Sarah Gergel, Associate Professor, Landscape Ecology & Conservation

Landscape Ecology Lab, Forest and Conservation Sciences

Joanna Pranga


  • MSc European Forestry, University of Eastern Finland (Aug 2017 – Present)
  • Postgraduate studies: GIS Analyst, University of Gdańsk (Oct 2016 – Aug 2017)
  • MSc in Biology, specialization: plant ecology and nature conservation, University of Gdańsk (Oct 2011 – Jun 2013)
  • BSc in Biology, specialization: environmental biology, University of Gdańsk (Oct 2008 – Jun 2011)

Research Interests

Recently, I joined a project examining ‘Landscape Diversity as a Driver of Dietary Diversity’ as a Visiting International Research Student. I am focusing on high spatial resolution satellite imagery and land cover classification of a site located in the south of Burkina Faso.


  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree scholarship, European Union (Aug 2017 – Present)
  • Master thesis scholarship, Regional Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Gdańsk (Sep 2012 – Jun 2013)
  • Rector scholarships for good performance, University of Gdańsk (2009, 2010, 2012)

Contact Info


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Faculty of Forestry
Forest Sciences Centre
2424 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada

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

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