Anna Windle

Anna Windle

Career Interests

Marine Megafauna Conservation, Marine Geospatial Analysis, Drones for Marine Science and Conservation

Employment Sought:
Permanent Position

Education

MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, May 2018    
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Coastal Environmental Management
Certificate: Geospatial Analysis                                
                                              
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, May 2016     
Washington College, Chestertown, MD                                    
Environmental Science Major
Minors in Biology, Anthropology. Departmental Honors
Thesis: The effects of sand characteristics on the clutch survival and hatching success of the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) 

Professional Experience

Research Assistant, Bernhardt Lab, Duke University, Durham, NC
Processed water and soil samples from the field and configured data in preparation for various aquaterrestrial biogeochemistry analyses supporting a long-term project exploring the impacts of saltwater intrusion on coastal marshes. Fall 2016
 
Campaign Intern, Environment North Carolina, Raleigh, NC        
Organized and advocated for local environmental campaigns such as seismic testing, the effects of neonicotinoids on bee populations, and fracking in NC. Generated opinion media in order to communicate and engage the public and policymakers. Summer 2016
 
Sea Turtle Intern, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Naples, FL                                    
Surveyed, located, and verified nesting activity (false crawls and nests) of the Caretta caretta at 5 shore locations. Maintained database of GPS coordinates and nesting information (mean high water, vegetation, stage of development, depredation). Managed 30 Rookery Bay sea turtle volunteers. Summer 2015    
Teaching Assistant, Environmental Science & Studies Department
Guided and educated students during fieldtrips and discussion classes; provided professor general course support. 2015-2016

Additional Information

Completion of Marine Planning Advancement Training, Duke Marine Lab, Beaufort, NC (2017)

Proficient in using quantitative (R) data analysis software, geospatial analysis and GIS software (ArcGIS).

 

Skills

coastal zone management
GIS
marine protected areas management

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources

Preferred Location

Mid-Atlantic
Northeast
Southeast

Preferred Sector

Academic Institution
Federal Government
Research Institute / Think Tank
State / Local Government