SoMAS faculty offer a wide range of expertise in Marine Conservation and Policy. Click on individual faculty members below to learn about their interests and ongoing research in their labs.
Environmental economics, ecosystem services and resilience of coastal ecosystems, economics of restoration, natural capital accounting
Marine benthic ecology, animal-sediment interactions
Development and application of statistics
Fish ecology, climate variability, global environmental change, ecosystem-based management
connections between science and society, with a focus on marine spatial planning, ecosystem-based management, waste management, conservation planning, and ecosystem services.
Professor / Executive Director, IOCS
Ocean conservation, fisheries management, ecosystem-based approaches, endangered fishes, sharks, sturgeon
Marine vertebrates, fisheries policy, and raising awareness of ocean change
Associate Dean, SoMAS / Director, WRMI
Coastal Oceanography, marine pollution, marine policy, recycling and reuse of waste materials, waste management
Bio-physical and trophic interactions in marine ecology; application of spatial analysis and landscape ecology techniques to marine conservation
Acoustical oceanography, Zooplankton behavior and ecology