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Teal Wyckoff|WyGISC

Teal Wyckoff

Teal WyckoffAssociate Research Scientist

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

  • Development of online mapping applications to support natural resource management objectives
  • 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. 2013. 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

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D.*, T.B. Wyckoff*, P.L. Polzer, N. Cole. 2016. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer (NREX). Wyoming Infrastructure Authority Winter Conference hosted by the WIA Board of Directors. Cheyenne, WY. February 18, 2016.

Polzer, Philip L., J.D. Hamerlinck, T. B. Wyckoff*, M. Flanderka, N. Cole. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer (NREX): The Next Generation of GIS-Based Planning Support Tools for Wyoming’s Resources. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative/Wyoming Chapter of the Wildlife Society Joint Meeting. Lander, WY. December 1, 2015.

Wyckoff, T. B.*, M. J. Kauffman, H. Sawyer, S. E. Albeke and S.L. Garman. 2015. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Mule Deer Migrations. Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative, The Wildlife Society Wyoming Chapter Joint Meeting. Lander, Wyoming, December 3, 2015.

Wyckoff, T. B.*. 2015. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Mule Deer Migrations. WyGISC Seminar Series. Laramie, Wyoming, October 23, 2015.

Wyckoff, T. B.*, M. J. Kauffman, H. Sawyer, S. E. Albeke and S.L. Garman. 2015. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Ungulate Migrations. The Wildlife Society Annual Conference. Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 21, 2015.

Wyckoff, T. B.* and J.D. Hamerlinck*.2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer. Wyoming Association of County Officers: County Assessors Breakout Session. Laramie, WY. September 23, 2015.

Wyckoff, T. B.*. 2015. Connecting Citizens with Ecosystems: Wyoming Biodiversity Citizen Science Initiative (WyoBio). Citizens + Science = Innovative Insights, ESRI for Policy and Government Webinar Series. September 23, 2015.

Wyckoff, T. B.*. 2015. Identifying Threshold Levels of Development that Impede Wyoming Ungulate Migrations. Annual Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit Partners Meeting. Cheyenne, Wyoming, April 20, 2015.

Wyckoff, T.B.*, B.W. Marsicek, and D. Tuthill. 2015. WyoBio citizen science program as a platform for innovative programming, database design and longevity of data. Citizen Science 2015 – Inaugural Conference of the Citizen Science Association. San Jose, CA February 11-12, 2015.

Wyckoff, T.B.*. 2014. Keeping up with technology: the new WyoBio mapping application and the road ahead for WyGISC. WyGISC Geospatial Speaker Series Fall 2014. Laramie, Wyoming, October 24, 2014.

Marsicek, B.W.*, T.B. Wyckoff*. 2014. WyoBio: The Wyoming Biodiversity Citizen Science Initiative. eVolution: Technology in Education Conference. Laramie, Wyoming, September 20, 2014.

Wyckoff, T.B.* and B.J. Writer*. 2014. WyoBio: The Wyoming Biodiversity Citizen Science Initiative Mapping Application. WyGEO 2014 Annual Conference. Lander, Wyoming, August 18-19, 2014.

Wyckoff, T. B.*. 2014. Identifying Threshold Levels of Development that Impede Wyoming Ungulate Migrations. Annual Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit Partners Meeting. Laramie, Wyoming, April 24, 2014.

Wyckoff, T. B.*, M. J. Kauffman, H. Sawyer, and S. E. Albeke. 2013. Evaluating the Influence of Development on Mule Deer Migrations. Annual Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Partners Meeting. Cheyenne, Wyoming, October 23, 2013.

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

Wyckoff, T. B.*, M. J. Kauffman, S.E. Albeke and H. Sawyer. 2014. Identifying Threshold Levels of Development that Impede Mule Deer Migrations. The Wildlife Society Wyoming Chapter and Central Mountains and Plains Section Joint Annual Meeting, Sheridan, Wyoming, August 26-28, 2014.

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

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D., Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Petroleum Association of Wyoming (Vice President – Public Lands), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Regulatory Advisor), Samson Resources (Government Affairs). Laramie, WY. February 11, 2016.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D.*, Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Wyoming Restoration and Reclamation Center (Dr. Pete Stahl). Laramie, WY. January 22, 2016.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D., Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Office of Governor Matt Mead (Nephi Cole, Policy Advisor) and Crowley Fleck PLLP, Attorneys (Lynne Boomgaarden). Cheyenne, WY. January 13, 2016.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D.*, P.L. Polzer, T.B. Wyckoff*. 2016. The Natural Resource and Energy Explorer, and the Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center. Governor Matthew H. Mead and the Governor’s Policy Office Staff. Cheyenne, WY. December 16, 2016.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D., Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Wyoming Infrastructure Authority Executive Directory Jason Begger and Aaron Clark. Laramie, WY. December 10, 2015.

Albeke, Shannon E.*, Polzer, P.L.*, M.E. Brittell, T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Wyoming Migration Initiative, Migration Viewer Demonstrations. Sustaining Big Game Migrations: Emerging Issues Forum. Laramie, WY. November 10, 2015.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D., Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Energy and Natural Resources Policy Team Meeting. Cheyenne, WY. October 22, 2015.

Polzer, Philip L.*, T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration and Feedback Session. NREX Beta Tester and Data Partner Outreach Feedback Group. Webinar, Laramie, WY. October 28, 2015.

Polzer, Philip L.*, T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration and Feedback Session. NREX Development Phase 1.0 End User Group. Webinar, Laramie, WY. October 27, 2015.

Polzer, Philip L.*, T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. NREX Development Phase 1.0 End User Group. Webinar, Laramie, WY. October 13, 2015.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D., Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Wyoming Business Council. Webinar, Laramie, WY. October 12, 2015.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D., Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*, K. Rogers*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office. Webinar, Laramie, WY. October 1, 2015.

Polzer, Philip L.*, T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. NREX Development Phase 1.0 End User Group. Webinar, Laramie, WY. September 30, 2015.

Polzer, Philip L.*, T.B. Wyckoff*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. NREX Development Phase 1.0 End User Group. Webinar, Laramie, WY. September 29, 2015.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D., Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*, K. Rogers*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Wyoming Stock Growers Association (Jim Magagna, Executive Vice President). Cheyenne, WY. August 7, 2015.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D., Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*, K. Rogers*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts (Bobbie Frank, Executive Director, Cathy Rosenthal, Watershed Coordinator). Cheyenne, WY. July 30, 2015.

Hamerlinck, Jeffrey D., Polzer, P.L., T.B. Wyckoff*, K. Rogers*. 2015. Natural Resource and Energy Explorer Demonstration. Wyoming Planning Association. Cheyenne, WY. July 13, 2015.

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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