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Journeys in Chemical Oceanography:
Ocean Acidification and
Analytical Chemistry
Regina Easley, Doctoral Candidate
Major Pr...
3 Life Lessions
1. Make a Plan to Give Yourself Direction
2. Friendships (Networks) are Important
3. Learn as much as you ...
Middle School/High School
• Band (flute)
• Cheerleading
• Honor Society
• Enjoyed
Science
My Plan: to study microbiology o...
Hampton University
(Undergraduate – Chemistry Major)
Dr. Isai Urasa
Character is power.
Office of Naval Research SEMS
Scholarship
1. Mentoring
2. Financial Support
3. Preparation for Graduate School
ONR SEMS Sc...
Natural Products Chemistry
Research in Tanzania (East Africa)
Natural Products Chemistry
Paclitaxel (Taxol) is a natural product derived from the Yew tree (Cancer drug)
Summer Internship in
Chicago – First Publication!
Masters in Organic
Chemistry from UCLA
I have learned that success is to
be measured not so much by the
position that one ...
Admission to USF to
Study Chemical Oceanography
(Recruited by a friend from Hampton)
Research Advisor –
Dr. Robert Byrne
C...
Oceanographic
Perspectives
BIOLOGY
CHEMISTRY
GEOLOGY
PHYSICS
BIOLOGY
What do you see here?
Osteoporosis ("porous
bones", from Greek:
ostoun meaning "bone"
and poros meaning
"pore“).
Calcifying Organisms
Kleypas et al. 2006. Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Coral Reefs and Other Marine Calcifiers: A Gui...
pH=10pH=6
SEAS – Spectrophotometric Elemental Analysis
System – An in situ chemical sensor
L. Adornato, E. Kaltenbacher, R. Byrne, X...
Wavelength (nm)
400 450 500 550 600 650 700
Absorbance
0.0
0.2
0.4
0.6
0.8
8.08
7.51
6.87
6.06
- + 2-
HI H +I
Spectrophoto...
High Resolution Chemical Profiles With In
Situ Instrumentation
West Coast
pH Profile
pH
7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 8.0 8.1 8.2
De...
Oceanography Adventures
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Sample collection aboard the R/V Seward Johnson and the R/V Henry
Bigelow using Natural Resour...
Interacting with News Media
Arctic Coastal Cruise –
October 2011
Changing pH in
the Arctic
Ocean Policy - House Memorial (HM) 363
Deepwater Horizon Disaster/Penalties
Representative Alan Williams
(Florida State Ho...
Geoscience Education Conference
in South Africa
FGLSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship
and Sloan Scholarship
http://www.fglsamp.com/ http://www.sloan.org/and
MS PHD’S Professional Development Program
http://www.msphds.org/
As iron sharpens iron,
so one person
sharpens another.
 Hydrology
 Public Health (Malaria)
 Biomedical Engineering
 En...
STEM
Pathways
Entrepreneurship
Government
Teaching
Industry
Advice
1. Make a Plan to Give Yourself Direction
2. Friendships (Networks) are Important
3. Learn as much as you can about...
Questions?
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  1. 1. Journeys in Chemical Oceanography: Ocean Acidification and Analytical Chemistry Regina Easley, Doctoral Candidate Major Professor: Robert H. Byrne University of South Florida College of Marine Science
  2. 2. 3 Life Lessions 1. Make a Plan to Give Yourself Direction 2. Friendships (Networks) are Important 3. Learn as much as you can about Everything
  3. 3. Middle School/High School • Band (flute) • Cheerleading • Honor Society • Enjoyed Science My Plan: to study microbiology or environmental science in college
  4. 4. Hampton University (Undergraduate – Chemistry Major) Dr. Isai Urasa Character is power.
  5. 5. Office of Naval Research SEMS Scholarship 1. Mentoring 2. Financial Support 3. Preparation for Graduate School ONR SEMS Scholars 1999 (HU) Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company. - Booker T. Washington
  6. 6. Natural Products Chemistry Research in Tanzania (East Africa)
  7. 7. Natural Products Chemistry Paclitaxel (Taxol) is a natural product derived from the Yew tree (Cancer drug)
  8. 8. Summer Internship in Chicago – First Publication!
  9. 9. Masters in Organic Chemistry from UCLA I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington
  10. 10. Admission to USF to Study Chemical Oceanography (Recruited by a friend from Hampton) Research Advisor – Dr. Robert Byrne Committee Member – Dr. Ashanti Johnson
  11. 11. Oceanographic Perspectives BIOLOGY CHEMISTRY GEOLOGY PHYSICS BIOLOGY
  12. 12. What do you see here? Osteoporosis ("porous bones", from Greek: ostoun meaning "bone" and poros meaning "pore“).
  13. 13. Calcifying Organisms Kleypas et al. 2006. Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Coral Reefs and Other Marine Calcifiers: A Guide for Future Research.
  14. 14. pH=10pH=6
  15. 15. SEAS – Spectrophotometric Elemental Analysis System – An in situ chemical sensor L. Adornato, E. Kaltenbacher, R. Byrne, X.Liu, and R. Easley. High-resolution chemical sensor for unattended underwater networks. Proc. SPIE (2008).
  16. 16. Wavelength (nm) 400 450 500 550 600 650 700 Absorbance 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 8.08 7.51 6.87 6.06 - + 2- HI H +I Spectrophotometric pH measurements
  17. 17. High Resolution Chemical Profiles With In Situ Instrumentation West Coast pH Profile pH 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 8.0 8.1 8.2 Depth(m) 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000
  18. 18. Oceanography Adventures
  19. 19. Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Sample collection aboard the R/V Seward Johnson and the R/V Henry Bigelow using Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)
  20. 20. Interacting with News Media
  21. 21. Arctic Coastal Cruise – October 2011
  22. 22. Changing pH in the Arctic
  23. 23. Ocean Policy - House Memorial (HM) 363 Deepwater Horizon Disaster/Penalties Representative Alan Williams (Florida State House of Representatives) Deputy Democratic Whip
  24. 24. Geoscience Education Conference in South Africa
  25. 25. FGLSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship and Sloan Scholarship http://www.fglsamp.com/ http://www.sloan.org/and
  26. 26. MS PHD’S Professional Development Program http://www.msphds.org/
  27. 27. As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.  Hydrology  Public Health (Malaria)  Biomedical Engineering  Environmental Engineering  Toxicology  Electrical Engineering  Industrial Engineering
  28. 28. STEM Pathways Entrepreneurship Government Teaching Industry
  29. 29. Advice 1. Make a Plan to Give Yourself Direction 2. Friendships (Networks) are Important 3. Learn as much as you can about Everything - but writing, math, and communication are essential skills for every field.
  30. 30. Questions?

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