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Teal Wyckoff|WyGISC

Teal Wyckoff

Research Scientist
Web Coordinator 

Office: Room 319, Agriculture C
Phone: (307) 766-2213 (Desk), or 766-2532 (WyGISC Office)
Fax: (307) 766-2744
E-mail: wyckoff@uwyo.edu


Education

2011 - Present M.S. Student, University of Wyoming, Zoology & Physiology, Wyoming Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, Laramie, Wyoming.

2014, June Certified GIS Professional (GISP)

2005 - 2007 Bachelor of Science dual major Geography (Physical) and Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

2002 - 2004 Associate of Arts, General Studies, Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.


Research Interests

  • Mule deer migration and the influence of development on behavior and their ability to track changes in phenology
  • Wildlife Corridors - spatial modeling/visualization, management decisions/adaptive management, collaborative process, public awareness
  • Citizen science: involvement, data collection, participation and communication


Current Projects


Selected Past Projects


Recent Publications

Sawyer, H., M. J. Kauffman, A. D. Middleton, T. A. Morrison, R. M. Nielson, & T. B. Wyckoff. 2012. A framework for understanding semi-permeable barrier effects on migratory ungulates. Journal of Applied Ecology, Article first published online: 5 DEC 2012. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12013

Hamerlinck, J. D., T. B. Wyckoff, J. R. Oakleaf, & P. L. Polzer. 2010. Cyberinfrastructure for collaborative geologic carbon sequestration research: a conceptual model. Rocky Mountain Geology (1555-7332), 45 (2), p. 163. DOI: 10.2113/gsrocky.45.2.163

Smith, M. S., S. Sharma, T. B. Wyckoff, & C. D. Frost. 2010. Baseline geochemical characterization of potential receiving reservoirs for carbon dioxide in the Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming. Rocky Mountain Geology (1555-7332), 45 (2), p. 93. DOI: 10.2113/gsrocky.45.2.93


Selected Recent Presentations
(* - indicates presenting author)


Professional Proceedings - Verbal Presentations


Wyckoff, T. B.*, M. J. Kauffman, H. Sawyer, S. E. Albeke. 2013. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Mule Deer Migrations. The Wildlife Society Wyoming Chapter Annual Meeting. Rock Springs, Wyoming, October 29-31, 2013.

Wyckoff, T. B.*, P. L. Polzer, J.D. Hamerlinck, and K. Nordyke. 2013. Using “WISDOM” To Support Wildlife Decision Making In Wyoming via Web-Based GIS Technology: The Wyoming Interagency Spatial Database & Online Management System. The Wildlife Society Wyoming Chapter Annual Meeting. Rock Springs, Wyoming, October 29-31, 2013.

Marsicek, B. W.*, D.  Tuthill*, and T. B. Wyckoff.*. 2013. WyoBio: A Citizen Science Project for Wyoming Biodiversity. 11th Annual Math and Science Teachers’ Conference. Casper, Wyoming, October 18-19, 2013.

Marsicek, B. W.*, D.  Tuthill*, and T. B. Wyckoff.*. 2013. WyoBio: A Citizen Science Project for Wyoming Biodiversity. After School Alliance Annual Meeting. Laramie, Wyoming, October 14-15, 2013.

Wyckoff, T. B.*, M. J. Kauffman, H. Sawyer, S. E. Albeke. 2013. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Mule Deer Migrations. 1st Annual Geospatial Conference of the West. Laramie, Wyoming.

Wyckoff, T. B.*, B. J. Writer and S. E. Albeke. 2013. Wyoming Biodiversity Citizen Science Initiative (WyoBio): Developing a Citizen Science Application for Wyoming. 1st Annual Geospatial Conference of the West. Laramie, Wyoming.

Wyckoff, T. B.*, M. J. Kauffman, H. Sawyer, S. E. Albeke. 2012. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Mule Deer Migrations. The Wildlife Society Wyoming Chapter Annual Meeting. Laramie, Wyoming.

Houts, M.*, J. Pierce, T. Wyckoff, A. Messer, D. Theobald, P. Comer, J. Mikolajczyk. 2012. Using ArcGIS Explorer to Conduct Remote Field Work for Analysis of Landscape Integrity Models. Society for Conservation GIS, 15th Annual Conference. Monterey, California.

