CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), a marine environmental consulting and survey company, today announced the expansion of its Offshore Energy team with the appointment of Dr. Shane Abeare to the position of Project Scientist—Offshore Energy, based out of CSA’s U.S. headquarters in Stuart, Florida. Dr. Abeare will support CSA’s scientific and operational activities on a range of multidisciplinary marine projects in the U.S. and internationally, particularly those serving offshore oil, gas, and wind clients.
Dr. Abeare has substantial international experience, having worked more than 10 years in various countries across the African continent, Madagascar, and the Pacific Islands. During this period, his work primarily focused on coastal resource management, and the creation and management of marine protected areas and national parks. Dr. Abeare also brings to CSA his diverse experience acquired from serving as a Fish Biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in California and as a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Research at the University of Mississippi.
“We welcome Shane to CSA at an exciting time in our company’s history,” said CSA’s General Manager/Vice President, Gordon Stevens. “His substantial experience developing and managing natural resource projects complements our Offshore Energy team as we seek to further strengthen our service offering to the rapidly diversifying international offshore energy sector—including the burgeoning renewables market. To meet the growing demands of the energy industry, CSA continues to invest in marine technologies and market-leading subject matter experts needed to deliver unrivalled marine survey services and scientifically robust environmental analysis.”
Speaking of the announcement, Dr. Abeare said: “I am thrilled to join CSA at such an important chapter in the company’s growth. I look forward to engaging in the development and execution of offshore energy projects to help provide customized, competitive, and high-quality services to industry and government stakeholders.”
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