Theresa Burcsu

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Modeling Analyst

B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Appalachian State University, 1994; M.A. Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1998; Ph.D. Environmental Science, Indiana University, 2006

Theresa is a biogeographer and landscape ecologist with research and teaching expertise in spatial analysis, simulation modeling, and remote sensing. As an analyst with INR, her work and research has focused largely on (1) how landscapes are influenced by human pressures such as management and development and (2) the development of conservation goals for dynamic, heterogeneous landscapes at a variety of spatial scales.

Prior to working with INR, Theresa worked with the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station; University of Florida Department of Geography; and completed her Ph.D. research in Oaxaca, Mexico.