GIS and Spatial Ecology Laboratory


Brian K. Walker, Ph.D.
Research Program Director
COE Room #509
(954) 262-3675

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Research Focus

Utilization of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a tool to study the ecology, distribution, and spatial arrangement of benthic (sea bottom) coastal and ocean habitats and marine organisms to provide maps and other spatial information for the enhancement of knowledge, conservation, and resource management.

Research Activities

  • Spatial Ecology
  • Seafloor Characterization
  • Coral Disease Intervention
  • Management applications of scientific research
  • Coral Reef Geology

Associated Researchers and Students

Hunter Noren - Research Program Manager
Reagan Sharkey- Research Associate II
Samantha Buckley - Research Associate
Alexander Sasha Wheeler - Graduate Research Assistant II
Allie Kozachuk - Graduate Research Assistant II
Zachary Graff - Graduate Research Assistant II
Amanda Zummo - Graduate Research Assistant II
Alexandra Wagner - Graduate Research Assistant II