Ben Donnelly

Selected academic publications

Dunn, D. C., Harrison, A.-L., Curtice, C., DeLand, S., Donnelly, B., Fujioka, E., et al. (2019). The importance of migratory connectivity for global ocean policy. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 286(1911), 20191472.

Halpin, Patrick, Boezio, D., & Donnelly, B. (2018). “Development of a Spatial Decision-Support Framework: Translating Science into Practice” Defense Coastal/Estuarine Research Program (DCERP).

Cleary, J., DeLand, S., Donnelly, B., & Halpin, P. (2018). Data to Inform the CBD Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSA) in the Baltic Sea (p. 101).

Bax, N. J., Cleary, J., Donnelly, B., Dunn, D. C., Dunstan, P. K., Fuller, M., & Halpin, P. N. (2016). Results of efforts by the Convention on Biological Diversity to describe ecologically or biologically significant marine areas: EBSAs in the High Seas. Conservation Biology, 30(3), 571-581.

Dunn, D. C., Ardron, J., Bax, N., Bernal, P., Cleary, J., Cresswell, I., Donnelly, B., alpin, P. N. (2014). The Convention on Biological Diversity’s Ecologically or Biologically Significant Areas: Origins, development, and current status. Marine Policy, 49, 137-145.

Fujioka, E., Berghe, E. V., Donnelly, B., Castillo, J., Cleary, J., Holmes, C., … Halpin, P. (2012). Advancing Global Marine Biogeography Research with Open-source GIS Software and Cloud Computing. Transactions in GIS, 16(2), 143-160.

Fujioka, E., Kot, C. Y., Wallace, B. P., Best, B. D., Moxley, J., Cleary, J., Donnelly, B., … Halpin, P. N. (2014). Data integration for conservation: Leveraging multiple data types to advance ecological assessments and habitat modeling for marine megavertebrates using OBIS-SEAMAP. Ecological Informatics, 20, 13-26.

Cleary, J., Donnelly, B., & Fujioka, E. (2011). Advancing global marine biogeography research with open-source GIS software and cloud computing. Presented at the FOSS4G (Free and Open Source Geography meeting), Denver.

Halpin, P. N., Cleary, J., Donnelly, B., Biasi, F., Carroll, A., & Bullington, R. (2010). “A New Map of Ocean Life” Wall poster for National Geographic Maps. Retrieve from

McIntyre, A. D. (Ed.). (2010). Life in the world’s oceans: diversity, distribution, and abundance. Chichester; Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell Pub. (Oversaw graphics and produced figures for book)

Cressey, D. (2010). Marine biology: Out of the blue. Nature, 467(7315), 514-515. (Cartographic illustration for Nature)

Snelgrove, P. V. R. (2010). Discoveries of the Census of marine life: making ocean life count. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press. (Cartography and figures)

Halpin, P., Read, A., Fujioka, E., Best, B., Donnelly, B., Hazen, L., … Hyrenbach, K. D. (2009). OBIS-SEAMAP: The World Data Center for Marine Mammal, Sea Bird, and Sea Turtle Distributions (Vol. 22).

Tamarkin, M., & Donnelly, B. (2006). Social Software in Research Computing and IT Administration: Successes and Failures. Presented at the Educause Midwestern Regional Conference, Chicago.