Richard A. Feely

Richard A. Feely, an oceanographer, directs the Marine Carbon Program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory. He is a member of several national committees for climate change and carbon use, and co-chaired the U.S. CLIVAR/CO2 (climate variability and predictability/carbon cycle) Repeat Hydrography Program.

He is the author of more than 150 refereed research publications and has received numerous awards for his research on the carbon cycle in the oceans, including the NOAA Administrator’s Award in 2002 and the Department of Commerce Gold Medal in 2006. He has a BA in chemistry from the University of St. Thomas (1969) and a PhD in chemical oceanography from Texas A&M University (1974).