Emeritus Faculty


Moss Landing Marine Lab's Emeritus Faculty receive emeritus status from the Provost at San Jose State University upon retirement.  The MLML Emeritus Faculty are an invaluable resource to our academic and research community because of their institutional knowledge and prestigious achievements in marine science.  They guide and mentor our students, support fundraising and continue as Principle Investigators on grant-funded research projects.  

Emeritus Faculty

  • William Broenkow
    Ph.D., 1969, University of Washington
    Research Interest: Physical Oceanography.
  • Gregor M. Cailliet - Ichthyology -  Pacific Shark Research Center
    Professor Emeritus / Ph.D., 1972, University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Research Interests: Ecology of Marine Fishes, Deep Sea Ecology, Marine Fisheries.
  • Kenneth Coale - Chemical Oceanography
    Professor Emeritus / Ph.D.
    Research Interests: trace element, carbon and nutrient cycling in aquatic systems, natural and bomb-produced radionuclides to trace marine rate processes
  • Michael S. Foster - Phycology
    Ph.D., 1971, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Research Interests: Phycology, Ecology, Rocky Intertidal, Kelp Forests, Rhodoliths.
  • H. Gary Greene - Center for Habitat Studies
    Ph.D., 1977, Stanford University
    Research Interests: Marine Geology, Benthic Habitats, Submarine Canyons & Landslides, Tsunamis, Coastal Processes.
  • Joan Parker
    Research Interests: Marine Science Information, Metadata Creation, Institutional Repositories, Library Management
Kenneth Coale
Professor of Chemical Oceanography

Office: MLML Main Building

Lab: Chemical Oceanography

Email: coale@mlml.calstate.edu

Contact Information: MLML Directory