Caitlin Magel, Ph.D.
Caitlin Magel is a coastal ecologist at the Puget Sound Institute where she primarily focuses on modeling the linkages between terrestrial and aquatic habitats, water quality, and social-ecological outcomes to support management decisions. Particular areas of interest include the ecology and ecosystems services of important estuarine habitats, including seagrass beds and salt marshes, with a focus on nutrient and carbon cycling. Caitlin completed her Ph.D. in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University in 2020, where she was trained to use transdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to address marine and coastal management challenges. She also holds a M.S. in Marine Science from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and a B.A. in Biology and Environmental Science at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Personal Website: caitlinmagel.weebly.com