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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

 Sam Gierhart

Sam Gierhart

Graduate Research Assistant

 Hatherly B11


Hatherly Building, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, EX4 4PS, UK


Graduate Research Assistant interested in the impact that manmade structures have on the marine environment, particularly offshore wind farms.


2019 MSc Conservation and Biodiversity. University of Exeter

2014 BSc Biological Sciences. University of Birmingham


Marine Officer Marine Management Organisation 2020-2022

Research Technician Cape Eleuthera Institute 2017-2018

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Research interests

  • Impacts of renewable energy structures on the marine environment
  • Application of machine learning for marine surveys
  • Small scale fisheries

Research projects

Predators and Prey Around Renewable Energy Developments (PrePARED) funded by the Offshore Wind Evidence and Change programme and Crown Estate Scotland 

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