Henry Briceño is a full research professor at the Southeast Environmental Research Center of Florida International University. He received a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in geological engineering from Colorado School of Mines. He has worked as a private consultant, an academic researcher at Central University of Venezuela, and a manager in the public and private sectors. He has experience in the geochemistry of coastal oceans, estuaries, and river ecosystems, with expertise in weathering processes, nutrient cycling, ecological modeling, and statistical analysis of spatial data. His current research projects assess climate- and human-induced impacts on water quality and nutrient cycling at the continent-ocean interface, especially in South Florida.