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Katie Kirk

Ph.D. Student - Oceanography
Office 220B

Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Lab
24 Colovos Road
Durham, New Hampshire 03824

603.862.0564 (tel)
603.862.0839 (fax)

Katie Kirk earned a B.Sc. in Science of Earth Systems with a concentration in Ocean Sciences from Cornell University. She went on to earn a Master of Engineering in Ocean Sciences & Technology in a joint program between Cornell University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Katie has participated in various oceanographic research cruises and previously worked as the Lead Engineering Technician of the NOAA Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System. Katie currently works as an Oceanographer for NOAA National Ocean Service's Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) on the Coastal and Estuarine Circulation Analysis Team (CECAT). At CO-OPS, she primarily works as a project lead of current surveys along the coastal U.S. in an effort to update the tidal current predictions. Katie will continue working in her role with NOAA while pursuing a Ph.D. in Oceanography at UNH as an advisee to Dr. Tom Lippmann.