Tony Pait

Dr. Tony Pait

Tony Pait is an environmental toxicologist with NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science in Silver Spring, MD.  Dr. Pait works as a member of CCMA’s Coastal Oceanographic Assessment Status and Trends (COAST) branch. Tony began his work at NOAA in 1987 trying to understand the impacts of contaminants, especially toxins, on aquatic ecosystems. Recently, he has been working on a number of projects in the Caribbean to better understand whether pollution, and more specifically chemical contamination, is contributing to the decline in coral reef ecosystem health in the Caribbean and elsewhere. Dr. Pait earned a Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology from the University of Maryland, College Park, an M.S. in Environmental Toxicology from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a B.S. in Biology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

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