Erin Glen is a GIS Analyst with Global Forest Watch (GFW) where she provides research, analysis and technical support for various GFW projects, including the Living Report and the Global Forest Review. Erin also performs analysis related mapping of drivers of deforestation and synthesizes data related to carbon fluxes in forest and non-forest ecosystems.

Prior to joining WRI, Erin worked in the Forests Practice of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) developing monitoring frameworks and indicators for demonstrating the ecological impacts of forest conservation activities and managing geospatial analysis and communications for those projects. Before joining WWF, Erin worked for City of Aspen Engineering Department, where she co-led a regional collaborative of stakeholders investigating terrestrial carbon sequestration and natural climate solutions using spatial analysis.

Erin holds a B.A. in Environmental Science and International Studies as well as an MS in Geographic Information Science from the University of Denver. Her undergraduate research in Environmental Science focused on regional paleoenvironmental reconstruction using sediment cores from Grand Mesa, Colorado. As a graduate student, Erin researched terrestrial carbon stewardship across the Roaring Fork Watershed to support land management and policy decisions.

Erin is an avid mountain biker, skier and traveler. She works remotely from her home in Aspen, Colorado.