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Sam Chambers

Sam Chambers is a Geographer with the Western Geographic Science Center and is located in Tucson, AZ.

Sam Chambers holds a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona, a M.S. from Clemson University, and a B.S. from the University of Idaho. Sam works with WGSC and collaborators at SBSC on the SW Energy Development and Reclamation (SWEDR) and Smart Energy projects. He is studying how fragmentation from energy development impacts wildlife movement and ecosystem services. He is also developing a bioenergetic model for jaguar movement in response to human infrastructure in the US-Mexico borderlands. 

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. - 2015 – Arid Lands Resource Sciences – University of Arizona

  • M.S. - 2011 – Forest Resources - Clemson University

  • B.S. - 2006 - Forestry - University of Idaho