Savannah uses remote sensing to understand the spatio-temporal relationship between human development and wildfire in sagebrush ecosystems.
Research Mentor, Human-Environment Systems
Education / Academic background
BS Biology, Zoology emphasis; Boise State University
disturbance ecology | ecosystem restoration | wildlife conservation | decision-making | population ecology | veterinary medicine | animal behavior | animal physiology and nutrition
Dr. Megan E. Cattau
In the Cattau lab, Savannah mentors a team of undergraduate students in analysing wildfire dynamics from a social-ecological perspective. She uses geospatial techniques on large scale datasets to develop a multilayered understanding of the drivers and exposure to fire hazards in the Snake River Plan.
Graduate Fellow Research Award, Remote Opportunities for Authentic Research (ROAR) (2020)
Student Authentic Research Experience (SARE) fellow (2020)
Undergraduate Research fellowship through Dr.Jennifer Forbey, Boise State University (2020)