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Simeon Yurek, Ph.D.

Simeon Yurek is a Research Ecologist at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.



Identifying optimal strategies for restoration decision making and adaptation planning in coastal areas, given uncertainty in environmental conditions and risk tolerance of decision makers

Ecological modeling of hydrologically pulsed ecosystems with complex geomorphology, dynamic food webs, animal movement, and predator-prey systems

Ensemble-style modeling of alternative scenarios of biophysical and ecological conditions and management decision making, with a goal of predicting ecological outcomes and identifying tradeoffs and risks associated with ecosystem services of interest