051: Conservation modelling with Beatriz Dos Santos Dias

In this episode, Michael spoke with Beatriz Dos Santos Dias. Beatriz is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. She is a part of the project Modelling and Stock Assessment of Prince William Sound Herring (in the Gulf of Alaska), and as part of her research, she is investigating the drivers of herring spawn timing to improve our knowledge about the population and its stock assessment models. Michael and Bia spoke about her experiences leading up to and including her PhD work at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her current project.Link to Bia’s paper that is discussed, “Opening the tap: Increased riverine connectivity strengthens marine food web pathways”:https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0217008