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Sara Haines

Department of Marine Sciences
3202 Venable Hall, CB# 3300
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3300 -- Work Page

Technical and Research Interests

  • Manage data for near real time environmental monitoring sensors and systems.
  • Development of data acquisition methods and systems.
  • Parsing techniques and display of observed data from different sensors and platforms.
  • Engineer automated software to process, quality control, and publish real-time observations from meteorological buoys, wave and current meters, and surface current radar.


  • NCCOOS, SECOORA -- ongoing
  • NC Wind Energy, Long Bay Wintertime Blooms -- current
  • COAST, SEACOOS, Q2O (QARTOD2OGC) -- recent
  • SABSOON, MBL, El Nino, SYNOP -- past


  • Research Associate, Department of Marine Sciences, UNC-CH (1997-present)
  • Research Assistant, Department of Marine Sciences, UNC-CH (1989-1991, 1992-1997)
  • Student Research Assistant, Department of Geology, UNC-CH (1987-1989)


  • M.S. in geology. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989.
  • B.S. in geology, University of Oregon, 1985.

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