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Shannon L. Meseck, PhD.

Shannon L. Meseck, PhD.

Chief, Aquaculture Systems & Ecology Branch
Ecosystems and Aquaculture
Aquaculture Systems & Ecology
Office: (203) 882-6531
Email: shannon.meseck@noaa.gov

Shannon L. Meseck, PhD.

Chief, Aquaculture Systems & Ecology Branch


  • Ph.D. Chemical Oceanography - Old Dominion University, 2002
  • B.S. Environmental Science and Chemistry - State University of New York at Plattsburgh, 1997

Professional History

  • April 2024 - Present: Branch Chief, Aquaculture Systems & Ecology, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
  • Nov. 2002 - April 2024: Researcher (DOC/NOAA/NMFS/Northeast Fisheries Science Center)
  • May 1998 - Oct. 2002: Graduate Research Assistant, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Sept. 1996 - Dec. 1996 : Undergraduate Project, SUNY Plattsburgh, New York
  • Full CV: Download File

Processes affecting the uptake and utilization of nitrogen and phosphate by algal cells; trophic transfers of stable isotopes (C and N) in bivalves as an indicator of habitat; biogeochemical effects of aquaculture; ocean acidification effects on marine organisms; and shellfish feeding behavior under different environmental parameters.