Role at AK CASC: Management Team
Group: Management Team
Dr. Jamie Trammell has a joint appointment between the Geography and Environmental Studies department and the Alaska Center for Conservation Science, where he is the Assistant Director and leads the Conservation Planning program as the program Landscape Ecologist.
Dr. Trammell received his BA in Biology and Environmental Studies from Western State College of Colorado, an MS in Geography and a PhD in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology from the University of Nevada, Reno. His specialty is applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to complex landscapes, with a focus on socio-ecological interactions and conservation planning. He has extensive experience in modeling past, current and future landscapes at local (wildlife refuge) to regional (northern rivers of Australia) to landscape (southwestern U.S.) scales using remote sensing and GIS. Dr. Trammell is particularly interested in using alternative landscape futures and scenario analysis to better plan for natural resources, both wild and urban, in the future.
In his free time, Jamie enjoys birdwatching, mountain biking, camping, fishing, and generally exploring the natural world with his family.