Gwen Gallagher is New York Sea Grant’s Coastal Climate Specialist based at Stony Brook University on Long Island. Her extensive work focuses on climate change impacts and mitigation, including topics such as offshore wind, carbon sequestration, and ocean acidification. Prior to joining New York Sea Grant, she earned her Ph.D. in Geophysical Sciences from the University of Chicago where she researched how different microbial lifestyles in the ocean impact the global carbon cycle.