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NOAA Fisheries Personnel Default Profile

Kathryn Doering

Scientific Programmer (Contractor, Caelum)
Fishery Resource Analysis and Monitoring Division
Office: (206) 860-3360

Kathryn Doering

Scientific Programmer (Contractor, Caelum)


Kathryn received a B.S. in Marine Science and Biology from University of Miami and an M.S. in Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Sciences from University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. She started working as a contractor at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in 2019.

Current Research

Kathryn supports the Stock Synthesis project, a program used by stock assessment scientists worldwide (including many at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center). She also contributes code to tools designed to work with Stock Synthesis, including the R packages r4ss and ss3sim. Currently, she is involved in developing an R package to facilitate management strategy evaluation analyses that use Stock Synthesis models as operating models and in researching population dynamics modeling best practices through simulation studies.