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 Students

Jessica Porquez, M.S. Marine Resource Management, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 2013 - 2016, Spatiotemporal drivers of seabird distribution at the Pacific Marine Energy Center off Newport, Oregon.  

Cheryl Horton, M.S. Wildlife Science, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 2011 – 2014, Top-down influences of bald eagles on common murre populations in Oregon.

Amelia O'Connor, M.S. Marine Resource Management, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 2011 – 2013, Distributions and Fishery associations of immature short-tailed albatrosses, Phoebastria albatrus, in the North Pacific.

Amanda Gladics, M.S. Marine Resource Management, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, 2009 – 2012, Marine predator diets in the northern California current and responses to changing foraging conditions.

Karen Fischer, M.S., Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 2005 - 2008, Marine habitat use of black-footed and Laysan albatrosses during the postbreeding season and their spatial and temporal overlap with commercial fisheries.

 

Field Technicians & Interns

2017 Isabel Justiniano, Environment for the Americas, Oregon State University and Bureau of Land Management. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres and cormorants at Yaquina Head, Oregon and Community Education

2016 Denisse Silva, Environment for the Americas, Oregon State University and Bureau of Land Management. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres  and cormorants at Yaquina Head, Oregon and Community Education

2015 Oscar Garzon. Environment for the Americas, Oregon State University, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Yaquina Head, Oregon and Community Education

2015 Carlos Lerma, Environment for the Americas, Oregon State University, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Yaquina Head, Oregon and Community Education

2014 Lucila Fernandez, Environment for the Americas, Oregon State University, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Yaquina Head, Oregon and Community Education

2014 Alessandra Jimenez, National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Undergraduate program. Project: Spatial and temporal variation in the diet of the Common Murre (Uria aalge) in the California Current System.

2014-2015 Ian Throckmorten. Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University. Projects: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Yaquina Head, Oregon. Low-impact monitoring methods of burrow nesting seabirds. At-sea habitat use by seabirds off Central Oregon. 

2013 Stephanie Loredo, Environment for the Americas, Oregon State University, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Yaquina Head, Oregon and Community Education

2012 Cherry Alexander, Oregon State University. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Coquille Point, Oregon

2012 Emma Nelson, National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Undergraduate program. Project: The hunger games: provisioning rates and implications for common murre (Uria aalge) chicks.

2012 Sheena Wheeler, Oregon State University. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Cape Meares, Oregon

2011 Laura Filliger, National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Undergraduate program. Project: Interannual variation and seasonal changes in black rockfish (Sebastes melanops) diets?

2011 Alexandra Gulick, Oregon State University. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Yaquina Head, Oregon

2010 Cheryl Horton, Oregon State University. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Yaquina Head, Oregon

2010 Adrian Lohr, Oregon State University. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Yaquina Head, Oregon

2010 Leah Segui, National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Undergraduate program. Project: Species composition and energy density of black rockfish Sebastes melanops diets off Newport, Oregon.

2009 Amanda Stewart, National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Undergraduate program. Project: Factors affecting intra-colony variation in reproduction of common murres, Uria aalge.

2008 Hannah Waters, National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Undergraduate program. Project:Common murre diets and effects of ocean conditions on breeding success.

2007 Amanda Gladics: Department of Natural Resources, Oregon State University. Project: Reproduction and diets of Common murres at Yaquina Head, Oregon.

2007 Kirsten Heesacker: Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University. Project: Outreach display for Oregon Sea Grant visitor center.