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David Ainley, Ph.D.

Senior Ecologist 2,
Wildlife Ecology

Dr. David Ainley is one of the most published marine scientists globally and has received numerous awards for his research. David has studied all aspects of marine ecosystems, including seabird ecology, for more than 40 years. He has led annual research on marine birds and mammals in Antarctica for more than 35 years and has conducted research for more than 20 years on the distribution of birds and mammals at sea on the West Coast of the United States, in the subpolar/temperate South Atlantic and Pacific, and in the eastern tropical and temperate Pacific. David also is an expert on the ecology of the Hawaiian petrel and Newell’s shearwater.

He received a Ph.D. in Animal Behavior and Ecology from Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. in Biology from Dickinson College.

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