Julie Masura

Julie Masura (left) and Cheryl Greengrove (rightCo-presenters Julie Masura (left) and Dr. Cheryl Greengrove (right) are both Geoscience faculty members in Environmental Science in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington, Tacoma (UWT).

Cheryl, an Associate Professor and founding faculty member of the Environmental Sciences program at UWT, is a physical oceanographer who received her Ph.D from Columbia University.

Julie, a Senior Lecturer and Researcher, is a sedimentologist who received her MS from Washington State University.

They are both currently working with biological and chemical oceanographers studying harmful algal blooms in Puget Sound and estuarine processes in Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Their favorite activity is taking students in the field and involving them in hands-on research.