José D. Carriquiry received his B.S. degree in 1985 in oceanography from Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Ensenada, México, and his Ph.D. degree in geology (marine geochemistry) from McMaster University, Canada, in 1991. His is a Senior Research Professor at the Oceanographic Research Institute of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Ensenada, México. Carriquiry has conducted most of his research in the Eastern Tropical North Pacific off of México dealing with ecology of coral reefs, climate variability, and marine biogeochemistry of estuaries, bays, coastal lagoons, seagrass meadows, and so forth, mainly using stable isotope and trace element applications. More recently, he started new projects on environmental degradation and climatic reconstructions in the coral reefs of the Northern Caribbean and Southern Gulf of Mexico. He has collaborated in research projects with numerous scientists from the USA and Europe. He has organized national congresses and coveneered international meetings. Carriquiry has acted as a Reviewer for NSF, NOAA, National Geographic Society, and so forth, and numerous prestigious scientific journals. He served as a departmental chairman for several years at his home institution and has served on numerous national and international scientific review panels. He currently serves in the Scientific Steering Committee of PAGES-IGBP.
Biography Updated on 24 January 2012