His research focuses on ocean acidification in coastal systems to evaluate how these environments will respond to changes in pH and carbon cycling.
Hopes to understand how the effects of global climate change on the variability of the physical environment on New England’s coastal shelf might impact the diversity of the phytoplankton community.
Studying microbial communities at deep-sea hydrothermal vents
Coral reef resiliency in high-carbon dioxide waters
Scattering by swim-bladder fish for detection purposes
Associations between microorganisms and marine animals
Interactions between pathogenic bacteria and free-living protists in aquatic environments
Whale swimming behavior and biomechanics, DTAG for longterm data collection
Optical instrumentation to study marine photosynthesis and phytoplankton ecology
Larval behavior and dispersal of marine invertebrates
Isotopes of specific amino acids within otoliths
Presence, function and inducibility of cytochrome P-450 enzymes in marine invertebrates
Sampling technologies and midwater community ecology
Foraging behavior of Right Whales