Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab

People

People who belong to or associated with the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab at Duke University.

Ben Best

PhD Candidate Ben Best is PhD candidate building predictive distribution models of marine species and developing spatio-temporal frameworks for minimizing exposure risk of endangered animals to industry (e.g. military, shipping, fishing). He has worked on the OBIS-SEAMAP marine animal observation geoportal, Marine Geospatial Ecology Tools,  Census of Marine Life Map & Viz, and species distribution modeling of cetaceans …

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Ben Donnelly

MGEL maintains a sizable technical infrastructure of high performance computational and storage resources to for intensive statistical modeling and predictions. Donnelly is responsible for outlaying, maintaining, and upgrading these resources, including resolving technical issues with hardware, in-house software development and integration with organizations who collaborate with the lab.  As a DevOps and programmer, Donnelly is …

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