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Meadhbh Moriarty, (PhD Researcher)

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Biography

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

 

2018                     Visiting  Research Fellow, Sethi Lab, Department of Natural Resources,  Cornell University, Itheca, NY

2018                     Visiting Fulbright Researcher, FAST Lab, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK

2015-2016           Data Programmer and Analyst, Environment, Monitoring and Assessment Group,

Marine Scotland Science, Aberdeen, Scotland

2014-2015           Researcher, Fisheries Ecosystem and Advisory Services, Marine Institute, Ireland

2008 –2012         Online Database Administrator, Algaebase.org

2011                     PADI Divemaster, Aquasport Diving, Lanzarote

2010                     Foreign Vessel Observer, CEFAS Endeavour, CEFAS, Lowestoft, England

2010                     Marine Mammal Observer, Celtic Voyager, Marine Institute, Galway, Ireland

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2012-2013           Math Tutor, Lifelong Learning Centre, Dundalk Institute of Technology

2011-2012           Biology, Science and Maths Teacher, O’Fiaich Institute, Louth VEC

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS:

Fisheries Society of the British Isles

National expert in the following ICES Working Groups;

  • ·        Working Group on the Ecosystem Effects of Fishing Activities (WGECO)
  • ·        Working Group to Demonstrate a Celtic Seas wide approach to the application of fisheries related science to the implication of the MSFD (MSFDemo)

Chair invited expert in the following ICES Working Groups;

  • ·        International Bottom Trawl Surveys Working Group 2016
  • ·        Working Group on Beam Trawl Surveys (WGBEAM) 2016

AWARDS:

Fulbright-Marine institute Awardee 2017: Awarded funding of $18,500to develop geostatistical models in collaboration with colleagues in Cornell University and Alaska Pacific University

Bright Sparks Award 2009: Collaborated on project entitled; “Is the Labadie Bank a hotspot for primary production and higher trophic feeding in the Celtic Shelf?" Awarded funding of €40,000

UCG/NUIG Rugby Club Sports Scholarships 2008-2010: Awarded UCG Rugby Player of the Year in my first season 2007, and received player bursaries for 3 seasons of while I played for Connacht, provincial level rugby

Marine Institute Bursar 2010 & 2008: Fisheries Ecosystem and Advisory Services, Marine Institute, Ireland

NUI Galway Bursar 2009:  Irish Seaweed Centre, National University of Ireland Galway

PUBLICATIONS

  • ·        Moriarty. M., Greenstreet, S.P.R, Rasmussen, J., deBoois, I., (2019) Assessing the state of demersal fish to address formal ecosystem based management needs: making fisheries independent trawl survey data ‘fit for purpose’. Front. Mar. Sci. | doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00162
  • ·        Pedreschi, D., Bouch, P. Moriarty, M., Nixon, E., Knights, A.M.,  Reid, D.G., (2019) Integrated ecosystem analysis in Irish waters; Providing the context for ecosystem-based fisheries management, Fisheries Research,  Volume 209, Pages 218-229, ISSN 0165-7836
  • ·        M Moriarty, A F Sell, V M Trenkel, C P Lynam, F Burns, E D Clarke, S P R Greenstreet, C McGonigle, Handling editor: Michel Kaiser; Resolution of biodiversity and assemblage structure in demersal fisheries surveys: the role of tow duration, ICES Journal of Marine Science, Volume 75, Issue 5, 1 October 2018, Pages 1672–1681, https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsy050
  • ·        Moriarty, M., Pedreschi, D., Stokes, D., Dransfeld, L., Reid, D.G., (2016), Spatial and temporal analysis of litter in the Celtic Sea from Groundfish Survey data: Lessons for monitoring, Marine Pollution Bulletin

BOOKS:

  • ·        Dransfeld, L., Maxwell, H.W., Moriarty, M., Nolan, C., Kelly, E., Pedreschi, D., Slattery, N., & Connolly P. (2014) North Western Waters Atlas 3rd Edition. Marine Institute. ISBN 978-1-902895-59-8

TECHNICAL REPORTS:

  • ·        Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S.P.R. and Rasmussen, J. (2017) Derivation of Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Product for the Northeast Atlantic Area. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 no 16, 240pp. DOI: 10.7489/1984-1
  • ·        ICES, (2016) Report of the Working Group on the Ecosystem Effects of Fishing Activities (WGECO), 6-13 April 2016, ICES Headquarters, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • ·        ICES. 2015. Interim Report of the Working Group to Demonstrate a Celtic Seas wide approach to the application of fisheries related science to the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (WGMSFDemo), 28-30 April 2015, Dublin, Ireland. ICES CM 2015\SSGIEA:12. 32 pp
  • ·        ICES. 2015. Report of the Working Group on the Ecosystem Effects of Fishing Activities (WGECO), 8-15 April 2015, ICES Headquarters, Copenhagen, Denmark. ICES CM 2015\ACOM:24. 122 pp
  • Greenstreet, S.P.R. and Moriarty, M. (2017) OSPAR Interim Assessment 2107 Fish Indicator Data Manual (Relating to Version 2 of the Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Product). Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 No 17, 83pp. DOI: 10.7489/1985-1
  • Greenstreet, S.P.R and Moriarty, M. (2017) Manual for Version 3 of the Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Product. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 No 18, 77pp. DOI: 10.7489/1986-1

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

  • ·        Meadhbh Moriarty,  Chris McGonigle,  Debbi Pedreschi, T.S. Smeltz , Suresh A. Sethi, Brad P. Harris, Nathan Wolf, Simon P.R. Greenstreet  “Combining fisheries surveys to inform marine species distribution modelling”. Irish Ecological Association, Galway 2019
  • ·        Meadhbh Moriarty1,2,3, Chris McGonigle 1, Suresh A. Sethi3,4, Brad P. Harris3  How well do fisheries independent surveys inform ecological niche of marine species?” Irish Ecological Association Galway 2019 *poster*
  • ·        Moriarty, M. (2018) Resolution of biodiversity and assemblage structure in demersal fisheries surveys American Fisheries Society  Atlantic City 2018
  • ·        Moriarty, M. (2018) Resolution of biodiversity and assemblage structure in demersal fisheries surveys American Fisheries Society  Alaska Chapter Anchorage 2018
  • ·        Moriarty, M., (2015) Variation in the abundance distribution of skate and ray species in the Celtic Seas, Annual Symposium of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles, 27-31 July, Plymouth U.K.

DATA PRODUCTS:

  1. Moriarty,M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Greater North Sea Dutch Beam Trawl Quarter 3 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. DOI: 10.7489/1967-1
  2. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Greater North Sea International Otter Trawl Quarter 1 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. DOI: 10.7489/1922-1
  3. Mortiarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Celtic Sea Irish Quarter 4 Otter Trawl Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1925-1
  4. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Greater North Sea International Otter Trawl Quarter 3 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1923-1
  5. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Celtic Sea Scottish Otter Trawl Quarter 4 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1924-1
  6. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Celtic Sea Scottish Quarter 1 Otter Trawl Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1957-1
  7. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Celtic Sea /Bay of Biscay French Quarter 4 Otter Trawl Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1958-1
  8. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Greater North Sea French Otter Trawl Quarter 4 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1959-1
  9. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Celtic Sea Northern Ireland Otter Trawl Quarter 1 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1961-1
  10. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Wider Atlantic Scottish Otter Trawl Quarter 3 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1960-1
  11. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Celtic Sea Northern Ireland Otter Trawl Quarter 4 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/10.7489/1962-1
  12. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Celtic Sea English Quarter 3 Beam Trawl Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1964-1
  13. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Greater North Sea German Beam Trawl Quarter 3 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1965-1
  14. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Greater North Sea English Beam Trawl Quarter 3 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1966-1
  15. Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S. 2017. Bay of Biscay Iberian Coast Portugal Otter Trawl Quarter 4 Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Products. doi: 10.7489/1963-1

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Research Output 2018 2019

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Article

Assessing the State of Demersal Fish to Address Formal Ecosystem Based Management Needs: Making Fisheries Independent Trawl Survey Data ‘Fit for Purpose’

Moriarty, M., Greenstreet, S., Rasmussen, J. & de Boois, I., 2 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, APR, p. 1-10 10 p., 162.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
demersal fish
Fisheries
ecosystem management
Ecosystems
Fish
2 Citations (Scopus)

Resolution of biodiversity and assemblage structure in demersal fisheries surveys: the role of tow duration

Moriarty, M., Sell, A., Trenkel, V., Lynam, C., Burns, F., Clarke, L., Greenstreet, S. & McGonigle, C., 26 Apr 2018, In : ICES Journal of Marine Science. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
demersal fishery
fishery survey
fisheries
biodiversity
duration