Area of Expertise
Organic Geochemistry; Environmental Science; Long Range Transport Processes and Deposition of Chemicals to and in the Ocean; Atmosphere/Ocean Interactions; Effects of Chemicals on the Marine Environment; Global Climate Change; Business Science Interactions; Ocean and Human Health Interactions
Education
  • Ph.D. in Chemical Oceanography, University of Southampton, Southampton, England, United Kingdom, 1978
  • M.S. in Oceanography, University of Southampton, Southampton, England, United Kingdom, 1972
  • B.S., Wisconsin State University, Whitewater, Wisconsin, U.S.A., 1971

James R. Whatley Endowed Chair in Geosciences, Professor of Oceanography and Director, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

Research Interests

Oceanography, organic geochemistry, environmental science, atmosphere/ocean interactions, oil pollution and dispersant use, effects of contaminants on the marine environment; ocean health and human health interactions. Global climate change – climate instability, business/science interactions, renewable energy, marine derived bio-fuels, ocean genomics, ocean acidification.