Faculty

Amy Apprill, Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: marine animal microbiomes, coral reef microbiology, microbial diversity, genomics, bioinformatics

Tanja Bosak, Cecil and Ida Green Assistant Professor of Geobiology
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT
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Keywords: molecular and morphological biomarkers, molecular microbiology, fossilization, microbial and algal ecophysiology

Edward A. Boyle, Professor, Joint Program Director
Marine Geochemistry, MIT
Research interests
Keywords: paleoceanography; trace element geochemistry; sediment geochemistry

Ken O. Buesseler, Senior Scientist
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Cafe Thorium
Keywords, carbon cycle science, colloid chemistry, environmental biogeochemistry, geochemistry, global change, isotope geochemistry, nuclear and radioactive waste disposal, ocean tracers, particle fluxes, radiochemistry

Matt Charette, Senior Scientist
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Coastal Groundwater Geochemistry
Keywords: coastal groundwater, environmental biogeochemistry, environmental chemistry, estuarine sciences, global change, nutrient chemistry, ocean tracers, radiochemistry

Marco Coolen, Associate Scientist
Marine Biogeochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: sedimentary paleogenomics, ancient DNA, paleoecology, paleoenvironments, microbial ecology, microbial activities, lipid geochemistry, Quaternary climate change, Arctic, Antarctic, Black Sea, stratified anoxic ecosystems

Werner Deuser, Scientist Emeritus
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Scott C. Doney, Senior Scientist
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, carbon cycle science, climate, computer simulation and modeling, ecosystem dynamics, global change, ocean circulation, ocean tracers, remote sensing

John W. Farrington, Scientist Emeritus
Organic Geochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: biogeochemistry of organic contaminants; marine organic geochemistry; science education; science-policy interactions; oil pollution; contaminated sediments; ocean environmental quality

Nelson M Frew, Oceanographer Emeritus
Analytical Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, remote sensing, sea-surface microlayer

Valier Galy, Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geology, WHOI
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Keywords: global carbon cycle, organic carbon, rivers, erosion, paleoclimate, biomarkers, radiocarbon, stable isotopes

Philip M. Gschwend, Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT
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Keywords: environmental organic chemistry

David M. Glover, Senior Research Specialist
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, carbon cycle science, carbon dioxide, computer simulation and modeling, geochemical modeling, global change, nutrient chemistry, ocean chemistry, ocean tracers, particle fluxes, remote sensing, seawater properties

Colleen Hansel, Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geology, WHOI
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Keywords: metal biogeochemistry, microbial redox-active metabolites, microbe-microbe and microbe-mineral interactions, biomineralization, environmental mineralogy, microbial production of reactive oxygen species, microbial (exo) proteomes

Harold F. Hemond, Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT
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Keywords: biogeochemistry and hydrology of wetlands; chemical limnology; in-situ instrumentation

Susumu Honjo, Scientist Emeritus
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: sedimentation

Konrad Hughen, Senior Scientist
Geochronology and Radioisotopes, WHOI
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Keywords: carbon cycle science, geochemical modeling, geochemistry geochronology, global change, paleoceanography, quaternary geology, trace elements

William J. Jenkins, Senior Scientist
Director, NOSAMS
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, carbon cycle science, climate, computer simulation and modeling, deep-sea hydrothermal processes, ecosystem dynamics, geochemical modeling, global change, global element cycles, isotope geochemistry, nutrient chemistry, ocean circulation, ocean tracers, particle fluxes, radiochemistry, sediment-seawater exchange

Frieder Klein, Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geology, WHOI
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Keywords: fluid-rock interactions, oceanic crust, hydrothermal systems

Elizabeth B. Kujawinski, Assosciate Scientist
Chair, Joint Committee for Chemical Oceanography
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: organic geochemistry, microbial ecology, high-resolution mass spectrometry, biogeochemical cycles, bacterial-protozoan interactions

Mark D. Kurz, Senior Scientist
Geochronology and Radioisotopes, WHOI
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Keywords: hard-rock geochemistry

Phoebe J. Lam, Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: iron cycling, carbon cycle science, geochemistry of marine particulates, efficiency of biological pump (POC transfer efficiency), synchrotron x-ray techniques (U-XRF, XAS)

Carl H. Lamborg, Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: mercury biogeochemistry, marine particle dynamics, trace metal chemistry

William R. Martin, Senior Scientist
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: diagenesis, radiochemistry, sediment-seawater exchange, sedimentary geochemistry

David McGee, Assistant Professor
Paleoclimatology, MIT
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Keywords: paleoclimatology, isotope geochemistry, U-Th geochronology

Tracy Mincer, Associate Scientist
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Research Interests: Gaining a deeper understanding of the selective pressures on microorganisms in their environment. Determining how microbes force higher planetary processes through secondary metabolite production and enzyme adaptations.

David (Roo) Nicholson, Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, autonomous observations, biogeochemical cycles, carbon cycle science, ecosystem modeling, gas tracers, geochemical modeling, global change, isotope geochemistry, primary production

Shuhei Ono, Assistant Professor
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT
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Keywords: stable isotope, biogeochemical cycle, mass-independent fractionation, deep biosphere, hydrothermal deposit, Archean

Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink, Senior Scientist
J. Seward Johnson Chair, Education Coordinator  
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: geochemistry, global element cycles, hard-rock geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, mantle geochemistry, sedimentary geochemistry, trace elements

Chris Reddy, Senior Scientist
Director, Coastal Ocean Institute
Organic Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: environmental biogeochemistry, environmental chemistry, organic chemistry

Daniel J. Repeta, Senior Scientist
Organic Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: carbon cycle science, climate, colloid chemistry, diagenesis, ecosystem dynamics, environmental biogeochemistry, environmental chemistry, estuarine sciences, geomicrobiology, global change, global element cycles, microbial biogeochemistry, nuclear and radioactive waste disposal

Mak Saito, Associate Scientist
Biogeochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: Trace element biogeochemistry, metal-microbes interactions, cyanobacteriology, marine metalloenzymes, environmental genomics and proteomics, evolution of biogeochemical cycles

Fred Sayles, Scientist Emeritus
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Jeffrey S. Seewald, Senior Scientist and Department Chair
Experimental Petrology/Phase Equilibria, WHOI
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Keywords: deep-sea hydrothermal processes, fluid-rock interaction, geochemical modeling, geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, mid-ocean ridges, petroleum science, sedimentary geochemistry

Edward R. Sholkovitz, Scientist Emeritus
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Buoy-mounted samplers/sensors
Keywords: atmospheric chemistry, coastal groundwater, estuarine sciences, geochemistry, remote sensing, sedimentary geochemistry, trace elements

Amanda Spivak, Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: sediment biogeochemistry, ecosystem functioning, trophic dynamics, carbon cycling, estuary

Rachel Stanley, Assistant Scientist
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, biogeochemical cycles, carbon cycle science, ecosystem dynamics, gas tracers, geochemical modeling, global change, isotope geochemistry, mass spectrometry, photosynthesis

Roger E. Summons, Professor
Geobiology, MIT
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Keywords: biogeochemistry and geobiology with the following themes: lipid chemistry of geologically significant microbes and microbially dominated ecostsyems; organic and isotopic indicators of climate change, biotic evolution and mass extinction; age- and environment-diagnostic biomarkers in sediments and petroleum; Archean, Proterozoic and extraterrestrial biogeochemical fossils

Margaret K. Tivey, Senior Scientist
Associate Dean
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: deep-sea hydrothermal processes, geochemical modeling, geochemistry, mid-ocean ridges

Benjamin Van Mooy, Associate Scientist
Marine Biogeochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: organic geochemistry, molecular biology, global biogeochemical cycles, microbial ecology, planktonic nutrient dynamics, carbon export

Zhaohui Aleck Wang, Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: carbonate system, CO2 system, inorganic carbon, pH, pCO2, DIC, alkalinity, chemical sensors, CO2 flux, nutrients, carbon cycle, chemical oceanography, coastal biogeochemistry, marine chemistry

Scott Wankel, Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geology, WHOI
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Keywords: nitrogen cycling, links between redox cycling of metals and nitrogen/carbon, biogeochemistry of coastal and seafloor vent/seep systems, stable isotope biogeochemistry

Jean K. Whelan, Oceanographer Emeritus
Organic Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: geochemistry, geomicrobiology, organic chemistry, organic geochemistry, petroleum science, remote sensing, trace elements

James A. Yoder, Senior Scientist and Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, WHOI
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Oliver C. Zafiriou, Scientist Emeritus
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, carbon dioxide, environmental biogeochemistry, environmental chemistry, ocean chemistry, organic chemistry, photochemistry