Grace C. Chang - C.V.

Grace Chang
6487 Calle Real Unit A
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 681-8207; Fax: (805) 967-5704
E-mail: grace 'dot' chang 'at' opl 'dot' ucsb 'dot' edu

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Education

Ph.D. Marine Sciences
Dissertation Title: "Analyses of bio-optical variability related to physical processes on the southern New England continental shelf: July 1996 - June 1997"
University of California, Santa Barbara
Graduation date: December 1999

M.S. Mechanical and Environmental Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara
Graduation date: June 1997

B.G.E. Geological Engineering
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Graduation date: June 1995

B.S. Geology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Graduation date: June 1995

Experience

Associate Researcher II
Ocean Physics Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara
July 2006 -

Associate Researcher I
Ocean Physics Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara
July 2004 - June 2006

Invited Instructor, Three courses
HABWatch Workshop: Real time coastal observing systems for ecosystems dynamics and harmful algal blooms
Inherent Optical Properties - Data visualization, Apparent Optical Properties - Data post-processing, and Observational Systems.
Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France, June 2003

Assistant Researcher IV
Ocean Physics Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara
January 2002 - June 2004

Data Management Supervisor and Webmaster
Official ONR-sponsored Hyperspectral Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment,
2000 - 2003

Post-Graduate Researcher
Ocean Physics Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara
October 2000 - January 2002

Graduate Student Researcher
Ocean Physics Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara
September 1995 - December 1999

Teaching Assistant
Course: Introduction to Physical Oceanography; Professor Tommy Dickey
Department of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara
Fall Quarter 1998

Activities

Reviewer for several oceanographic journals: Applied Optics; Continental Shelf Research; Deep-Sea Research; Estuaries; Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science; Hydrobiologia; IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing; Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans; Journal of Marine Systems; Limnology and Oceanography; Limnology and Oceanography - Methods; Oceanography Magazine; and Science

Reviewer for funding agency: NASA and NSF

Session Convenor and Co-Chair, Ocean Sciences 2008, Orlando, FL, March 2008

Session Co-Convenor and Co-Chair, AGU Joint Assembly, Acapulco, Mexico, May 2007

Session Co-Chair, MTS/IEEE Oceans'06, Boston, MA, September 2006

Session Chair, Ocean Optics XVI, Santa Fe, NM, November 2002

Meeting Organizer, National Oceanographic Partnership Program Ocean-Systems for Chemical, Optical, and Physical Experiments (O-SCOPE), Lahaina, Maui, June 2002.

Invited Participant, Scattering Workshop, Patuxent River Naval Air Base, MD, May 2002

Session Co-Chair, AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 2000

Member: The Oceanography Society
June 2004 - present

Member: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae
March 2004 - present

Member: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
August 1998 - present

Member: American Geophysical Union
September 1997 - present

Engineer In Training
State of Minnesota
June 1995 - present

Honors

H. Lee, G. Chang, R. Iltis, S. Holbroook, and R. Schmitt, National Science Foundation
"Computing for Eco-Sensing: Expeditions to Moorea"
May 1, 2008 - April 30, 2011
Pending

A. H. Barnard, G. Chang, J. Sullivan, R. Letelier, and C. Davis, National Oceanographic Partnership Program,
“Coastal Sensors for Parameterization of Environment and Color using Technology and Real-time Analyses (Coastal SPECTRA)”
May 1, 2008 – April 30, 2011
Pending

G. Chang, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration,
“Southern California Coastal Ocean Observational System (SCCOOS): HAB Detection, Identification, and Characterization”
October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2010
Pending

T.D. Dickey and G.C. Chang, National Science Foundation,
"Data analyses of the Bermuda Testbed Mooring and complete data sets collected during 1994-2007"
January 1, 2008 - December 31, 2010
Pending

G. Chang, Husky Oil China Ltd.,
"Design and implementation of a meteorological buoy"
January 1, 2008 - December 31, 2009

T.D. Dickey and G.C. Chang, Office of Naval Research,
(Lead-P.I.s of the ONR RaDyO Project)
"High Resolution Time Series Observations and Modeling of Radiance, Optical Properties, and Physical Processes as Part of RaDyO"
October 1, 2005 - September 30, 2010

Travel Award to the 2005 International Ocean Research Conference, Paris, France
The Oceanography Society
June 2005

Selected Oceanography Magazine Autobiography for “Women in Oceanography” Special issue, Vol. 18, No. 1, pg. 88, March 2005.

