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Gregory C. Johnson: Curriculum Vitae

Gregory C. Johnson: Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Feb. 1991, Oceanography, Joint Program in Oceanography and Oceanographic Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Cambridge and Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
  • B.S., May 1985, Physics with High Honors, Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Oceanographer, GS-15 (Dec. 2000 - Present), GS-14 (Dec. 1996 - Dec. 2000), GS-13 (Jan. 1993 - Nov. 1996), Ocean Climate Research Division, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • Affiliate Professor (Jul. 2002 - Present), Affiliate Associate Professor (Jul. 1997 - Jun. 2002), Affiliate Assitant Professor (Jan. 1993 - Jun. 1997), School of Oceanography, University of Washington.
  • Senior Fellow (Feb. 1998 - Present) and Council Member (Aug. 2007 - Jun. 2016), Joint Institute for Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • Senior Fellow (Jan. 2002 - Present), Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawaii and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • Post Doctoral Scientist (Dec. 1990 - Dec. 1992), Applied Physics Laboratory, U. of Washington.
  • Visiting Investigator (Oct. 1990 - Nov. 1990), Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
  • Graduate Research Assistant (Jun. 1985 - Sept. 1990), Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
  • Summer Student Fellow (Jun. 1984 - Aug. 1984), Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

AWARDS

  • Henry Stommel Research Award, American Meteorological Society: 2018
  • Administrator’s Award, NOAA: 2014, 2018.
  • Georg Wüst Prize, German Society for Marine Research (DGM) sponsored by Ocean Dynamics: 2013.
  • Research Employee of the Year Award, NOAA: 2010.
  • Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology Editor's Award, American Meteorological Society: 2009.
  • Excellence in Partnership Award to the Argo Project, National Ocean Partnership Program: 2003.
  • Outstanding Scientific Paper Awards, NOAA/ERL and NOAA/OAR: 1997, 2004.
  • Outstanding Scientific Papers, NOAA/PMEL: 1997, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2011, 2016, 2017.
  • Performance and Special Act or Service Awards, NOAA: 1993-1996, 2001-2016.
  • Secretary of the Navy Fellowship in Oceanography, Offfice of Naval Research: 1985-1987
  • Graduate Fellowship Award, National Science Foundation: 1985 (declined).
  • Fye Fellowship and Book Award, MIT/WHOI Joint Program: 1985 (fellowship declined).

HONORS

  • Fellow, American Meteorological Society, 2018.
  • Vetlesen Distinguished Speaker, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, 2017.
  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union, 2013.

FIELD ACTIVITIES

  • RV Roger Revelle, 20 Mar. - 13 May 2009 (55 DAS), U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Program Section I05, 32°S, Cape Town - Fremantle, Co-Chief Scientist.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald. H. Brown, 21 Jan. - 23 Feb. 2008 (34 DAS), U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Program Section P18, 103°W, Easter Island - Punta Arenas, Chief Scientist.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald. H. Brown, 19 Jun. - 10 Jul. 2003 (22 DAS), U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Program Section A16N, 25°W, Reykjavik - Funchal, Bottle salinity and CTD/O2 analyst.
  • NOAA Ship Discoverer, 5 Jan. - 4 Feb. 1996 (31 DAS), WOCE Sections P14S and P15S, 170°E and 170°W, Hobart - Wellington, Co-Chief Scientist.
  • RV Knorr, 2 - 28 Dec. 1995 (27 DAS), WOCE Section I02, 8°S, Singapore - Diego Garcia, Chief Scientist.
  • NOAA Ship Discoverer, 29 Mar. - 27 Apr. 1994 (30 DAS), WOCE Section P18, 110°W, Easter Island - San Diego, Chief Scientist.
  • RV Thomas Washington, 31 Aug. - 1 Oct. 1991 (32 DAS), WOCE Section P16, 150°W, Papaette - Honolulu, Co-Chief Scientist.
  • RV Moana Wave, 9 - 24 Mar. 1989 (16 DAS), 10°N Transpacific Hydrographic Section, Majuro - Honolulu, CTD watch-stander.
  • RRS Charles Darwin, 17 Jul. - 15 Aug. 1987 (30 DAS), Arabian Sea Hydrographic Sections, Mombasa - Muscat, CTD watch-stander.

