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Dr. Julie Yee is a Research Statistician with the Western Ecological Research Center (WERC).
Since 1997, she has used statistics and biometry for WERC to quantitatively analyze and interpret a variety of aspects of wildlife and plant population dynamics, such as recruitment, growth, survival, and wildlife movement. Her research has been applied to study the effects of renewable energy, contaminants, fire, and other influences on wildlife populations and ecosystems. She is currently a PI at the Santa Cruz field station where she supervises continued work on sea otter and nearshore research.
After a 2020 cancellation of the annual sea otter census, the count was back on for 2021.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the USGS and partners at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the U.S...
A comprehensive analysis of how renewable energy facilities affect wildlife could inform efforts to predict and reduce these impacts. A team of...
Predicting the ecological and conservation significances of human influences on wildlife populations is difficult. However, methodological...