How are the marine carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, and iron cycles linked and how will they respond to climate change?
How will marine plankton be affected by 21st century climate change and what are the important associated feedbacks with the climate system?
What are the mechanisms and rates of nutrient recycling in the ocean interior and nutrient return pathways to the surface to sustain marine productivity?
What is the fate of thawing Arctic permafrost carbon delivered to the ocean?
What are the mechanisms that sequester carbon in the deep ocean as long-lived refractory dissolved organic carbon?
These are some of the fundamental questions that inspire my research. I tackle these questions using a variety of tools including numerical models of ocean circulation and biogeochemical cycles, field observations, and laboratory experiments.
University of New Hampshire 140 Morse Hall
Earth Sciences & 8 College Road
Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory, EOS Durham, NH 03824 USA
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