National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

Dr. Richard A. Feely

Senior Scientist
Staff Affiliation: 
PMEL Division: 
Ocean Climate
PMEL Project: 
Ocean Carbon

Dr. Richard Feely is a senior scientist and project leader of the PMEL Carbon Program. He has been with PMEL for over 48 years, has authored more than 350 scientific research publications, logged over 1,000 days at sea on more than 50 scientific expeditions, most recently as part of the West Coast Ocean Acidification cruise in 2016. He received his PhD in chemical oceanography from Texas A&M University. His research interests lie in carbon cycling and ocean acidification, specifically mechanisms controlling sources and sinks of anthropogenic CO2 in the oceans, and impacts of CO2 on marine ecosystems.

PhD., Chemical Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1974.  Affiliate Full Professor, Department of Oceanography, University of Washington