G.C. Chang, E.E. McPhee-Shaw, and T.D. Dickey, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration,
"Southern California Coastal Ocean Observational System (SCCOOS): Shelf to Shoreline Observatory Development"
June 1, 2004 - May 31, 2007

T. Cowles, A. Briggs, and G. Chang, Oregon Sea Grant Industry Fellowship (to Briggs),
"Developing Optical Proxies as Tools for Coastal Ecosystem Monitoring"
May 1, 2005 - April 30, 2007

Travel Award to XXIII General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Sapporo Japan,
IUGG
July 2003

Co-P.I., UC MEXUS/CONACYT/CICESE Grant
"Suspended Sediment Concentration and Fluxes on Tidal Flats of the Upper Gulf of California"
September 1, 2001 - February 28, 2003

Travel Award to IAPSO/IABO Joint Assembly in Mar del Plata, Argentina
National Science Foundation
October 2001

First Doctoral Graduate, Marine Sciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
University of California, Santa Barbara
December 1999

Augmentation Award for Science and Engineering Research Training (AASERT)
Office of Naval Research
"Moored time-series measurements of the vertical structure of optical and physical properties in the coastal ocean"
1995-1998 and 1998-2001

1994-1995: Dennis Fellowship1, Geology Field Camp Scholarship1, Ruhnke Scholarship2, and Mineral Industries Education Fund Scholarship2
1Department of Geology and Geophysics, 2Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering
University of Minnesota

1993-1994: John Williams Memorial Scholarship and Mineral Industries Education Fund Scholarship
Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering
University of Minnesota

Refereed Papers

Kuwahara, V. S., G. Chang, X. Zheng, T. D. Dickey, and S. Jiang, Optical moorings-of-opportunity for validation of ocean color satellites, Journal of Oceanography, submitted, 2007.

Chang, G. C. and T. D. Dickey, Interdisciplinary sampling strategies for detection and characterization of harmful algal blooms, in: Monographs on Oceanographic Methodology Series: Real-Time Coastal Observing Systems for Ecosystem Dynamics and Harmful Algal Blooms, Edited by: M. Babin and C. Roesler, in press, 2007.

Blackwell, S. M., M. A. Moline, A. Schaffner, T. Garrison, and G. Chang, Defining sub-kilometer length scales in coastal waters, Continental Shelf Research, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2007.07.009, 2007.

Chang, G., A. H. Barnard, and J. R. V. Zaneveld, Optical closure in a complex coastal environment: Particle effects, Applied Optics, 46(31), 7679-7692, 2007.

Benson, B., G. Chang, D. Manov, B. Graham, and R. Kastner, Design of a low-cost acoustic modem for moored oceanographic applications, Proceedings of The First ACM International Workshop on UnderWater Networks (WUWNet), ACM Press, Los Angeles, CA, 2006.

Chang, G. C. and R. W. Gould, Jr., Comparisons of optical properties of the coastal ocean derived from satellite ocean color and in situ measurements, Optics Express, 14(22), 10,149-10,163, 2006.

Chang, G. C., A. H. Barnard, S. McLean, P. J. Egli, C. Moore, J. R. V. Zaneveld, T. D. Dickey, and A. Hanson, In situ optical variability and relationships in the Santa Barbara Channel: implications for remote sensing, Applied Optics, 45(15), 3593-3604, 2006.

Chang, G. C., Dickey, T., and M. Lewis, Toward a global ocean system for measurements of optical properties using remote sensing and in situ observations, In: Remote Sensing of the Marine Environmment: Manual of Remote Sensing, Vol. 6, Ch. 9, edited by J. Gower, pp. 285-326, 2006.

Dickey, T., M. Lewis, and G. Chang, Bio-optical oceanography: Recent advances and future directions using global remote sensing and in situ observations, Rev. Geophys., 44, RG1001, doi:10.1029/2003RG000148, 2006.

Dickey, T., G. Chang, C. Moore, A. Hanson, D. Karl, D. Manov, F. Spada, D. Peters, J. Kemp, O. Schofield, and S. Glenn, The Bermuda Testbed Mooring and HALE-ALOHA Mooring Programs: Innovative Deep-Sea Global Observatories, Proceedings of MTS/IEEE Oceans’06, Edited by V. Premus and A. J. Williams, III, Boston, MA, 2006.

Chang, G. C., Autobiography, Oceanography Magazine, 18(1), 88, 2005.

