Ph.D. 2017, Oceanography, Institute of Marine Sciences, METU, Turkey

M.Sc. 2011, Marine Biology and Fisheries, Institute of Marine Sciences, METU, Turkey

B.Sc. 2008, Aquatic Sciences, Istanbul University, Turkey

Research Area

Science communication, human-ocean-human interactions, ecosystem modelling, ecosystem services

Career Highlights

2017 - Founder/Director, AG Marine Solutions Marine Engineering LTD.

2014-2016           Project Coordinator/Researcher, Determination of Ecosystem-based Fishery Management Strategies for the Turkish Seas (founded by Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK 1001-113Y040)) 

2013      Project Director, To Know and Protect Our Seas II (founded by Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 4004-113B221))

Selected Publications

Gazihan, A., Salihoglu, B., Akoglu, E., Bundy, A., Oguz, T. (2015). A Glance at the Aegean Sea through the Eyes of Indicators, Aegean Sea, 685: 685-692.

Ptacnik, R., Gomes, A., Royer, S.-J., Berger, S. A., Calbet, A., Nejstgaard, J. C., ... Gazihan, A. …, Pitta, P. (2016). A light-induced shortcut in the planktonic microbial loop. Nature Scientific Reports, 6, 29286.

Coll, M., Shannon, L. J., Kleisner, K. M., Juan-Jordá, M. J., Bundy, A., Gazihan, A., ... Shin, Y. J. (2016). Ecological indicators to capture the effects of fishing on biodiversity and conservation status of marine ecosystems. Ecological Indicators, 60: 947–962.

Bundy, A., Chuenpagdee, R., Boldt, J. L., Fatima Borges, M., Camara, M. L., Coll, M., ... Gazihan, A. …, Jarre, A. (2016). Strong fisheries management and governance positively impact ecosystem status. Fish and Fisheries.

Gazihan, A., Salihoğlu, B., Akoğlu, E., Oğuz, T., From science to policy; A road map for a sustainable resource management in Turkey’s marine EEZs. 2016 Ocean Science Meeting, 21-26 February 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.