Andrew Tredennick joined WEST in 2019 as a biometrician. Andrew received his B.S. in Biology from Texas Tech University in 2006, including a semester in Kenya at the School for Field Studies’ Center for Wildlife Management Studies. He received his Ph.D. in Ecology from Colorado State University in 2014 as a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellow. Andrew then pursued postdoctoral research at Utah State University as a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology and Mathematics (2014-2017) and continued postdoctoral research at Utah State University (2017-2018) and The University of Georgia (2018-2019).
Andrew’s research has focused on how plant populations and communities respond to global environmental change (from tree harvest to climate change) utilizing contemporary quantitative approaches to gain inference from heterogeneous, multi-scale data. He has presented his research at national and international conferences and consistently publishes in peer-reviewed journals. Andrew has expertise in modeling dynamic processes in space and time using hierarchical Bayesian methods, leading to a general interest in probabilistic forecasting. At WEST, he is primarily involved in statistical analysis and simulation for Habitat Conservation Plans.