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Affiliation / Address
Falk Huettmann
University of Alaska Fairbanks
EWHALE lab- Biology and Wildlife Dept., Institute of Arctic Biology
fffh [at]

David Hyrenbach
Hawaii Pacific University
45-045 Kamehameha Highway
Kaneohe, HI 96744
khyrenbach [at]
Foraging ecology, population dynamics and conservation of albatrosses .Application of remote sensing and tracking to design Marine Protected Areas.
Michelle Hester
Oikonos - Ecosystem Knowledge
michelle [at]
Black-footed Albatross ecology, K-12 education using albatross as ambassadors, island habitat restoration
Louise Blight
Centre for Applied Conservation Research,
University of British Columbia
lkblight [at]
Conservation status, population dynamics, marine debris, invasive species on oceanic islands.

Robert Suryan
Hatfield Marine Science Center
Oregon State University
rob.suryan [at]
Foraging ecology, habitat use, population dynamics, satellite tracking and remote sensing applications, fisheries interactions, and public outreach.
Dept. of Biological Sciences
San Jose State University
scott.shaffer [at]
Foraging ecology, life history, physiological ecology of seabirds, Tagging of Pacific Pelagics (TOPP)
Michelle Kappes
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of California Santa Cruz
kappes [at]
Foraging ecology, oceanographic habitat use, life history strategies, energetics, and demography. (TOPP)
Jo Smith
TNC Canada
Birdsmith Ecological Research
PO Box 535 Smithers BC V0J 2N0
Marine planning, cumulative effects, seabird bycatch in commercial longline and gillnet fisheries, salvaged birds, plastics, invasive species on islands, endangered species, marine policy
Kim Dietrich
Contractor, Seattle, WA
kdiet [at]
seabird bycatch, fisheries management, mitigation, observer data standards/best practice
Liz Mitchell
Association for Professional Observers
emitch [at]
advocacy for observers and observer programs; monitoring the efficacy and enforcement of fisheries seabird bycatch mitigations, albatross biology and ecology
Lindsay Young
Pacific Rim Conservation
Honolulu, Hawaii
lindsay [at]
Population genetics, foraging ecology, and breeding biology of Laysan Albatross. Restoration of procellariformes breeding colonies in Hawaii.

Kathy Kuletz
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
1011 E. Tudor Rd.
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
kathy_kuletz [at]
At-sea distribution of seabirds, their habitat use, foraging ecology, fisheries interactions, conservation.

Sarah Allen
Point Reyes National Seashore
1 Bear Valley Rod
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
sarah_allen [at]
seabird conservation
Maura Naughton
US Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, OR
maura_naughton [at]
breeding biology, population biology, management
Tracee Geernaert
2320 West Commodore Wy #300
Seattle, WA 98199
Survey Coordinator for IPHC stock assessments; project contact for seabird surveys on our cruises; interested in fisheries interactions and reducing seabird bycatch in the longline fisheries
Karen (Fischer) Courtot
U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center
karen.courtot [at]
fisheries interactions, habitat use, foraging ecology
Rachel Sprague
Department of Natural Resources
Pulama Lanai
1311 Fraser Ave., P.O. Box 630310
Lanai City, HI
rsprague [at]
Procellariform conservation and management in Hawaii. Stress physiology, energetics, fledging behavior, and parental investment in LAAL.
Ann Edwards
School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences, University of Washington
foraging strategies, climate variability, life-history trade-offs, flight feather molt, stable istopes
Marc Romano
US Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, OR
Breeding Biology, demographics, foraging ecology, at-sea habitat use
Simon Hoyle
Secretariat of the Pacific Community
simonh [at]
Population dynamics modeling, population biology, statistics, fish stock assessment
Ken Morgan
CWS, Environment Canada, Sidney, BC, Canada
ken.morgan [at]
Fisheries interactions, habitat use (at-sea distribution), foraging ecology, and conservation of albatrosses.
Elizabeth Phillips
CIMRS-Oregon State University & NOAA-Fisheries
ephillips [at]
Fisheries interactions, population modeling, demography, foraging ecology, food habits, pollution impacts
Stephani Zador
NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center & University of Washington
stephani.zador [at]
Fisheries interactions, population dynamics modeling, management, conservation
Greg Balogh
USFWS Endangered Species Program, Anchorage, AK
Greg_balogh [at]
Short-tailed albatross recovery implementation, international conservation, threat abatement, ESA considerations, ACAP
Charles CHENG
Dept. Biology, Kaohsiung Medical Univ., Taiwan, ROC.
& Chinese Wild Bird Federation (BirdLife in Taiwan)
wn7a1001 [at]
Sea birds conservation, Seabird Distribution, Fisheries interaction, Fishery observer training program, ACAP
Rebecca Lewison
Biology Department,
San Diego State University
rlewison [at]
fisheries bycatch and fisheries effects, habitat mapping, population modelling, non-targeted contaminant analyses

