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Christopher Brown

Cooperative Research Programs



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			  Christopher BrownChristopher Brown received a B.S. (1982) in Biological Sciences from Cornell University and an M.S. (1987) and Ph.D. (1993) in Oceanography from the Graduate School of Oceanography of the University of Rhode Island. After his doctorate, he held a two year postdoctoral fellowship at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center as a National Research Council Resident Research Associate. Chris joined NESDIS in November 1995. Until he became the Director of STAR's Cooperative Research Program (CoRP) in October 2019, he was a member of its Satellite Climate Studies Branch. He is currently a Visiting Research Scientist with the Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies (CISESS) and Affiliate Research Scientist of the University of Maryland's Department of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences in College Park, MD, and Adjunct Faculty at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge, MD. His primary scientific research interest includes the remote detection, characterization and prediction of marine organisms.

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