Heidi M. Sosik

Senior Scientist

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Contact Information

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Biology Department
MS #32
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Office:  Redfield 3-16
Phone:  +1 508 289 2311
Fax:  +1 508 457 2134
E-Mail:  hsosik@whoi.edu





Education

S.B. Civil Engineering   Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 1987
S.M. Civil Engineering   Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 1988
Ph.D. Oceanography     University of California, San Diego, Scripps Insititution of Oceaongraphy, 1993



Research Interests

Phytoplankton ecology and photophysiology
Bio-optical oceanography
Modeling of marine primary production
Physical forcing and regulation of phytoplankton biomass and production
Fluorescence-based assays for photosynthetic properties
Relationships between phytoplankton and water column optical properties
Scaling from single cells to global systems
Remote sensing of phytoplankton
Instrument development and observing systems



Related Links

Building an Automated Underwater Microscope
SeaWiFS Project
U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank
JGOFS - U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux Study
Office of Naval Research Coastal Mixing and Optics




Current Sosik Lab Members

E. Taylor Crockford - Research Assisstant

Emily Peacock - Research Assisstant

Kristen Hunter-Cevera - Joint Program Student

Emily Brownlee - Joint Program Student

Bennett Lambert - Joint Program Student




Former Lab Members

Samuel Laney (2006-2009)
Linda Martin Traykovski (2003-2009)
Melissa Patrician (2006-2008)
Brittan Rabinovitch (Hlista) (2002-2007)
Michele DuRand (1995 - 2004)
Ru Morrison (1999 - 2004)
Rebecca Green (1996 - 2002)
Welkin Pope (2000 - 2001)

Where Are They Now?

 

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Last updated May 27, 2014
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