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David Karl

David Karl


Dave Karl

DAVID KARL is a Professor of Oceanography and Director of University of Hawaii’s C-MORE, Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education. He is a biologist and oceanographer in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology. David has focused his research on the ecological role of microorganisms in the sea and has enjoyed many groundbreaking research discoveries along the way. He has received numerous national and international honors and awards throughout his 30 years at UH Manoa. David was recently selected for the first Pavel Endowed Chair in Ocean and Earth Schience and Technology. In the course of his career, David has spent more than three full years at sea, including 23 expeditions to Antarctica. His expertise is in the areas of microbiological and biogeochemical, oceanography and oceanic productivity. hahana.soest.hawaii.edu