Coastal and Ocean Resources

Ecological Modeling & Analyses

We develop innovative solutions for modeling coastal habitats and population distributions.

The coastal Northeast Pacific biogeographic region is generally characterized by large volumes of precipitation on temperate rainforests combining with freshwater run-off from steep snow dominated watersheds. Moreover, frequent storms and large semi-diurnal tides (up to 8 m) interact with complex fjord bathymetry and topography to influence flushing, mixing, and retention of nutrients. Nearshore benthic habitats (depths