Marine Protected Areas
Fishery Assessment and Sustainability
Tradeoff Analysis for Spatial Planning
Coupled Natural - Human Systems
Blue Halo Initiative and Vava'u Ocean Initiative (Collaboration with Sustainable Fisheries Group-UCSB and the Waitt Institute; Funded by the Waitt Foundation).
Multiscale dynamics of coral reef fisheries: feedbacks between fishing practices, livelihood strategies, and shifting dominance of coral and algae (Collaboration with Rassweiler Lab-FSU, UC Santa Barbara, and San Diego State University; Funded by the NSF CNH program).
Developing an integrated monitoring and assessment framework for evaluating ecosystem service outcomes from seagrass restoration in the Gulf of Mexico (Collaboration with Rassweiler Lab-FSU; Funded by the NASEM Gulf Research program).
A multidisciplinary analysis of the spatial patterns of marine aquaculture development (Funded by the NSF GSS program).