Assistant research scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

 

current projects and research

orcid.org/0000-0002-8584-6368

 

 

 

Under construction..

CURRENT PROJECTS

 

Analysis of ocean plastic spectral data

Offshore sampling, Raman spectroscopy, and dimensional reduction

 

 

High resolution modeling of global biodiversity

NASA MODIS, IUCN, neural networks, and model interpretation

 

 

Understanding structure and function of long term oceanic shifts through machine learning

Data compilation, database query, museum sampling, indicator species, machine learning, and visualization.

 

 

 

Sentiment analysis and natural language processing

NLP based longitudinal analysis of science and media corpora to enhance knowledge extraction

 

 

Modeling intentions to sanction among anglers in a recreational fishery for golden dorado

To date, little research has examined factors that predict anglers’ willingness to sanction others’ behavior in C&R fisheries.

 

PUBLISHED Research

Trophic downgrading in tropical terns accross three ocean regions (Tyler O. Gagné, K. David Hyrenbach, Molly E. Hagemann, Oron L. Bass, Stuart L. Pimm, Mark MacDonald, Brian Peck, and Kyle S. Van Houtan). In Prep.

The trophic signature of seabirds suggests shifts in oceanic ecosystems (Tyler O. Gagné, K. David Hyrenbach, Molly E. Hagemann, and Kyle S. Van Houtan). Science Advances. 2017.

Modeling intentions to sanction among anglers in a catch-and-release recreational fishery for golden dorado (Salminus brasiliensis) in Salta, Argentina (Daniel Chapman, Tyler O. Gagné, Kimberly L. Ovitz, Lucas P. Griffin, Andy J. Danylchuk and Ezra Markowitz). Human Dimensions of Wildlife. In Final Revision.

Individual‐level behavioral responses of immature green turtles to snorkeler disturbance (Lucas P. Griffin, Jacob W. Brownscombe, Tyler O. Gagné, Alexander D. M. Wilson, Steven J. Cooke, and Andy J. Danylchuk). Oecologia 2016.

Evaluating the consequences of catch-and-release recreational angling on golden dorado (Salminus brasiliensis) in Salta, Argentina (Tyler O. Gagne, Kimberly L. Ovitz, Lucas P. Griffin, Jacob W. Brownscombe, Steven J. Cooke, Andy J. Danylchuk). Fisheries Research 2017.

Physiological stress and reflex impairment of recreationally angled bonefish in Puerto Rico (Jacob W. Brownscombe, Lucas P. Griffin, Tyler Gagne, Christopher R. Haak, Steven J. Cooke and Andy J. Danylchuk). Environmental Biology of Fish 2015.

Applying network methods to acoustic telemetry data: Modeling the movements of tropical marine fishes (J.T. Finn, J.W. Brownscombe, C.R. Haak, S.J. Cooke, R. Cormier, T. Gagne, A.J. Danylchuk). Ecological Modeling 2014

 

PRESS

Seabird Feathers Reveal Less-Resilient Ocean, Scientific American

Seabird diets reveal ecosystem shift in Pacific Ocean, San Francisco Chronicle

  

SKILL

R/python

Keras/MXNet

data.table

RStan

H2o.ai

shiny/three.js

XGBoost/lgbm

CONTACT

tgagne@mbayaq.org