Dr. Cisco Werner Selected Acting Chief Scientist for NOAA Fisheries
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - February 10, 2017
Dr. Francisco "Cisco" Werner announced he is now the Acting Director of Scientific Programs and Chief Science Advisor for NOAA Fisheries in a recent email to NOAA Fisheries employees.
Werner comes from the Southwest Fisheries Science Center, where he served as the Science and Research Director from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that, Werner was the Director of the Institute of Marine and Coastal Studies at Rutgers University.
His research has included the study of the structure and function of marine ecosystems, ocean circulation physics, and the development and implementation of ocean and coastal observing and forecasting systems. He has also researched the development of physical and biological models for marine ecosystems in the Northwest Atlantic, the U.S. South Atlantic Bight and the North Pacific, according to his online biography.
"First, I am honored to step in as the Acting Chief Science Advisor for NOAA Fisheries," Werner said ...
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