Diana Popp

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Diana Popp

Research Analyst 3

Graduate & Research Center 214
650 SW Columbia Street
Bend, OR 97702
United States


Diana has a background in wildlife field studies, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), art and photography. After earning a bachelor of science, Diana participated in a variety of wildlife research projects, including Oregon silverspot butterfly monitoring on Cascade Head, cavity-nesting bird surveys in Central Oregon, and wintering eagle distribution and bald eagle nest site observation studies with Oregon Eagle Foundation. Upon completion of a post-bac certificate of GIS, she participated in Matt Shinderman’s initial study documenting American pikas (Ochotona princeps) at low-elevation lava flows in Newberry National Volcanic Monument. At the HERS Lab, Diana serves as project manager, pika survey crew lead and GIS mapping specialist. Her research interests include using observational studies, photography and GIS analysis to document pika behavior and distribution in lava flow environments.