Faculty Research Assistants

Amanda Gladics, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 2013 – 2016, Seabird bycatch, burrow-nesting seabird monitoring methods, common murre diets, diel habitat use by seabirds off Oregon.

Karen Courtot (Fischer), Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 2008, North Pacific albatross satellite tracking and diet studies.

Graduate Certificate Students

Noah Dolinajec, Capstone Project- Graduate Certificate in Wildlife Management, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences, Oregon State University, Summer 2021, Birds with Fish: An Oregon coast community science initiative exploring the diets of coastal Oregon birds. Advisor: R. Orben

Sarah Guitart, Capstone Project- Graduate Certificate in Wildlife Management, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences, Oregon State University, Spring 2021, Seabird colony attendance literature review: Assessing research coverage based on taxonomy, breeding strategy, distribution, and conservation status. Advisor: R. Orben

Joseph Mooney, Capstone Project- Graduate Certificate in Wildlife Management, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences, Oregon State University, Winter 2022, Quantifying existing research to determine the driving factors behind seabird colony attendance. Advisor: R. Orben

Graduate Students

Jill Tengeres, M.S. Wildlife Science, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences, 2022. The Breeding Ecology and Foraging Niche of Aleutian Terns (Onychoprion aleuticus) in the Kodiak Archipelago, Alaska. Advisor: D. Lyons

Jane Dolliver, M.S. Wildlife Science, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 2019. Using Satellite Imagery to Count Nesting Albatross from SpaceAdvisor: R. Suryan

Stephanie Loredo, M.S. Wildlife Science, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 2018, Movement, Dive Behavior, and Habitat-use of Common Murres (Uria aalge) in the Northern California Current System Under Variable Ocean ConditionsAdvisor: R. Suryan

Jessica Porquez, M.S. Marine Resource Management, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 2016, Spatiotemporal drivers of seabird distribution at the Pacific Marine Energy Center off Newport, Oregon. Advisor: R. Suryan

Cheryl Horton, M.S. Wildlife Science, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 2014, Top-down influences of bald eagles on common murre populations in OregonAdvisor: R. Suryan

Amelia O'Connor, M.S. Marine Resource Management, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 2013, Distributions and Fishery associations of immature short-tailed albatrosses, Phoebastria albatrus, in the North PacificAdvisor: R. Suryan

Amanda Gladics, M.S. Marine Resource Management, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 2012, Marine predator diets in the northern California current and responses to changing foraging conditions. Advisor: R. Suryan

Karen Fischer, M.S., Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 2008, Marine habitat use of black-footed and Laysan albatrosses during the postbreeding season and their spatial and temporal overlap with commercial fisheriesAdvisor: R. Suryan