Wyckoff, T. B.*, P. L. Polzer, M. Berendsen, J. D. Hamerlinck, K. Nordyke. 2012. The Wyoming Interagency Spatial Database & Online Management System. Wyoming Geospatial Organization 1st Annual Conference. Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Wyckoff, T. B. *, M. J. Kauffman, H. Sawyer, S. Garman, J. McBeth. 2012. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Ungulate Migrations. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Science Workshop. Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Wyckoff, T. B. *, P. L. Polzer, J. D. Hamerlinck, N. Cole, C. Rosenthal. 2012. SuiteWater: The Natural Resources Planning and Analysis Tool. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Science Workshop. Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Hamerlinck, J. D. *, P.L. Polzer, T. B. Wyckoff, K. Nordyke. 2012. The Wyoming Interagency Spatial Database & Online Management System: Building “WISDOM” to support Wildlife Decision Making Via Web-based GIS Technology. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Science Workshop. Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Polzer, P. L. *, J. D. Hamerlinck, T. B. Wyckoff. 2012. Wyoming Integrated Resource Management Analyst. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Science Workshop. Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Nordyke, K., P. L. Polzer, J. R. Oakleaf, T. B. Wyckoff*. 2011. Building “WISDOM” to Support Wildlife Decision Making in Wyoming Via Web-based GIS Technology: Overview of the Wyoming Interagency Spatial Database & Online Management System (WISDOM) Environmental Assessment Support Tool (EAST). The Wildlife Society Wyoming Chapter Annual Meeting. Jackson, Wyoming.

Smith, M.S., S. Sharma, C. D. Frost, T. B. Wyckoff*. 2009. Baseline Geochemical Characterization. Wyoming Carbon Underground Storage Project (WY-CUSP) University of Wyoming Carbon Sequestration Meeting. Laramie, Wyoming.

Wyckoff, T.B. *, S.D. Prager, and K.L. Driese. 2008. Assessing Moderate Resolution Remote Sensing to Characterize Sagebrush Structure. Talk Presented at the 17th William T. Pecora Memorial Remote Sensing Symposium. Denver, Colorado.

Wyckoff, T.B. 2008. Introduction to the Wyoming GeoLibrary. Technical Workshop. Southwest GIS Users Group Annual Meeting. Laramie, Wyoming.

Wyckoff, T.B. 2008. Wyoming Data Resources Technical Session. Moderated Session: Southwest GIS Users Group Annual Meeting. Laramie, Wyoming.

Miller, S.N. *, T. B. Wyckoff, and E. L. Bishop. 2008. Spatial and Temporal Analyses of Coalbed Natural Gas and Co-Produced Water in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming. American Water Resources Association Spring Specialty Conference GIS and Water Resources V. San Mateo, California.

Wyckoff, T.B. *, S.D. Prager, and K.L. Driese. 2007. Sagebrush Community Structure Characterization for Improved Remotely Sensed Imagery Use in the Laramie Basin, Wyoming. Association of American Geographers Regional Conference. Denver, Colorado.


Professional Proceedings - Poster Presentations

Perkins, D.G., S.E. Albeke, P.L. Polzer, S.G. Lanning, and T.B. Wyckoff. 2013. Standardizing Spatial Animal Movement Data: Leveraging Spatial SQL Data Types, Functions and Software Interoperability. Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Omaha, Nebraska, October 10-13, 2013.

Perkins, D.G., S.E. Albeke, P.L. Polzer, S.G. Lanning, and T.B. Wyckoff. 2013. Standardizing Spatial Animal Movement Data: Leveraging Spatial SQL Data Types, Functions and Software Interoperability. 2013 Geospatial Conference of the West, Laramie, Wyoming, September 16-19, 2013.

Polzer, P.L., S.G. Lanning, S.E. Albeke, T.B. Wyckoff, and Perkins, D.G. 2013. Wildlife Migration Data Viewer: Developing a Web-Application with Multi-Tiered Functionality and Tool Access. 2013 Geospatial Conference of the West, Laramie, Wyoming, September 16-19, 2013.

Wyckoff, T. B. *, M. J. Kauffman, S. E. Albeke. 2012. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Mule Deer Migrations. The Wildlife Society National Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon.

Wyckoff, T. B. *, M. J. Kauffman, S. E. Albeke. 2011. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Ungulate Migrations. The Wildlife Society Wyoming Chapter Annual Meeting. Jackson, Wyoming.

Wyckoff, T. B. *, M. J. Kauffman, S. E. Albeke. 2011. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Ungulate Migrations. The Wildlife Society National Annual Meeting. Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Hamerlinck, J.D., D. G. Hulme*, J. R. Oakleaf, T. B. Wyckoff. 2010. Wyoming Energy Resources Information Clearinghouse. Produced Water Technical Meeting. Laramie, Wyoming.

