Senior Research Scientist
Sal Jorgensen's shark research includes studying migratory patterns, feeding ecology and habitat use of adult white sharks at the Farallon Islands, Point Reyes and Año Nuevo Island, and collaborative work studying juvenile white sharks in southern California. His research interests include studying movements and migrations of commercially targeted sharks and fishes, acoustic tagging and telemetry, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis and modeling.
Sal earned undergraduate degrees in environmental studies from Sonoma State University, and in art from John Abbott College in Montreal. He completed his doctorate in ecology at the University of California, Davis, and was a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station.