Director, Arctic Research Program
NOAA Climate Program Office
1315 East-West Hwy, SSMC-3, #2821
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Dr. Mathis has been working in the Arctic for the past 12 years and is an expert on carbon cycle processes and ocean acidification. Before joining NOAA in 2012, he served on the faculty and was the founding director of the Ocean Acidification Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.Dr. Mathis has led numerous field campaigns in the Arctic and has published more than 75 peer-reviewed articles on his research. He has served as the Arctic lead for the North American Carbon Program and is co-chair of the Ocean Carbon Biogeochemistry Ocean Acidification subcommittee.
As Director of the Arctic Research Program, Dr Mathis will provide guidance and mission leadership of OOM’s Arctic activities. He will also provide strategic leadership for OAR’s Arctic research activities and contribute leadership towards NOAA’s Arctic Science enterprise.