Funded by the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions Cooperative Agreement Award #NA16SEC4810009

Mariana C. León-Pérez is a NOAA CCME Graduate Scholar completing a Ph.D. in the Coastal Marine System Science Program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Mariana is currently developing her dissertation research project and is interested in using geospatial analysis to better understand human-nature systems and inform management decisions. She is under the supervision of Dr. James Gibeaut, HRI Endowed Chair for Coastal and Marine Geospatial Sciences.