Dr. Jeremy Mathis has been working in the Arctic for the past 12 years and is an expert on carbon cycle processes and ocean acidification. Before joining NOAA in 2012, he served on the faculty and was the founding director of the Ocean Acidification Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Dr. Mathis has led numerous field campaigns in the Arctic and published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles on his research. He has served as the Arctic lead for the North American Carbon program and was co-chair of the Ocean Carbon Biogeochemistry Ocean Acidification subcommittee. As the former Director of the Arctic Research Program, Dr. Mathis provided guidance and mission leadership for many of NOAA’s Arctic activities. Dr. Mathis teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Arctic security at Georgetown University.