The Center for Ocean Solutions Team

The skills, knowledge and expertise availible at the Center for Ocean Solutions spans marine and social sciences as well as law, representing the Center's interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Our team combines innovation and solid research to solving the intermediate and long-range challenges facing ocean health.
Specialty | Group

Steven Bograd

affiliated researcher

Steven is a physical oceanographer at NOAA’s Environmental Research Division and holds Research Associate positions at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz. 

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Peter Brewer

affiliated researcher

Peter is an ocean chemist and Senior Scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). 

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Ben Halpern

affiliated researcher

Ben is director of the Center for Marine Assessment and Planning, and Professor in the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Elliott Hazen

affiliated researcher

Elliott is a researcher at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) working on programs that assess ocean and climate effects on marine ecosystems.

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Christina C. Hicks

affiliated researcher, former social sciences early career fellow

Christina Hicks joined the Center for Ocean Solutions as an interdisciplinary social science early career fellow in May 2013. She is no longer an early career fellow but still an affiliated researcher.

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Tegan Hoffman

affiliated researcher

Tegan leads the firm Blue Earth Consultants, LLC, where she consults on both domestic and international coastal and ocean projects for governments, intergovernmental organizations, foundations and NGOs.  

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