CARICOOS is the American Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System

Erick M. García Troche

After obtaining a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, and completing a curricular sequence in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Erick completed a master’s degree in Chemical Oceanography. As a graduate student, he supported CARICOOS in chemical laboratory analysis and maritime operations. He worked with CARICOOS PI’s and external researchers in the coordination of ocean acidification projects. Upon graduation, besides working as an Auxiliary Researcher at CARICOOS, he also worked as the Marine Research Program Coordinator at Bluetide Puerto Rico. Currently, Erick combines his scientific background with his experiences working for non-profit organizations in the development of new business projects.

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