Faculty Biography

Florencia Sangermano

Florencia Sangermano, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geography
Research Assistant Professor, Clark Labs

Graduate School of Geography
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Office: Room 212, Jefferson Academic Center
Email: fsangermano@clarku.edu


Florencia is a Geographer who specializes in Conservation Biology, GIS, Remote Sensing and Landscape Ecology. Her research interests lie in the application of geospatial analysis and satellite remote sensing to evaluate changes in the earth system, and to assess their effect on ecosystems and biodiversity. She earned a B.Sc./M.Sc. equivalent (Licenciatura) in Biology from Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina, where she worked in the field of Geoecology; and an M.A. and Ph.D in Geography from Clark University. Recent research has focused on the impact of land cover change on biodiversity in the Bolivian Amazon as well as the analysis of biodiversity offsets in Panama and the Dominican Republic.

Courses Offered

GEOG 190, IDCE 310: Introduction to GIS
GEOG 293/383.01, GEOG 383.02: Introduction to Remote Sensing
GEOG 330:  Introduction to Species Distribution Modeling
GEOG 336: Wildlife Conservation GIS Seminar

Recent Publications

Sangermano, F. (2022). Acoustic diversity of forested landscapes: Relationships to habitat structure and anthropogenic pressure. Landscape and Urban Planning, 226 doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2022.104508

Guz, J., Sangermano, F., & Kulakowski, D. (2022). The influence of burn severity on post-fire spectral recovery of three fires in the southern rocky mountains. Remote Sensing, 14(6) doi:10.3390/rs14061363

Himmelberger, A., Frey, K. E., & Sangermano, F. (2022). Applying landscape fragmentation analysis to icescape environments: Potential impacts for the pacific walrus (odobenus rosmarus divergens). Polar Research, 41 doi:10.33265/polar.v41.5169