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Tierney - Data Entry Specialist - UK

Megan Tierney

UK

Services

Data Entry Specialist

  • Part time

Summary:

I have over 15-years experience at importing, managing and analysing a wide variety of data as result as my training and experience in scientific research.

Work History

Programme Officer

Ecosystem Assessment Programme

From June 2010

Main activities and responsibilities • Project management
• Global, regional and national biodiversity indicator development
• Coordinate international workshops and reporting on development of ecosystem services indicators
• Regional capacity building in ecosystem assessments
• National capacity building in indicator development - e.g. UNCCD Performance and Impact
Indicators (www.unccd.int/science/menu.php?newch=mniw)
• Collation, analysis, review and dissemination of UK data to be used to assess status and trends of ecosystems and evaluation of ecosystem services for the UK National Ecosystem Assessment.
• Review issues on the threats to the marine environment and sustainable management of marine
resources, including Marine Protected Areas monitoring
• Contribute to project development and planning, report writing and manuscript preparation
• Working with a range of academic and conservation partners, both within the UK and internationally.
Name and address of employer UNEP-WCMC. 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge. CB3 0DL. United Kingdom
Type of business or sector Ecology

Environmental Consultant

April 2010 - May 2010

Main activities and responsibilities • Collation and analysis of global data to be used to assess trends in the sustainable use of wild
commodities
• Manuscript preparation; Report writing
• This work will contribute to specific focal areas within the current and ongoing UNEP-WCMC
Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) program (www.bipindicators.net/).
Name and address of employer UNEP-WCMC. 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge. CB3 0DL. United Kingdom
- Curriculum vitae of For more information on Europass go to http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu
Megan Tierney © European Union, 2002-2010 24082010
Type of business or sector Ecology and Conservation

Biodiversity Indicators

CBD

Partnership (2010 BIP) program, and was incorporated into the Convention on Biological Diversity
(CBD) Global Biodiversity Outlook Report #3 (GBO-3).
Name and address of employer UNEP-WCMC. 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge. CB3 0DL. United Kingdom
Type of business or sector Ecology and Conservation

Environmental Consultant

February 2009 - July 2009

Main activities and responsibilities • Collation and analysis of global data to be used to assess trends in the spatial extent of selected
marine biomes; namely, coral reefs, mangroves and seagrasses.
• Report writing

Expedition Leader

MV Polar Star, MV Plancius

December 2006 - April 2010

Main activities and responsibilities • Leading expeditions on 100-passenger capacity 'expedition' vessel (MV Polar Star, MV Plancius) in
Antarctica, north Atlantic (UK, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, eastern Canada) and the Arctic.
• Responsible for voyage planning and implementation, assessment of landing sites and management of 8-10 member expedition team.
• Presentation of natural history lectures, guiding and boat driving (Mark 5 Zodiacs).
Name and address of employer Polar Star Expeditions. 55 Crane Lake Drive. Halifax, Novia Scotia. B3S 1B5. Canada
Oceanwide Expeditions. Bellamypark 9. 4381 CG Vlissingen. The Netherlands
Type of business or sector Eco-tourism

Zoology Tutor

Main activities and responsibilities • Guidance and assistance to undergraduate students during laboratory and practical
demonstrations.
Name and address of employer School of Zoology. University of Tasmania. Private Bag 50. Hobart, Tasmania. 7001. Australia
Type of business or sector Education

Marine Biologist and PhD Candidate

University of Tasmania

January 2002 - August 2008

Main activities and responsibilities • Doctorate undertaken and completed through the Southern Ocean Ecosystem division at the
Australian Antarctic Division, the Antarctic Wildlife Research Unit (University of Tasmania), and the
Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre.
• PhD thesis prepared, supervised by Professor Mark Hindell and Dr Simon Jarman. Title: "Temporal
variability and evaluation of methods used to infer diet of a Southern Ocean predator, the Adélie
penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae)".
• Thesis objective derived from the need to assess and improve current monitoring procedures used in the conservation of the Southern Ocean ecosystem, management of commercial fisheries and mitigation of environmental impacts.
• Thesis involved substantial field work at a remote site in the Antarctic between 2000-2004
(including one winter), incorporating extensive sample collection from live birds (e.g. stomach
contents, blood, feathers and faecal material; attachment of tracking devices, implantation of identification tags), laboratory analysis (stomach content analysis, stable-isotope analysis, fatty-
acid signature analysis and identification of prey DNA in faecal material) and data management.
Name and address of employer School of Zoology. University of Tasmania. Private Bag 50. Hobart, Tasmania. 7001. Australia
Type of business or sector Environmental Research

Marine Biologist

Megan Tierney

September 2000 - November 2004

Dates September 2000 - November 2004

- Curriculum vitae of For more information on Europass go to http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu
Megan Tierney © European Union, 2002-2010 24082010
Occupation or position held Marine Biologist
Main activities and responsibilities • Member and field-project leader of research team responsible for the collection of data for a long- term monitoring project on Adélie penguins. This program is Australia's primary contribution to the
Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) Ecosystem
Monitoring Program (CEMP), which provides input to CCAMLR for the conservation of the Southern
Ocean ecosystem and management of potential impacts caused by environmental change (e.g.
climate change) and/or over exploitation of living resources (e.g. krill).
• Co-ordinated research activities of 2-4 field biologists at a remote site in the Antarctic for periods of 4-18 months between 2000-2004 (28 months of field work in total, including one winter).
• Type of data collected included population counts, assessment of breeding success, diet samples,
deployment of tracking devices, implanting identification tags, maintaining automatic weighing
machines, taking morphometric measurements, daily census etc
• Duties also included data entry, data management, data analysis and report writing.
• Underwent extensive training for Antarctic field work, sample collection, remote area first aid,
crevasse and mountain rescue, snow and ice travel, and training to be a surgical assistant
(anaesthetist).
Name and address of employer Australian Antarctic Division. 203 Channel Highway. Kingston, Tasmania. 7050. Australia
Type of business or sector Environmental Research

Antarctic field marine biologist

July 1999 - March 2000

Main activities and responsibilities • Field-project leader of 2-person research team responsible for the collection of data for a long-term
monitoring project on Royal penguins and assisting on collection of data from southern elephant
seals for purposes of conservation and management of wild populations of Southern Ocean
predators.
• Co-ordinated research activities at a remote site on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island (9 months of field work in total).
• Responsible for data collection (e.g. population counts, assessment of breeding success, diet
samples, deployment of tracking devices, taking morphometric measurements) and data
management.
• Underwent extensive training for sub-Antarctic field work, sample collection, remote area first aid.
Name and address of employer School of Zoology. University of Tasmania. Private Bag 50. Hobart, Tasmania. 7001. Australia
Type of business or sector Environmental Research

Lab Technician

January 1999 - July 1999

Main activities and responsibilities • Prepare and conduct sample analyses (e.g. bomb calorimetry, sort stomach and scat samples,
analyze radio isotopes in blood samples) for research projects on seals, whales and penguins.
• Data input, management and analysis.
Name and address of employer School of Zoology. University of Tasmania. Private Bag 50. Hobart, Tasmania. 7001. Australia
Type of business or sector Environmental Research

Qualifications & Certifications

ecology

Unit (University of Tasmania)

School of Zoology. University of Tasmania.

Marine Biology/Zoology

University of Tasmania

organisation

James Cook University

organisation

Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies

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