Chang, G. C. and T. D. Dickey, Coastal ocean optical influences on solar transmission and radiant heating rate, J. Geophys. Res, 109, C01020, doi:10.1029/2003JC001821, 2004. (Selected AGU Journal Highlight Article, JGR-Oceans)

Chang, G. C., K. Mahoney, A. Briggs-Whitmire, D. Kohler, C. Mobley, M. Moline, M. Lewis, E. Boss, M. Kim, W. Philpot, and T. Dickey, The New Age of Hyperspectral Oceanography, Oceanography, 17(2), 22-29, 2004.

Coble, P., C. Hu, R. Gould, G. Chang, and M. Wood, Colored dissolved organic matter in the coastal ocean: An optical tool for coastal zone environmental assessment and management, Oceanography, 17(2), 50-59, 2004.

Manov, D. V., G. C. Chang, and T. D. Dickey, Methods for reducing biofouling of moored optical sensors, J. Atmos. Oceanogr. Tech., 21(6), 958-968, 2004.

Chang, G. C., T. D. Dickey, S. Jiang, D. V. Manov, and F. W. Spada, Optical methods for interdisciplinary research in the coastal ocean, in: Recent Research Developments in Optics, Edited by: M. Kawasaki, N. Ashgriz, and R. Anthony, Research Signpost, India, 3, 249-270, 2003.

Chang, G. C., E. Boss, C. Mobley, T. D. Dickey, and W. S. Pegau, Toward closure of upwelling radiance in coastal waters, Applied Optics, 42, 1574-1582, 2003.

Chang, G. C., T. D. Dickey, O. M. Schofield, A. D. Weidemann, E. Boss, W. S. Pegau, M. A. Moline, and S. M. Glenn, Nearshore physical forcing of bio-optical properties in the New York Bight, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 3133, doi:10.1029/2001JC001018, 2002.

Zheng, X., T. Dickey, and G. Chang, Variability of the downwelling diffuse attenuation coefficient with consideration of inelastic scattering, Appl. Opt., 41, 6477-6488, 2002.

Boss, E., W. S. Pegau, W. D. Gardner, J. R. V. Zaneveld, A. H. Barnard, G. C. Chang, and T. D. Dickey, Particulate attenuation at the bottom boundary layer of a continental shelf, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 9509-9516, 2001.

Chang, G. C. and T. D. Dickey, Optical and physical variability on time scales from minutes to the seasonal cycle on the New England shelf: July 1996 - June 1997, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 9435-9453, 2001.

Chang, G. C., T. D. Dickey, and A. J. Williams, 3rd, Sediment resuspension over a continental shelf during Hurricanes Edouard and Hortense, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 9517-9531, 2001.

Dickey, T. D. and G. C. Chang, Temporal variability of optical and bio-optical properties of the ocean: recent advances and future visions, Oceanography, 14, 15-29, 2001.

Souza, A. J., T. D. Dickey, and G. C. Chang, Modelling water column structure and suspended particulate matter in the Middle Atlantic continental shelf during the passage of Hurricanes Edouard and Hortense, J. Marine Res., 59, 1021-1045, 2001.

Chang, G. C., Analyses of bio-optical variability related to physical processes on the southern New England continental shelf: July 1996 - June 1997, Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara, December 1999.

Chang, G. C. and T. D. Dickey, Partitioning in situ total spectral absorption by use of moored spectral absorption - attenuation meters, App. Opt., 38, 3876-3887, 1999.

Dickey, T. D., G. C. Chang, Y. C. Agrawal, A. J. Williams, 3rd, and P. S. Hill, Sediment resuspension in the wakes of Hurricanes Edouard and Hortense, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 3533-3536, 1998.

Dickey, T., D. Frye, H. Jannasch, E. Boyle, D. Manov, D. Sigurdson, J. McNeil, M. Stramska, A. Michaels, N. Nelson, D. Siegel, G. Chang, J. Wu, and A. Knap, Initial results from the Bermuda Testbed Mooring Program, Deep-Sea Res., 45, 771-794, 1998.

In Preparation

Arnone, R., R. Gould, M. Moline, and G. Chang, Water mass characterization of bio-optical properties using satellite aircraft imagery, in prep. for Rem. Sens. Environ..

Chang, G. et al., Variability of the f/Q ratio in coastal waters.

Gould, R. W., M. Moline, A. Thomasson, and G. Chang, Spatial correlation scales of optical properties in a coastal environment from multiple-resolution ship, aircraft, and satellite data, in prep. for Rem. Sens. Environ..

McPhee-Shaw, E. E. and G. Chang, The anatomy of a toxic phytoplankton bloom observed in the Santa Barbara Channel, in prep for Oceanography Magazine.

