People Directory : Laurence P. Madin

Laurence P. Madin

Laurence P. Madin

Deputy Director & Vice President for Research


Office Phone: +1 508 289 2515

Fax: +1 508 457 2126

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2739

Fax: +1 508 457 2169

WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 39

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


A.B. University of California, Berkeley, 1969, Zoology
Ph.D. University of California, Davis, 1974, Zoology

Research Interests

Biology of oceanic zooplankton; distribution, energetics, and behavior of pelagic tunicates and ctenophores; comparative life history of planktonic animals; hydromechanics of swimming and buoyancy; in situ techniques for zooplankton research; ecology of mesopelagic and benthopelagic communities.