Megan Sirbaugh

Lecturer, Atmospheric and Earth Science

Contact

320 Sparkman Drive
Cramer Research Hall
Room 3065
Huntsville, AL 35899
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256.961.7460
megan.sirbaugh@uah.edu

Biography

Megan Sirbaugh joined the Atmospheric and Earth Sciences faculty as lecturer in August 2019. Prior to arriving at UAH, she worked as a geospatial technician for a civil engineering company on the LIDAR-based North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Project. While working on her master's degree, Ms. Sirbaugh served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Introductory Geology Labs at UNC Charlotte. Her master's thesis focused on creating a spatiotemporal prediction model of dengue fever incidence in Colombia, South America based on environmental variables. Her academic and research interests involve using GIS to study interactions between humans, climate, and the environment. Megan also serves as an undergraduate academic advisor, and co-lead the development of the AES Ambassadors program.

Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • M.S. Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2017
  • B.S. Meteorology, Virginia Tech, 2015
  • B.A. Geography, Virginia Tech, 2015

Expertise

  • Medical Geography and Tropical Disease Epidemiology
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
  • Human-Climate-Environment Interactions