• om London, UK, with degrees/postings in Southampton, Aberdeen, Bimini, Galway, and California (Farallon Institute & Stanford), now working remotely at FIU. Simon’s background blends fisheries management with movement modelling for elasmobranchs and tuna, as well as developing machine learning and other spatial analysis tools for marine ecologists. Another key interest is streamlining data acquisition and analysis pipelines for marine spatial analyses and population dynamics. He enjoys football (the other kind), scuba diving, golf, gardening, and piñatas.

research interests

  • shark, elasmobranch, tuna, movement, species distribution modelling SDM, machine learning ML, boosted regression trees BRT, kernel utilisation distribution KUD, utilization distribution KUD, dynamic Brownian Bridge movement models dBBMM

selected scholarly works & creative activities

full name

  • Simon Dedman