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Andrea Kealoha
Andrea Kealoha
Eller O&M 915

Texas A&M University O&M Building
Room 915 MS 3146
College Station, TX 77843


B.S. Global Environmental Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa

M.S. Marine Science, Hawaii Pacific University

Ph.D. Oceanography, Texas A&M University, In Progress


NSF STEM Scholar

Lechner Scholarship

Louis & Elizabeth Scherck Scholarship

Kamehameha Schools

Ford Foundation- Honorable Mention


OCNG 252, Fall 2014- Spring 2015


Andrea Kealoha

Graduate Student

Research Interests

  • Ocean Acidification of Coral Reef Ecosystems
  • Climate Change Impacts on Indigenous Cultures
  • Ocean Carbon Cycle

Research Experience:

  • Ph.D. Research (In Progress)- Ocean Acidification in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary- Advisor:  Dr. Katie Shamberger

  • M.S. Thesis: Carbon System Dynamics in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument- Advisor:Dr. Christopher Winn, Hawaii Pacific Univrsity  

  • Undergraduate Thesis: Trace Metal Concentrations in Sediment Samples from Ordnance Reef, Waianae, Oahu- Advisor Dr. Eric DeCarlo Marine National Monument 

Selected Publications

Kealoha AK, Kahng SE, Mackenzie FT, Alin SR, Kosaki RK, Brainard RE, Winn CD (2015) Latitudinal Trends and Drivers in the CO2-Carbonic Acid System of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Aquatic Geochemistry doi: 10.1007/s10498-015-9273-z


Additional Information

Advisor: Dr. Katie Shamberger


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