Field of Focus
  • Ecological Indicators
  • Modeling
Education
  • Ph.D. Coastal and Marine System Science, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.A.
  • M.S. Biology, California State University, Northridge, CA, U.S.A.
  • B.S. Biological Science, California State University, San Bernardino, CA, U.S.A.

Bridgette Froeschke is currently a Quantitative Environmental Scientist at Janicki Environmental.

She was an Associate in Research at the Florida Center for Community Design and Research in the School of Architecture and Community Design at the University of South Florida. Froeschke worked with USF faculty and students, local governments, non-profit agencies and community groups to implement projects that further the goals of the Water Atlas Program. Froeschke’s research attempts to understand the influence of water on the structure and function of ecosystems (and inhabitants) to inform effective strategies for sustainable water policies and ecosystem maintenance. Her research efforts investigate water quality directly from a microorganism perspective (efflux of nutrients and bacterial contamination) to refinement of water ecosystems.

Froeschke examines the interdisciplinary mixture of science, mathematics, and social policy to improve conservation and management of aquatic ecosystems including both the quantity and quality of water itself as a resource and habitat. Froeschke’s research employs a variety of approaches including field and laboratory experiments as well as quantitative modeling to examine habitat use patterns over broad spatial and temporal scales. Her research focuses on investigating the cascading effects of water quantity and quality on organisms and ecosystems focusing on estuarine fish as models. More specifically, her research focuses on using statistical modeling techniques to predict how environmental factors alone can influence the temporal and spatial patterns of organisms.