National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
University of California Santa Cruz
MSc. James Cook University B.A. Whitman College Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Websites Github Climate & Ecosystems Group NOAA Google scholar ResearchGate LinkedIn The Conversation Twitter
My research focuses on understanding and planning for the spatial and temporal dynamics of large-scale marine processes.
• Science Communications
Welch, H., Hazen E.L., Brodie, S. 2018. Fishing forecasts can predict marine creature movements. The Conversation.
To protect ocean life, marine reserves have to be redrawn based on science. Interview in Scientific American. 2018.
Welch, H., McHenry, J. 2018. To conserve ocean life, marine reserves need to protect species that move around. The Conversation.
Welch H. 2016. Three ways to improve U.S. marine protected areas. PLOS Blogs.
GIS and remote sensing lab: Analyzing historical chlorophyll-a trends in the Caribbean (click here for accompanying data)
International Congress for Conservation Biology presentation, July 26th, Cartagena, Colombia:
• Examples of GIS-based products:
Stylized map of The World based on NOAA’s ETOPO1 data.
Stylized map of the Northeast Atlantic Seafloor.
Heatmap of 2012 movement density for female black bear “Pout” (Ursus americanus) in Grafton County, NH, USA