Delon Earle

WP3 | National University of Ireland, Galway

Delon is currently engaged in doctoral research concerning the potential impacts of climate change on the carbon sequestration capabilities of cold-water coral reefs. Additionally, he is investigating the necessity for regional carbon budget models to incorporate coral sequestration. Before pursuing postgraduate studies (Master of Science degree) in Marine and Freshwater Resources: Management and Monitoring at the National University of Ireland – Galway (NUIG), he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Guyana. Delon has ten years of experience in environmental management from his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency (Guyana), where he oversaw the construction of wharves, marine bases, aquaculture farms, and tourism developments. He has been coordinating emergency response efforts as of late. Delon is exceptionally enthusiastic about ocean science, specifically cold-water corals, which are susceptible to a wide range of marine stresses

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