Chalese Hafen

Job Title: GIS Technician 
Primary Affiliation: Department of Watershed Sciences
Secondary Affiliation: Ecogeomorphology & Topographic Analysis Lab


Utah State University
Watershed Sciences Department
5210 Old Main Hill, NR 210
Logan UT 84322-5210


Office:  ECC 102
Emial: chalese.hafen@gmail.com

Personal Website


Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2014 BS. Wildlife Science. Utah State University

Research

I am interested in how GIS and spatial analysis play a role in natural resource management, especially as it relates to important habitat for various species. 


Bio

Chalese Hafen, is a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technician for the ET-AL at Utah State University. She earned a degree in Wildlife Science from Utah State in 2014. As a student she worked as seasonal technician for one summer at Camp Williams, UT monitoring the effects of goat grazing to create fire breaks and military equipment on various habitat types, then for 3 summers for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) monitoring big game habitat throughout Utah. After she graduated she worked for the UDWR on the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program where she monitored brine shrimp, shore bird and water fowl populations. 



Projects

  • Valley Bottom Delineation
  • Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program - UDWR
  • Big Game Range Trend Project - UDWR
  • Monitoring the effects of goat grazing to create fire breaks and military equipment on various habitat types at Camp Williams, UT



Scholarly Contributions

Reports

  • Neill, J., J. Luft, R. Norvell, C. Hafen, and J. Gonzales. 2014 American white pelican census, Gunnison Island, Utah.  Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Salt Lake City.  Unpublished report.
  • Neill, J., J. Luft, R. Norvell, C. Hafen, and J. Gonzales. 2015 American white pelican census, Gunnison Island, Utah.  Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Salt Lake City.  Unpublished report.  


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