Professor of Oceanography
Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island
Dr. Scott Nixon did his PhD work with the noted systems ecologist H. T. Odum at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in the late 1960s. He came to the Graduate School of Oceanography at the
University of Rhode Island in 1969 and has been there ever since. His research focuses on the basic ecology, productivity, and biogeochemistry of coastal marine ecosystems in Rhode Island and many other parts of the world.