Laura (Laney) White


Laura (Laney) White is a biological science technician with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Western Ecological Research Center.  Her work with the Seabird Studies Team currently focuses on the distribution, abundance, and species composition of seabirds and marine mammals in the California Current System.  She is interested in spatial ecology, applied conservation, and exploring new methods for effective ecosystem monitoring.


BS, Conservation Biology, Tulane University 2009
BA, English, Tulane University 2009

Research Interests:

  • Seabird Ecology and Breeding Biology
  • Tracking and Movement Ecology
  • Marine Conservation