Gabriela Alongi is a Data Analyst with the DCLDE (Detection Classification, Localization and Density Estimation) Laboratory developing detectors for the passive acoustic monitoring of marine mammals.
She received her MRes (Master of Research) in Marine Mammal Science from the University of St. Andrews in Fife, Scotland in 2014 and B.S. in Aquatic Biology from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2011. Before working with the Foundation, Gabriela was an analyst of bioacoustics data for Bio-Waves, Inc. assessing the effects of anthropogenic activities on dolphin vocalizations and developing and testing a call classifier. In addition, Gabriela has worked on marine mammal photo identification for the Aquarium of the Pacific, participated in harbor seal training and behavioral research at the St. Andrews Aquarium, and was a land-based marine mammal observer for the Gray Whales Count.