|You are here: GulfBase > People > Dr. Kiersten M. Madden||•|
Dr. Kiersten M. Madden
Institution(s) / Organization(s):
University of Texas Marine Science Institute (MSI or UTMSI), University of Texas at Austin (UT)
Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve
Dr. Madden received a B.A. in biology from Augustana College in 2002 and recently completed a Ph.D. in marine science from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007. Her thesis involved the foraging behaviors of Weddell seals in the Antarctic fast-ice. Kiersten was also awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellowship, which allowed her to focus on strengthening partnerships between GK-12 educators and researchers. She also has experience in biological surveys, environmental education and restoration.
One of Kiersten's primary duties as Stewardship Coordinator for the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) will be to improve coastal land use planning through decision support tools. Her other duties include: enhance animal rescue programs, conduct site profile of Mission-Aransas NERR, improve land protection and maintain marine debris collection program.
B.A. Augustana College, 2002)
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA, 2007
Area of Expertise / Interest:
Physiology and Behavior; Ecology; Coastal Development; Ecological Indicators; Habitat Loss; Invasive Species; Pollution; Restoration; Sustainable Development; Geographic Information Science (GIS); Decision, Risk and Management Science
Preferred Language: English
Home Page URL: http://www.utmsi.utexas.edu/component/content/article/23-mission-aransas-nerr/255-ecosystem-based-management-tools-contact-information.html
GulfBase is a project of the
Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
To give proper credit to the original authors, please cite information taken from GulfBase by the original source as displayed.
To cite GulfBase, use: F. Moretzsohn, J.A. Sánchez Chávez, and J.W. Tunnell, Jr., Editors. 2014. GulfBase: Resource Database for Gulf of Mexico Research. World Wide Web electronic publication. http://www.gulfbase.org, 31 October 2014.
|You are visitor since October 15, 2002.||GulfBase Team Contact Info|