Kailani Acosta

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia Climate School

Affiliated with: Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

Marine Biology 122
61 Route 9W
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Palisades, NY 10964


Kailani Acosta is a Ph.D. candidate interested in biological oceanography and Phosphorus and Nitrogen in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Her research interests include nutrient cycling, microbial ecology, and ecosystem modeling. She is passionate about increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM.