2021

Researcher Erin Peck stands in a marshy field holding a long coring tube.
Erin Peck's research quantified and compared morphological changes over nearly 300 years in Oregon salt marshes, providing insights into the tectonic, hydroclimatic, and anthropogenic processes shaping this important intertidal zone.

2020

Fishing net full of groundfish empties onto a boat.
This thesis analyzed changes in spatiotemporal dynamics of Oregon's nearshore non-whiting groundfish trawl fishery and assessed gaps in each data source over the past four decades.
Photo of bridge in Coos Bay, Oregon.
This thesis looks at how work in the seafood processing industry in Coos County, Oregon creates a sense of place.
Students deploy equipment
This thesis looks at promising practices in data literacy education and research shipboard outreach that are also culturally responsive.
This research applies fisheries' connectivity network analysis to characterize the harvest portfolios and timing of landings of dozens of small-scale fisheries in the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico.

2019

This dissertation investigates the role of marine subsidies to dune ecosystem functions from local to meta-ecosystem scales along the U.S. Pacific Northwest coast.

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