Eric Jaeschke

Eric Jaeschke

Senior Forester / GIS Specialist

Eric Jaeschke Senior Forester and GIS Specialist

Eric Jaeschke serves as Senior Forester and GIS Specialist for Aster Global Environmental Solutions. He is a Lead Verifier and audit team member providing technical review support for forest carbon offset projects under a variety of rule sets including Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and CA Air Resources Board (ARB). He handles project management for VCS and ARB project audits, forest project methodological review and serves as the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist for the Company.


As a Lead Verifier Mr. Jaeschke supervises implementation of project audits including; site visits, issuance of formal corrective action requests, report submission, and steps leading to successful audit completion. GIS Specialist responsibilities include image processing and interpretation, photogrammetry, digital cartography, geospatial data quality control, feature analysis checks, and analytics.
He has 8 years of experience in the field of forestry, GIS, remote sensing, and related matters. Mr. Jaeschke’s specialties include forest inventory planning, forest management planning, land cover mapping, GIS analysis, and statistical data analysis of natural resources.

 

Mr. Jaeschke began his professional career working for the USDA Forest Service on projects ranging from regional timber management to bark beetle impact studies. Land cover mapping and field validation have been an integral part of his work in a variety of settings. He has also spent time on forest hydrology topics, including MSc research on the active contributing area and hydrologic behavior of a managed forest wetland in North Carolina. Mr. Jaeschke has been auditing forest carbon offset projects since Fall 2013.

 

Mr. Jaeschke is a California Air Resources Board Lead Verifier, a professional member and Certified Forester with the Society of American Foresters (SAF), a California Registered Professional Forester, and a West Virginia Registered Forester.

Eric's Resume

Education Level:

Master of Science - Forestry
North Carolina State University

Master of Science - Forestry
University of Helsinki, Finland

Bachelor of Science - Forest Resource Management
West Virginia University

Years of Experience:

8

Professional Affiliations:

  • Society of American Foresters

Certifications:

  • Society of American Foresters
    • Certified Forester No. 160482
  • California Registered Professional Forester No. 3027
  • Mississippi Registered Forester No. 02661
  • West Virginia Registered Forester No. 781
  • California Air Resources Board Lead Verifier H2-18-221
    • U.S. Forest Project Specialist

GHG Validation and Verification Experience

Ms. McMahon has been conducting third-party validations and verification since 2007 and the company has been accredited by ANSI under the ISO standards previously identified since March 2010. Ms. McMahon has been the Lead Verifier on over 50 organizational-level GHG inventory verifications (BC and TCR) and has provided technical review or QA/QC on 100+ AFOLU offset projects and methodology assessments for VCS, CCB, CAR, ACR, ARB and NFS.

