Scott Doney

Scott Doney
Joe D. and Helen J. Kington Professor in Environmental Change, University of Virginia
Panel: Waterways

Scott Doney’s expertise spans oceanography, climate, and biogeochemistry, with a particular emphasis on the application of numerical models and data analysis to global-scale questions. His research focuses on how the global carbon cycle and ocean ecology respond to natural and human-driven climate change and ocean acidification. He joined the environmental sciences faculty at the University of Virginia in the fall of 2017 as the first Joe D. and Helen J. Kington Professor in Environmental Change. He holds a B.A. in chemistry from the University of California, San Diego, and a Ph.D. in chemical oceanography from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Oceanography. He has received several awards for his work, including the James B. Macelwane Medal from the American Geophysical Union.