Education

Ph.D., Oceanography, University of Washington, in progress

M.S., Oceanography, University of Maine, 2014

B.S., Marine Science, University of Maine, 2013 


Professional Experience

Sept. 2015-present: Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA

June-Aug. 2018: Research Intern, Tableau Software, Seattle, WA

Sept. 2013-Mar. 2015: Graduate Research Associate, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME

June-Aug. 2014: Research Fellow, Climate Change Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

June-Aug. 2013: Research Intern, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME


Publications

[8] Holbrook, N. J., H. A. Scannell, A. Sen Gupta, J. A. Benthuysen, M. Feng, E. C. J. Oliver, L. V. Alexander, M. T. Burrows, M. G. Donat, A. J. Hobday, P. J. Moore, S. E. Perkins-Kirkpatrick, D. A. Smale, S. C. Straub, and T. Wernberg (2019), A global assessment of marine heatwaves and their drivers, Nat. Commun., accepted

[7] Smale, D. A., T. Wernberg, E. C. J. Oliver, M. Thomsen, B. P. Harvey, S. C. Straub, M. T. Burrows, L. V. Alexander, J. A. Benthuysen, M. G. Donat, M. Feng, A. J. Hobday, N. J. Holbrook, S. E. Perkins-Kirkpatrick, H. A. Scannell, A. Sen Gupta, B. Payne, and P. J. Moore (2019), Marine heatwaves threaten global biodiversity and the provision of ecosystem services, Nat. Clim. Change, doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0412-1

[6] Scannell, H. A., and M. J. McPhaden (2018), Seasonal mixed layer temperature balance in the Southeastern Tropical Atlantic, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 123, 5557–5570, doi:10.1029/ 2018JC014099

[5] Oliver, E. C. J., M. G. Donat, M. T. Burrows, P. J. Moore, D. A. Smale, L. V. Alexander, J. Benthuysen, M. Feng, A. Sen Gupta, A. J. Hobday, N. J. Holbrook, S. E. Perkins-Kirkpatrick, H. A. Scannell, S. C. Straub, and T. Wernberg (2018), Longer and more frequent marine heatwaves over the past century, Nat. Commun., 9:1324, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03732-9

[4] Pershing, A. J., M. A. Alexander, C. M. Hernandez, L. A. Kerr, A. Le Bris, K. E. Mills, J. A. Nye, N. R. Record, H. A. Scannell, J. D. Scott, G. D. Sherwood, and A. C. Thomas (2016), Response to Comments on “Slow adaptation in the face of rapid warming leads to collapse of the Gulf of Maine cod fishery”, Science, 352 (6284): 423, doi:10.1126/science.aae0463

[3] Scannell, H. A., A. J. Pershing, M. A. Alexander, A. C. Thomas, and K. E. Mills (2016), Frequency of marine heatwaves in the North Atlantic and North Pacific since 1950, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2015GL067308

[2] Hobday, A. J., L. V. Alexander, S. E. Perkins, D. A. Smale, S. C. Straub, J. Benthuysen, M. T. Burrows, M. G. Donat, M. Feng, N. J. Holbrook, P. J. Moore, E. C. J. Oliver, H. A. Scannell, A. Sen Gupta and T. Wernberg (2016), A hierarchical approach to defining marine heatwaves, Prog. Oceanogr., 141: 227-238, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2015.12.014

[1] Pershing, A. J., M. A. Alexander, C. M. Hernandez, L. A. Kerr, A. Le Bris, K. E. Mills, J. A. Nye, N. R. Record, H. A. Scannell, J. D. Scott, G. D. Sherwood, and A. C. Thomas (2015), Slow adaptation in the face of rapid warming leads to collapse of the Gulf of Maine cod fishery, Science, 350 (6262): 809-812, doi:10.1126/science.aac9819

Other Publications

[2] Crosman, K., L. Johnson, E. Petrou, and H. A. Scannell, Safeguarding Pacific Northwest Fisheries from a Warming Climate. The New York Times, International Edition, August 2, 2017

[1] Scannell, H. A. (2014), Frequency of ocean heat waves in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans. The University of Maine. Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 2235.

Google Scholar Citation


Awards

Microsoft AI for Earth Grant Recipient, 2018/19

Integral Consulting Inc. Environmental Big Data Research Award, 2018

APRU-The New York Times Asia-Pacific Case Competition Winner, 2017

University of Washington Program on Climate Change Graduate Fellowship, 2015/16

National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship, 2014


Service, Leadership, and Community Engagement

Graduate Student Steering Committee for the Program on Climate Change, University of Washington, 2016-2018

Co-Chair, Graduate Climate Conference, Pack Forest, Washington, 2016

Contributing Author, Oceanbites, https://oceanbites.org,  2014-2015   

Reviewer: Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans


Teaching Assistantships

Introduction to Oceanography Lab (2019), School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Professor Jodi Young

Physics Across Oceanography: Fluid Mechanics and Waves (2018), School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Professor Susan Hautala

Introduction to Oceanography (2018), School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Professor Paul Quay and Senior Lecturer Mikelle Nuwer

Coastal Oceanography (2018), School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Professor Andrea Ogston and Professor Parker MacCready

Methods of Oceanographic Data Analysis (2016), School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Professor Stephen Riser

Oceans and Climate Change (2014), School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Professor Fei Chai

Integrative Marine Science Seminar II (2013), School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Professor Mary Jane Perry


Oceanographic Research Cruises

RV Thomas G. Thompson, Watch Stander/CTD Operations, Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Array, 6 April-8 May 2015, San Diego, CA

RV Knorr, Watch Stander/CTD Operations, Line W Field Program, 1-15 May 2014, Woods Hole, MA