Specific Project Experience

American Carbon Registry ( ACR )
TraineeGreen Trees ACRE (Advanced Carbon Restored Ecosystem) - 2012.2 and 2012.3 Annual Verification - ACR-AR - Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana2014
TraineeGreen Trees ACRE (Advanced Carbon Restored Ecosystem) - 2013 Annual Verification - ACR-AR and 2015.1 Initial - Mississippi Valley - desktop only2015
Team MemberTierra Resources – ACR Pre-Validation (Luling Oxidation Pond Wetland Assimilation Carbon Project) - Louisiana-desktop only2015
Team MemberBlandin Native American Hardwoods Conservation & Carbon Sequestration Project - Minnesota2015
Team MemberBear Creek Watershed Forest Carbon Project - Oregon2016
Team MemberGreen Trees ACRE (Advanced Carbon Restored Ecosystem) - 2015.2 Initial and Annual Verification (2014-2015 Vintages) - Mississippi Valley - desktop only2017
Team MemberEmission Reductions in California Rice Management - California2017
Team memberRestoration of Coastal Wetland Forest in Louisiana - ACR Validation - Louisiana2017
Team MemberWabassus IFM Project - ACR Validation/Verification - Maine2019
California Air Resources Board (ARB)
Team MemberBig River/Salmon Creek - CAR 408 - Verification - annual - IFM - California - desktop only2014
Team MemberBishop Improved Forest Management Project - ARB Full Verification - IFM - Michigan2014
TraineeGreen Assets-Brookgreen Gardens Improved Forest Management Project - ARB Full Verification - IFM - South Carolina2014
Team MemberFinite Carbon - The Forestland Group CT Lakes - ARB Full Verification - IFM - New Hampshire2014
TraineeMcCloud River - ARB EA Review - IFM - California - desktop only2014
Team MemberWillits Woods - ARB EA Review for 2013 - IFM - California - desktop only2014
Team MemberGualala River - ARB Desktop Review 2014 - IFM - California - desktop only2015
Team MemberGarcia River Forest - ARB EA (1/1/2013-12/31/2013) - IFM - California - desktop only2015
TraineeYurok Tribe Sustainable Forest Project - 2011 Vintages - ARB EA Review - California - desktop only2015
Team MemberYurok Tribe Sustainable Forest Project - 2012 and 2013 Vintages - ARB EA Review - California - desktop only2015
TraineeVirginia Highlands I - ARB Full Verification - IFM - New Hampshire2015
Team MemberGoodman Forest LLC Improved Forest Management Project - ARB Full Verification - IFM - Wisconsin2015
Team MemberWillits Woods - ARB EA Review for 2014 - IFM - California - desktop only2015
Team MemberBuckeye Forest Project - ARB Full Verification - IFM - California2015
Team MemberRips Redwoods - ARB Early Action Review 2013 - IFM - California2015
Team MemberBlue Source - Bishop Improved Forest Management Project - ARB Annual- IFM - Michigan - desktop only2015
Team MemberGarcia River Forest - ARB EA (1/1/2008-12/31/2009) - IFM - California - desktop only2016
Team MemberBlue Source - Alligator River Avoided Conversion, ARB Early Action - AC - North Carolina - desktop only2016
Team MemberThe Van Eck Forest - ARB Early Action - IFM - California - desktop only2016
Team MemberMcCloud River - ARB EA Review - IFM - California-desktop only2016
Team MemberBuckeye Forest Project - ARB Verification - IFM - California2016
Team MemberRips Redwoods - ARB Early Action Review 2014 - IFM - California2016
Team MemberAshford III - ARB Verification - IFM - Washington2016
Team MemberHowland Research Forest - Maine-desktop only2016
Team MemberAlder Stream Preserve - Maine-desktop only2016
Team MemberUsal Redwood Forest - California2016
Team MemberFinite Carbon - Lyme Grand Lake Stream IFM - Maine2016
Team MemberBuckeye Forest Project - IFM Less-Intensive - California2017
Team MemberWyoming Improved Forest Management Project-ARB full verification - West Virginia2017
Team MemberBig River/Salmon Creek Forests (ARB ID# CAFR5106; OPR ID# CAR1100) - California2017
Team MemberGarcia River Forest - ARB Verification - California2017
Team memberGarcia River Forest Project - ARB Annual Verification - California2017
Team memberGuala River Forest - ARB Verification (CAR1099, CAFR5137) - California2017
Team MemberGreen Assets - Lukens Avoided Conversion Projects - AC - North Carolina2017
Team MemberGreen Assets -Lukens Avoided Conversion Project - Annual review - North Carolina2017
Team MemberGreen Assets - Milbury Avoided Conversion - ARB Verification - South Carolina2017
Team MemberCamp Shelby Forest Carbon Project - Mississippi2017
Team memberWestern Rivers Forestry - Blue Creek Project - ARB Verification (RP2) - IFM - California2017
Team memberGualala River Forest Project - ARB Verification -RP2 - California2018
Team memberGreen Assets - Milbury Avoided Conversion Project - ARB Verification (RP3) - South Carolina2018
Team MemberBlue Source Wisconsin Northern Highland IFM Project - ARB Verification - Wisconsin2018
Team MemberBlue Source Wolf River Improved Forest Management Project - ARB Verification - Wisconsin2018
Lead VerifierBlue Creek - ARB Annual Verification - California2018
Team MemberGarcia Forest Project- ARB Annual Verification - California2019
Team MemberGualala Forest Project - ARB Annual Verifiation - California2019
Team MemberBlue Source-Marmet Improved Forest Management Project - ARB Verification - West Virginia2019
Team MemberNorthwoods IFM Project - ARB Verfication - Wisconsin2019
Team MemberYurok Tribe Sustainable Forest Project - 2011 Vintages - ARB EA Review - California - desktop only
Team MemberThe vanEck Forest - Reserve Verification/ ARB EA - IFM - California2014
Climate Action Reserve / California Air Resources Board
Team MemberThe vanEck Forest - Reserve Verification/ ARB EA - IFM - California2014
British Columbia (BC)
Team MemberQuadra Island Forestland Conservation – BC Conservation/Avoided Deforestation and Improved Forest Management Project Validation - British Columbia2015
CDP
Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX)
Climate Action Reserve (Reserve)
TraineeVirginia Conservation Forestry Program - Clifton Farms - CAR Annual Verification (2012 and 2013) - IFM - Virginia - desktop only2014
