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Dr. Julia Guimond

Assistant Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Contact Information:
Work: 508-289-3492
Location: Bigelow 105D

Mailing Address:
266 Woods Hole Road, MS #12
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543


Research Interests

Coastal groundwater dynamics, permafrost hydrology, saltwater intrusion, coastal and submarine groundwater-surface water exchange, coastal wetland hydrology, climate change impacts on coastal ecosystems, hydrological-biogeochemical interactions.

Awards & Honors

  • NSF Earth Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dalhousie University, 2020-2022
  • Doctoral Fellowship, University of Delaware, 2018-2019
  • Delaware Sea Grant & National Estuarine Research Reserve Fellowship, 2017-2018
  • Carski Family Fellowship, DENIN, 2016-2018
  • Wharry Research Grant, 2017
  • Graduate Research Grant, Geological Society of America, 2016
  • NASA RI Space Grant/Brown University Teaching and Research Award, 2012


Ph.D. Geological Sciences, 2020, University of Delaware

B.S. Geology-Biology Honors, 2013, Brown University


Dr. Julia Guimond is a groundwater hydrologist studying how hydrologic systems along Earth's coastlines are impacted by climate change including the implications for the health and services of coastal ecosystems. Specifically, she seeks to better understand the influence of sea-level rise, extreme weather events, and permafrost thaw on coastal groundwater dynamics and salinity distributions. Her research incorporates field campaigns to coastal temperate and polar environments, and utilizes numerical models to expand process-based understanding in space and time. Julia's interdisciplinary research interests require collaboration and knowledge transfer between ecologists, biogeochemists, oceanographers, and climatologists.