Rob Campbell, PhD

Biological Oceanographer

300 Breakwater, PO Box 705 Cordova, Alaska 99574
907-424-5800 x 241
rcampbell@pwssc.org

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Rob is a biological oceanographer, and came to PWSSC via the University of Hamburg following a doctorate at the University of Victoria. His current research is primarily observational, and centered around trying to understand how plankton and fish interact with the physical environment (temperature, salinity, nutrients) to produce the patterns we see in nature. Current projects include surveys of plankton and oceanography in PWS; studies on the distribution of nutrients, plankton and fish around the plume of the Copper River; and the development and testing of an in situ phosphate analyzer. He is also interested in the use of ecophysiological measurements (lipids, protein, enzyme assays) for the estimation of rate processes, and the influence of biochemical content in the control of buoyancy by marine plants and animals.

RESEARCH PROJECTS BY ROB CAMPBELL

October 11, 2017

“The Blob” with Dr. Rob

This new film explores “The Blob,” a warm water anomaly that started in the Gulf of Alaska and later spread up and down the coast of […]
June 7, 2017

2017 LOWER COPPER RIVER SONAR STATION FISH PASSAGE COUNTS

    2017 LOWER COPPER RIVER SONAR STATION FISH PASSAGE COUNTS Fish passage summaries: Daily Counts of Salmon Passage Hourly Counts of Salmon Passage *Note: Some browsers […]
May 24, 2016

Marine-Derived Nutrients in the Copper River Delta

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June 4, 2013

Plankton and Oceanic Observations in Prince William Sound

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