Mathew Biddle joined the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS) at the University of Maryland as a Faculty Research Assistant in 2012, working with the National Oceanographic Data Center on archiving and making publicly available oceanographic data.He studied at Humboldt State University in California and received his B.S. degree in Oceanography in 2010. His work related research interests are mainly focused on data management and it's applications to in-situ measurements. He also collaborates with NOAA/NESDIS/NODC in composing regional climatologies, Arctic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, of in-situ oceanographic salinity profiles from the World Ocean Database. He is also pursuing a Masters degree at the University of Maryland Marine Estuarine and Environmental Sciences graduate program focusing his studies on sediment transport in the upper Chesapeake Bay.