United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Deneb Karentz

Full Professor
University of San Francisco
Departments of Biology and Environmental Science
Research Interests
Deneb Karentz is a marine biologist with research interests in phytoplankton ecology and physiology. Her work has focused on species-specific responses related to the effects of ozone depletion and increased exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR). She is also interested in phytoplankton species succession during the winter-spring transition in coastal areas.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
McMurdo Station
Palmer Station
ARSV Laurence M. Gould
RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer
Research Keywords
phytoplankton, ultraviolet radiation
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Life Sciences Group
Current SCAR Group Participation
US Delegate to SCAR, SCAR Vice President for Science