Brian Gottschalk is an experienced environmental scientist who specializes in fluvial geomorphology, aquatic biology, riparian ecology, physical geography, river/stream restoration, construction, project management, and environmental policy. While completing his graduate work at UTSA, Mr. Gottschalk was a contributing member of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health Department’s (SAMHD) Community Environmental Health Assessment (CEHA) team, a community-based forum tasked with researching and addressing urban environmental issues in San Antonio, Texas. His areas of expertise include field biology, wetlands and waters of the U.S., stream and riparian corridor restoration, endangered species and plant surveys, and preparation of NEPA-based Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments. He has been a guest lecturer on fluvial processes for both undergraduate and graduate classes at Texas State University-San Marcos.
Mr. Gottschalk has completed over forty (40) JD/delineation projects and prepared fifteen (15) Section 404 permit application packages for projects in the Austin-San Antonio region. Mr. Gottschalk’s background in fluvial geomorphology has allowed him to serve as the lead stream designer for AEI for many surface water projects in Texas, Louisiana, and Ohio. He has served as the Project Manager on the Adams Environmental Team for the City of San Antonio’s On-Call NEPA Contract for multiple contract cycles (2010-present) and the AEI Team for a variety of other contracts as a prime and subconsultant. Mr. Gottschalk has extensive project management experience in many other projects for AEI for various clients around the Central Texas Region and is ready to continue serving in this capacity for all of AEI’s future endeavors.
B.S. Bioenvironmental Sciences, Texas A&M University, 1998
M.S. Environmental Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1999
Ph.D. Coursework Completed (ABD) , Environmental Geography (Fluvial Geomorphology), Texas State University-San Marcos
16 years of Environmental Project Management Experience