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Overview

  • Dr. Erik Chapman is the Director of New Hampshire Sea Grant, the Associate Director of Outreach for the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. He has a MS in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a PhD in Oceanography from Old Dominion University. Dr. Chapman has worked extensively with the NH fishing industry and with University researchers on projects designed to support sustainable marine fisheries. Prior to his work in NH, he worked studied the influence of a changing climate on Adelie penguin reproductive ecology and the effects of environmental variability and fishing pressure on life history characteristics of Bluefin tuna.
  • Principal Investigator On

  • NH Sea Grant 2018-2021 Omnibus  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2018 - 2022
  • A Generic Predictive Model for Ocean and Coastal Acidification Thresholds from Long Island Sound to  awarded by NERACOOS 2018 - 2021
  • Assessing Microbial Safety Issues Associated with Emerging Shellfish Aquaculture Practices to Increase Productivity in the Northeast US  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2018 - 2021
  • Commercial Scale Offshore Aquaculture Demonstration, Training and Permitting to Increase Steelhead Trout and Blue Bussel Production in New England  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2018 - 2020
  • 2014-2017 NH Sea Grant Omnibus  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2014 - 2019
  • Garfo Fishing Gear Workshops  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2017 - 2019
  • Improving New England Groundfishermen's Fishing Opportunities Through Transfer of Innovative Gillnet Gear that Avoids Atlantic Cod While Targeting Other Available Species  awarded by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 2015 - 2017
  • Community-Based Fisheries and Echosystem Monitoring Project  awarded by Nature Conservancy 2014 - 2017
  • Regional Tern Research and Conservation Initiative  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2014 - 2016
  • Gulf of Maine Redfish Conservation Gear and Marketing Plan  awarded by Commonwealth of MASS 2013 - 2014
  • Ocean Temperature and Gillnet Catch Project-Phase 1  awarded by Nature Conservancy 2014
  • Leading Outreach and New Hampshire Collaborative Research Projects for the GEARNET Program  awarded by Gulf of Maine Research Institute 2012 - 2014
  • Common and Roseate Terns at Isles of Shoals; Plioting Telemetry Effort and Developing the Research Program  awarded by NH Department of Fish & Game 2013 - 2014
  • eXtension Support Funds for Sustainable Marine Fisheries CoP  awarded by University of Nebraska 2013
  • Leatherback Turtle Aerial Surveys  awarded by University of Massachusetts 2011 - 2013
  • Community Supported Fishery Workshop  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2012 - 2013
  • Teaching Activities

  • Sustainable Marine Fisheries Taught course 2017
  • Sustainable Marine Fisheries Taught course 2017
  • Sustainable Marine Fisheries Taught course 2016
  • Intro to Marine Biology\Honors Taught course 2015
  • Introduction to Marine Biology Taught course 2015
  • Introduction to Marine Biology Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A., Wesleyan University
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • PHD Oceanography(Chem.&Physical), Old Dominion University
  • Full Name

  • Erik Chapman