University of Miami faculty members are responsible for research, teaching and service.  Professor Hansell has provided service to the local, national and international communities as an important component of his professional life:


2010-pres   International Scientific Committee, Centro De Investigación En Ecosistemas De La Patagonia   (Center for the Study of Patagonian Ecosystems), Coyhaique, Aysén, Chile. (http://www.ciep.cl/)

2009-pres   SCOR Working Group #134, Microbial Carbon Pump (http://www.scorint.org/Working_Groups/wg134.htm)

2009-2011  International Scientific Committee, ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, 2011, Puerto Rico   (http://www.aslo.org/meetings/sanjuan2011/)

2008      Program External Review Committee, Helmholtz Association, “Polar, Marine, CoastalBremerhaven, Germany.

2007-2008  Organization Committee, International Workshop on the Biogeochemistry of the Bathypelagic Ocean; IMBER IMBIZO. (http://www.confmanager.com/main.cfm?cid=1185)

2007-2008    Scientific Organizing Committee, 1st IMBER IMBIZO.

2004-2005    SOLAS/IMBER Joint Carbon Planning Group

2004-2007 IGBP/SCOR IMBER Scientific Steering Committee [International Geosphere/Biosphere Program (IGBP)/Scientific Committee on Ocean Research (SCOR)] (http://www.imber.info)

2002-2003   Transition Team, IGBP/SCOR Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems Analysis (OCEANS)

2002-2003   Executive Committee, IGBP/SCOR Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) (http://ijgofs.whoi.edu/)

2003-pres    Associate Editor, Marine Chemistry, Elsevier Press

1998-pres    Director, Dissolved Organic Carbon Consensus Reference Material Program


2010-pres   Advisory Board, Florida Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence  (COSEE)

2010             Mentor, ASLO Multi-Cultural Program, Ocean Sciences Mtg, Portland, OR

2008-2009   Organizing Committee, OCB Floats and Gliders Workshop

2008-pres    United States Carbon Cycle Science Steering Group (Chair as of 2010)

1996-2002   University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) Council

2001            NSF Proposal Review Panel, Chemical Oceanography

2001-2002   Program Committee, 2002 AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting

2001             UNOLS Nominating Committee

1999-2000   Ocean Carbon Ad Hoc Working Group (OCTET)

2000             Organizing Committee, J.J. Goering Celebratory Symposium

2000              Co-chair, North Atlantic Working Group, OCTET

1998-1999   United States Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) Synthesis and Modeling Program Management           Committee

1999               UNOLS Office Site Selection Advisory Committee

1998             NSF Review Panel, Knowledge and Distributed Intelligence

1998             Chair, UNOLS Nominating Committee

1996-1998    Program Committee, 1998 AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting                        

1996-1999   US JGOFS Scientific Steering Committee


2011-pres    University of Miami Academic Review Board

2008-pres    University Representative, Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)

2006-pres    Internal Advisory Committee, University of Miami NSF/NIEHS Oceans and Human Health Center

2010             Chairman, RSMAS Administration Effectiveness Assessment Committee

2010             University of Miami Research Council

2007             RSMAS Undergraduate Advisory Committee

2006-2009   Faculty Senate Alternate, University of Miami

2002-2003   Chair, RSMAS Biogeochemistry Thematic Working Group

2001-2002   School Council, RSMAS, University of Miami

2001              University of Miami/RSMAS Ship Committee

2002              Chair, Faculty Search Committee, BIOS

1999-2000   Chair, BIOS Faculty Promotion Review Committee

1996-2000   BIOS Board of Trustee’s Science Advisory Committee

1993-2000   BIOS Representative to UNOLS


 *Last update by Wenhao Chen on 04/01/2011