 2003, ArcticGRO has provided essential data about the biogeochemistry and discharge of the largest Arctic rivers.

Science on the Fly

Founded by the Woodwell Climate Research Center and Fishpond, Science on the Fly seeks to further our understanding of changing watersheds around the world through long-term, world-class river science.
A severely eroding hillside sloughs land towards the water due to permafrost thaw

Permafrost Pathways

Connecting science, people, and policy for Arctic justice and global climate.

Selected Publications

Detecting and Mapping Gas Emission Craters on the Yamal and Gydan Peninsulas, Western Siberia

Zolkos, S., G. Fiske, T. Windholz, G. Duran, Z. Yang, V. Olenchenko, A. Faguet, and S. M. Natali (2021). Geosciences.


Next-Generation Arctic Marine Shipping Assessments

Berkman, P. A., G. Fiske, J. A. Røyset, L. W. Brigham, and D. Lorenzini (2020). In: Young O., P. Berkman, A. Vylegzhanin (eds) Governing Arctic Seas: Regional Lessons from the Bering Strait and Barents Sea. Informed Decisionmaking for Sustainability. Springer, Cham.


A continental perspective of the seawater 87Sr/86Sr record: A review

Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B. and G. J. Fiske (2019). Chemical Geology.