Xavier Basurto

xavier.basurto@duke.edu
NSOE; MSC

 

Location 1

Research Location
Global

Research Objective
To conduct a Global Analysis of databases on fish and water by using neural networks and regression trees to compare the two main global databases on governance of water and fisheries.

Collaborating Institution
Universidad de Uruguay, Glessen University, Germany & Marine Stewardship Council

Funding Source/Sponsor
Program on Ecosystem Services and Society [(PECS) funded by UNESCO, ICSU and hosted by the Stockholm Resilience Centre]

Students Involved
No

 

Location 2

Research Location
Mexico & California, USA

Research Objective
To understand how small-scale fishers govern their fishing activities and interact with the biology and ecology of the particular places they are located.

Collaborating Institution
Niparajá, Comunidad y Biodiversidad, Brown University, & Stockholm Resilience Centre

Funding Source/Sponsor
Christensen Fund, Walton Foundation

Students Involved
Mateja Nenadovic (PhD), Abigail Bennett (PhD), Elizabeth Clark (PhD), Jessica Bonamusa (CEM), Katyln May (CEM), Peter Zaykoski (CEM), Megan Rayfield (CEM), Emily Marino (Undergrad), Samantha Emmert (Undergrad), Guillermo Ortuno (Undergrad)

 

Website
https://nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab/people/faculty/basurto

 

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