Kimberly Puglise

Kimberly Puglise

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  (United States of America)

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Kimberly is an Oceanographer with NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science and serves as the Federal Program Officer responsible for overseeing and monitoring this competitively awarded research project. She has worked at NOAA Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD for the past 11 years including over 6.5 years with NOAA’s Undersea Research Program. She has managed research programs covering such diverse topics as methane hydrates; shallow, mesophotic, and deep coral ecosystems, marine genetic resources, and goal setting for South Florida. She works as an interface between scientists and managers and is a member of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Coral Advisory Panel. Prior to taking a desk job, Kimberly was an active marine researcher and has spent a significant amount of time at sea doing everything from sediment coring to zooplankton sampling to marine mammal surveys.


  Please note that only publications relevant to mesophotic reefs are indexed.

Theme section on 'Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems: Characterization, Ecology, and Management' | article
Hinderstein LM, Marr JCA, Martinez FA, Dowgiallo MJ, Puglise KA, Pyle RL, Zawada DG, Appeldoorn R (2010)
Coral Reefs 29:247-251

Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems Research Strategy: International Workshop to Prioritize Research and Management Needs for Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems | report
Puglise KA, Hinderstein LM, Marr JCA, Dowgiallo MJ, Martinez FA (2009)
NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
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