Lauren Tierney

National Geographic, The Washington Post

Lauren Tierney is a Graphics Reporter at the Washington Post who enjoys telling stories with maps and specializes in mapping environment, climate, wildlife, and adventure topics. Lauren also specializes in terrain representation, using open source visualization tools such as Pyramid Shader and QGIS to work with elevation data in unique ways. She was previously a Graphics Editor at National Geographic Magazine, and has a masters degree in geography from the University of Oregon. Find her at @tierneyl.

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