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Matthew A. Charette

Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Matt Charette is an Associate Scientist in the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Born in Boston and raised in Lynn, Mass., he spent his summers on the beaches of Truro on Cape Cod (a place he now visits for his groundwater research). Charette earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical oceanography from the Florida Institute of Technology and a doctorate in chemical oceanography from the University of Rhode Island. He came to WHOI as a Postdoctoral Fellow in 1998 and was named an Assistant Scientist in 2000. His research focuses on geochemical processes in coastal groundwater and their implications for chemical fluxes to the coastal ocean.

Ann Mulligan

Assistant Scientist
Marine Policy Center
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Ann Mulligan is an Assistant Scientist in the Marine Policy Center of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She earned her bachelor’s degree in geological sciences at Brown University, a master’s in civil and environmental engineering from Tufts University, and a doctorate in environmental engineering from the University of Connecticut. Her research focuses on water resource management and modeling of groundwater flow and transport. In graduate school, Mulligan concluded that coastal water resources would become an increasingly important issue as development along the coast continues to occur at a rapid pace. She decided to come to WHOI to focus on coastal water resource problems.

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