ONC Staff Profile

Joseph Needoba

Senior Staff Scientist, Science Services


Joe is the biogeochemistry and primary production point person and works primarily with biological and chemical sensors, ocean acidification, hypoxia, plankton, and water column processes. As a staff scientist Joe will help to facilitate research with fellow scientists and help monitor data from his assigned areas.

​Joe completed his Ph.D. in Oceanography at the University of British Columbia in 2004, joint across the Oceanography and Botany Departments, with a focus on biogeochemical and primary production. Since 2007 he has been faculty at Oregon Health University in Portland, Oregon. Joe has worked with many regional scientists in both the US and Canada on a range of ocean issues and has particular expertise in biogeochemical ocean processes and sensor performance.



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