Pegau, W. S., J. A. Barth, and G. C. Chang, Mixing of optical properties as evidenced in salinity intrusions observed over the continental shelf in the Middle Atlantic Bight, in prep..

Non-Refereed Papers, Abstracts, and Presentations

Chang, G., A. H. Barnard, and J. R. V. Zaneveld, Particle effects on optical closure, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2008. (Poster presentation and abstract)

McPhee-Shaw, E. E. and G. Chang-Spada, Integrating multiple coastal observing efforts to describe the circulation features of a southern California toxic bloom event, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2008. (Abstract)

Spada, F. W., D. Manov, G. Chang, B. Benson, and R. Kastner, Real-time telemetry technologies for moored oceanographic applications, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2008. (Abstract)

Chang, G., Coastal Ocean Optical Applications, UCSB Marine Science Graduate Program Colloquium, February 27, 2007. (Invited talk)

Spada, F. W., D. V. Manov, and G. Chang, Interdisciplinary ocean sensor technology development, Sea Tech., 48(3), 31-35, 2007.

Chang, G. C., A. Whitmire, A. Barnard, J. R. V. Zaneveld, T. Dickey, and C. Moore, Optical Closure in a Coastal Environment, Ocean Optics XVIII, Montreal, Canada, October 2006. (Poster presentation, abstract and extended abstract)

Dickey, T., G. Chang, and the RaDyO Investigators, The Radiance in a Dynamic Ocean (RaDyO) Program, Ocean Optics XVIII, Montreal, Canada, October 2006. (Abstract and extended abstract)

Dickey, T., G. Chang, C. Moore, A. Hanson, D. Karl, D. Manov, F. Spada, D. Peters, J. Kemp, O. Schofield, and S. Glenn, The Bermuda Testbed Mooring and HALE-ALOHA Mooring Programs: Innovative Deep-Sea Global Observatories, MTS/IEEE Oceans’06 Conference, Boston, MA, September 2006. (Oral presentation and Abstract)

Chang, G. C. and the SBC&BCO Team, The Santa Barbara Channel and Basin Coastal Observatory, AGU/ASLO/TOS Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2006. (Poster presentation and abstract)

McPhee-Shaw. E. E., G. Chang, and T. Dickey, The SCCOOS Shelf to Shoreline Observatory Development Santa Barbara Channel Mooring: An Ongoing Time Series of Currents, Thermal Structure and Optical Properties of the Water Column over the Continental Shelf, AGU/ASLO/TOS Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2006. (Abstract)

Arnone, R., R. Gould, W.P. Bissett, M. Moline, O. Schofield, G. Chang, and C. Davis, Optical Classification of Watermasses Using Spectroscopy from Space, Ocean Optics XVII, Fremantle, Australia, October 2004. (Abstract and extended abstract)

Chang, G. C., T. Dickey, C. Moore, A. Barnard, R. Zaneveld, A. Hanson, and P. Egli, Bio-optical Relationships in the Santa Barbara Channel: Implications for Remote Sensing, Ocean Optics XVII, Fremantle, Australia, October 2004. (Poster presentation, abstract, and extended abstract)

Zaneveld, J.R.V., C. Moore, A.H. Barnard, M. Twardowski, and G.C. Chang, Correction and Analysis of Spectral Absorption Data taken with the WET Labs ac-s, Ocean Optics XVII, Fremantle, Australia, October 2004. (Abstract)

Chang, G. C., Interdisciplinary oceanographic research at the UCSB Ocean Physics Laboratory, Shanghai Polar Institute, Shanghai, China and The Second Institute of Oceanography State Oceanic Administration, Hangzhou, China, March 2004. (Invited talks)

Chang, G. C., E. E. McPhee-Shaw, and T. D. Dickey, Optical characterization of phytoplankton blooms in the Santa Barbara Channel, ASLO/TOS Joint Ocean Research Conference, Honolulu, HI, February 2004. (Poster presentation and abstract)

Dickey, T., A. Hanson, D. Karl, C. Moore, G. Chang, D. Manov, and F. Spada, The Multi-disciplinary Ocean Sensors for Environmental Analyses (MOSEAN) Program, ASLO/TOS Joint Ocean Research Conference, Honolulu, HI, February 2004. (Abstract)

Barnard, A. H., C. S. Roesler, T. Dickey, G. Chang, and D. Manov, Biofouling prevention of bio-optical sensors: Data from long term ocean mooring deployments, AGU Ocean Sciences meeting, Portland, OR, January 2004. (Abstract)

