I am a biological oceanographer studying the response of ice algae, phytoplankton, and biogeochemical cycles to climate change in the polar oceans. My personal website is

Education & Certifications

  • B.A., Scripps College, Biology

Service, Volunteer and Community Work

  • Mentor and Development Officer, Future Advancers of Science and Technology


    San Jose, CA

Lab Affiliations

All Publications

  • Increases in Arctic sea ice algal habitat, 1985-2018 Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene Lim, S. M., Payne, C. M., van Dijken, G. L., Arrigo, K. R. 2022; 10 (1)
  • Field Observations and Physical-Biogeochemical Modeling Suggest Low Silicon Affinity for Antarctic Fast Ice Diatoms JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-OCEANS Lim, S. M., Moreau, S., Vancoppenolle, M., Deman, F., Roukaerts, A., Meiners, K. M., Janssens, J., Lannuzel, D. 2019; 124 (11): 7837–53