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Faculty Detail


Dr. Paul Joyce



Phone: (508) 540-3954 x547
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Paul Joyce joined the Sea Education Association (SEA) in 1988 as a Chief Scientist and member of the Oceanography faculty. Paul received his BS in Biology at the University of Notre Dame, and his MA in Biology, also at the University of Notre Dame. He earned his Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography from the University of Rhode Island. Prior to joining SEA, Paul worked as an instructor at the School for Field Studies, and at the University of Rhode Island in their Marine Advisory Service.

In May 2003, Paul was appointed Dean at SEA.

Publications and Presentations:

Joyce, P. 1998. Floating tar in the western North Atlantic and Caribbean Sea, 1982 - 1996. Marine Pollution Bulletin. Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 167-171.

Joyce, P. and M.I. Scranton. 1996. Recent Time Series Data from the Cariaco Bason. 1996 AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego.

Joyce, P. 1995. Floating Tar in the North Atlantic and Caribbean Seas, 1980 - 1993. Poster. The Oceanography Society, Newport, RI.

Corso, W. and P. Joyce. 1995. Applied Science Review: Oceanography. Springhouse Corporation. Springhouse, PA. 182 p.

Joyce, P. 1989. Stock Discrimination of the Silver Hake (Merluccius bilinearis). Ph.D. thesis.