Andy Baltensperger

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Andy Baltensperger

Research associate

University affiliation

  • International Arctic Research Center
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks)

Contact information

Media contact

Heather McFarland

Areas of expertise

  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Geography

Research interests/biography

Andy Baltensperger is a landscape ecologist with expertise in the biogeography of mammals, birds, and amphibians, and their projected responses to environmental change. He develops spatial predictions of changing biodiversity and ecological patterns using machine learning, GIS, and remote sensing. Andy’s research has been used to inform species conservation decisions while publicizing detailed maps of wildlife distributions over time.