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Details of Prof. Dawn Jeannine Wright   


Gender female
Job title Chief Scientist
Environmental Systems Research Institute ( Esri)
380 New York St. Redlands 92373
Environmental Systems Research Institute 380 New York St.
United States
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Black Sea
Sea of Azov
Tel 1-909-793-2853
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Website http://dusk.geo.orst.edu, http://esriurl.com/scicomm
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Degree PhD in Physical Geography/Marine Geology
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Data Management , Information Management & Library , Natural Resource Management , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Marine Geology, Geophysics , Research Support Services , Marine Geology, Geophysics , Research Support Services
Research Activities Member of US NOAA Science Advisory Board, Science Advisory Council of Conservation International, Science Advisory Boards of Ocean Discovery XPRIZE and COMPASS Science Communication, Inc. Associate editor of Marine Geodesy, former member of Member of US National Academy of Sciences Ocean Studies Board. Esri delegate to the World Ocean Council and US Consortium for Ocean Leadership.
Skills/Expertise GEOGRAPHY - Geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial analysis; marine geography; informatics and cyberinfrastructure; geographic information science (GISci) in higher education. MARINE GEOLOGY - Benthic terrain characterization of coral reefs; processing, production, visualization, and interpretation of seafloor maps based on multibeam bathymetry, sidescan sonar, towed camera imagery, and submersible observations; marine data modeling and ocean metadata, ontologies, vocabularies, informatics, cyberinfrastructure.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Dawn WRIGHT)

Gallagher, J., Orcutt, J., Simpson,P., Wright,D., Pearlman, J. and Raymond, L. 2015 Facilitating open exchange of data and information. Earth Science Informatics, 07 Jan 2015 (Online), [19pp]. DOI:10.1007/s12145-014-0202-2
Wright, D.J. (Ed.), 2015. Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions, Redlands, CA: Esri Press, 325 pp., plus companion portal, e-book.
Conway, F., Hall-Arber, M., Harte, M., Hudgens, D., Murray, T., Pomeroy, C., Weiss, J., Wiggin, J., and Wright, D. Identification of Outer Continental Shelf Renewable Energy Space-use Conflicts and Analysis of Potential Mitigation Measures. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Outer Continental Shelf Study BOEM 2012-083, Industrial Economics, Inc., Cambridge, MA, 414 pp.
Barron, E.J., Bellingham, J.G., Boss, E.S., Boyle, E.A., Edwards, M., Fine, R.A., Johnson, K.S., Kelley, D.S., Kite-Powell, H., Ramberg, S., Rudnick, D.L., Schofield, O.M.E., Tamburri, M., Wiebe, P.H., and Wright, D.J., 2011. An Ocean Infrastructure Strategy for U.S. Ocean Research in 2030, Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences Press, 98 pp. (ISBN 0-309-18603-X).
Dwyer, N., Kopke, K., Berman, M., Belpaeme, K., O'Dea, L., Haddad, T., and Wright, D. Report of International Coastal Atlas Network Workshop 5: Coastal Atlases as Engines for Coastal & Marine Spatial Planning, Oostende, Belgium, 31 August to 2 September 2011, 50 pp.
Murphy, A.B., Colleton, N., Downs, R.M., Goodchild, M.F., Hanson, S., Lawson, V., Macdonald, G., Magilligan, F.J., Moseley, W.G., Polsky, C., Seto, K.C., and Wright, D.J., 2010. Understanding the Changing Planet: Strategic Directions for the Geographical Sciences, Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 172 pp. (ISBN 0-309-15075-2).
Wright, D.J., Dwyer, E., and Cummins, V. (eds.), 2010. Coastal Informatics: Web Atlas Design and Implementation, Hershey, PA: IGI-Global, 350 pp. (ISBN: 9781615208159, doi: 10.4018/978-1-61520-815-9).
Dwyer, N. Wright, D.J., Kopke, K., and OÃ?Â?Dea, L. 2009. Report of International Coastal Atlas Network Workshop 4: Formalizing the Network, Engaging the Mediterranean, UNESCO International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 16-20 November 2009, 67 pp.
Lord-Castillo, B., Wright, D.J., Mate, B., and Follett, T., 2009. A customization of the Arc Marine data model to support whale tracking via satellite telemetry, Transactions in GIS, 13(s1): 63-
Wright, D.J., 2009. Spatial data infrastructures for coastal environments, in Yang, X. (ed.), Remote Sensing and Geospatial Technologies for Coastal Ecosystem Assessment and Management, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-88183-4_5, 91-112.
Dwyer, N. and Wright, D.J., 2008. Report of International Coastal Atlas Network Workshop 3 on Federated Coastal Atlases: Building on the Interoperable Approach, European Environment Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark, 65 pp.
Lassoued, Y., Wright, D.J., Bermudez, L., and Boucelma, O., 2008. Ontology-based mediation of OGC Catalogue Service for the Web requests: A virtual solution for integrating coastal web atlases, Proceedings of ICSOFT 2008, the 3rd International Conference on Data and Software Engineering, Berlin: Springer.
Wright, D.J., Blongewicz, M.J., Halpin, P.N., and Breman, J., 2007. Arc Marine: GIS for a Blue Planet, Redlands, CA: ESRI Press, 202 pp. (ISBN 978-1-58948-017-9), plus 2 companion web sites.
Wright D. and Bloomer, S.H., 2005. Tonga Trench and Forearc Multibeam Bathymetry Grids. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Integrated Earth Data Application (IEDA): Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS) Data Collection. DOI: 10.1594/IEDA/100011.
Keon, D.B., Steinberg, B.M., Yeh, H.H., Pancake, C.M., and Wright, D.J., Web-based spatiotemporal simulation modeling and visualization of tsunami inundation and potential human response, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, doi: 10.1080/13658816.2013.875548, 2014.
Sullivan, C.M., Conway, F.D.L., Pomeroy, C., Hall-Arber, M., and Wright, D.J., Combining geographic information systems and ethnography to better understand and plan ocean space use, Applied Geography, doi: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.11.027, 2015.
Falloon, T.J., Meffre, S., Crawford, A.J., Hoernle, K., Folkmar, H., Bloomer, S.H., and Wright, D.J., Cretaceous fore-arc basalts from the Tonga arc: Geochemistry and implications for the tectonic history of the SW Pacific, Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.05.007, 2014.
Wright, D.J. and Wang, S., 2011. The emergence of spatial cyberinfrastructure, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(14): 5488-5491, doi:10.1073/pnas.11030511 08.
Wright, D.J. and Goodchild, M.F. (eds.), 2011. Special feature: Spatial cyberinfrastructure, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(14): 5488-5509.
Meffre, S., Falloon, T. J., Crawford, T. J., Hoernel, K., Hauff, F., Duncan, R. A., Bloomer, S. H., and Wright, D. J., Basalts erupted along the Tongan fore arc during subduction initiation: Evidence from geochronology of dredged rocks from the Tonga fore arc and trench, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13(12): Q12003, doi:10.1029/2012GC004335.
Wright, D.J., Theory and application in a post-GISystems world, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 26(12), 2197-2209.
Wright, D., Bridging the gap between scientists and policy makers, Geospatial World [Annual Thought Leaders Edition], 3(6): 104-105, 107.
Wright, D.J. and Heyman,W.D. (eds.), 2008. Sixth special issue on marine and coastal geographical information systems: Marine and coastal GIS for geomorphology, habitat mapping, and marine reserves, Marine Geodesy, 31(4): 223-371.
Hogrefe, K.R., Wright, D.J., and Hochberg, E.J., 2008. Derivation and integration of shallow-water bathymetry: Implications for coastal terrain modeling and subsequent analyses, Marine Geodesy, 31(4): 299-317.
Paul, E., McClintock, W., and Wright, D., SeaSketch for oil spill response, Journal of Ocean Technology, 7(4): 130-131.
Wright, D.J. and Heyman, W.D., 2008. Marine and coastal GIS for geomorphology, habitat mapping, and marine reserves, Marine Geodesy, 31(4): 1-8.
Wright, D.J., 2008. The Arc Marine data model: Process and product, GEOInformatics, 11(3), 36-39, 41.
Wright, D.J., Esri's Ocean GIS Initiative, ArcNews, 34(3): 12-13.
Dick, D.M., Walbridge, S., Wright, D.J., Calambokidis, J., Falcone, E.A., Steel, D., Follett, T., Holmberg, J., and Baker, C.S., geneGIS: Geoanalytical tools and Arc Marine customization for individual-based genetic records, Transactions in GIS, 18(3): 324-350, 2014.
Devillers, R., Canessa, R., and Wright, D.J., Preface: Special issue on coastal and marine geographic information systems, Marine Geodesy, 37(2): 97-98, 2014.
Wright, D.J., Duncan, S.L., and Lach, D.H., 2009. Social power and GIS technology: A review and assessment of approaches for natural resource management, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 99(2): 254-272.
Wright, D.J., Review of Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor by Hali Felt, Geographical Review, 104(1): 115-117, doi: 10.1111/j.1931-0846.2014.12010.x, 2014.
OÃ?Â?Dea, E.K., Dwyer, E., Cummins, V. and Wright, D.J., 2011. Potentials and limitations of coastal web atlases, Journal of Coastal Conservation: Planning and Management, 15(1): 1-21.
DiBiase, D., Harvey, F., Goranson, C., and Wright, D.. The GIS professional ethics project: Practical ethics education for GIS professionals, in Unwin, D., Foote, K., Tate, N., and DiBiase, D. (eds.), Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education, London: Wiley and Sons, 199-210.
Wright, D.J., The Ocean GIS Initiative: Esri's Commitment to Understanding Our Oceans, Esri e-Book, Technical Report J10129, Esri, Redlands, CA, 26 pp.
Wright, D.J., Kouyoumjian, V., and Kopp, S. Towards a community
Wright, D.J., Roberts, J., Fenner, D., Smith, J.R., Koppers, A.A.P., Naar, D., Hirsch, E.R., Clift, L.W., and Hogrefe, K.R., Seamounts, ridges, and reef habitats of American Samoa, in Harris, P.T. and Baker, E.K. (eds.), Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat: GeoHab Atlas of Seafloor Geomorphic Features and Benthic Habitats, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 791-806.
All latest publications at http://dusk.geo.orst.edu/vita.html#pubs

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Created: 2006-08-18 Last Updated: 2016-06-16