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Matthew Poach, Ph.D.

Matthew Poach, Ph.D.

Research Chemist
Ecosystems and Aquaculture
Aquaculture Systems and Ecology
Office: (203) 882.6520
Email: matthew.poach@noaa.gov

Matthew Poach, Ph.D.

Research Chemist


  • Ph.D., Oceanography, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA, 1999
  • B.S., Biological Oceanography, Florida Institute of Tech., Melbourne FL, 1989

Professional History

  • Research Marine Chemist, NOAA-NMFS, 2009 - present
  • Environmental Analyst II, MA Dept. of Environmental Protection, 2005 - 2009
  • Research Soil Scientist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service 1999 - 2005
  • Full CV: Download File

Research Interests

Characterizing carbonate parameters in coastal systems. Evaluating the effects of eutrophication and acidification on marine species and ecosystem processes. Evaluating the ecosystem services of shellfish and seaweed aquaculture.