Acting Chief of Oceanography Branch; Research Oceanographer
Oversees the collection, processing and dissemination of hydrographic data collected during CTD operations from NEFSC shipboard surveys, collaborates with scientists in the application of oceanographic data to species and ecosystem assessments, and conducts independent research into the physical oceanography of the northeast U.S. shelf
Tamara Holzwarth Davis
Physical Science Technician
Day-to-day operations of the CTD monitoring program.
Larval fish ecology and taxonomy. Verifies ichthyoplakton identifications for SEAMAP and EcoMon programs. Studies various aspects of larval ecology including distribution, abundance, and habitat associations.
principal investigator for the Oceanography Branch's Ship of Opportunity Program (SOOP)
Day-to-day operations of the Research Vessel Plankton Monitoring program; shipboard operations for zooplankton monitoring and land-based support activities.
Fisheries oceanography and fisheries ecology; incorporates Oceanography Branch data into stock assessments and ecosystem assessments; ichthyoplankton database structure and application.
Biological Laboratory Technician
Day-to-day operations of Ship of Opportunity Continuous Plankton Recorder program; primary contact for operational issues related to the continuous plankton recorder operation.
Ocean acidification monitoring incorporated into the CTD Monitoring program and Ship of Opportunity Program. Supports collection of water samples for DIC and TAlk measurements and flowthrough pCO2 sampling
Participates Ship of Opportunity Continuous Plankton Recorder program and Research Vessel Plankton Monitoring program; schedules participation in Branch field work; large-scale ichthyoplankton studies and aging of larval fishes.