People Affiliated with the Marine Conservation Policy and Education Research Area

Carol Blanchette
Associate Research Biologist, Marine Science Institute
My main areas of research are marine and community ecology, and my work has largely focused on nearshore marine ecosystems; rocky intertidal, kelp...
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Research Biologist - Marine Science Institute
My research is broadly focused on marine conservation and reef ecology.  I currently work in both coral reef and kelp forest ecosystems studying...
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Carolynn Culver
Aquatic Resources Specialist/Research Scientist, California Sea Grant & Marine Science Institute
As a Sea Grant Aquatic Resources Specialist and UC Research Scientist my program focuses on conducting research and sharing information that...
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Associate Research Biologist, Marine Science Institute
As a coastal marine ecologist with broad interests in community and population dynamics, I study basic questions concerning the influence of...
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John Engle
Associate Research Biologist, Marine Science Institute
My research interests focus on nearshore marine ecology, in particular how sea life assemblages are distributed and how they change through time in...
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Dean and Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management Professor, Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology
I am a marine ecologist who seeks solutions to a variety of conservation and management challenges by building better pipelines between innovations...
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Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management Research Biologist, Marine Science Institute Center Associate, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis Director, Center for Marine Assessment and Planning
Dr. Ben Halpern focuses his research at the interface between marine ecology and conservation biology.  His research has addressed a broad range of...
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Bruce Kendall
Professor, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Bruce Kendall is a quantitative ecologist whose research in population dynamics involves modeling and analysis of abundance (the number of...
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Armand Kuris
Professor of Zoology, Department of Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology Biology Faculty, College of Creative Studies
  1.    The overall goal of my research is to reveal the role of infectious diseases in ecosystems.  Our system for intensive investigation is the...
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Marine Ecologist, Western Ecological Research Center, US Geological Survey Principal Investigator, Marine Science Institute, UC Santa Barbara Adjunct Faculty, Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara
As a marine ecologist for the US Geological Survey, I support the research needs of the Department of Interior specifically and the federal...
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Hunter Lenihan
Professor of Applied Ecology Community, Fisheries, and Restoration Ecology Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Hunter Lenihan’s primary research interests lie in the fields of applied population and community ecology, especially in connection with human...
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Professor of Geography
I am a Professor of Geography at UCSB where I direct the Human-Environment Dynamics Lab. I received a PhD in Geography from the University of North...
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Douglas McCauley scuba diving
Assistant Professor Department Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology
Dr. McCauley began his career as a fisherman in the Port of Los Angeles, but migrated to marine science and now serves as an Assistant Professor in...
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Project Scientist, Marine Science Institute Senior Fellow, United Nations Environment Program - World Conservation Monitoring Center
From 2004 to 2011, the McClintock Lab lead the development of MarineMap (www.marinemap.org), a web-based application used by stakeholders in...
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Robert Miller
Assistant Research Biologist, Marine Science Institute
I am interested in benthic subtidal ecology, particularly community ecology and the role of primary producers in marine ecosystems. Off southern...
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California Sea Grant Specialist, Marine Science Institute
Myers is interested in conservation of coastal ecosystems. She has explored anthropogenic contaminants in coastal wetlands, remote sensing and...
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Gail Osherenko
Project Scientist, Marine Science Institute
Juris Doctor, University of California, Davis. She was a legislative assistant in the office of California State Senator and then Congressman Anthony...
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Kim Selkoe
Associate Research Biologist, Marine Science Institute
My primary research interests are split between three diverse topics 1) advancing scientific tools for ecosystem based management and marine spatial...
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Professor, Department of Geography
My research interests are in iInterdisciplinary oceanography investigating physical, biological, optical and biogeochemical couplings on micro to...
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Project Scientist, Marine Science Institute Director, Research Development, Office of Research
My research focuses on the environmental and social implications of economic restructuring in developing countries; social science and human...
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Robert Warner
Professor of Marine Biology Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology
  My research interests are in three areas: Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology: I am interested in the evolution of mating systems and life...
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