Pamela Barrett is a Research Scientist with the Cooperative Institute for Climate, Ocean, and Ecosystem
Studies (CICOES) at the University of Washington and NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Lab. She is a
marine chemist whose research focuses on the role of particles in controlling the distribution of trace
metals in the ocean. She received her PhD in chemical oceanography from the University of Washington
and held postdoctoral appointments in the University of Washington College of Engineering and at the
Australian National University Research School of Earth Sciences.