Team MemberVirginia Conservation Forestry Program - Rich Mountain - CAR Annual Verifications - IFM - Virginia - desktop only2014
Team MemberVirginia Conservation Forestry Program: Tazewell-Elk Garden - CAR Annual Verification- IFM - Virginia - desktop only2015
Team MemberVirginia Conservation Forestry Program - Clifton Farms - CAR Annual Verification - IFM - Virginia - desktop only2015
Team MemberGarcia River Forest - Reserve Verification -annual- IFM - California2015
Team MemberBig River/Salmon Creek Forests - Reserve Verification - annual - IFM - California2015
Team memberBlue Source - Alligator River Avoided Conversion Project (CAR497) - North Carolina2017
Team memberBlue Source - Alligator River Avoided Conversion Project (CAR497) - annual - North Carolina2018
Team MemberThe vanEck Forest - Reserve Verification/ ARB EA - IFM - California2014
Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standard
TraineeRimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Project - CCB Verification - REDD - Indonesia2014
Team MemberKariba REDD+ Project - CCB Verification - REDD+ - Zimbabwe2014
Team MemberThe International Small Group & Tree Planting Program (TIST) in Uganda, CCB-001 - CCB Verification - ARR - Uganda2014
Team MemberThe International Small Group & Tree Planting Program (TIST) in Kenya, CCB-003 - CCB Verification - ARR - Kenya20114
ISO
TraineeAlgoma Highlands Conservancy IFM Project - ISO14064-2 Validation/Verification - Ontario2014
ISO / Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standard
TraineeOntario Biodiversity Afforestation Project - ISO Validation and Verification/CCB Pre-Validation - OBAP-AR - Canada2014
Natural Forest Standard (NFS)
Team MemberTrocano Araretama Conservation Project - Natural Forest Standard Annual Verification - AD - Brazil - desktop only2014
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)
TraineeRIL-C IFM Methodology (Reduced Impact Logging Practices to Reduce Carbon Emissions) and RIL-C East Kalimantan Performance Method Module - VCS 1st Methodology Validation - Desktop Only2014
TraineeBethlehem Authority Improved Forest Management Project - VCS Verification - IFM - Pennsylvania2014
TraineeAbote Project - VCS Pre-Validation-ARR - Wisconsin - desktop only2014
Team MemberProtocol for the Creation of Forest Carbon Offsets in British Columbia (FCOP) - VCS Methodology Validation - Desktop Only2015
Team MemberBethlehem Authority Improved Forest Management Project - VCS Verification - IFM - Pennsylvania-desktop only2015
Team MemberBethlehem Authority Improved Forest Management Project - VCS Annual Verification - IFM - Pennsylvania - desktop only2016
Team MemberRevision of Methodology VM0010-Methodology for Improved Forest Management: Conversion from Logged to Protected Forest, V1.7 - First Assessment - n/a - desktop only2016
Team MemberLock Haven Improved Forest Management Project - Pennsylvania2016
Team memberYacumama Forest Carbon Project - Peruvian Amazon Basin2017
Lead VerifierBethlehem Authority Improved Forest Management Project - VCS Annual Verification - IFM - Pennsylvania - desktop only2017
Team MemberRevision and Extension to VM007: REDD+ Methodology Framework - n/a2017
Team MemberKatingan Peatland Restoration and Conservation - VCS Verification - Indonesia2017
Lead VerifierBethlehem Authority IFM Project - 6th Verification - Pennsylvania2018
Lead VerifierLock Haven IFP Management Project - 3rd Verification - Pennsylvania2018
Lead VerifierKatingan Peatland Restoration and Conservation - VCS (3rd)/CCB (2nd) Verification - Indonesia2018
Lead VerifierAfognak Forest Carbon Project - VCS Verification (3rd & 4th monitoring periods) - Alaska2019
Team MemberMethodology for Avoided Ecosystem Conversion VM0009, v3.0 (revision) - VCS Methodology 1st Validation - Desktop Only
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standard
TraineeRimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Project - VCS Verification - REDD - Indonesia2013
Team Member/TraineeLaguna Seca Forest Carbon Project - Belize2013
TraineePurus Project – A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Verification - REDD - Brazil2014
Team MemberPurus Project – A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Verification (2nd monitoring) - REDD - Brazil2014
TraineeRussas Project – A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Validation - REDD - Brazil2014
Team MemberRussas Project – A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Verification - 1st monitoring - REDD - Brazil2014
Team MemberValparaiso Project - A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Verification - REDD - Brazil2014
Team MemberPurus Project – A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Verification (3rd monitoring) - REDD - Brazil2015
Team MemberThe Envira Amazonia Project – A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Validation - REDD - Brazil2015
Team MemberAlto Mayo Conservation Initiative - VCS/CCB Verification - Peru2015
Team MemberRimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Project Verification Report - Indonesia2015
Team MemberPurus Project – A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Verification (4th monitoring) - REDD - Brazil2016
Team MemberThe Envira Amazonia Project – A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Validation - REDD - Brazil2016
Team memberPurus Project – A Tropical Forest Conservation Project in Acre, Brazil - VCS/CCB Verification (5th monitoring) - REDD - Brazil2017
Team MemberThe Purus Project- VCS/CCB Verification - Brazil2018
Team memberRimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve project - VCS/CCB Verification - Indonesia2018
Team MemberReduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary - VCS/CCB Verification - Cambodia2018
Team MemberThe Russas Project - VCS/CCB Verification - Brazil2019
Team MemberThe Valparaiso Project - VCS/CCB Verification - Brazil2019
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