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Sarah Young

Research Assistant

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Institute for Coastal Science and Policy
376 Flanagan
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
(252) 737-2327
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East Carolina University Faculty Advisor
Dave K. Loomis
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Degree Program/Expected Graduation
Ph.D. (2011)
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Research Interests
 
Socio-economic aspects of marine conservation; artisanal fisheries; drivers of resource use; marine habitat mapping and tropical coastal management.
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Recent Projects
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Sampling Distribution of Highly Migratory Species Sports Fishing Tournaments
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Zuma Creek Restoration Social Impacts Monitoring Project
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User Profiles of Massachusetts State Parks
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Human Dimensions of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
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Research Experience

 

2010 -

Research Assistant, East Carolina University, USA
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2008 - 2010

Research Assistant, University of Massachusetts, USA
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2006 - 2008

Marine Ecologist, Joint Nature Conservation Committee, UK
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2006

Socio-Economic Consultant, NOAA / Coral Cay, Honduras
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2005

Principle Project Scientist, Coral Cay, Honduras
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2003 - 2004

MSc. Tropical Coastal Management, Newcastle University
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2005

Socio-economic Consultant, Marine Resource Management, Kenya
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2003

Marine Warden, Charmouth Heritage Coast Center, UK
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2001

Researcher, Seascape, St Vincent and the Grenadines
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2000 - 2003 BSc (Hons) Environmental Economics and Ecology, University of York

 

 
Publications

 

 
MESH Guide to Marine Habitat Mapping - www.searchMESH.net

 

 
MESH Project, 2008. "MESH Guide to Habitat Mapping" Young, S. & Davies, J. (Eds.). Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, UK. (Weblink)

 

 
MESH Project, 2008, “MESH Blue Book” Young, S. & Davies, J. (Eds.). Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, UK (Weblink).

 

 
MESH Project, 2008, “Conference Proceedings; A Framework to Support Sustainable Management”. Young, S. & Davies, J. (Eds.). Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, UK (Weblink).

 

 
Young, S. (2007), “MESH Maps Come Online: A Framework to Support Seabed Habitat Mapping”. Hydro International, 11(7), 6-9 (Weblink).

 

 
Young, S. (2007-2008) Four popular articles in Nature News. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, UK (Weblink).

 

 
Young, S. (2007). "Social and Economic Profile of Helene; Community Views on the Environment and the Potential for a Successful MPA" Coral Cay Conservation (weblink)
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