Erin Satterthwaite is a marine ecologist who works on ocean sustainability related to marine biodiversity, fisheries and mariculture, biological & ecosystem oceanography, social-ecological systems, participatory & citizen science, and stakeholder engagement. She is particularly interested in conducting use-inspired research to understand the biological and social impacts of climate change by utilizing long-term ocean observations and applying this research to sustainable ocean solutions. She is coordinating the longest marine ecosystem time series, the California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI). In this role, she is conducting applied research relevant to sustainable marine resources in the context of a changing climate and works on engaging with key stakeholders within California, nationally, and internationally within the North Pacific. In addition, she is passionate about diverse engagement of early career ocean professionals in translational research, community engagement, and policy processes.