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William Oestreich

William Oestreich

Ph.D. Student in Biology, admitted Autumn 2017

Academic Appointments

Ph.D. Student in Biology, admitted Autumn 2017

Honors & Awards

Stanford Graduate Fellowship (SGF), Stanford University (2017)
NSF GRFP, National Science Foundation (2018)

Professional Education

MS, Northwestern University, Environmental Engineering & Science (2015)
BS, Northwestern University, Environmental Engineering (2015)


Cade, D. E., Seakamela, M., Findlay, K. P., Fukunaga, J., Kahane‐Rapport, S. R., Warren, J. D., … Goldbogen, J. A. (2021). Predator‐scale spatial analysis of intra‐patch prey distribution reveals the energetic drivers of rorqual whale super‐group formation. Functional Ecology.

Green, K. M., Selgrath, J. C., Frawley, T. H., Oestreich, W. K., Mansfield, E. J., Urteaga, J., … Crowder, L. B. (2021). How adaptive capacity shapes the Adapt, React, Cope response to climate impacts: insights from small-scale fisheries. CLIMATIC CHANGE, 164(1-2).

Oestreich, W. K., Fahlbusch, J. A., Cade, D. E., Calambokidis, J., Margolina, T., Joseph, J., … Ryan, J. P. (2020). Animal-Borne Metrics Enable Acoustic Detection of Blue Whale Migration. Current Biology : CB.

Haver, S. M., Rand, Z., Hatch, L. T., Lipski, D., Dziak, R. P., Gedamke, J., … Van Parijs, S. M. (2020). Seasonal trends and primary contributors to the low-frequency soundscape of the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 148(2), 845.

Oestreich, W. K., Chapman, M. S., & Crowder, L. B. (2020). A comparative analysis of dynamic management in marine and terrestrial systems. FRONTIERS IN ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT.

Oestreich, W. K., Frawley, T. H., Mansfield, E. J., Green, K. M., Green, S. J., Naggea, J., … Crowder, L. B. (2019). The impact of environmental change on small-scale fishing communities: moving beyond adaptive capacity to community response. PREDICTING FUTURE OCEANS: SUSTAINABILITY OF OCEAN AND HUMAN SYSTEMS AMIDST GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE, 271–82.

Glover, D. M., Doney, S. C., Oestreich, W. K., & Tullo, A. W. (2018). Geostatistical Analysis of Mesoscale Spatial Variability and Error in SeaWiFS and MODIS/Aqua Global Ocean Color Data. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-OCEANS, 123(1), 22–39.

Swain, T. D., Vega-Perkins, J. B., Oestreich, W. K., Triebold, C., DuBois, E., Henss, J., … Marcelino, L. (2016). Coral bleaching response index: a new tool to standardize and compare susceptibility to thermal bleaching. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 22(7), 2475–88.

Oestreich, W. K., Ganju, N. K., Pohlman, J. W., & Suttles, S. E. (2016). Colored dissolved organic matter in shallow estuaries: relationships between carbon sources and light attenuation. BIOGEOSCIENCES, 13(2), 583–95.