Thursday, August 17, 2017

2014 NMFS/SG Fellows

The fellows selected in 2014 are listed below.

Name: Christine Stawitz

Sea Grant Program: Washington Sea Grant

School: University of Washingtonk

Professor: Tim Essington

NMFS Mentor: Melissa Haltuch

Research: Evaluating the Importance of Growth Variation in Marine Fish Population Dynamics and Stock Assessment

Award Ends: 2017

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

 

Name: Lauren Yamane

Sea Grant Program: California Sea Grant

School: University of California, Davis

Professor: Lou Botsford

NMFS Mentor: Steve Lindley

Research: Quantifying the Roles of Environmental Variability and the Portfolio Effect in the Population Dynamics of the Sacramento River Fall Chinook Salmon Stock

Award Ends: 2016

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

Name: Allison Dedrick

Sea Grant Program: California Sea Grant

School: University of California, Davis

Professor: Lou Botsford

NMFS Mentor: Mandy Karnauskas

Research: Quantifying the Interactive Effects of Ocean Acidification, Temperature Change, and Fishing Behavior on Population Dynamics and Management Decisions

Award Ends: 2016

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

 

Name: Lisa McManus

Sea Grant Program: New Jersey Sea Grant

School: Princeton University

Professor: Simon Levin

NMFS Mentor: Rusty Brainard

Research: Assessing the Impacts of Connectivity on Coral Reef Metacommunity Dynamics in the Coral Triangle

Award Ends: 2017

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics


Name: Matthew Nuttall

Sea Grant Program: Florida Sea Grant

School: University of Miami

Professor: Elizabeth Babcock

NMFS Mentor: John Walter III

Research: Environmental and Ecological Influences on the Dynamics of Gulf Menhaden (Brevoortia patronus)

Award Ends: 2017

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

 

Name: Mark Stratton

Sea Grant Program: Virginia Sea Grant

School: Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Professor: Rob LaTour

NMFS Mentor: Rick Hart

Research: Ecosystem Drivers of US South Atlantic Coastal Fish Stock Assessment

Award Ends: 2017

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

 

Name: Katherine Kaplan

Sea Grant Program: New York Sea Grant

School: Cornell University

Professor: Patrick Sullivan

NMFS Mentor: Dvora Hart

Research: Evaluating Atlantic Sea Scallop Incidental Mortality and Habitat Effects from Bottom Fishing using the Habitat Mapping Camera System

Award Ends: 2017

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

 

Name: Laura Urbisci

Sea Grant Program: California Sea Grant

School: University of California, Santa Barbara

Professor: Hunter Lenihan

NMFS Mentor: Kevin Piner

Research: Developing a New Ecosystem-Based Management Approach: Using Ecosystem Models to Calculate a Better Estimate of Population Scale for Single-Species Models

Award Ends: 2017

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

Name: Peter Kuriyama

Sea Grant Program: Washington Sea Grant

School: University of Washington

Professor: Trevor Branch

NMFS Mentor: Alan Hicks, John Harms

Research: Integrating Hook and Line Survey Data and Ecological Observations to Improve Stock Assessments of Key Rockfish Species in Untrawable Habitats

Award Ends: 2017

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

 

Name: Benjamin Marcek

Sea Grant Program: Virginia Sea Grant

School: Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Professor: Mary Fabrizio

NMFS Mentor: Richard Brill, Joseph (Kevin) Craig

Research: Individual-Based, Dynamic-Landscape Models of Marine Fishes Incorporating Ecophysiological Constraints

Award Ends: 2017

Fellowship: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics

 

Name: Jeffrey Schrader

Sea Grant Program: California Sea Grant

School: University of California, San Diego

Professor: Joshua Graff Zivin

NMFS Mentor: Dale Squires

Research: Forecasts and Adaptations

Award Ends: 2016

Fellowship: Marine Resource Economics

 

Name: Jennifer Meredith

Sea Grant Program: Washington Sea Grant

School: University of Washington

Professor: Chris Anderson

NMFS Mentor: Amber Himes-Cornell

Research: Modeling the Migration Decisions of Fish Harvesters in Rural Alaska

Award Ends: 2016

Fellowship: Marine Resource Economics

 

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