Dr. Andersen is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Laboratory of Animal Communications at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Desiree’s research focuses on ecological modelling with respect to conservation, specifically on species distributions, habitat suitability and population models.
Desiree’s projects include work on a wide range of species such as Asiatic black bears, treefrogs, salamanders and toads. All of Desiree’s publications are listed here, and the ones with the lab below.
Desiree holds a Master’s of Environmental Studies degree from The Evergreen State College in Washington State, USA, where Desiree’s master’s thesis focused on human impacts on understory plant communities on Ulleung Island, Rep. of Korea.
Publications with the lab:
Andersen D., Borzée A. & Jang Y. (2021). Predicting global climatic suitability for the four most invasive anuran species using ecological niche factor analysis. Global Ecology and Conservation. 25:e01433. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2020.e01433
Messenger K., Dahn H., Andersen D., Shin Y., Yi Y., Bae Y. & Borzée A. (2020). Bufo stejnegeri (Korean Water Toad). Herpetological Review. 51(3):532
Othman S. N., Chen Y.-H., Chuang M.-F., Andersen D., Jang Y., Borzée A. (2020) Impact of the Mid-Pleistocene Revolution and anthropogenic factors on the dispersion of Asian black-spined toads (Duttaphrynus melanostictus). Animals. 10:1157. DOI: 10.3390/ani10071157
Borzée A., Andersen D., Groffen J., Kim Y. I., An J., Othman S., Ri K., Nam T. Y., Bae Y., Ren J-L., Li., J-T., Chuang M-F., Yi Y., Shin Y., Kwon T., Jang Y., & Min M-S. (2020). Yellow sea mediated segregation between North East Asian Dryophytes species. Plos One. 15(6):e0234299. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234299