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Susie Arnold, Ph.D.

Marine Scientist
  • Marine Economy
  • Climate & Energy
  • Sea Level Rise

As Marine Scientist at the Island Institute, Susie works on the impacts of climate change and ocean acidification on marine resources and fisheries-dependent communities.

Her current areas of focus include working with fishermen to diversify their businesses to include shellfish and seaweed aquaculture, researching the environmental benefits of farming edible seaweed, and helping coastal communities better understand the implications of sea level rise so they can make informed adaptation decisions.

Susie earned a masters degree in Marine Policy and a doctoral degree in Marine Biology from the University of Maine.

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