Alex Caillat is a fisheries and data scientist with ten years of experience working in lake, river, and ocean systems throughout North America. His skills and background include modeling of aquatic and habitat systems, participation in multidisciplinary fisheries investigations, and management and analysis of automated telemetry system data. Alex has a strong background in remote fisheries investigations, from large-scale oceanic tracking to near-field evaluations of juvenile salmonid behavior at hydroelectric projects. He brings a depth of field expertise through work in challenging environments, from ocean-going vessels in the Gulf of Maine, underwater surveys in California, and work in rivers throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Alex obtained his Master’s Degree in Environmental Science and Management with a specialization in Water Resources Management from the University of California, Santa Barbara and holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Ecology from Cornell University. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his dog, Shuksan, where he spends his free time being perfectly mediocre at gardening and a variety of competitive mountain sports.