David Ho, PhD

Science Advisor

Blue Carbon + Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement (OAE)

Dr. David Ho is a Science Advisor for blue carbon.

Background & Bio

David Ho is a Professor of Oceanography in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, and an Adjunct Senior Research Scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.

He is a geochemist whose research focuses on air-sea gas exchange in coastal and open oceans environments, the carbon cycle in mangrove and coral reef ecosystems, and the use of tracers to study transport processes in aquatic systems.

Dr. Ho currently serves on the Ocean Carbon & Biogeochemistry Project’s Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction Committee, and is a member of Ocean Visions’ Expert Team on the Safe Elevation of Alkalinity for the Mitigation of Acidification Through Electrochemistry (SEA MATE) project.