PMEL CTD GROUP FIELD WORK

  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Apr.-Jun. 2018, U.S. GO-SHIP Section I07N, 55°E, Durban - Victoria, Seychelles - Mormugao, India, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Nov. 2016-Feb. 2017, U.S. GO-SHIP Section P18, 110°W, San Diego - Easter Island - Punta Arenas, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Apr.-Jun. 2015, U.S. GO-SHIP Section P16C & P16N, 152°W, Papeete - Honolulu - Seattle, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Dec. 2013-Feb. 2014, U.S. GO-SHIP Section A16S, 25°W, Recife - Punta Arenas, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Aug.-Oct. 2013, U.S. GO-SHIP Section A16N, 25°W, Reykjavik - Funchal - Natal, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Fairweather & R/V Point Sur, Aug. 2013, West Coast Ocean Acidification Cruise, Seattle - Newport - Monterey, CTD/O2 and bottle salinity data.
  • NOAA Ship Bell Shimada, Sep. 2012, West Coast Ocean Acidification Cruise, Newport - Newport, CTD/O2 and bottle salinity data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Sep. - Oct. 2011, U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Program Section A10, 30°S, Cape Town - Rio de Janeiro, CTD/O2 data.
  • R/V Wecoma, Aug. - Sep. 2011, West Coast Ocean Acidification Cruise, Newport - Newport, CTD/O2 and bottle salinity data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Mar. - Apr. 2010, U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Program Section A13.5, 0°E, Cape Town - Takoradi, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Feb. - Mar. 2008, GasEx III, Southern Ocean, Punta Arenas - Montevideo, CTD/O2 and bottle salinity data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Dec. 2007 - Feb. 2008, U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Program Section P18, 110°W, San Diego - Easter Island - Punta Arenas, CTD/O2 data.
  • R/V Wecoma, May - Jun. 2007, North Atlantic Carbon Program West Coast Cruise, Newport - San Diego, CTD/O2 and bottle salinity data.
  • R/V Thomas G. Thompson, Feb. - Mar. 2006, U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Program Section P16C & P16N, 150°W, Papeete - Honolulu - Kodiak, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Jan. - Feb. 2005, U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Program Section A16S, 25°W, Punta Arenas - Fortaleza, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Jun. - Aug. 2003, U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Program Section A16N, 25°W, Reykjavik - Funchal - Natal, CTD/O2 and bottle salinity data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Jan. - Mar. 2001, GasEx II, Eastern Equatorial Pacific, Rodman - Honolulu, CTD/O2 and bottle salinity data.
  • NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, Jan. - Feb. 1998, WOCE Section AR01, 24°N, Las Palmas - Miami, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Discoverer, Jan. - Mar. 1996, WOCE Section P14S & P15S, 170°E & 170°W, Hobart - Wellington - Pago Pago, CTD/O2 data.
  • NOAA Ship Discoverer, Feb. - Apr. 1994, WOCE Section P18, 110°W, Punta Arenas - Easter Island - San Diego, CTD/O2 data.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ACTIVITIES

