- Research Associate
Liz Dutra is a Marine Biologist whose research focuses on coral reefs in South Florida and the Cayman Islands, studying the effects of Ocean Acidification on calcifying macroalgal species. She holds an M.S. degree from the Department of Biological Sciences at Florida Atlantic University and is currently a research associate with the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Dutra works with Drs. Derek Manzello and Ian Enochs on field missions, as well as environmental and biological data analysis, quality control, and management pertaining to NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program's National Coral Reef Monitoring Program (NCRMP).