_ West Ecosystems Analysis, Inc. (WEA) specializes in providing rapid and highly efficient wildlife inventory, research, and ecological consulting services to national and international clients. Our principal expertise is obtaining and providing accurate and scientifically defensible data and information on species and ecosystems of concern that support objective environmental assessment of proposed projects, facilitate regulatory compliance, and promote common ground solutions to effective natural resource management.
WEA builds dedicated teams of highly qualified biologists and project managers that are carefully matched to project needs and who can successfully complete their designated tasks efficiently and in a cost-effective manner. Team members are selected locally and from across the country for their expertise and demonstrated experience in conducting studies needed for each project.
Dr. Ed West, WEA’s founder and President, has developed, led, and managed many complex interdisciplinary projects in wildlife ecology, natural resource management and conservation.
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Representative projects include:
_Dr. Ed West’s areas of expertise include
project design and management, ecology
and management of rare, threatened
and endangered species, single and
multi-species conservation planning,
and quantitative analysis.
His technical specialties include
ecological modeling, species adaptive
capacity analysis, mitigation planning,
bioacoustic surveys and monitoring,
noise impact analysis, and animal behavior.
Dr. West is widely published
and has presented numerous papers
on his work at national
and international conferences.