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Leslie Acton

Dr. Leslie Acton

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

coastal and oceans governance; human geography; political ecology; common-pool resource (CPR) theory

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Oceanography 108

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Leslie.ActonFREEMississippi

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Carlton Anderson

Research Faculty

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

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Carlton.P.AndersonFREEMississippi

Mike Andres

Dr. Mike Andres

Research Faculty

Areas of Expertise

Parasitology, Fish Ecology, Gulf Sturgeon Conservation

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Fisheries Building 101

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Michael.AndresFREEMississippi

Patrick Biber

Dr. Patrick Biber

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

water quality, ecology, plant biology, plant physiology

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory 132

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Patrick.BiberFREEMississippi

Reg Blaylock

Dr. Reg Blaylock

Research Faculty

Areas of Expertise

Fish Diseases, Aquaculture

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

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reg.blaylockFREEMississippi

Maarten Buijsman

Dr. Maarten Buijsman

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Ocean modelling. Tides. Internal waves. Ocean mixing. Coastal and estuarine sediment transport

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

Stennis Space Center 129

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Maarten.BuijsmanFREEMississippi

Kemal Cambazoglu

Kemal Cambazoglu

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Coastal Ocean Modeling, Coastal Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Coastal Sediment Transport

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

Stennis Space Center

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Kemal.CambazogluFREEMississippi

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Jerald Caruthers

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

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jerald.caruthersFREEMississippi

Kelly Darnell

Dr. Kelly Darnell

Research Faculty

Areas of Expertise

Benthic and coastal ecology; seagrass biology and ecology; seagrass reproductive ecology

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Caylor 216

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Kelly.DarnellFREEMississippi

Zachary Darnell

Dr. Zachary Darnell

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Animal Behavior, Physiological Ecology, Marine Ecology, Fisheries

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

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zachary.darnellFREEMississippi

Daniela del Valle

Daniela del Valle

Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

Gulf Coast Science Building (SB) 3D 107A

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Daniela.DelValleFREEMississippi

Arne Diercks

Dr. Arne Diercks

Research Faculty

Areas of Expertise

Geology and Geological Oceanography

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

Stennis Space Center 136

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Arne.DiercksFREEMississippi

Kevin Dillon

Dr. Kevin Dillon

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

marine biogeochemistry, food web dynamics, groundwater hydrology, natural and artificial tracers

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

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Kevin.DillonFREEMississippi

Luke Fairbanks

Dr. Luke Fairbanks

Assistant Research Professor

Areas of Expertise

human geography, political ecology, and policy studies

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Oceanography 128

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Luke.FairbanksFREEMississippi

Monty Graham

Dr. Monty Graham

Full Professor

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

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Monty.GrahamFREEMississippi

Robert Griffitt

Robert Griffitt

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Ecotoxicology, genomics, bioinformatics

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

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Joe.GriffittFREEMississippi

Leila Hamdan

Dr. Leila Hamdan

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Marine Microbial Ecology

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Cedar Point Research Bldg 120B

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Leila.HamdanFREEMississippi

Chris Hayes

Chris Hayes

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Chemical Oceanography, Paleoclimate, Biogeochemistry, Marine Carbon Cycle

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

Stennis Space Center 1020-153

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Christopher.T.HayesFREEMississippi

Frank Hernandez

Dr. Frank Hernandez Jr

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Fisheries Oceanography

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

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Frank.HernandezFREEMississippi

Anand Hiroji

Dr. Anand Hiroji

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Ocean Mapping, Multibeam sonars, Multibeam backscatter

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

Stennis Space Center

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Anand.HirojiFREEMississippi

Stephan Howden

Stephan Howden

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Physical Oceanography and Hydrography

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

Stennis Space Center

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Stephan.HowdenFREEMississippi

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Vladimir Kamenkovich

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

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w300059FREEMississippi

Robert Leaf

Dr. Robert Leaf

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Fisheries & Fisheries Oceanog.

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Coastal Sciences

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Howse Oceanography Building 119

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Robert.LeafFREEMississippi

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Steven Lohrenz

Emeritus

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

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steven.lohrenzFREEMississippi

Leonardo Macelloni

Leonardo Macelloni

Research Faculty

College: Arts and Sciences
School: School of Ocean Science and Engineering
Discipline: Marine Science

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Leonardo.MacelloniFREEMississippi