Veronica P. Lance, PhD

Job Title
CoastWatch Program Manager
NOAA NESDIS STAR SOCD CoastWatch / OceanWatch / PolarWatch
Program Management
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Veronica Lance is a NOAA federal employee and current Program Manager for the NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch/PolarWatch Program and previously served as CoastWatch Program Scientist for over 5 years. She is trained as a biological oceanographer with a Ph.D. from Duke University. Veronica’s research interests include the use of ocean satellite data to study phytoplankton and primary productivity. She serves as a liaison between the upstream satellite specialists in the Satellite Oceanography and Climatology Division and downstream users of NOAA’s CoastWatch data. She holds a Visiting Assistant Research Scientist faculty position at University of Maryland, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center.