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  • Hickey, B., S. Geier, N. Kachel, S. Ramp, P.M. Kosro and T. Connolly. 2016. Alongcoast structure and interannual variability of seasonal midshelf water properties and velocity in the northern California Current System. Journal of Geophysical Research 121: 7408 - 7430.

  • Siedlecki, S.A., N.S. Banas, K.A. Davis, S.N. Giddings, B.M. Hickey, P. MacCready, T.P. Connolly and S.L. Geier. 2015. Seasonal and interannual oxygen variability on the Washington and Oregon continental shelves. Journal of Geophyical Research: Oceans 120: 608-633.

  • Giddings, S.N., P. MacCready, B.M. Hickey, N.S. Banas, K.A. Davis, S.A. Siedlecki, V.L. Trainer, R. Kudela, N. Pelland and T.P. Connolly. 2014. Hindcasts of potential harmful algal bloom transport on the Pacific Northwest coast. Journal of Geophyical Research: Oceans 119: 2439-2461.

  • Connolly, T., B. Hickey, I. Shulman and R. Thomson. 2014. Coastal Trapped Waves, Alongshore Pressure Gradients, and the California Undercurrent. Journal of Physical Oceanography 44: 319-342.

  • Connolly, T. and S. Lentz. 2014. Interannual variability of wintertime temperature on the inner continental shelf of the Middle Atlantic Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 119: 6269-6285.

  • Connolly, T. and B. Hickey. 2014. Regional impact of submarine canyons during seasonal upwelling. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 119: 953-975.

  • Connolly, T.P. 2013. Increasing occurrence of coastal hypoxia and anoxia. In Climate Change and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary: Interpreting Potential Futures., edited by I.M. Miller, C. Shishido, L. Antrim and E.C. Bowlby. Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series ONMS-13-01. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Silver Spring, MD.

  • Hickey, B., V. Trainer, P. Kosro, N. Adams, T. Connolly, N. Kachel and S. Geier. 2013. A springtime source of toxic Pseudo-nitzschia cells on razor clam beaches in the Pacific Northwest. Harmful Algae 25: 1-14.

  • Connolly, T.P., B.M. Hickey, S.L. Geier and W.P. Cochlan. 2010. Processes influencing seasonal hypoxia in the northern California Current System. Journal of Geophyical Research: Oceans 115: C03021.

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Educational Background

  • 2012 – Ph.D., University of Washington (Oceanography)

  • 2008 – M.S., University of Washington (Oceanography)

  • 2002 – B.S., Stanford University (Environmental Engineering)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2015-present – Assistant Professor, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

  • 2014-2015 – Postdoctoral Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

  • 2012-2014 – USGS Postdoctoral Scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

  • 2007 – Sarchin Graduate Fellowship in Oceanography, University of Washington

  • 2005-2012 – Graduate Assistant, University of Washington

  • 2005-2006 – Office of Naval Research Graduate Fellowship, American Meteorological Society

  • 2002 – Summer Student Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

  • 2001 – National Engineering Honor Society Member, Tau Beta Pi

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