Ryan is an archaeologist and GIS specialist with seven years of professional experience in cultural resource management throughout California and across the western United States. He has been professionally trained in Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and applicable federal, state, and local statues and regulations. He received his B.S. in Anthropology from Utah State University in 2015 with an emphasis in cultural resource management and archaeology, and is currently earning his M.S. in GIS from the University of Southern California.
He has a diverse range of expertise including Geographic Information Science applications for archaeological research and curation of archaeological collections for state museums. Mr. Gerstner has experience acting as the lead field archaeologist, directing staff on monitoring and survey tasks. His fieldwork experience includes private, municipal, county, state, and federal survey, excavation, and monitoring projects. Mr. Gerstner is versed in the preparation of Archaeological Phase I reports and cultural resources sections of Environmental Impact Reports/Statements in compliance with CEQA and NEPA/Section 106 for projects throughout the Greater Los Angeles area, Central Valley, Sierra Nevada, and coastal California.
Ryan is based out of our Pasadena office and can be reached at RyanGerstner@enviro-intel.com.