Hamerlinck, J.D. *, D. G. Hulme, J. R. Oakleaf, T. B. Wyckoff. 2009. Wyoming Energy Resources Information Clearinghouse. Western States Energy & Environment Symposium. Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Smith, M.S. *, S. Sharma, C. D. Frost, T. B. Wyckoff. 2009. Baseline Geochemical Characterization of Target Receiving Reservoirs for CO2 in Upper Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon.

Hamerlinck, J.D., J. R. Oakleaf, P. L. Polzer, T. B. Wyckoff*. 2009. Building a Geo-Cyberinfrastructure for Carbon Capture and Sequestration Research. ESRI International Users Conference. San Diego, California.

Lanning, S.G., J. R. Oakleaf, P. L. Polzer, and T. B. Wyckoff*. 2009. Wyoming Tourism: From Retro to Forever West, Incorporating GIS into the Redesigned Website. ESRI International Users Conference. San Diego, California.

Smith, M.S. *, S. Sharma, C. D. Frost, T. B. Wyckoff. 2009. Baseline Geochemical Characterization of Target Receiving Reservoirs for CO2 in Upper Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming. 8th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Lanning, S.G. *, J. R. Oakleaf, P. L. Polzer, and T. B. Wyckoff. 2008. Wyoming Tourism: From Retro to Forever West, Incorporating GIS into the Redesigned Website. Southwest GIS Users Group Conference. Laramie, Wyoming.

Bergman, H.L., A. L. Boelter, B. J. Botello, J. D. Hamerlinck*, D. G. Hulme, J. R. Oakleaf, T. B. Wyckoff, 2007. Wyoming Energy Resources Information Clearinghouse. Southwest Users Group Conference. Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Lanning, S.G. *, T. B. Wyckoff. 2007. Wyoming Forest Stewardship Spatial Analysis Project. Poster Presented at the Southwest Users Group Conference. Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Bergman, H.L., A. L. Boelter, B. J. Botello, J. D. Hamerlinck*, D. G. Hulme, J. R. Oakleaf, T. B. Wyckoff. 2007. Wyoming Energy Resources Information Clearinghouse. Poster Presented at the ESRI International Users Conference. San Diego, California.

Lanning, S.G. *, T. B. Wyckoff. 2007. Wyoming Forest Stewardship Spatial Analysis Project. Poster Presented at the ESRI International Users Conference. San Diego, California.


Other Meetings/Proceedings – Verbal Presentations

Wyckoff, T. B.* and M. J. Kauffman. 2012. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Ungulate Migrations. University of Wyoming Zoology and Physiology Department Brown Bag Seminar. Laramie, Wyoming.

Rodemaker, E. J. *, T. B. Wyckoff*. 2010. Wyoming Governor’s Sage-Grouse Conservation Initiative: Habitat Mapping Project. Petroleum Association of Wyoming Meeting. Casper, Wyoming.

Rodemaker, E. J. *, T. B. Wyckoff*. 2010. Wyoming Governor’s Sage-Grouse Conservation Initiative: Habitat Mapping Project. Society for Rangeland Management, Wyoming Section Meeting. Laramie, Wyoming.

Rodemaker, E. J. *, T. B. Wyckoff*. 2010. Wyoming Governor’s Sage-Grouse Conservation Initiative: Habitat Mapping Project. The Wildlife Society Wyoming Section Meeting. Lander, Wyoming.

Smith, M.S., S. Sharma, C. D. Frost, T. B. Wyckoff*. 2009. Baseline Geochemical Characterization. Wyoming Carbon Underground Storage Project (WY-CUSP) University of Wyoming Carbon Sequestration Meeting. Laramie, Wyoming. 

Wyckoff, T. B. 2009. Moderator.  Moxa Arch Carbon Sequestration Project: Second Quarter Workshop.  Laramie, Wyoming.


University of Wyoming Classes and Other Guest Lectures

Wyckoff, T. B. 2011. Inherently Spatial: Significance of Geospatial Components in Research. The Wildlife Society University of Wyoming Student Chapter.

Wyckoff, T. B.  2009.  Introduction to Wyoming Geospatial Data Resources.  Class: Advanced GIS.

Wyckoff, T. B.  2009.  Accessing Wyoming and National-Level Data: Internet Mapping Services, Direct Data Download.  Class: Ecoinformatics.

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