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Birgit Peterson, PhD

Dr. Peterson received her PhD in Geography from the University of Maryland. She has been at USGS EROS for that last 10 plus years, supporting various fire science projects, including the LANDFIRE program.

Dr. Peterson received her PhD in Geography from the University of Maryland. She has been at USGS EROS for that last 10 plus years, supporting various fire science projects, including the LANDFIRE program.  Her primary interest is in leverage remotely sensed data to assess vegetation structure, especially as it relates to wildland fire.

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