Tyler McIntosh is an interdisciplinary researcher and project manager at Earth Lab, where he supports and manages a diverse set of projects related to macrosystems ecology and disturbance ecology, including analyses of forest structure and carbon storage in Western U.S. forests. He manages field campaigns and collaborates on data analyses and research involving varied datasets.


Tyler is passionate about spatial questions relating to human-environmental systems, as well as environmental education and communication. He holds degrees from Stanford University in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science (BS) and Land Systems Science (MS). During his time at Stanford, Tyler’s research focused on ranching dynamics in the Paraguayan Chaco and the impact of landscape and livelihoods on zoonotic disease transmission in Uganda. Prior to joining Earth Lab, he worked at an assortment of conservation and environmental education nonprofits.

In his free time, Tyler loves exploring the mountains by bike, ski, and foot, in addition to spending time reading and writing. He is a published poet and has recently been dabbling in the art of woodworking. You can find Tyler online via LinkedIn or, occasionally, on Twitter.