Research

Selected Projects

Publications

Roberts, S., Boustany, A., Halpin, P. (2020). Substrate-dependent fish have shifted less in distribution under climate change. Nature Communications Biology. DOI: 10.1038/s42003-020-01325-1

Cashion, T., Nguyen, T. , Palacio-Abrates, J., Brink, W.L., Mook, A., Roberts, S. (2020).  Shifting Seas, Shifting Boundaries: Dynamic Marine Protected Area designs for a Changing Climate. PLOS One. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0241771

Roberts, S. (2019). The role of cyclical climate oscillations in species distribution shifts under climate change. In Predicting Future Oceans (pp. 129-135). Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-817945-1.00011-3

Roberts, S., Boustany, A., Halpin, P., & Rykaczewski, R. (2019). Cyclical climate oscillation alters species’ relationships with local habitat. Marine Ecology Progress Series. DOI: 10.3354/meps12890

Policy Documents

Cleary, J., S. Roberts, C. Curtice, P.N. Halpin (2017). “Exploring Species Range Shifts in the U.S. Mid Atlantic: Existing Literature, Web Portals, and Data”, report prepared for the MidAtlantic Council on the Ocean (MARCO), Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 54p. https://www.midatlanticocean.org

Presentation at the Nereus Annual Conference (2019)

Coding Examples

Google Earth Engine Code to download monthly environmental Data (python)

Code to reproduce sticky fish paper (R)

Sea turtle modeling – shifts in suitable habitat under climate change (R).

Code for a GIS in R lab with a focus on Environmental Justice for ENV710 (R)

Affiliations