Sarah Gergel, Professor, Landscape Ecology & Conservation

Landscape Ecology Lab, Forest and Conservation Sciences

Aeryn Ng, MSc Student


B.Sc. (Environmental sciences), University of Guelph, 2015 – 2019.

MSc (Forest and Conservation Sciences), The University of British Columbia, 2020 – Present.

Research Interests

My research interests broadly encompass forest ecology, agroecology, and the intersection of these topics with socioeconomic issues. I am most interested in interdisciplinary projects which examine the impacts of ecological health and landscape cover on wellbeing and local livelihoods.

Using remotely-sensed data and GIS, my current research focuses on forest-edge effects and crop productivity in Narok County, Kenya.


Ng, A., Gergel, S. E., Eskelson, B. N. I. (2021). Inequality and allergenic cover of urban greenspaces surrounding public elementary schools in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Ecosystems and People, 17(1), 178-190.

Bazrgar, A. B., Ng, A., Coleman, B., Ashiq, M. W., Gordon, A., & Thevathasan, N. (2020). Long-term monitoring of soil carbon sequestration in woody and herbaceous bioenergy crop production systems on marginal lands in southern Ontario, Canada. Sustainability (Switzerland)12(9).

Contact Info


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Forest and Conservation Sciences
Forest Sciences Centre
2424 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada

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