People

The GEODE group enjoys a (very) sunny Flagstaff afternoon

Lab Members

Scott Goetz

Professor

Google Scholar
Email: Scott.Goetz@nau.edu
Phone: 928-523-8903

Research interests: Ecosystem responses to environmental change, Arctic-boreal vulnerability, biodiversity & habitat, global forest dynamics, remote sensing

 

Logan Berner

Assistant Research Professor

Google Scholar
Email: logan.berner@nau.edu

Research Interests: Forest ecology, carbon cycling, climate change, satellite remote sensing, geospatial modeling

 

Patrick Jantz

Assistant Research Professor

Google Scholar
Email: Patrick.Jantz@nau.edu
Phone: 928-523-9225

Research interests: Forest canopy structure, geoinformatics, remote sensing, sustainable development

 

Żaneta kaszta

Assistant Research Professor

Google Scholar
Email: Zaneta.Kaszta@nau.edu

Research interests: Landscape ecology and genetics, species distribution and biodiversity modelling, decision support systems for conservation, impact of land use change on wildlife and ecosystems, tropical ecology, remote sensing

 

Patrick Burns

Research Associate

Email: Patrick.Burns@nau.edu

Research interests: Earth observation, remote sensing, lidar, hyperspectral imaging

Camilo Fagua

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Google Scholar
Email: Camilo.Fagua@nau.edu

Research Interests: Spatial analysis, land use change, remote sensing, species distribution modelling, tropical ecology

 

Chris hakkenberg

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Google Scholar
Email: chris.hakkenberg@nau.edu

Research Interests: Landscape ecology, biodiversity, forest structure and dynamics, remote sensing, geospatial analysis, conservation, urbanization

 

ivan gonzalez

PhD Student

Email: ig299@nau.edu

Research Interests: Ecohydrology, remote sensing, land use change, spatial and quantitative ecology

 

Anna Odell

PhD Student

Email: alo266@nau.edu

Research Interests: Macrosystems ecology, vegetation response to climate and land-use change, satellite remote sensing

 

Kathleen Orndahl

PhD Student

Google Scholar
Email: kmo265@nau.edu

Research Interests: Arctic vegetation ecology, climate change impacts on arctic ecosystems, UAV operations, satellite remote sensing

 

Colin Quinn

PhD Student

Email: cq73@nau.edu

Research interests: Biogeography, remote sensing, environmental response to climate and human impact, landscape archaeology

 

Melissa Rose

PhD Student

Email: mdr359@nau.edu

Research interests: Landscape ecology, remote sensing, UAV applications, geospatial analysis, species distribution modelling, biodiversity, conservation

 

Shelby Sundquist

PhD Student

Email: ss3988@nau.edu

Research interests: Ecological modelling, disturbances, remote sensing, arctic and boreal forest ecology

Affiliated Lab Members

Adrianna Foster

Google Scholar
Email:  Adrianna.Foster@nau.edu

Research Interests: Forest ecology, vegetation dynamics, disturbances, ecological modeling, climate change, remote sensing

 

Richard Massey

Google Scholar
Email: Richard.Massey@nau.edu

Research Interests: Remote sensing, climate change, agriculture, machine learning, high-performance computing, cloud computing architecture

 

Nancy Peterson

Email: njp92@nau.edu

Research Interests: Forest ecology, species modeling, remote sensing, conservation biology

Former Lab Members

laura puckett

Email: lkp58@nau.edu

Research interests: Forest ecology, climate change, remote sensing, ecological modeling