Staff Profile

Matthew Charette

Director, Woods Hole Sea Grant


Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry


Phone: +1 508 289 3205

Office: Clark 439A

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,   Mail Stop 25
266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Lab/Group Site:


B.S. Florida Institute of Technology, 1994, Chemical Oceanography
Ph.D. University of Rhode Island, 1998, Chemical Oceanography

Research Interests

Marine chemistry in the coastal and open ocean; use of natural and artificial radionuclides as tracers of oceanographic processes (i.e., coastal groundwater discharge, particulate organic matter cycling, and the fate of trace metals in marine systems); remote sensing of coastal oceanographic processes using in situ sensors.