- Senior Research Associate
Nate Formel is a marine biologist whose work has focused mainly on conservation and restoration of coral reef ecosystems in Florida, Hawaii, and the Caribbean. He holds an M.S. from the University of Miami and is currently a Research Associate at AOML's Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division and the University of Miami's Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS). Formel's work at CIMAS and AOML focuses on developing novel, low-cost, and open-source sampling equipment to expand the suite of tools used to study coral reef ecosystems to better understand the changes happening in our oceans and how these changes are affecting the reefs.