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Sheri N. White

Sheri N. White

Senior Engineer

Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3740

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WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 57

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


Ph.D. MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 2000, Marine Geology & Geophysics

B.S. Purdue University, 1993, Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering

Research Interests

Development of in situ instrumentation for making geochemical measurements in the deep ocean (particularly at hydrothermal vent sites); primarily interested in optical techniques such as Raman spectroscopy.

Research Statement

I am currently involved in the Ocean Observatories Initiative Program, as a part of the Coastal/Global Scale Nodes (CGSN) Team. We are working to develop and deploy a number of moorings, gliders, and AUVs in open ocean and coastal regions.


IEEE; Society for Applied Spectroscopy; AGU