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Joe Salisbury
Research Associate Professor
Joint Appointment Department of Earth Sciences
Ph.D. University of New Hampshire

My interests focus on the biogeochemistry and ecology of coastal regions, particularly those influenced by riverine processes. I'm presently working on two strands of research. The first seeks to characterize distributions of carbon dioxide, air-sea carbon exchange, productivity and acid stress in freshwater-influenced coastal regions. The second strand involves the use of data from a variety of space-borne sensors to characterize net community productivity and carbon exchanges in coastal waters. For these projects we use a variety of remotely sensed data including ocean color, sea surface temperature and microwave radiometry. I'm currently the co-leader of a science-working group planning a NASA satellite mission called Geostationary Coastal and Atmospheric Pollution Events (GEO-CAPE). Our UNH Coastal Carbon Group maintains several autonomous data collecting assets in the Gulf of Maine and stays active in cruise campaigns throughout the western Atlantic.

Publications: see

Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry: ocean acidification steering committee
Co-lead NASA GEOCAPE Ocean Science Working Group
American Association of Limnology and Oceanography
American Geophysical Union
Associate editor, Journal Geophysical Research-Oceans 2012-2014
Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ)
Science advisor to the NOAA Ocean Data Education (NODE) project.