Biological Scientist II

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Biological Scientist II

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Aron Katona

Biological Scientist II

Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration – Harmful Algal Blooms

B.S. Biology and Marine Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand
M.S. Marine Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Research Interests
harmful algae, coastal and estuarine ecology, trophic interactions

Current Activity
I conduct monitoring and event response for the harmful algal bloom program and I’m responsible for system integration, testing, maintenance and calibration of oceanographic instruments and sampling gear used for this work. I help with data entries at the lab and I also keep our boats in good shape.

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