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Position Informatics Specialist
Institution Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution [view]
Expertise ocean informatics, Linked Data, marine metadata standards, best practices for shipboard data acquisition
Groups IODE
IODE Officers (IODE Co-Chair (2015-...))
Data Management Programme Area (DMPA)
The JCOMM Data Management Coordination Group (DMCG) (Co-Chair, IODE)
ADU Contact Points
SG-OceanKnowledge (OKn) (Member)
Responsibilities I am currently an Information Systems Specialist in the Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry. During my time at WHOI, I have participated in 18 research cruises, but my current research interests are in the field of Ocean Informatics which is the intersection of computer and information science and oceanography. I am a co-PI for the NSF OCE and PLR funded Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO DMO,, Lead PI at WHOI for the Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R) project (, Lead PI at WHOI for the NSF EarthCube funded OceanLink and GeoLink projects ( and one of the US partners in the Ocean Data Interoperability Platform (ODIP) project ( I also provide continuing support for the U.S. JGOFS database (
Nationality United States
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Tel 1-508-289-2765
Website ,
Address WHOI MS 36
02543 Woods Hole, MA
Notes for a list of publications, please see:
ORCID: 0000-0003-2129-1647;
Researcher ID: F-5651-2012; and
Scopus Author ID: 14014149800

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Created on 24 Mar 2008
Last updated on 27 Feb 2017 by Cynthia CHANDLER