Dirk Aurin, Scientist, Earth Sciences

Dirk Aurin

Contact Info

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 616
Greenbelt, MD
 
Phone: 3012868156
Email: daurin@usra.edu

Research Interests

Research focused on ocean color remote sensing since 1998. Specialization in optics, radiometry and ocean color product algorithm development in optically complex and turbid coastal environments, as well as global oceans.

Biography

Work History:
2018-present Visiting Research Scientist, USRA @ NASA GSFC
2011-2014* Postdoctoral Research Scientist, SSAI @ NASA GSFC
2004-2010 Research and Teaching Assistant, UConn
2001-2002 Physical Scientist, JHT @ NOAA CCEHBR
1998-2001 Physical Scientist, REMSA/TPMC @ NOAA CSC

Sabbatical:
*2014-2018: Captain, Circumnavigation of the world under sail on a 41 foot (12.5 m) traditionally styled ketch with layovers in 24 countries.

Education:
2010 PhD. in Oceanography
University of Connecticut
1998 B.S. in Physics with a Concentration in Astronomy
University of Charleston, Magna Cum Laude