Moore, C., T. Dickey, G. Chang, D. Manov, F. Spada, A. Hanson, and D. Karl, The Multi-disciplinary Ocean Sensors for Environmental Analyses (MOSEAN) Program, AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, January 2004. (Abstract)

Chang, G. C. and T. D. Dickey, Variability of solar transmission and radiant heating rate in the coastal ocean: optical impacts, IUGG, Sapporo, Japan, July 2003. (Abstract and oral presentation)

Chang, G. C. and T. D. Dickey, Optical impacts on solar transmission in coastal waters, Ocean Optics XVI, Santa Fe, NM, November 2002. (Poster presentation, abstract, and extended abstract)

Prentice, J.E., A.D. Weidemann, W.S. Pegau, K.J. Voss, M. Lee, E. Shybanov, O. Martynov, A. Laux, A. Briggs, and G. Chang, Laboratory Comparions of Optical Scattering Instrumentation, Ocean Optics XVI, Santa Fe, NM, November 2002. (Abstract)

Chang, G. C., T. D. Dickey, E. Boss, C. Mobley, and W. S. Pegau, Toward closure of in situ upwelled radiance in coastal waters, AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2002. (Poster presentation and abstract)

Souza, A. J., T. D. Dickey, and G. C. Chang, Modelling water column structure and suspended particulate matter on the Middle Atlantic continental shelf during the passages of Hurricanes Edouard and Hortense, AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2002. (Abstract)

Chang, G. C., T. D. Dickey, O. M. Schofield, A. D. Weidemann, and S. M. Glenn, Temporal and spatial variability of physical and bio-optical properties on the New York Bight inner continental shelf, IAPSO/IABO 2001: An Ocean Odyssey Meeting, Mar del Plata, Argentina, October 2001. (Oral presentation and abstract)

Chang, G. C., T. D. Dickey, and O. Schofield, Physical processes related to bio-optical properties on the New York Bight inner continental shelf, ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, February 2001. (Poster presentation and abstract)

Chang, G. C., T. D. Dickey, O. Schofield, and W. P. Bissett, High temporal resolution optical and physical time series data: Coastal Mixing and Optics and LEO-15, Ocean Optics XV, Monaco, October 2000. (Poster presentation, abstract, and extended abstract)

Chang, G. C and T. D. Dickey, Temporal and vertical variability of partitioned total spectral absorption on a continental shelf, AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 2000. (Oral presentation and abstract)

Boss, E., W. S. Pegau, W. D. Gardner, J. R. V. Zaneveld, A. H. Barnard, G. C. Chang, and T. D. Dickey, Particulate attenuation in the bottom boundary layer of a continental shelf, AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Antonio, TX, January 2000. (Abstract)

Chang, G. C. and T. D. Dickey, Salinity intrusions along a shelf / slope front, ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, February 1999. (Oral presentation and abstract)

Chang, G. C. and T. D. Dickey, High temporal resolution spectral absorption measurements during the Coastal Mixing and Optics experiment, Ocean Optics XIV, Kona, HI, November 1998. (Poster presentation, abstract, and extended abstract)

Chang, G., T. Dickey, J. McNeil, M. Levine, L. Redekopp, D. Bogucki, and T. Boyd, Internal solitary waves and optical variability during the Coastal Mixing and Optics experiment, Ocean Optics XIV, Kona, HI, November 1998. (Poster presentation (T. Dickey), abstract, and extended abstract)

Chang, G. C. and T. D. Dickey, Preliminary observations of bio-optical variability associated with internal solitary waves during the Coastal Mixing and Optics experiment, in: The 1998 WHOI/IOS/ONR Internal Solitary Wave Workshop: Contributed Papers, WHOI-99-07, pp. 65-68, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, 1998. (Oral presentation and contributed paper)

Chang, G. C., T. D. Dickey, D. V. Manov, D. E. Sigurdson, A. J. Williams, J. Trowbridge, P. S. Hill, Y. C. Agrawal, Sediment resuspension events forced by Hurricanes Edouard and Hortense, AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 1998. (Oral presentation and abstract)

Manov, D. V., D. E. Sigurdson, J. D. McNeil, G. C. Chang, S. Zedler, T. Gilboy, and T. D. Dickey, Design of bio-optical and physical systems for moorings: Bermuda Testbed and Coastal Mixing and Optics, AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 1998. (Abstract)

Dickey, T. D., G. C. Chang, and D. V. Manov, Ocean Instrumentation, Sea Tech., 38, journal cover, 1997.