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Ocean Carbon and Acidification Research


Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Pacific Marine Environment Lab

RO# Location
26.77.85.B7760 Seattle , WA 98115


Name E-mail Phone
Feely, Richard Alan 206.526.6214


This research area focuses on the study of the uptake of Carbon Dioxide into the oceans and its impacts on marine ecosystems. Primary areas of research are in the Pacific Ocean and the Washington/Oregon/California coastal regions. Studies of the chemistry and biology of ocean acidification are emphasized.



Feely RA, et al: Global ocean carbon cycle. in State of the Climate in 2014, Global Oceans. Bulletin of the American Meteorology Society 96(7): S87-S90, 2015

Feely RA, et al: Decadal changes in the aragonite and calcite saturation state of the Pacific Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 26: GB3001, 2012. doi:10.1029/2011GB004157

Feely RA, et al: The combined effects of ocean acidification, mixing, and respiration on pH and carbonate Saturation in an urbanized estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 88: 442-449, 2010. doi:10.1016/j.e.css.2010.05.004


Ocean acidification; Ocean carbon; Ocean ecosystems; Marine chemistry; Marine biology;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$58,000.00 $2,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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