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Amber D. York

Amber D. York

Information Systems Associate II

Biology

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3977

adyork@whoi.edu

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WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 36

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050

Education

B.A. Boston University, 2006, Biology with specialization in marine science
M.S. Boston University, 2018, Computer Information Systems with specialization in web application development

Research Interests

Development of web-based data exploration and data extraction tools. Application of image processing and machine vision techniques on large datasets.  Database design and management.  Benthic organism identification from images and physical specimens.

Research Statement

Currently a data manager at the Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO DMO, http://bco-dmo.org/) 

I have worked on the following projects in the past:

HabCam: Habitat Mapping Camera System, Panama Liquid Jungle Underwater Tropical Observatory (PLUTO), Polar Remote Interactive Marine Observatory (PRIMO), the Okinawa Ocean Cube Observatory (OIST), and Oshima Ocean Cube Observatory (Tokyo University).

Publications

ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-5133-5842

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Skills

Main Areas of Experience:

  • data management
  • web application development
  • database design
  • Benthic organism identification (mostly Northeast Continental Shelf, some inshore)

Other Experience

  • seagoing technical support: Linux, databases, fiber-optic terminations, cable repair
  • Scientific Diving experience: mostly sensor installation/maintenance

Languages:

  • python, perl, MATLAB, javascript, HTML5, CSS, node.js
  • some experience in: java,  R, php

Databases:

  • MongoDB, postgreSQL, MySQL
  • some experience in:  ORACLE, SQLite, Microsoft Access

Languages

some Japanese and Spanish

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