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Chemical Oceanography

Amy Apprill,  Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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marine microbiology, contribution of microbes to marine organism health

Andrew Babbin,  Assistant Professor
Biogeochemistry,  MIT
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global biogeochemical cycles, nitrogen metabolisms, microfluidics, chemical-microbial interactions

Peter Barry,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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Noble Gases, Isotope Geochemistry, Fluids and Volatiles, Volcanoes, Crustal Processes

Tanja Bosak,  Associate Professor
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences,  MIT
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molecular and morphological biomarkers, molecular microbiology, fossilization, microbial and algal ecophysiology

Edward A. Boyle,  Professor
Joint Program Director
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  MIT
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paleoceanography; trace element geochemistry; sediment geochemistry

Ken O. Buesseler,  Senior Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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, environmental biogeochemistry, environmental chemistry, estuarine sciences, global change, nutrient chemistry, ocean tracers, radiochemistry

Ann Dunlea,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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Biogeochemistry of marine sediment, paleoceanography/paleoclimatology, cycling of elements between seawater and sediment, monsoon variability, dust and volcanic ash fluxes, multivariate statistics

Valier Galy,  Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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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environmental organic chemistry

Colleen Hansel,  Associate Scientist
Chari, Joint Committee for Chemical Oceanography
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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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biogeochemistry and hydrology of wetlands; chemical limnology; in-situ instrumentation

Porter Hoagland,  Senior Research Specialist
Marine Policy Center,  WHOI
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marine policy, marine resource economics, policy analysis, ecosystem services, ocean zoning, coastal and marine spatial planning, ocean twilight zone, shoreline change, fishery management, harmful algal blooms, law of the sea

Tristan Horner,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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Isotope geochemistry, Chemical oceanography, Trace-element biogeochemistry, Paleoceanography, Biological carbon pump

Julie Huber,  Associate Scientist
Microbial Biogeochemistry,  WHOI
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microbial ecology, deep sea, subseafloor, hydrothermal vents, biogeochemistry, genomics, astrobiology

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

Hyewon Kim,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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microbial oceanography, numerical modeling, physical-biological coupling, global carbon and biogeochemical cycles, climate change, and polar research

Frieder Klein,  Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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fluid-rock interactions, oceanic crust, hydrothermal systems

Elizabeth B. Kujawinski,  Senior Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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organic geochemistry, microbial ecology, high-resolution mass spectrometry, biogeochemical cycles, bacterial-protozoan interactions

Mark D. Kurz,  Senior Scientist
Director, NOSAMS
Geochronology and Radioisotopes,  WHOI
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hard-rock geochemistry

Matt Long,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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Benthic biogeochemistry, carbon cycling, eutrophication, turbulent exchange, eddy covariance, air-sea exchange, in-situ chemical sensor and instrument development, coastal ecosystem dynamics

David McGee,  Assistant Professor
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences,  MIT
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paleoclimatology, isotope geochemistry, U-Th geochronology

David (Roo) Nicholson,  Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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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stable isotope, biogeochemical cycle, mass-independent fractionation, deep biosphere, hydrothermal deposit, Archean

Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink,  Senior Scientist and Department Chair
Marine Geochemistry,  WHOI
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geochemistry, global element cycles, hard-rock geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, mantle geochemistry, sedimentary geochemistry, trace elements

Desiree Plata,  Gilbert W. Winslow Career Development Professor in Civil Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering,  MIT
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environmental chemistry, environmentally and economically sustainable design

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

Daniel J. Repeta,  Senior Scientist
Organic Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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,  Senior Scientist
Biogeochemistry,  WHOI
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Trace element biogeochemistry, metal-microbes interactions, cyanobacteriology, marine metalloenzymes, environmental genomics and proteomics, evolution of biogeochemical cycles

Jeffrey S. Seewald,  Senior Scientist
J. Seward Johnson Chair, Education Coordinator
Experimental Petrology/Phase Equilibri,  WHOI
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deep-sea hydrothermal processes, fluid-rock interaction, geochemical modeling, geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, mid-ocean ridges, petroleum science, sedimentary geochemistry

Adam V. Subhas,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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carbon cycle, calcium carbonate, biomineralization, sediment geochemistry

Roger E. Summons,  Professor
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences,  MIT
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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 extraterrestrialbiogeochemical fossils

Margaret K. Tivey,  Senior Scientist
Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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deep-sea hydrothermal processes, geochemical modeling, geochemistry, mid-ocean ridges

Benjamin Van Mooy,  Senior Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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organic geochemistry, molecular biology, global biogeochemical cycles, microbial ecology, planktonic nutrient dynamics, carbon export

Zhaohui Aleck Wang,  Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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,  Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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nitrogen cycling, links between redox cycling of metals and nitrogen/carbon, biogeochemistry of coastal and seafloor vent/seep systems, stable isotope biogeochemistry

Collin Ward,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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aquatic photochemistry, biogeochemistry, and organic geochemistry

Retired/Emeritus Faculty

Werner Deuser,  Scientist Emeritus
Marine Geochemistry,  WHOI
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John W. Farrington,  Dean Emeritus
Organic Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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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air-sea exchange, remote sensing, sea-surface microlayer

David M. Glover,  Emeritus Research Scholar
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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

Susumu Honjo,  Scientist Emeritus
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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sedimentation

William J. Jenkins,  Emeritus Research Scholar
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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

William R. Martin,  Scientist Emeritus
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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diagenesis, radiochemistry, sediment-seawater exchange, sedimentary geochemistry

Fred Sayles,  Scientist Emeritus
Marine Geochemistry,  WHOI
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Edward R. Sholkovitz,  Scientist Emeritus
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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atmospheric chemistry, coastal groundwater, estuarine sciences, geochemistry, remote sensing, sedimentary geochemistry, trace elements

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

James A. Yoder,  Dean Emeritus
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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Oliver C. Zafiriou,  Scientist Emeritus
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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air-sea exchange, carbon dioxide, environmental biogeochemistry, environmental chemistry, ocean chemistry, organic chemistry, photochemistry