Andrew  Pershing - Research Scientist, Ecosystem Modeling
Contact Info:

Gulf of Maine Research Institute
350 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: (207) 228-1656

Website: Click here

Andrew Pershing
Research Scientist, Ecosystem Modeling
Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Participating Scientist

Primary COSEE Affiliation: Ocean Systems

Other affiliations:

Interaction with COSEE Network:

Participating scientist at the COSEE-OS Graduate Student / Faculty Collaborative Workshop at the Darling Marine Center (January-February 2010)

Background with Respect to Ocean Sciences Education:

Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University; Sc.B. in Aquatic Biology, Brown University

Andrew was recently awarded a grant from the Comparative Analysis of Marine Ecosystem Organization (CAMEO), a program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Science Foundation to study the role played by herring and other small pelagic fish in the Gulf of Maine, including the nutrients they supply to larger animals like tuna and whales and their effect on zooplankton. See full article here.

Selected Publications:

See website for publicatons list

Return to Directory