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Kimberly A Kloecker

Kimberly Kloecker (she/her/hers) is a marine biologist at the Alaska Science Center and is part of the Nearshore Marine Ecosystem Research Program. Her work centers on sea otter behavior, ecology, and health. Kim is involved with USGS Diversity and Inclusion activities and works to involve students, interns, and volunteers in USGS Nearshore research.

Professional Experience

  • 1998 - Present        Ecologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1996 - 1998             Statistical Assistant, USGS, Alaska Biological Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1993 - 1995              Peace Corps Volunteer, U.S. Peace Corps, Fiji

  • 1992 - 1992             Specialist, R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer Weddell Sea, Antarctica

Education and Certifications

  • M.S.        1993        University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA        Marine Science

  • B.S.         1989        Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI                     Biology

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