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Amy C. Hirons, Ph.D.

Amy Hirons
Associate Professor
Research Scientist
(954) 262-3634


  • B.S. - Hawaii Loa College
  • M.S. - University of Northern Colorado
  • Ph.D. - University of Alaska Fairbanks

Area(s) of Research

  • Marine trophic dynamics and ocean production
  • Coastal and oceanographic conditions on marine production
  • Application of stable isotope ratios and trace element analysis
  • Tracing geographic variability in marine food sources
  • Pinniped ecology
  • Zooplankton ecology
  • Controlled fractionation studies in fishery settings
  • Paleoecology and paleoceanographic conditions
  • Global climate change
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