Research Experience

2016: Invertebrate surveys as part of the RMI Reimaanlok marine survey protocol in three RMI atolls

2015: Co-led CIEE collaborative project comparing coral reef benthic survey methods in Bonaire and Curacao

2014: Herbivore grazing videos and collection of tissue samples during night dives in Mexico

2013: Modified AGGRA belt transects surveying lionfish and large predators in Belize

2012: Modified AGGRA belt transects surveying lionfish and large predators in Belize and the Bahamas


Education

M.S. Marine Sciences 2013-14 UNC-CH Advisor: Dr. J. Bruno

B.S.  Biology2009-13 UNC-CH Highest Honors


Curriculum Vitae Overview

References

BS and MS Advisor

Dr. John Bruno jbruno [at] unc.edu


CIEE Supervisor

Dr. Patrick Lyons lyonspj [at] lavc.edu


CMI Supervisor

Ernest Canonigo ecanonigo [at] cmi.edu



Highlighted Skills

R Data Analysis and Statistics

PADI Dive Master (300+ dives) and AAUS Certified (120+ dives)

Coral Reef Survey Experience

Caribbean Reef Fish & Coral Identification

American Red Cross CPR, First Aid; DAN Emergency Oxygen

IYT Crew Member and Navigation Master

Underwater Photography and Video

Science Communication and Outreach Training

Program Development Experience