Professor, Department of Marine Science
Marine Science Institute, The University of Texas at Austin
Edward is a Professor in the Department of Marine Science at the University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute. His areas of research interest include biological oceanography, estuarine ecology, plankton ecology, and the importance of freshwater inflows to Texas estuarine ecosystems. Edward has been the Research Coordinator for the Mission Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve since it was founded in 2006, and was director of the DROPPS consortium studying the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico for 10 years. His education includes a BA in biology from Brown University, a MSc in zoology from the University of British Columbia, and a PhD in biological oceanography from the University of Rhode Island.
Edward is a contributor to the Gulf Coast, Texas Observatory.