Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab


New and Improved: Mapping Updated Biologically Important Areas for Cetaceans 

MGEL has played a large role in the mapping of Biologically Important Areas (BIAs) for cetaceans, a project that aims to expand on previous BIA work. This second iteration, BIA II, has resulted in a series of publications, four of which MGEL has contributed to. In this context, Biologically Important Areas represent areas and times …

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Accounts and Passwords for MGEL Computational Resources

The lab hosts computing resources for lab partners, including computational servers, a code repository and accounts for managing submitted data. If you need to reset your password for an existing account, and you know the associated email and login, you can start the reset process here. Other questions? Contact us.

Tools for Marine GIS

Marine Geospatial Ecology Tools (MGET) is a free, open-source geoprocessing toolbox that can help you solve a wide variety of marine research, conservation, and spatial planning problems. MGET can perform tasks such as: Downloading and converting oceanographic data into GIS formats Identifying ecologically-relevant features in remote sensing imagery Fitting, evaluating, and mapping statistical models of …

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Jesse Cleary

Jesse is a geographer with a background in GIS and Remote Sensing and interests in spatial ecology, spatial data science, open-source GIS, and marine spatial planning.  He works on a range of data provisioning, cartography, and applied marine GIS projects across the lab, translating the science work of the lab for use in spatial planning …

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