Ph.D., University of Washington
Dr. Semmens is an assistant professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Much of his current research focuses on quantitative ecology -- specifically, Bayesian statistics, time/space series analysis, state-space model formulations, and information theoretic approaches to model selection. Dr. Semmens has worked with data from a number of different systems, including coral reef fish, Pacific salmonids, coastal gray wolves, southern resident killer whales, and coastal groundfish.
Quantitative ecology, stable isotope analysis, stock assessment, marine ecology, conservation biology, coral reef ecology, fisheries management