Ian Hartwell has more than thirty years of experience in freshwater, estuarine and marine biological systems. Dr. Hartwell joined CCMA‘s Coastal Ocean Assessment, Status, and Trends (COAST) team in 1999. Prior to that, he held research positions at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the University of Maryland, and private consulting companies. Dr. Hartwell is the chief scientist for the National Status and Trends Bioassessment Projects. Dr. Hartwell earned a Ph.D. in Aquatic Toxicology from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, a M.S. in Biological Oceanography from North Carolina State University, and a B.S. in Fisheries Biology from the University of Michigan.
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