Farallon Institute Symposium 2012.  Standing (left to right): Rob Suryan, Zack Powell, Adele Paquin, Jason Hassrick, Alec MacCall, Nate Mantua, Marisol García-Reyes, John Field, Julie Thayer, Anna Weinstein, John Piatt, Andy Thomas, Dawn Breese, Larry Campbell, Sarah Ann Thompson, Jeff Dorman, Marcel Losekoot, Jarrod Santora. Kneeling (left to right):  Kyra Mills, Brian Wells, Steven Bograd, John Largier, Bill Sydeman      

Farallon Institute Symposium 2012.  Standing (left to right): Rob Suryan, Zack Powell, Adele Paquin, Jason Hassrick, Alec MacCall, Nate Mantua, Marisol García-Reyes, John Field, Julie Thayer, Anna Weinstein, John Piatt, Andy Thomas, Dawn Breese, Larry Campbell, Sarah Ann Thompson, Jeff Dorman, Marcel Losekoot, Jarrod Santora. Kneeling (left to right):  Kyra Mills, Brian Wells, Steven Bograd, John Largier, Bill Sydeman

 

 

 

Sonia D. Batten, Ph.D.

Sonia is the coordinator of the North Pacific Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey for the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS).

 

Bryan Black, Ph.D.

Bryan is an Assistant Professor at Austin Marine Science Institute (University of Texas) in Port Aransas, TX.  Bryan is expert in using growth chronologies of trees, bivalves, and rockfish in climate variability studies.

 

Steven Bograd, Ph.D.

Steven is an oceanographer in the Environmental Research Division of NOAA’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center.  His diverse research interests include climate variability in eastern boundary current systems.

 

Peter Davison, Ph.D.

Pete is a biological oceanographer and acoustician working at Scripps Institution of Oceanography as a National Research Council Research Assistant.  Pete studies marine fish ecology in the California Current System, with a focus on mesopelagic fishes.

 

Chelle Gentemann, Ph.D.

Chelle is a physical oceanographer who specializes in upper ocean dynamics, air-sea interactions, and passive microwave remote sensing.  Chelle works for Earth and Space Research in Seattle, WA, but often occupies a desk in the FI office.

 

Jason Hassrick, Ph.D.

Jason, a former FI researcher, is an aquatic ecologist with ICF International in San Rafael, CA.

 

Grant Humphries, Ph.D.

Grant, a seabird ecologist and former FI post-doctoral researcher, is currently a post-doctoral associate at Stony Brook University.  His current work is on website development for data and model access.

 

ALEC MACCALL, PH.D.

Alec is a member of the Farallon Institute Board of Directors and collaborator on recent FI research concerning anchovy.  He is a quantitative fisheries biologist from Seattle, Washington, and recently retired from a successful career with NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service.

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Nathan Mantua, Ph.D.

Nate, a member of the FI Board of Directors, is the leader for the Landscape Ecology Team at NOAA’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center, and has expertise about decadal-scale climate variability and ecosystem regime shifts.

 

Kyra L. Mills, M.Sc.

Kyra is the Field Operations Manager for the Oiled Wildlife Care Network at UC Davis, and her expertise is in seabird ecology.

 

John Piatt, Ph.D.

John is a seabird ecologist for the USGS Alaska Science Center.  His recent studies have focused on relationships between the environment, forage fish, and seabirds in the Gulf of Alaska and Aleutian Islands.

 

Ryan Rykaczewski, Ph.D.

Ryan is an assistant professor for the University of South Carolina.  He is an oceanographer with current interests in large-scale, coupled, physical-biological processes.

 

Jarrod A. Santora, Ph.D.

Jarrod is a researcher for the Center for Stock Assessment Research (CSTAR) at the University of California Santa Cruz and studies comparative ecosystem oceanography.

 

Nandita Sarkar, Ph.D.

Nandita is a physical oceanographer who works for the Monterey Peninsula College.  She currently is the internship coordinator for the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center.

 

Isaac Schroeder, Ph.D.

Isaac is a physical oceanographer in NOAA’s Environmental Research Division.  His work focuses on linking oceanographic processes to predator productivity.

 

Robert Suryan, Ph.D.

Rob is an associate professor at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center.  As a senior researcher there, his work centers around marine ecosystem processes including food web dynamics and foraging ecology.