Graduate Students

Jamee Adams

Nutrient cycling

Phosphorus biogeochemistry

Dante Capone

Zooplankton ecology, carbon cycling, wildfires


Grace Cawley

Zooplankton Ecology

Trophic Interactions & Carbon Export

Julia Chavarry

Food Web Ecology

Christian Fender

Zooplankton ecology, particularly of gelatinous species

Estimates of carbon export to the deep and the mechanisms by which zooplankton influence it

Shailja Gangrade

Biophysical Interactions

Physical and ecological drivers of plankton/fish spatial distribution

John Irving 

Biogeochemical Modeling

Bottom up controls of lower trophic level biomass

Rob Lampe

Eukaryotic phytoplankton

Phytoplankton responses to altered nitrogen, iron, and pCO2.

Diatom diodiversity

Caroline Lowcher

California Current upwelling system

Coastal processes and dynamics of upwelling systems. Observational oceanography of boundary curre

Stephanie Matthews

Zooplankton ecology

Plankton community structure and trophic interactions

Kelley McBride

Biophysical interactions

Cross-shore plankton transport influenced by nonlinear internal waves

Tammy Russel

Seabird Ecology, Climate Change Ecology and Ocean plastic pollution

Sarah Schwenck

Microbial ecology

Phytoplankton, bacteria, and virus interactions as well as microbial nutrient cycling

Anya Stajner

Zooplankton and Global Change Ecology

Monica Thukral

Phytoplankton Ecology & Metabolites

Ralph Riley Torres

Organic Matter Cycling

Organic matter biogeochemistry

Chemical characterization and transformations of organic nitrogen

Wiley Wolfe

Chemical sensor development

Seawater carbonate chemistry in the CCE/CalCOFI region

Natalie Yingling

Plankton ecology

Biological carbon pump