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Curriculum Vitae for Sherry L. Palacios

Brief Bio: 

Biological Oceanographer with a research focus on ocean color algorithms related to dynamic processes such as river plumes and phytoplankton blooms. Recent work focuses on ocean color algorithms to detect phytoplankton functional types for use to track carbon flow through ecosystems, validate mechanistic biogeochemical models, and detect harmful algal blooms.

Research Interests: 
Biological Oceanography
Ocean Optics
Remote Sensing
Professional Experience: 
2015 - PresentResearch Scientist, Bay Area Environmental Research Institute
2012 - PhD - University of California, Santa Cruz
2003 - MS - Moss Landing Marine Labs, San Jose State University
1992 - BA - Smith College
Professional Societies: 
The Oceanography Society
Sigma Xi
American Geophysical Union
Professional Service: 
ROSES Reviewer
Reviewer for several peer review journals
First Author Publications: 
Co-Authored Publications: 
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