Andrew Shirk

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Scientist
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University of Washington, Climate Impacts Group
Description: 

Andrew Shirk is a research ecologist with the UW Climate Impacts Group. In collaboration with state and federal agencies and regional conservation groups, he studies the interacting effects of climate change, development, and natural processes on species and their habitats, with special focus on the demographic and genetic viability of populations, connectivity conservation and habitat modeling. He received a B.S. in Biology from Indiana University and a M.S. in Environmental Science from Western Washington University. His areas of expertise are in conservation biology, landscape ecology, population and landscape genetics, ecological modeling, and spatial analysis.

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Environmental Monitoring, conservation, landscape ecology, spatial analysis