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Curtiss O. Davis

Curtiss Davis photo
Courtesy Faculty
Discipline: Ocean Ecology and Biogeochemistry
Secondary Discipline: Geography, Environmental Sciences, and Marine Resource Management
Fax: 541-737-2064
Email: curtisso35@gmail.com

Research Interests

Optical remote sensing of the coastal ocean; deriving bottom type, bathymetry and water column properties and coastal dynamics from multispectral and hyperspectral remote sensing data.

Current Research

Supporting NOAA in the development of the Hyperspectral Environmental Suite, Coastal Waters (HES-CW) Imaging capability for GOES-R the next series of geostationary weather satellites; Provide technical advice on coastal waters imaging to the HES instrument team; Executive Director of the NOAA Coastal Ocean Applications and Science Team (COAST).


BA zoology, University of California at Berkeley, 1966
MS oceanography, University of Washington, 1969
PhD oceanography, University of Washington, 1973.

Courtesy faculty appointment through 2/28/2018

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