Noel Mikkelsen

Geospatial Researcher


Noel Mikkelsen is a geospatial researcher supporting ISW’s conflict mapping program. He graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in geographic science and double concentrations in applied geographic information science and environmental conservation, sustainability and development. Noel’s senior capstone examined, forecasted, and mapped the Russian invasion of Ukraine during its buildup and occurrence. His research interests include conflict mapping, humanitarian assistance, and environmental sustainability.

ISW Publications:

The High Price of Losing Ukraine, December 14, 2023

ISW Briefing Room:

Episode 34: The Battle for Chasiv Yar Begins, April 11, 2024

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