Jessica Hardesty Norris
Seabird Program Director, American Bird Conservancy
jnorris [at]
Conservation: Vegetation (e.g. Verbesina) management, Bycatch reduction (e.g. IATTC regs, work in MX) , Policy (e.g. ACAP implementing legislation)

Christine Hunter
University of Alaska Fairbanks,
Biology and Wildlife Dept., Institute of Arctic Biology
christine.hunter [at]
Conservation and Population dynamics of seabirds
Robert Pitman
NOAA Fisheries, Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Food habits of North Pacific albatrosses
Stacy Vander Pol
National Institute of Standards and Technology
stacy.vanderpol [at]
Contaminants, Plastics
Linda Elliott
Hawaii Wildlife Center
Rehabilitation, Contaminants, Husbandry, Handling, Public Outreach, Conservation
Daisuke Ochi
National Reserch Institute of Far Seas Fisheries,
Shizuoka, Japan
otthii [at]
Foraging ecology, At-sea destribution, Fisheries interaction,
Reducing seabird bycatch in pelagic longline fisheries
Scott Hall
Manager, Seabird Conservation
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Scott.Hall [at]
Albatross Conservation: Invasive plant issues, Invasive animal issues, by-catch, fisheries interactions
Sarah J Converse
Research Ecologist, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
sconverse [at]
Monitoring design and population ecology of albatrosses
Ellen W. Lance
USFWS, Endangered Species Program
ellen_lance [at]
Short-tailed albatross recovery, ESA considerations, seabird bycatch,

Tom Good
NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112
tom.good [at]
Seabird bycatch; seabird-fisheries interactions, contaminants, seabird ecology
Beth Flint
Pacific Reefs National Wildlife Refuge Complex and Marine National Monuments, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, HI
beth_flint [at]
Population biology, behavior, restoration ecology, climate change, ACAP
12 Feb 14
Yasuko Suzuki
Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife
Oregon State University [at]
seabird conservation, population dynamics, behavior
Jessie Beck
Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge
jessie [at]
Bycatch demographics, fisheries interactions, foraging ecology, population dynamics and conservation, plastics
Brandee Gerke
National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Region Sustainable Fisheries Division
Fisheries interactions, bycatch reduction engineering, population dynamics and conservation
Laura Todd
US Fish and Wildlife Service, Newport Field Office, Newport, OR
Seabird bycatch; seabird-fisheries interactions; population dynamics, non-breeding habitat use, public education
Gregory Spencer
National Solar Observatory, Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, Pukalani, Hawaii
Seabird conservation, ecology of procellariids, fishery interaction, behavior and energetics, marine habitat and foraging, life history strategies, management actions
Corey Clatterbuck
Biology Department | Graduate Group in Ecology
San Diego State Univ | Univ. of California - Davis
San Diego, CA, USA | Davis, CA, USA
cclatterbuck [at]
Seabirds as biomonitors; animal movement; at-sea distribution of legacy and emerging contaminants; marine conservation, policy, and management
Liz Rave
Dept. of Biology, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN 56601
erave [at]
albatross conservation, public education
Jason Jannot
NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112
jason.jannot [at]
Seabird bycatch; seabird-fishery interactions; albatross conservation