Elizabeth North

Photo of Elizabeth North Associate Professor
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Horn Point Laboratory
2020 Horns Point Road
Cambridge, Maryland 21613
Email: enorth@umces.edu
Phone: 410-221-8497

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Research Disciplines: Research Interests:

Biological-physical interactions, circulation and particle trajectory modeling, fish larvae and mesozooplankton ecology, fisheries population variability, estuarine and coastal physical oceanography

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Biographical Sketch

Elizabeth W. North is an Associate Professor at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, where she teaches graduate students and conducts research to support wise use of natural resources. Her expertise is in fisheries oceanography with emphasis on finfish and shellfish in estuaries, circulation and particle trajectory modeling of larvae and oil droplets, and physical-biological interactions in the plankton. She is lead of the OysterFutures project, which recently published a report of stakeholder consensus recommendations to Secretary Mark Belton of Maryland Department of Natural Resources.


B. A., Swarthmore College, Religion

M. S., Johns Hopkins University School of Continuing Studies, Interdisciplinary Science Studies, concentration in Environmental Science

Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park, Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Science, specialization in Fisheries Science

Ongoing and Recent CESU Projects

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