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William J. Sydeman, Ph.D. is Director of Marine Science at PRBO Conservation Science (formerly Point Reyes Bird Observatory). His interests include climate variability and change and effects on coastal and pelagic marine ecosystems, ocean and fisheries management and conservation, marine bird and mammal foraging ecology and population biology, and the role of upper trophic level predators as indicators and monitors of ecosystem health. He has worked as a field ecologist in the California Current System and San Francisco Bay on marine and estuarine ecology for the past 20 years, and has published approximately 50 papers and book chapters in the primary literature.

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Director, Marine Ecology Division
PRBO Conservation Science