Nathan B. Furey obtained his B.Sc. in Marine Biology and Environmental Science from the University of New England (Biddeford, Maine) in 2009. Nathan then completed his M.Sc. at Texas A&M University in 2012. His M.Sc. thesis described the value and use of estuarine nursery habitats to juvenile southern flounder (Paralicthys lethostigma) in the Galveston Bay complex through the use of generalized additive models (GAM) and acoustic telemetry. From 2012-2016, Nathan completed his Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada), where his dissertation research examined the migration ecology of juvenile salmon smolts as they migrate from natal freshwater habitats through the coastal marine environment. Nathan is now a postdoctoral fellow at UBC, continuing his work on salmon smolts and understanding the impacts of salmon migrations on local consumers (i.e. bull trout). Nathan utilizes telemetry, diet analyses, bioenergetics, statistical models and simulations in his research.
In August 2018, Nathan will be joining the faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of New Hampshire.