Professional Experience |
Pubs, Presentations, & Posters
Ecological data analyst/manager:
- Professional experience as a database and web developer (7 yrs), biostatistician (2 yrs), and GIS consultant (< 1 yr)
- M.S. concentration in biometry, with 24 hours in statistics and 3 semesters as graduate student instructor for
Natural Resource Statistics and Population Ecology
- Bachelors degree in Mathematics
- Programming experience in Visual Basic (VB .NET 2003, Microsoft Access), SQL (SQL Server 7.0, MySQL), PHP,
ColdFusion (CF Studio 4.0), HTML
- Experience applying GIS (ArcView, Atlas) in mapping migratory bird routes and as a tool in nature reserve design
in northern Michigan
- Proficient in statistical software packages SPSS and SYSTAT, working knowledge of SPlus and SAS
> Conservation Biologist/Field Ecologist:
- Professional experience investigating survey sampling/experimental design
issues of wildlife monitoring programs
- M.S. in Conservation Biology & Ecosystem Management
- Experience conducting extensive independent field research on songbird/habitat relationships
- Advanced field identification skills, including thorough knowledge of birds by sight and sound, and eastern woody plants
Five years combined teaching experience as secondary level student teacher, environmental educator, and
graduate student instructor
Summary of Professional Experience
- Visual Basic .NET Programming Certificate Program (currently enrolled)
2005, University of Washington Extension, Seattle, Washington
- Master of Science degree in Conservation Biology & Ecosystem Management
December 1996, School of Natural Resources and
Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Masters Thesis: "Identification and valution of American Redstart (Setophaga
ruticilla) breeding habitat in northern Michigan: a multivariate analysis."
- Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics
- State of Michigan Secondary Provincial Teaching Certificate
May 1991, College of Literature, Science, and the
Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Publications, Presentations, & Posters
- Web/Database Programmer/Research Consultant (November 1998 present)
Fire & Mountain Ecology Lab,
School of Forest Resources,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
(formerly the Cascadia Field Station of the USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center)
Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team,
Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab, PNW Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA
Web (HTML, PHP) and database (Microsoft Access, MySQL) applications development and maintenance.
- Web/Database Programmer (August 1999 October 2003)
North American Amphibian Monitoring Program,
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD
Development of SQL Server 2000 database and browser-based front-end with tiered security
levels using Macromedia ColdFusion (view data access pages).
- Database Developer/Programmer (November 1998 June 1999)
Cascadia Consulting Group, Seattle, WA
Developed analysis application for countywide solid waste data using Visual Basic for Applications in Microsoft Access.
- Biostatistician (October 1997 - November 1998)
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD
- GIS Research Consultant (June - September 1997)
The Wilderness Society, Washington, D.C.
Mapped banding and recovery sites of Alaskan migratory birds by species and region using Bird Banding Lab data in conjunction with ArcView GIS.
- Webmaster (April - September 1997)
Taxpayers for Common Sense, Washington, D.C.
(Site has since been redesigned)
- Graduate Student Instructor
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
- NRE 438: Natural Resources Statistics (Sept - Dec 1995 & 1996)
- BIO 154: Introductory Biology II (Jan - April 1996)
- NRE 425: Population Ecology (Jan - April 1995)
- Principal Investigator (May 1995 - August 1996)
University of Michigan Biological Station, Pellston, Michigan.
Designed and conducted independent research on songbird/habitat relationships.
- Recycled Products Database Manager (June - August 1996)
City of Ann Arbor Solid Waste Department, Ann Arbor, MI
- Bird study specimen preparator
- Environmental Educator/Field Teacher/Naturalist
Droege, S. and P. Eagle. (In press). Calling Surveys for North American Amphibians: An Evaluation and Rationale,
In Lannoo, M.J. (Ed.), Status and
Conservation of U.S. Amphibians. Volume 1: Conservation Essays. University of California Press, Berkeley, California.
Gibbs, J. P., S. Droege, and P. Eagle. 1998. Computers in biology: monitoring populations of plants and animals.
Bioscience 48(11): 935-940.
Eagle, P. C., S. Droege, and J. Gibbs. 1998. Amphibian monitoring, variability, and sample size: lessons from the
literature. Presentation, 79th Annual Meeting of the Amer. Soc. of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, July 16-22, 1998, Guelph, Ontario.
Eagle, P. C., J. P. Gibbs, and S. Droege. 1998.
Power analysis of wildlife monitoring programs: exploring the trade-offs between survey design variables and sample
size requirements. Poster, Ecological Society of America 83rd Annual Meeting, August 2-6, 1998, Baltimore, Maryland.
Binckley, C. A., P. Eagle, L. Monti, B. Plesky, K. Werner, D. Bystrak, M. Quinlan, P. Congdon, G. Spears, N. Carlson, and S. Droege. 1998.
Effects of artificial cover objects on salamander counts.
Poster, Ecological Society of America 83rd Annual Meeting, August 2-6, 1998, Baltimore, Maryland.