Carl Kammerer is an Oceanographer with the National Ocean Service's Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS), seconded to the Center where he acts as a liaison between CO-OPS and the JHC/CCOM. He is a specialist in estuarine and near-shore currents and his primary role is as project manager for current surveys throughout the US. During his more than fifteen years with NOAA, he has led studies from Alaska to Puerto Rico and Maine to California, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Lakes. Most recently, he has led a multi-year effort to measure currents in the San Francisco Bay and Delta region of Northern California.
Prior to joining NOAA, Carl served in the US Coast Guard as a Quartermaster, primarily performing navigational duties. Carl has a B.S. in Oceanography from the University of Washington, and an MBA from the University of Maryland.