Kara Lavender Law

Research Professor of Oceanography, Sea Education Association

I am a physical oceanographer who has been studying ocean plastic debris since 2006. I study the sources, abundance, distribution, transport, degradation and fate of plastics in the marine environment. I am a professor at Sea Education Association and serve as co-PI of the NCEAS Marine Debris Working Group and Vice-Chair of the SCOR Working Group FLOTSAM (Floating Litter and its Oceanic TranSport Analysis and Modelling).

Experience

  • –present
    Research Professor of Oceanography, Sea Education Association

Education

  • 2001 
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography/University of California, San Diego, PhD in Oceanography