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NOAA Fisheries Personnel Default Profile

Karin Forney

Research Biologist
Marine Mammal and Turtle Division
Office: (831) 771-4155
Fax: (831) 633-0805

Karin Forney

Research Biologist

Research Areas:

  • Quantitative methods for estimating marine animal abundance and population trends
  • Design and field implementation of aerial and shipboard surveys, especially for harbor porpoises and leatherback turtles
  • Assessment and mitigation of anthropogenic impacts on protected species
  • Habitat-based spatial distribution models (SDMs) for cetaceans
  • Marine vertebrate ecology in dynamic and changing marine ecosystems