Program Manager, Tide Gauges
NOAA Climate Program Office
1315 East-West Hwy, SSMC-3, #2829
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Emily Smith received her doctorate in Oceanography from Louisiana State University in 2014, specializing in harmful algae. Before returning to graduate school, Emily spent several years as a middle school science teacher. After graduate school she was accepted as a Knauss Fellow in the Ocean Observing and Monitoring Division as a Communication and Outreach Specialist focusing on developing a communication plan and strengthening relationships between labs, cooperative institutes, and headquarters. Emily is now a program manager and communications lead for OOM. Her portfolio includes the Tide Gauge Stations and Sea Level Rise Center in Hawaii.