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PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title Consultant
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Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Nationality United Kingdom
Tel +447957152482
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree MSc, PhD
Job type Research , Data Management , Natural Resource Management , Operational Support (technical) , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Region 46, 42, 71, 47, 41
Working languages English (native)
Skills/Expertise
  • Coral reef and tropical marine ecology, coral taxonomy, monitoring programmes and the applied use of GIS, remote sensing and other spatial decision support tools for conservation planning and management.
  • Geographical experience (Rodrigues, Mauritius, Seychelles, Chagos, Kenya, Tanzania, Andamans & Sri Lanka), Gulf of Aden (Yemen, Socotra, & Somalia), Red Sea (Sudan, Eritrea, Yemen & Djibouti), Persian Gulf (Kuwait, Abu Dhabi), Caribbean (Mexico, Antigua & Barbuda & St Lucia), Atlantic (Cameroon), & Pacific (Palau).
  • Specialties: Survey design and implementation for baseline biodiversity assessments and monitoring programmes; coral taxonomy, benthic biotope classification and habitat mapping, and the design and application of GIS and remote sensing for coastal and island management; Conservation planning for Marine Protected Areas (MPA); Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM); Marine Spatial Planning (MSP); Capacity building, design and delivery of training courses in marine survey techniques, ground-truthing, baseline biodiversity assessments, monitoring and GIS; Stakeholder consultation and facilitation for management planning; BSAC (Advanced Diver); Underwater photography and videography. GEF Project Development.


Group(s): CORALDIR , IOC , GOOS
Created: 1999-10-03 Last Updated: 2016-09-13 by Rebecca KLAUS