Joanna Gyory

Phone: (603) 862-0322
Office: Earth, Oceans, & Space, Morse Hall Rm 305, Durham, NH 03824
joanna gyory

Faculty Snapshot:

  • Lecturer in the UNH Analytics & Data Science MS program
  • Extensive experience collecting, analyzing, and visualizing data as a researcher in the biological and environmental sciences
  • Collaborations with industry partners in applying data science methods to real-world problems



  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.S., University of New Hampshire
  • M.S., State University of New York
  • B.A., Cornell University

Courses Taught

  • DATA 896: Analytics Lab I
  • DATA 897: Self-Designed Analytics Lab II
  • DATA 900: Data Architecture
  • DATA 903: Analytics Applications II
  • DATA 911: Analytics Practicum I
  • DATA 912: Analytics Practicum II
  • HDS 802: Programming in Healthcare
  • HDS 803: Translation of Health Data
  • HDS 807: Unstructured Health Data
  • HMP 702: Programming in Healthcare
  • HMP 703: Translation of Health Data

Selected Publications

Giltz, S. M., Grey, E. K., Gyory, J., Ko, D. S., Nero, R. W., & Taylor, C. M. (2020). Estimating blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) larval release sites in the Gulf of Mexico using an oceanographic particle-tracking model. Bulletin of Marine Science, 96(4), 563-576. doi:10.5343/bms.2018.0075

Smith, T. B., Maté, J. L., & Gyory, J. (2017). Thermal Refuges and Refugia for Stony Corals in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. In Coral Reefs of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (pp. 501-515). Springer Netherlands. doi:10.1007/978-94-017-7499-4_17

Smith, T. B., Gyory, J., Brandt, M. E., Miller, W. J., Jossart, J., & Nemeth, R. S. (2016). Caribbean mesophotic coral ecosystems are unlikely climate change refugia. Global Change Biology, 22(8), 2756-2765. doi:10.1111/gcb.13175

Holstein, D. M., Smith, T. B., Gyory, J., & Paris, C. B. (2015). Fertile fathoms: Deep reproductive refugia for threatened shallow corals. Scientific Reports, 5(1). doi:10.1038/srep12407

Jones, B. T., Gyory, J., Grey, E. K., Bartlein, M., Ko, D. S., Nero, R. W., & Taylor, C. M. (2015). Transport of blue crab larvae in the northern Gulf of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 527, 143-156. doi:10.3354/meps11238

Smith, T. B., Glynn, P. W., Maté, J. L., Toth, L. T., & Gyory, J. (2014). A depth refugium from catastrophic coral bleaching prevents regional extinction. Ecology, 95(6), 1663-1673. doi:10.1890/13-0468.1

Gyory, J., Pineda, J., & Solow, A. (2013). Turbidity triggers larval release by the intertidal barnacle Semibalanus balanoides. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 476, 141-151. doi:10.3354/meps10186

Gyory, J., & Pineda, J. (2011). High-frequency observations of early-stage larval abundance: do storms trigger synchronous larval release in Semibalanus balanoides?. Marine Biology, 158(7), 1581-1589. doi:10.1007/s00227-011-1671-1

Starczak, V., Pérez-Brunius, P., Levine, H. E., Gyory, J., & Pineda, J. (2011). The Role of Season and Salinity in Influencing Barnacle Distributions in Two Adjacent Coastal Mangrove Lagoons. Bulletin of Marine Science, 87(3), 275-299. doi:10.5343/bms.2010.1022

Brandtneris, V. W., Brandt, M. E., Glynn, P. W., Gyory, J., & Smith, T. B. (n.d.). Seasonal Variability in Calorimetric Energy Content of Two Caribbean Mesophotic Corals. PLOS ONE, 11(4), e0151953. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151953

Most Cited Publications