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M. Karinna Nunez

GIS Programmer/Analyst - Comprehensive Coastal Inventory Program

MS in Marine Science - College of William and Mary

BS in Biochemistry - College of Science, University of the Republic of Uruguay

Environmental Management UNIT-ISO 14000 Specialist - Uruguayan Institute of Standardization

Email
karinna@vims.edu
Office
CCI 107
Phone
(804) 684-7273

Research Interests

  • GIS technology and remote sensing

  • Sustainable development management in coastal areas

  • Water quality issues

Selected Projects

  • Geographic Information System Support to Chesapeake Bay Shoreline Erosion Feasibility Study, Maryland.  USACE, Baltimore District.

  • The Stability of Living Shorelines - An Evaluation.  NOAA.

  • Comprehensive Shoreline Inventory for the State of Maryland - NOAA/MD DNR.

  • Riparian Shoreline Assessment and Mapping for the Chowan River, NC - Albemarle Pamlico National Estuary Project (APNEP).

  • Development of TMDL models for Virginia Shellfish Growing Waters - Department of Environmental Quality.

  • Shoreline Situation Reports for Selected Localities: Caroline and Stafford Counties – NOAA.

Selected Publications

  • Berman, M.R., Berquist, H., Herman, J., Nunez, K. The Stability of Living Shorelines - An Evaluation. Final Report. (project report) Center for Coastal Resources Management Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia, 23062.

  • Berman, M.R., Berquist, H., Hershner, C.H., Killeen, S., Nunez, K., Reay, K., Rudnicky, T., and D. Weiss. 2006. (Virginia and Maryland) County Shoreline Situation Report, Special Report in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering No. 394, Comprehensive Coastal Inventory Program, Center for Coastal Resources Management Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia, 23062.

Selected Presentations

  • Berman, M., J. Herman, K. Nunez and K. Duhring. December 2006. A Geospatial Tool for Recommending Living Shoreline Alternatives. Living Shorelines Summit Conference. Williamsburg, VA. USA.

  • Miles, E.J., and K. Nunez. September 2003. Application Benefits of Quality and Environmental Management Systems in Marine Ecosystems Research and Conservation Institutions. 2nd Symposium of Conservation and Sustainable Usage of Marine Fauna. Navy School and PROFAUMA. Uruguay.

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