School of Marine Science & Policy
Phone: (302) 645-4079
Office: 113 Robinson Hall
- Focuses on biological oceanography and biogeography, working to pinpoint where ocean organisms live, their populations and factors that influence their distributions.
- Special emphasis placed on phytoplankton.
- Oliver utilizes remote sensing tools in his work, including satellite imaging. He tracks, among other factors, the impact of climate change on sea temperatures and ocean processes.
- Winner of a NASA New Investigator Award to develop an algorithm to produce 3-D visualizations of bodies of water and their ecosystems.
Assistant Professor, School of Marine Science and Policy
In The News:
Satellites help to detect raw sewage runoff from Hurricane Sandy (TreeHugger)
Underwater robots track sharks off U.S. in a first (OurAmazingPlanet.com)
Why all the fish died (Philadelphia Inquirer)