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Dr. Brandi Gaertner

Instructor of Environmental Science and Climate Change

Dr. Brandi Gaertner

Brandi Gaertner

Dr. Brandi Gaertner is a climate hydrologist with a Ph.D. in Forestry and Natural Resources from West Virginia University, a M.S. in Environmental Biology from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in Biology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is also currently completing a second MS in Online Technology and Instructional Design from Lenoir Rhyne University. Dr. Gaertner’s research background integrates multiple tools such as remote sensing, GIS, and modelling to analyze the interactions between large scale climate variables, land use, and streamflow to understand current and future streamflow trends. She has experience teaching various environmental science courses including GIS, remote sensing, hydrology, hydrogeology, and fluvial geomorphology. She has also developed and taught several introductory science courses including earth science, geology, environmental science, and astronomy. She is an active long-distance runner, mountain biker, yogi, and hiker and has visited over 30 national parks in the United States and has backpacked all over the east coast.


Credentials

Ph.D. in Forestry and Natural Resources