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Jan
Newton
newton@apl.washington.edu
Affiliate Assistant Professor, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs; Principal Oceanographer, Applied Physics Laboratory

Dr. Jan Newton is a Principal Oceanographer with the Applied Physics Laboratory of the University of Washington and affiliate faculty with the UW School of Oceanography and the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, both in the UW College of the Environment. She is the Executive Director of the Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS), the US IOOS Regional Association for the Pacific Northwest. Jan is a biological oceanographer who has studied the physical, chemical, and biological dynamics of Puget Sound and coastal Washington, including understanding effects from climate and humans on water properties. Currently she has been working with colleagues at UW and NOAA to assess the status of ocean acidification in our local waters, and is the Co-Director of the Washington Center on Ocean Acidification, housed in the College of the Environment.

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