Endowed Professor of Marinetics
Pathobiology and Immunobiology of Marine Shellfish
Marine benthic ecology, invertebrate zoology,marine microbiology, biogeochemistry
Associate Professor / Faculty Director, Coastal Environmental Studies
chemical education, sustainable and green chemistry
Marine Biogeochemistry, Chemical kinetics of natural organic matter, radiocarbon analyses
Paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, deep-sea sediments, marine micropaleontology
Distinguished Service Professor
Near shore transport processes, coastal groundwater hydrology, coastal sedimentation, marine geophysics
Distinguished Service Professor
Coastal ocean and estuarine dynamics
Lecturer / Faculty Director, Semester by the Sea
Marine and Environmental Science Education, Coastal Community Ecology
Biogeochemistry of organic pollutants in seawater and groundwater.
Arlene Kons Cassidy
Lecturer / Faculty Director, Sustainability Studies
Benthic ecology, population and community dynamics.
J. Kirk Cochran
Marine geo-chemistry, use of radionuclides as geochemical tracers; diagenesis of marine sediments.
Professor / Director, ITPA
Extreme weather, coastal meteorology, weather forecasting, regional climate change
Phytoplankton physiological ecology; Biocomplexity and microbial diversity; Planktonic ecosystem processes in marine, estuarine, and freshwater systems
Evolution of Host-Parasite Interactions
Environmental economics, ecosystem services and resilience of coastal ecosystems, economics of restoration, natural capital accounting
Assistant ProfessorNearshore hydrodynamics, sediment transport, wave-current-sediment-structure interaction, resilient coastal protection systems, coastal flooding
community-based planning, disaster recovery, resilience policy, urban design and placemaking
Distinguished Professor / Director, CIDER
Marine phytoplankton physiology and ecology, biogeo-chemistry of metals, marine pollution
Continental Shelf Dynamics, Bio-Physical Interactions in Shelf Systems, Climate Change Effects on Coastal Systems, Shipboard ADCPs on Volunteer Observing Ships
Marine geology, sediment dynamics, continental margin sedimentation
Coastal ecosystem ecology, climate change, harmful algal blooms, phytoplankton, ocean acidification, effects of multiple stressors on coastal marine resources, aquatic biogeochemistry
Director, Sustainability Studies / Faculty Director, Environmental Humanities
Environmental literature and film; ecofeminism; environmental justice; feminism; race studies; women’s literature; Restoration and eighteenth-century literature and culture.
Sung-Gheel (Gil) Jang
Lecturer / Faculty Director, Geospatial Center
Geospatial Sciences and geographic information systems
Climate modeling, high-resolution cloud modeling, cloud microphysics, super-parameterization, massively parallel super-computing, cloud parameterization
low frequency climate variability, tropical meteorology, ocean-atmosphere interaction, prediction and predictability, tropical cyclone activity, extreme events
Atmospheric Chemistry, Microphysics and Chemistry of Atmospheric Aerosols, Heterogeneous Atmospheric Chemistry and Kinetics
Cloud Microphysics and Dynamics, Environmental Remote Sensing, Radar Meteorology and Technology
Research Associate Professor
Climate change, dynamics and modeling;
Ecology and physiology of marine zooplankton; food web dynamics of estuarine plankton and the impacts of harmful algal blooms.
Marine benthic ecology, animal-sediment interactions
Structure and dynamics of shelf-seas and remote sensing oceanography
Trace gas isotopic composition for the reconstruction of atmospheric chemistry in the paleo atmosphere; trace gas emissions from the biosphere; development of instrumentation platforms for research aircraft.
Elizabeth Terese Newman
Mesoamerican Ethnohistory, Historical Archaeology, and Environmental Archaeology with a specialty in Zooarchaeology.
Fish ecology, climate variability, global environmental change, ecosystem-based management
Professor / Executive Director, IOCS
Ocean conservation, fisheries management, ecosystem-based approaches, endangered fishes, sharks, sturgeon
H. James Quigley Jr.
Lecturer / Faculty Director, Environmental Design, Policy, and Planning
Climate Modeling; Tropical Cyclones; Climate Extremes; Atmospheric Dynamics
Maritime and Environmental History
Marine vertebrates, fisheries policy, and raising awareness of ocean change
Marine geochemistry, biological-chemical interactions in seawater
Visiting Assistant Professor
Remote Sensing and GIS; water quality modeling; hyperspectral remote sensing; object-based image analysis; environmental and vegetation; digital image analysis; coastal changes; unmanned aerial vehicles
environmental humanities, history of naturalist studies, American Literature, nature writing
Marine microbiology, interests in microbial ecology, trophodynamics, anoxia, hypoxia, single-cell analysis, Raman microspectrometry and atomic force microscopy
Bio-physical and trophic interactions in marine ecology; application of spatial analysis and landscape ecology techniques to marine conservation
Sediment biogeochemistry, animal-sediment interactions, benthic ecology
Marine Biogeochemistry, Geochemical element cycles, Deep Biosphere
Physical oceanography, large-scale circulation: theory and modeling.
Climate change impacts; Remote Sensing; Land-cover and Land-Use Change; Alpine Ecosystems; Andes
theoretical fluid dynamics and applied mechanics, with emphases on wave mechanics, hydrodynamic instabilities, coastal hydrodynamics and seabed mechanics
Climate modelling, atmospheric dynamics
Chem-/Bio- Sensors, Marine Biogeochemistry, Trace Elements, Environmental Analytical Chemistry
Aquatic ecosystem ecology, ecological stoichiometry
Conservation biology, developmental evolution
Development and application of statistics
connections between science and society, with a focus on marine spatial planning, ecosystem-based management, waste management, conservation planning, and ecosystem services.
Aquatic ecology, applied ecology, conservation biology
Science and technology policy; energy and environmental problems and issues; environmental and waste management, recycling and pollution prevention; risk analysis and life-cycle analysis; nuclear, chemical, and biological threats; technology assessment; homeland security and the war on terrorism
surface chemical processes in natural and engineered systems, with an emphasis on clean water
Robert L. de Zafra
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
J. R. Schubel
Associate Professor Emeritus