  • Co-Chair (2016-Present), NOAA OAR Climate Observing System Council
  • Co-Chair (2015 - Present), U.S. Global Ocean Shipbased Hydrographic Investigations Program (GO-SHIP) Committee.
  • Executive Group Member (2015 - Present), Member (2009 - 2014), International Global Ocean Shipbased Hydrographic Investigations Program (GO-SHIP) Committee.
  • Member (2018–Present), International Argo Steering Team.
  • Member (2017–Present), University of Washington Program on Climate Change Board.
  • Member (2002 - 2014), U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Oversight Committee.
  • Member (2007 - 2009), Global Ocean Shipbased Hydrographic Investigations Panel (GO-SHIP).
  • Member (2006 - 2007), Argo-Oxygen Writing Team.
  • Member (2005 - 2007), U.S. CLIVAR Salinity Working Group.
  • Member (2001 - 2002), U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 Repeat Hydrography Working Group.
  • Member (1999 - 2002), U.S. CLIVAR Pacific Sector Implementation Panel.
  • Member (1994 - 2002), U.S. WOCE Science Steering Committee.
  • Lead Author (2010 - 2013), "Chapter 3: Observations: Ocean" for "Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis", Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
  • Contributing Author (2010 - 2013), "Summary for Policymakers", "Technical Summary", "Chapter 9: Evaluation of Climate Models", and "Chapter 13: Sea Level Change" for "Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis", Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
  • Member, Organizing Committee for Deep Ocean Observing System 2016 Workshop, La Jolla, CA, Dec. 2016.
  • Member, Organizing Committee for Sustained Ocean Observing for the Next Decade: A Combined GO-SHIP/Argo/IOCCP Conference on Physical and Biogeochemical Measurements of the Water Column, Galway, Ireland, Sep. 2015.
  • Member, Organizing Committee for Deep Ocean Workshop: Observed and Model-Simulated Property Changes in the Deep Ocean of the Southern Hemisphere, Hobart, Australia, Jun. 2010.
  • Member Organizing Committee for WOCE and Beyond Conference, San Antonio, Nov. 2002.
  • Member Organizing Committee for WOCE Indian Ocean Workshop, New Orleans, Sep. 1998.
  • Member, National Science Foundation Special Emphasis Panel in Geosciences for review and evaluation of Ocean Sciences Research Section proposals, May 1996.
  • Honorary Lifetime member (2013–Present), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Meeresforschung (German Society for Marine Research)
  • Member (2000 - Present), American Meteorological Society.
  • Member (1987 - Present), American Geophysical Union.
  • Charter Member (1988 - 2004), The Oceanography Society.
  • Editor (2017), Global oceans, In, State of the Climate in 2016, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98, 8, doi:10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.
  • Editor (2016), Global oceans, In, State of the Climate in 2015, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97, 8, doi:10.1175/2016BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.
  • Editor (2015), Global oceans, In, State of the Climate in 2014, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96, 7, doi:10.1175/2015BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.
  • Board of Editors (2013 - Present), Journal of Marine Research.
  • Associate Editor (2000 - Present), Journal of Physical Oceanography.
  • Reviewer, Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions, Australian National Marine Facility, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Science Foundation, Natural Environmental Research Council (United Kingdom), Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Current Climate Change Reports, Deep-Sea Research I, Deep-Sea Research II, Environmental Research Letters, Geophysical Research Letters, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, Journal of Climate, Journal of Geophysical Research (Oceans), Journal of Marine Research, Journal of Marine Systems, Journal of Oceanography, Journal of Physical Oceanography, Marine Technology Society Journal, Nature, Nature Climate Change, Nature Communications, Nature Geoscience, New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, Ocean Dynamics, Ocean Science, Oceanography, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Progress in Oceanography, Reviews of Geophysics, Science, Science Advances, Tellus, U.S. National Report to the IUGG.
  • Session Co-Organizer, Illuminating the Deep Ocean: Limits to Understanding, Observation Requirements, and Overcoming the Challenges, AGU/ASLO/TOS 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting; Session Co-Chair, The Upper Ocean, Second Argo Science Workshop 2005; Session Co-Chair, Equatorial Oceanography, AGU/ASLO 2002 Ocean Sciences Meeting; Session Chair, Oceanic Variability, Water Masses, and Tracers, AGU/ASLO 1998 Ocean Sciences Meeting; Session Co-Convenor, Pacific Ocean General Circulation I:, III:, & IV: Overturning and Mid-Latitude Circulation, AGU 1996 Fall Meeting; Session Co-Convenor, Pacific Ocean General Circulation II: The Tropics, AGU 1996 Fall Meeting; Session Chair, Oceanic General Circulation, AGU 1994 Fall Meeting; Session Chair, Currents and Water Masses, AGU 1993 Fall Meeting.

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Postdoctoral Advisor for: Hannah Zanowski, Feb. 2017 - June 2019; Donata Giglio, Dec. 2014 - Feb. 2016; Marion Meinvielle, Aug. 2012 - Dec. 2013; Sunke Schmidtko, Sep. 2009 - Aug. 2011; John Lyman, Dec. 2002 - Nov. 2005; Annie Wong, Dec. 1999 - Jul. 2002; Bernadette Sloyan, Feb. 2000 - Jul. 2001.
  • School of Oceanography, University of Washington. Committee Chair for: Kimberly Gottschalk, M.S. in progress; Paige Lavin (née Logan), M.S. 2016, Ph.D. in progress; Sarah Purkey, M.S. 2010, Ph.D. 2014; Amy Wirts, M.S. 2004. Committee Member for: Andrew Reed, M.S. 2013; Mark Carson, M. S. 2006, Ph.D. 2010; Sabine Mecking, M.S. 1997, Ph.D. 2001; Deborah LeBel, Ph.D. 2000; Fritz Stahr, Ph.D. 1998; Holly Fair, M.S. 1994.
  • College of Marine Science, University of South Florida. Committee Member for: Michael Kosempa, Ph.D. 2017.
  • Department of Earth and Space Science, University of Washington. Committee Member for: Emily Newsom, Ph.D. 2016.
  • Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean studies, University of Tasmania. Examiner for: Annie Wong, Ph.D. 1999.
  • Mentor for Hollings Scholar Summer Interns: Tina Chen, May-Jul. 2017; Abigail Birnbaum, May-Aug. 2016; Madeleine Youngs, Jun.-Aug. 2014.

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