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PERSONAL DATA

Job title Lecturer
Department Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program
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University of Hawaii
Hilo
Hawaii
United States
Regions Sea of Azov
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree MS, JD, MBA
Job type Teaching/Education
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management
Research Activities International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), World Protected Areas High Seas Task Force, Warsaw, Poland and New York City, New York High Seas Policy Advisor to the Global Marine Program -Researched the international legal framework for protection and conservation in the high seas and prepared a paper for publication in Ocean Yearbook as lead author -Attended two major ocean-focused meetings at United Nations Headquarters as a member of the IUCN delegation -The Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction under the U.N. Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea -The United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea -Prepared a decision tool presenting the global legal framework available to enable the designation of the Sargasso Sea as a high seas marine protected area -Participated in a meeting of the Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative (GOBI) to formulate a process for identifying ecologically or biologically significant areas (EBSAs) under the Convention on Biological Diversity U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ecological Services, Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office Honolulu, Hawai‘i -Assisted with research for listing of endangered species to enforce the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) -Researched and prepared the background document for the Incremental Effects Memorandum to support critical habitat designation for endangered Hawaiian native plants under ESA -Researched and prepared the Environmental Assessment for the Saipan Upland Mitigation Bank to conserve endangered birds in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) -Researched and prepared the Biological Opinion for Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge under ESA -Collaborated with other federal agencies, Hawai‘i State government agencies, and domestic and international non-governmental organizations -Managed a project to incentivize landowners in the CNMI to conserve endangered Mariana crows nesting on private land -Researched and prepared a technical assistance document for translocation of the endangered Hawaiian goose (nēnē) -Evaluated the legal sufficiency of conservation agreements under Regional Solicitor Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies Sailing from Provincetown, Massachusetts aboard RV Shearwater -Captured biopsies and photos of humpback whales at sea -Used Barnett Wildcat crossbow with Ceta-darts, Canon 30D digital camera, and Garmin GPS -Monitored humpback whale abundance, mother-calf association, and health in the Gulf of Maine -Recorded data on opportunistic observations of additional cetacean and pinniped species -Gained expertise at matching tail flukes, dorsal fins, and spinal knuckles of humpback whales observed in the field with the existing catalogue of previously observed and photographed humpbacks Japanese North Pacific Oceanographic Cruise, Hokkaido University Sailing from Dutch Harbor, Alaska aboard TS Oshoro Maru -Completed ship-board marine mammal observational survey in the eastern Bering Sea -Photographed Arctic cetacean, avian, and pinniped species and recorded environmental data at sea -Teamed with Japanese and U.S. scientists Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, Hilo, Hawai‘i -Conducted a long-term shore-based survey of seasonal humpback whale group wintering outside Hilo Bay -Monitored abundance and mother-calf association -Analyzed the data and prepared reports -Presented the results to the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and at professional symposia

French Mandarin Chinese
Research Region 72, 84
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Strong interest in global ocean law and policy, mitigation of the marine biological and ecological impacts of anthropogenic noise from shipping, marine construction, deep seabed mining, and military activities. Strong background in cetacean scientific field research and professional publication, report preparation, international policy and law research and writing, and implementing the provisions of the U.S. Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, and National Environmental Policy Act. Experience with International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) at U.N. meetings. Familiar with Convention on Migratory Species, Convention on Biological Diversity, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and other international regimes for coasts and high seas.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Lora REEVE)

Lora L. Nordtvedt Reeve, Anna Rulska-Domino, and Kristina M. Gjerde. The Future of High Seas Marine Protected Areas, in 26 OCEAN YEARBOOK 265 (A. Chircop et al. eds., 2012).
D. C. Dunn, J. Ardron, N. Ban, N. Bax, P. Bernal, S. Bograd, C. Corrigan, P. Dunstan, E. Game, K. M. Gjerde, H. Grantham, P. N. Halpin, A. L. Harrison, E. Hazen, E. Lagabrielle, B. Lascelles, S. Maxwell, S. McKenna, S. Nicol, E. Norse, D. Palacios, L. Reeve, G. Shillinger, F. Simard, K. Sink, F. Smith, A. Spadone, and M. Würtz, ECOLOGICALLY OR BIOLOGICALLY SIGNIFICANT AREAS IN THE PELAGIC REALM: EXAMPLES & GUIDELINES ? WORKSHOP REPORT (D. Dunn ed., IUCN 2011).
Lora L. Nordtvedt Reeve. 2010. Marks In The Deep-Sea Sediment: Possible Evidence Of Marine Mammal Foraging Activity. Oral Presentation. 2010 Hawai?i Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawai?i, August 2010.
John N. Kittinger, Derek J. Skillings, Kimo K. Carvalho, Lora L. Nordtvedt Reeve, Melanie Hutchinson, Katherine Cullison, Janna Shackeroff, Malia Chow, and Judith Lemus. RECONCILING ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT AND FOCAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION IN THE PAPAH?NAUMOKU?KEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT (Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series ONMS-09-04. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Silver Spring, Maryland 2009).
Lora L. Nordtvedt Reeve. 2009. Humpback Whale Approach in Three U.S. Marine Protected Areas: Comparing Hawai?i, Alaska, New England, and Federal Regulations. Report to Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Program, Honolulu, Hawai?i.
Lora L. Reeve. 2008. 2007 Survey of Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Winter Population Outside Hilo Bay, Hawai?i; Comparison with Four Previous Years. Oral Presentation. 33rd Annual Albert L. Tester Symposium, Department of Zoology, University of Hawai?i, Honolulu, Hawai?i.
Lora L. Nordtvedt Reeve et al. 2007. 2007 Survey of Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Winter Population Outside Hilo Bay, Hawai?i; Comparison with Four Previous Years. Final Report to Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Program, Honolulu, Hawai?i.
Lora L. Reeve and Keiko Sekiguchi. 2005. Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Winter Range Off Hilo Hawai?i: Comparison of Data from 2001, 2003, and 2005. Poster. Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Diego, California, December 2005.
Keiko Sekiguchi and Lora L. Reeve. 2005. The 2005 Shore-based Observation on Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) Utilizing Hilo Bay Area on the Big Island of Hawaii; A Comparison with Data from 2001, 2003. Final Report to Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Program, Honolulu, Hawai?i.
Lora L. Nordtvedt Reeve. Of Whales and Ships: Impacts on the Great Whales of Underwater Noise Pollution from Commercial Shipping and Proposals for Regulation under International Law. 18(1) OCEAN AND COASTAL LAW JOURNAL 127 (2012).


Created: 2012-08-18 Last Updated: 2014-08-25 by Lora REEVE