Daniel B. Oerther is a professor of Environmental Health Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He served as a National Academies Jefferson Science Fellow from 2014 to 2019.  

In the Field

The context, inception, and delivery of COAST – the Caribbean Ocean and Aquaculture Sustainability faciliTy – as well as lessons learned for science-in-diplomacy, including reflections on pandemic insurance inspired by COVID-19, are summarized here.