Louis is interested in utilizing data from remotely sensed imagery, field observations, and human activity to predict the spread of invasive plant species throughout wetlands in the Great Lakes region. Ultimately, he hopes to incorporate this information into a decision support tool for land managers to better protect vulnerable wetlands.
Phd Student, Ecology, Evolution, & Behavior
Education / Academic background
M.S. Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology, Eastern Michigan University
B.A Biology (major), Spanish Literary Studies (minor), Occidental College
Remote Sensing | Species Distribution Modeling | Plant Ecology | Invasive Species Management
Advisor: Dr. Jodi Brandt
Committee: Dr. Megan Cattau, Dr. Trevor Caughlin, Dr. Kelly Hopping, Dr. Matt Williamson