Thesis on observations in many coastal communities indicating aging of fishermen and a lack of young people entering the industry, causing a “graying effect” in commercial fishing fleets.


Thesis focused on identifying watersheds with the greatest potential for salmon and steelhead recovery and implementing the removal of multiple barriers within those watersheds.
A thesis focused on how natural disasters could result in unnecessary loss of life and disproportionate suffering to families and communities if evacuation plans are not in place or understood by the public.
A thesis on how sediments can track estuarine water quality through the use of geochemical and biological proxies.
Master's thesis investigating how Snowy Plover restoration could exacerbate coastal flooding.
A thesis investigating the population genetic structure of the Dungeness crab (Cancer magister).