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Heidi Pearson

Phone: 907-796-6271 (office)
Email: hcpearson@alaska.edu
Home: http://uashome.alaska.edu/~HCPEARSON
Office location: 205 C Anderson

Honors Students, Graduate Students, and Postdoctoral Scholars

2017 - present     Nicole LaRoche: Foraging ecology of sea otters in Southeast Alaska (MS student, University of Alaska Fairbanks)



2016 - present     Tom Bell: Remote-sensing of surface canopy kelp in Southeast Alaska (Postdoc, University of Alaska Fairbanks)




2016 - present     Ali Schuler: Costs and benefits of whale watching in Juneau, AK. (MS student, University of Alaska Fairbanks)



2015 - 2017    Bárbara Cartagena da Silva Matos: Sea otter foraging ecology in Sitka Sound (MSc student and Fulbright Scholar, University of Aveiro)



2014 - present     Kristin Brown, University of Alaska Fairbanks: “Trophic transfer and fate of contaminants in Southeast Alaska sea otters (Enhydra lutris). (MS student, University of Alaska Fairbanks)



2014 - present    Joana Castro:  Common dolphin mother- calf behavior in Portugal (PhD student, University of Lisbon)



2014 - 2016      Jacopo Di Clemente: Effects of whale-watching on humpback whales in   Juneau (MSc, University of Southern Denmark)



2014-2015        Coralie Delorme: Foraging behavior and ecology of sea otters in Sitka Sound, Alaska­­­­ (MSc, Jean-Monnet University)


2013-2015         Adrian Fanucci-Kiss: Mother knows best ecological factors shaping maternal sociality in dusky dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obscurus). (BA with Honors, Harvard University)



2009-2015          Mithriel MacKay: Occurrence patterns and social behaviors of humpback whales

(Megaptera novaeangliae) wintering off Puerto Rico (PhD, Texas A&M University at Galveston)