IMS Featured Profiles

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    Jerome Fiechter

    February 23, 2017

    Jerome Fiechter has been using advanced numerical modeling tools to investigate how ocean circulation at local, regional, and basin scales impacts biogeochemical cycling (e.g., air-sea CO2 exchange) and food web interactions (e.g., foraging ecology of key marine species) in the broader California Current upwelling system.

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    Shawn Noren

    May 26, 2016

    Dr. Shawn Noren was fascinated about life in the ocean at an early age, despite her family’s meager earnings precluding her from taking a trip to the ocean until she was 8 years old.

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    Kelton McMahon

    February 1, 2016

    Kelton McMahon is fascinated by the relationships among humans, animals, plants, microbes, and the environment that create amazingly productive and biodiverse marine ecosystems. Growing up on the water in a family of scientists, his life has been a never-ending stream of “Why’s” and “How’s”.

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    Clarissa Anderson

    October 26, 2015

    Clarissa Anderson's interest in harmful algal blooms dates back to her undergraduate years at UC Berkeley where she first learned about the mysteries surrounding Ciguatera Fish Poisoning at tropical latitudes, caused by a dinoflagellate called Gambierdiscus.