Patrick HalpinAssociate Professor
Professor Patrick Halpin leads the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab (MGEL) at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia in 1995. Prof. Halpin’s research focuses on marine geospatial analysis, geographic information systems and remote sensing; and marine conservation and ecosystem-based management. Prof. Halpin sits on a number of international scientific and ocean policy program steering committees. Prof. Halpin and the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab are currently conducting research on the high-seas, global fisheries, marine spatial planning, marine migratory species, ecological habitat modeling and ocean connectivity modeling.
Regional assessments-Scoping expert