Hannah Potts in the field with a drone

Hannah Potts

M.S. in Geography She/her/hers


Hannah is originally from Henderson, Nevada and is passionate about the protection and understanding of public lands. Her research interests currently focus on the use of drones to describe the range of the Mojave Ground Squirrel.

Previously she been a member of the FOCAL Lab at the University of California, Davis, working to map various forest types with drones throughout California. She has also presented undergraduate research at the Society for Range Management conference, focusing on the development of allometric equations for 'Immigrant' Forage Kochia.

She is currently TA-ing GEOG 416/616 Spatial Analysis.

Research interests

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Conservation Biology
  • Spatial Ecology


  • B.S. in Geography, University of Nevada, Reno, 2023