Carin Ashjian

Department

Biology

Organization

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Email
cashjian [at] whoi.edu
Phone
508-648-0072

Address

MS #33 WHOI
Woods Hole, MA 02543
United States

Brief Biography

Dr. Carin Ashjian is an Associate Researcher at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Her research interests include zooplankton ecology, bio-physical interactions, remote sensing of zooplankton, and polar oceanography. Dr. Ashjian has participated in over 35 cruises with ice time beginning in the early 1980's. She received her PhD in 1991 from the University of Rhode Island.

Interests

Sea Ice

Science Specialties

biological oceanography, zooplankton, marine ecology

Current Research

Bio-physical interactions. Shelf-Basin Interactions. Mesozooplankton-microbial food webs. Transfer of biogenic material between shelf and basin.