Appendix 4 - Panel Biographies

Robert C. Beardsley chaired the panel. He is a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). Dr. Beardsley earned his Ph.D. in physical oceanography from the Massachusetts Institution of Technology in 1968. He presently serves as director of the WHOI Coastal Research Center. Dr. Beardsley 's research interests are in the physical oceanography of continental shelves and shallow seas, and geophysical fluid dynamics.

Thomas Church is a professor at the University of Delaware, where he has been a faculty member since 1972. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California at San Diego in 1970. Dr. Church's research interests include atmospheric transfer of trace elements to the marine environment; trace metal transport and cycling in salt marshes, estuaries, and coastal waters; and reduction-oxidation processes of metals, sulfur compounds, and nutrients.

Michael H. Freilich chaired the Coastal Hazards subgroup of the panel. He is presently an associate professor at Oregon State University and serves as a Principal Investigator on the ERS-1 and EOS satellite scatterometer projects. Dr. Freilich earned his Ph.D. in Oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1981. He is a member of the Ocean Studies Board. His research interests focus on the connections of marine winds to physical oceanography and use of satellites to measure marine winds.

Carl Friehe is a professor at the University of California at Irvine. He earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Stanford University in 1968. Dr. Friehe has most recently been involved in the Tropical Oceans and Global Atmosphere program and the Air-Sea Interaction and Marine Boundary Layer Research program. His research interests are in the areas of air-sea interactions, turbulence, and aircraft instrumentation.

Anne Giblin chaired the Coastal Ecosystem Health subgroup of the panel. She has been an Associate Scientist at the Ecosystems Center of the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory since 1990. Dr. Giblin earned her Ph.D. in Ecology from Boston University in 1982. She has served on the Governing Board of the Estuarine Research Federation and as president of the New England Estuarine Research Society. Dr. Giblin's research interests are in nutrient cycling in marine and lake sediments and overlying water columns.

enneth D. Haddad is a research administrator for the Florida Department of Natural Resources. He earned an M.S. from the University of South Florida in 1982.



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A Review of the Accomplishments and Plans of the NOAA Coastal Ocean Program (1994) Appendix 4 - Panel Biographies Robert C. Beardsley chaired the panel. He is a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). Dr. Beardsley earned his Ph.D. in physical oceanography from the Massachusetts Institution of Technology in 1968. He presently serves as director of the WHOI Coastal Research Center. Dr. Beardsley 's research interests are in the physical oceanography of continental shelves and shallow seas, and geophysical fluid dynamics. Thomas Church is a professor at the University of Delaware, where he has been a faculty member since 1972. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California at San Diego in 1970. Dr. Church's research interests include atmospheric transfer of trace elements to the marine environment; trace metal transport and cycling in salt marshes, estuaries, and coastal waters; and reduction-oxidation processes of metals, sulfur compounds, and nutrients. Michael H. Freilich chaired the Coastal Hazards subgroup of the panel. He is presently an associate professor at Oregon State University and serves as a Principal Investigator on the ERS-1 and EOS satellite scatterometer projects. Dr. Freilich earned his Ph.D. in Oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1981. He is a member of the Ocean Studies Board. His research interests focus on the connections of marine winds to physical oceanography and use of satellites to measure marine winds. Carl Friehe is a professor at the University of California at Irvine. He earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Stanford University in 1968. Dr. Friehe has most recently been involved in the Tropical Oceans and Global Atmosphere program and the Air-Sea Interaction and Marine Boundary Layer Research program. His research interests are in the areas of air-sea interactions, turbulence, and aircraft instrumentation. Anne Giblin chaired the Coastal Ecosystem Health subgroup of the panel. She has been an Associate Scientist at the Ecosystems Center of the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory since 1990. Dr. Giblin earned her Ph.D. in Ecology from Boston University in 1982. She has served on the Governing Board of the Estuarine Research Federation and as president of the New England Estuarine Research Society. Dr. Giblin's research interests are in nutrient cycling in marine and lake sediments and overlying water columns. enneth D. Haddad is a research administrator for the Florida Department of Natural Resources. He earned an M.S. from the University of South Florida in 1982.

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A Review of the Accomplishments and Plans of the NOAA Coastal Ocean Program (1994) Mr. Haddad has served on many advisory groups for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Interior, and the state of Florida. His expertise is in the areas of remote sensing and management of environmental data. Dale B. Haidvogel is a professor at Rutgers University. He earned a Ph.D. in physical oceanography from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Joint Program in 1976. Dr. Haidvogel has been a member of the World Ocean Circulation Experiment Working Group on Numerical Modeling and the NSF Scientific Advisory Committee for Ocean Sciences. His research interests focuses on large-scale ocean dynamics, coastal ocean physics, and numerical algorithms for large-scale and regional ocean circulation models. Edward D. Houde chaired the Coastal Fisheries Ecosystems subgroup of the panel. He has been a professor at the University of Maryland since 1980. Dr. Houde earned a Ph.D. in fishery science from Cornell University in 1968. He has served on many state, national, and international advisory committees. Dr. Houde's research interests focus on fisheries ecology and oceanography, particularly with regard to the larval stages of fishes; fisheries management; recruitment processes, and trophodynamics. Michael N. Josselyn is a professor at San Francisco State University. He is also president of Wetlands Research Associates, Inc. Dr. Josselyn earned his Ph.D. in marine botany from the University of New Hampshire in 1978. He is a fellow of the Sigma Xi Research Society and the California Academy of Sciences. Dr. Josselyn's research interests include wetland resources, estuarine algal ecology, and tropical seagrass ecology. James F. Kitchell has been on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin since 1974 and has been a professor there since 1982. He earned his Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Colorado in 1970. Dr. Kitchell has also been the Associate Director of the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin since 1982. He serves as the coordinator of the Living Resources Program of the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program. Dr. Kitchell's research interests are in the areas of carrying capacities for fish species, food web dynamics, and bioenergetics of fish populations. Judith McDowell is a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She earned a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of New Hampshire in 1974. Dr. McDowell presently serves as the director of the Sea Grant program at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Her research interests are in the areas of physiological ecology of marine animals, developmental and energetic strategies of marine animals, physiological effects of pollutants on marine animals, and invertebrate nutrition.

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A Review of the Accomplishments and Plans of the NOAA Coastal Ocean Program (1994) John B. Mooney, Jr. is a private consultant. He earned a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. After a distinguished career in the U.S. Navy, Admiral Mooney retired and served as director of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1988. Admiral Mooney's expertise is in the area of ocean engineering, particularly related to submersible vehicles.