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Todd D. O'Brien, Oceanographer

National Marine Fisheries Service / Marine Ecosystems Division   (2004 - present)

Contact Info
  • COPEPOD:   project lead and developer (2004 - present)

  • COPEPODITE:   project lead and developer (2009 - present)

  • NAUPLIUS:   project lead and developer (2010 - present)

  • COPEPEDIA:   project lead and developer (2014 - present)

National Oceanographic Data Center - Ocean Climate Laboratory   (1996 - 2004)
  • WODB Plankton Data Lead (1996-2004) and Consultant (2005 - present)

  •     World Ocean Database 2013, 2009, 2005   (external co-author/consultant)
        World Ocean Database 2001, 1998   (plankton lead)



Scientific Working Group Membership:
  • ICES Working Group on Zooplankton Ecology (WGZE.net, 2002 - present)

  • ICES Working Group on Phytoplankton & Microbial Ecology (WGPME.net, 2010 - present)

  • IOC-UNESCO International Group for Marine Ecological Time Series (IGMETS.net, 2013 - present)

  • IOC-UNESCO working group to investigate climate change and global Trends of Phytoplankton in the Ocean (TrendsPO.net, 2016 - present)

  • SCOR Global Comparisons of Zooplankton Time Series (WG125, 2004 - completion)

  • SCOR Global Patterns of Phytoplankton Dynamics in Coastal Ecosystems (WG137.net, 2010 - completion)