Prior to joining the Conservancy, Falk worked as a geospatial software developer and modeling specialist at the California Invasive Plant Council, at the University of California, Berkeley’s Geospatial Innovation Facility and as a fellow at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Technische Universität Dresden where he studied the role of technology in global environmental science.
94,333 unique ecosystems depend on groundwater in California. GDE Pulse lets you see how they have changed over the last 30 years. Groundwater managers and environmental stakeholders often lack information about the health of critical groundwater dependent ecosystems (GDEs). To fill this information gap, we…
The Nature Conservancy developed RDMapper, a web-based tool that uses satellite-based productivity estimates, rainfall records, and compliance history to identify easement properties at risk of being below the required level of RDM. TNC successfully used RDMapper in 2015 and 2016 to predict compliance across ~47,000…