Coastal Carbon Network
Jaxine joined the Smithsonian in the winter of 2020 as a data technician for MarineGEO and the Coastal Carbon Network. In this position, she engages in data curation, synthesis, publishing, assembles protocols for data collection, and develops tools for data exploration and handling. Jaxine holds a B.A. in Biology from Northeastern University, where she focused on marine and environmental science. During her undergraduate, she worked as a research assistant at the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, where she helped to collect, manage, and analyze data for the seabird monitoring program. She continued to explore the intersection of marine ecology and data science in an internship through the Woods Hole Partnership Education Program, where she developed reproducible workflows for the analysis of long-term data. Prior to her current position, Jaxine worked at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution as an information systems assistant, collecting and publishing data for the Northeast U.S. Long Term Ecological Research Network.