Kimberly Hyde, Ph.D.
Kimberly Hyde is a biological oceanographer in the Ecosystem Dynamics and Assessment Branch. Her expertise includes ocean color remote sensing and phytoplankton ecology. She received her undergraduate and masters degrees from Creighton University and her Ph.D. from the University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography. Current research interests include understanding the environmental drivers of phytoplankton community composition and their influence on the ecosystem and food web. She is also developing oceanographic indicators for use in ecosystem and fisheries research, assessment and management. She is a member of the NOAA Ocean Color Coordinating Group, NOAA North Atlantic Regional Team, and the Integrated Sentinel Monitoring Network (ISMN) Oversight Committee and an agency chapter lead for the Fifth National Climate Assessment.