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Nancy J. Copley

Nancy J. Copley

Research Associate II


Office Phone: +1 508 289 3204

Fax: +1 508 457 2134


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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 33

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.S. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Zoology

Research Interests

     Zooplankton taxonomy, especially crustacea and Calanoid copepods in particular; pteropod taxonomy; quantitative population ecology of zooplankton with emphasis on zooplankton small scale distribution and abundance; biology of Gulf Stream Rings; zooplankton associated with deep sea hydrothermal vents; determination of zooplankton biomass, abundance, and size. Census of Marine Zooplankton taxonomist for calanoid copepods and euphausiids, web updates, contact person for outreach and education.


World Assoc. of Copepodologists