First Name   Mike
     
Last Name   Lomas
     
University or Association   Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
     
City, State   Ferry Reach , Bermuda
   
Position Senior Scientist
   
Insitution of Highest Degree Univeristy of Maryland; Ph.D., 1999
   
Email
   
Phone   work 441.297.1880 x703
   
Expertise Sector Ocean and Coastal Management
   
Area of Expertise Nutrients and Trace Metals
   
Other Expertise Ocean Acidification
   
Language Fluency (Other than English)
   
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Expertise Profile

 Dr. Lomas’ primary interest is studying the ecological linkages between phytoplankton functional diversity and nutrient biogeochemical cycling, now and in a changing ocean (primarily ocean acidification). He is involved in several projects, including: examining long-term patterns in phytoplankton diversity and relationships to ocean carbon and other biogenic nutrient cycling; the role of winter mixing on altering phytoplankton community structure and enhancing biologically mediated carbon export; and utilization of dissolved organic phosphorus substrates by phytoplankton taxonomic groups. He is also an adjunct faculty of University of Rhode Island.


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