About the lab

Located at Duke University, the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab (MGEL) applies geospatial technologies to issues in marine ecology, resource management, and ocean conservation. With locations at both the main Durham campus of Duke and at the Duke Marine Lab on Pivers Island in Beaufort, North Carolina, the lab works with students and faculty across disciplines, from fieldwork to policy.


Summer Intern Spotlight

This summer the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab is lucky enough to have seven bright interns to help conduct research on topics from sea level rise, to marine mammal modeling to the high seas! Greg Anrig, Nora Ives, Chelsea Tuohy, Carden Barkley, and Julie Cacace are all rising second year Coastal Environmental Management (CEM) graduate students…

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