Long, Richard

Richard Long is an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and the Focal Area Lead for Coastal Intelligence for the NOAA Florida Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems. He obtained his Ph.D. and conducted a Post-Doctoral Research at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, CA.

Richard's research interests are roles of microbes in ocean and human health. Specific areas of his research include bacteria-algal interactions, chemically mediate microbial interactions, biogeochemistry and the environmental impact of pharmaceuticals and personal care products. His research has included projects in the Antarctic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, the Gulf of Mexico and the Mediterranean Sea. He has served on the FIO advisory committee for two years.

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