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Brian Voigt

Course Instructor | Independent Study Mentor

Lecturer I, University of Vermont | Fellow, Gund Institute for Environment

Dr. Brian Voigt’s research interests include developing and applying computer based systems for modeling land use change and the interaction between humans and their environment. His interests also include: ecosystem services and natural hazards, addressing existing and emerging environmental issues through participatory modeling and spatial analysis, and creating knowledge to facilitate improved environmental management. Over the past decade Brian has worked on a variety of research topics, including modeling freshwater ecosystem services and the spread of infectious disease in Tanzania, modeling environmental tradeoffs resulting from alternative development patterns in Chittenden County, VT, USA, quantifying the value of clean water in the Lake Champlain Basin, and exploring impacts on recreation from oil, gas and potash development in the Moab, UT region. Dr. Voigt earned his PhD in Natural Resources from the University of Vermont, a Master of City and Regional Planning from Clemson University and Bachelor’s of Arts in Mathematics and Sociology at Miami University.