Scott Bassett

( University of Nevada, Reno )


(775) 784-1434
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Reno
  • Departments: Geography
  • Research Fields: Environmental Planning, Urban Growth Modeling, Alternative Futures, Spatial Modeling, Ecology, Wildlife Habitat Relationships,, GIS, Integrative Modeling, Decision Support Systems
  • Disciplines: Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology, Geographic Information Science and Cartography, Geography, Social Sciences
  • Location:Washoe County
  • Funding:NSF - National Science Foundation


Dr. Bassett is a conservation biologist and geographic information systems specialist with over 15 years experience in using computers to address environmental planning issues. He has extensive experience in spatial modeling, habitat modeling, landscape ecology, military installation encroachment issues, urban/natural environment boundary and in conservation reserve assessment and planning.