Brendan Hurley

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Brendan Hurley

Assistant Professor, Director of GIS Certificate

Geospatial Science and Applications


Office Phone: (202) 994-5126
2036 H St, NW, Room 208 Washington DC 20052

Office Hours

12:30pm - 1:30pm Mondays (in office)
12:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday through Friday on Google Meet / Zoom:
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Geog 2104 - Introduction to Cartography and GIS
Geog 3105 - Techniques of Spatial Analysis
Geog 3106 - Intermediate GIS
Geog 6305 - Geospatial Statistics

Brendan Hurley, Timothy Leslie. 2023. The Potential for Spatio-Temporal Semivariograms as Neighborhood Definers. (In review)

Bryan P. Wallace, Zach A. Posnik, Brendan J. Hurley, Andrew D. DiMatteo, Ashleigh Bandimere, Isabel Rodriguez, Sara M. Maxwe, Lucy Meyer, Hannah Brenner, Michael P.Jensen, Erin LaCasella, Brian M. Shamblin, F. Alberto Abreu-Grobois, Kelly R. Stewart, PeterH. Dutton, Brian J. Hutchinson, Paolo Casale, Roderic B. Mast. 2022. Marine turtle regional management units 2.0: An updated framework for evaluating conservation status and priorities of marine turtles worldwide. Endangered Species Research  (In press)

Azzara, A., Wang, H., Rutherford, D., Hurley, B., Stephenson, S. 2015. A 10 Year Projection of Maritime Activity In The U.S. Arctic Region, Committee On The Marine Transportation System, Report to the White House.

Kathy Kuletz, Megan C. Ferguson, Brendan Hurley, Adrian E. Gall, Elizabeth A. Labunski, Tawna C. Morgan. 2015. Seasonal spatial patterns in seabird and marine mammal distribution in the eastern Chukchi and western Beaufort seas: Identifying biologically important pelagic areas. Progress in Oceanography 136, 175-200

Michael Jasny, Sylvia Fallon, Giulia Good Stefani, Brendan Hurley, Andrew J. Wright. 2014. A petition to list the Gulf of Mexico Bryde’s whale (Balaenoptera edeni) as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, Natural Resource Defense Council.

Courtney E. Smith, Brendan J. Hurley, Christina N. Toms, Angela D. Mackey, Moby Solangi, Stan A. Kuczaj. 2013. Hurricane impacts on the foraging patterns of bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus in Mississippi Sound. Marine Ecology Progress Series 487, 231-244

Y Watanuki, RP Wilson, JC Prairie, K Ziervogel, C Arnosti, R Camassa, C Falcon, S Khatri, RM McLaughlin, BL White, S Yu, JM Boucher, C Chen, Y Sun, RC Beardsley, H Nishikawa, Y Ichiro, K Komatsu, H Sasaki, Y Sasai, T Setou, M Shimuzu, CE Smith, BJ Hurley, CN Toms, AD Mackey, M Solangi, SA Kuczaj, MA Pardo, N Silverberg, D Gendron, E Beier, DM Palacios, LH Thorne, AJ Read, GS Drew, JF Piatt, DF Hill, JA Santora, RR Veit. 2013. Biophysical coupling of marine hotspots. Marine Ecology Progress Series 487, 176-304

Wallace, B. P., A. D. DiMatteo, A. B. Bolten, M. Y. Chaloupka, B. J. Hutchinson, F. A. Abreu-Grobois, J. A. Mortimer, J. A. Seminoff, D. Amorocho, K. A. Bjorndal, J. Bourjea, B. W. Bowen, R. Briseño-Dueñas, P. Casale, B. C. Choudhury, A. Costa, P. H. Dutton, A. Fallabrino, E. M. Finkbeiner, A. Girard, M. Girondot, M. Hamann, B. J. Hurley, M. López-Mendilaharsu,, M. A. Marcovaldi, J. A. Musick, R. Nel, N. J. Pilcher, S. Troëng, B. Witherington and R. B. Mast. 2011. Global conservation priorities for marine turtles. PloS one 6 (9), e24510

Wallace B.P., A. D. DiMatteo, B. J. Hurley, E. M. Finkbeiner, A. B. Bolten, M. Y. Chaloupka, B. J. Hutchinson,  F. A. Abreu-Grobois, D. Amorocho, K. A. Bjorndal, J. Bourjea, B. W. Bowen, R. Briseño-Dueñas, P. Casale,  B. C. Choudhury, A. Costa, P. H. Dutton, A. Fallabrino, A. Girard, M. Girondot, M. H. Godfrey, M. Hamann,  M. López-Mendilaharsu,, M. A. Marcovaldi, J. A. Mortimer, J. A. Musick, R. Nel, J. A. Seminoff, S. Troëng, B. 2010. Regional management units for marine turtles: a novel framework for prioritizing conservation and research across multiple scales. PloS one 5 (12), e15465

Hurley, B.  2010. Astokh Lease Area 4-D Seismic Survey Independent Observer Report: Piltun Lagoon Region, Sakhalin Island, Russian Federation. International Union for Conservation of Nature.

B.Sc., Wildlife Science, Virginia Tech

M.E.M., Coastal Environmental Management, Duke University

Ph.D., Earth Systems and Geoinformation Sciences, George Mason University