Alison MacLeod

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Alison MacLeod

Research Associate, Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division

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4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, Florida 33149

AAlison MacLeod joined AOML’s Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division as University of Miami-Cooperative Institute Research Associate. Alison supports the Ocean Carbon Cycle group, which studies the transport and transformation of carbon in the ocean and the fate of anthropogenic carbon dioxide. Her primary duties are to serve as a seagoing and lab-based analyst. She also works with the National Parks Service to analyze coastal ocean acidification and its impacts in the parks. Alison holds a BS degree in Oceanography, with minors in Geography and Data Science from the University of Washington. Her previous research experience includes the long term breeding habits of Magellanic penguins in Argentina, and the impacts of pH on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) adsorption to microplastics.

Current Work

Research Associate for the Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystem Division’s Ocean Carbon Cycle Group

2018 – 2022, B.S. Oceanography, Chemical and Physical, Minor in Data Science and Geography, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington