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Jonathan MacKay

Aquaculture Spatial Scientist

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Areas of Expertise

Aquaculture, Spatial Science, Remote Sensing, GIS




Jonathan is an Aquaculture Spatial Scientist in TNC’s Global Aquaculture program. He performs complex aquaculture site suitability analyses and builds decision support tools to help stakeholders plan for aquaculture development while balancing environmental, social, and economic factors. His work spans marine and freshwater systems worldwide, utilizing a background in GIS and marine and environmental science. Before joining TNC, Jonathan worked with Federal and State governments, non-profits, and start-ups in the aquaculture space. He holds an M.S. in Environmental Science from California State University, Los Angeles, and a B.S. in Marine Science from the University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

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