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Tanja Bosak
Assistant Professor of Geobiology Home Phone: (617) 324-3959 Interest Areas: microbiology, geology Website Website

Co-evolution of life and the environment on early Earth; study of the microfossil record associated with major climatic and geochemical oscillations in the Neoproterozoic.

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Ed Boyle
Professor of Ocean Geochemistry; Director of WHOI-MIT Joint Program Home Phone: 617-253-2288 Interest Areas: chemical oceanography, biogeochemistry Website Website

Marine chemistry: distribution of trace elements in the ocean and their use as paleochemical tracers; response of the ocean to anthropogenic lead emissions; relation between dust, iron in the ocean, and marine biological activity.

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Kerry Emanuel
Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science Home Phone: (617) 253-2462 Interest Areas: atmospheric convection, hurricanes Website Website

Atmospheric convection; interaction of hurricanes with the ocean.

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Raffaele Ferrari
Breene M. Kerr Professor of Oceanography Home Phone: (617) 253-1291 Interest Areas: physical oceanography, paleoclimate, biological oceanography Website Website

Ocean circulation: dynamics of the ocean and climate, atmospheric and oceanic turbulence, air-sea interactions, the energetics of the ocean circulation, the impact of ocean physics on biology, and paleoclimate.

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Mick Follows
Associate Professor Home Phone: (617) 253-5939 Interest Areas: biogeochemistry, ocean circulation Website Website

Models of interactions of ocean circulation, biogeochemical cycles and marine ecosystems.

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Patrick Heimbach
Principal Research Scientist Home Phone: (617) 253-5259 Interest Areas: ocean and ice, inverse methods Website Website

Ocean circulation and its role in the global climate system; the dynamics of sea ice, ice sheets, and glaciers.

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Harry F. Hemond
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Home Phone: (617) 253-1637 Interest Areas: biogeochemistry, renewable energy Website Website

Earth’s biochemical cycles and development of novel observational systems to study those cycles; methods to interact sustainably with the natural environment.

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Christopher N. Hill
Principal Research Engineer Home Phone: (617) 253-6430 Interest Areas: ocean modeling, computation Website Website

Ocean modeling: development of software, computing infrastructure and numerical algorithms for simulation of atmospheric, oceanic and geophysical flows.

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John Marshall
Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Oceanography Home Phone: (617) 253-9615 Interest Areas: oceanography, climate dynamics Website Website

Climate and the general circulation of the atmosphere and oceans; development of mathematical and numerical models of key physical and biogeochemical processes, oceans and climate, and paleoclimate.

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Shuhei Ono
Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences Home Phone: (617) 253-0474 Interest Areas: microbial oceanography, ecology Website Website

Interplay among atmosphere, rock, water and microbes; the photochemical sulfur isotope effect, early microbial evolution, deep biosphere, and seafloor hydrothermal deposits.

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Paola Rizzoli
Professor of Physical Oceanography Home Phone: (617) 253-2451 Interest Areas: general circulation, climate modeling Website Website

Climate; general ocean circulation and ecosystem models developed through mathematical numerical models.

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Daniel Rothman
Professor of Geophysics Home Phone: (617) 253-7861 Interest Areas: theoretical geophysics, biogeochemistry and paleobiology Website Website

Dynamical organization of the natural environment through investigation of the cooperative phenomena underlying common yet poorly understood observations. Work combines theory, field observations, and experiments to study problems including the carbon cycle and climate, the co-evolution of life and the environment, and the dynamics of fluids, rocks, and sand.

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Roger Summons
Professor of Geobiology Home Phone: (617) 452-2791 Interest Areas: geobiology, biogeochemistry Website Website

Biogeochemistry and geobiology: lipid chemistry of geologically significant microbes and microbial ecosystems; organic and isotopic indicators of climate change; evolution and mass extinction; biomarkers in sediments and petroleum; and biogeochemical fossils.

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Carl Wunsch
Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physical Oceanography Home Phone: (617) 253-5937 Interest Areas: ocean circulation, climate Website Website

Understanding ocean circulation and its implications for climate and paleoclimate by combining global general circulation models and the recently available global data sets.