Abigail Heublein is an Associate in RCG’s New York Office. She has experience in climate science, urban planning and land use regulations, and various geospatial and mapping technologies.
As a newer addition to RCG’s team, Ms Heublein brings her passion for renewable energy and her understanding of atmospheric dynamics and the complexities of climate systems. She also has knowledge of environmental regulations and land use, supported by her previous research. This expertise is complimented by her work with GIS and understanding of spatial analysis.
Ms Heublein contributed to research projects in her time at Miami University’s Geography Department, expanding her knowledge of GIS and quantitative analysis. Her past research includes brownfields, green rooftops, and other projects aimed at site selection and redevelopment opportunities. She also participated in a National Science Foundation REU, where she researched coastal land use and population changes to assess habitat suitability for the Horseshoe Crab and presented her work at the AGU Ocean Sciences Conference.
Trained in climate and society, urban planning, and sustainability, Ms Heublein has a diverse background to support her understanding of the renewable energy sector. She also obtained her GIS certification and was trained in tools to support her work.
- Coastal Land Use Assessment
- Quantified and mapped land use and population changes occurring in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Project resulted in a better understanding of coastal sustainability and ecosystem health for indicator species.
- Site Selection for Green Roofs in NYC
- Collaborated on a project to map existing green roof locations, quantitively assess their contribution to the Urban Heat Island effect, and propose new locations based on heat and socioeconomic vulnerability.
- Brownfield Assessment and Proposal
- Utilized remote sensing data to collect information on existing brownfield sites in the US and proposed methodology to understand their impact on surroundings through microclimate variables.