The NCA staff is happy to announce that Fred Lipschultz is a
new member of the NCA team. Fred Lipschultz is a Senior Scientist for
Assessment, and his primary role is to coordinate the regional assessments.
He is on a mobility assignment from the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences,
where he has been a faculty member since 1989. Prior to the NCA, Fred
spent 2.5 years at NASA headquarters working as Program Scientist for the Ocean
Biology and Biogeochemistry Program in the Earth Sciences Division.
Before that, he served 4 years at NSF as Program Officer in the Chemical
Oceanography Program in the Geosciences Directorate. During his
government service, he has participated in several working groups of the
USGCRP, and was the vice-chair of the JSOST interagency working group on Ocean
Acidification. Fredâ€™s research career focused on the biogeochemistry of
the marine nitrogen cycle in various ecosystems including Bermudaâ€™s coral
reefs, the Sargasso Sea, and the Eastern Tropical Pacific. He earned his
Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Harvard University, and his Masterâ€™s
degree in Botany from the University of Maryland.