Staff Environmental Scientist

Gavin Heller



Direct: (805) 413-4072


Mr. Heller has more than 4 years of experience and currently serves as a Staff Environmental Scientist as Meridian Consultants LLC. His background in atmospheric science, GIS analysis, and air quality provides a multi-disciplinary approach for various projects. He has worked in a various agencies that include work at the South Coast Air Quality Management District, SoCal Gas/Sempra Energy, and the National Weather Service. Mr. Heller has prepared technical documents in air quality and climate science, meteorological analysis, researched low level tornado formation, and planning projects in the energy sector for sewer pipe installation.

At Meridian, Mr. Heller is responsible for planning, preparing, and monitoring environmental research, as well as completing impact analyses. He uses computational modeling for air quality to determine if a project would meet local, regional, and state rules and regulations. Most recently, he has spent his time working on regulatory compliance in dealing with environmental impacts from mixed-use projects.


Bachelor of Science, Meteorology and Minor in Mathematics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Master of Science, Applied Meteorology, Mississippi State University, Stakville, MS

GIS Certificate, Pennsylvania State University, World Campus, PA


Member, American Meteorological Society

Member, Spatial Law and Policy