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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Oceanography 712  

Oceanography 712

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor Paul Falkowski, Marine Sciences Building, Cook Campus (732/932-6555, ext. 244)

Associate Director:Professor Gary Taghon, Marine Sciences Building, Cook Campus (732/932-6555, ext. 547)

Email: gpo@imcs.rutgers.edu

Web Site: http://marine.rutgers.edu/gpo/GradProg.html

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Kenneth W. Able, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., William and Mary
Ecology and behavior of fishes

Gail M. Ashley, Professor of Geological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., British Columbia Sedimentology; geomorphology; environmental ecology; modern processes

David Bushek, Assistant Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers Shellfish ecology; aquaculture and host-parasite interactions

Robert J. Chant, Assistant Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Observations and numerical modeling of estuarine and coastal processes

Colomban de Vargas, Assistant Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Geneva
Molecular ecology and evolution of unicellular organisms in the ocean

Paul G. Falkowski, Professor of Geological Sciences and Marine and Coastal Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., British Columbia
Biogeochemical cycles; evolution; astrobiology

Katja Fennel, Assistant Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences CC; Ph.D., Rostock (Germany) Ecological and biogeochemical modeling, data assimilation

Scott M. Glenn, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Physical oceanography; satellite remote sensing

J. Frederick Grassle, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Duke
Marine ecology; oceanography

Judith P. Grassle, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Duke
Marine benthic ecology

Ximing Guo, Associate Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Washington (Seattle) Research in cytogenetics; genetic manipulation; and genomic mapping in molluscan aquaculture species

Dale B. Haidvogel, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D.,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Physical oceanography; numerical ocean circulation modeling

Lee J. Kerkhof, Associate Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., California (San Diego)/Scripps Institution of Oceanography Marine microbiology-molecular biology; microbial population dynamics

Richard A. Lutz, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Maine
Marine ecology and paleoecology; shellfish ecology; biology of deep-sea hydrothermal vents

George R. McGhee, Professor of Geological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Rochester
Marine paleoecology; evolutionary theory; mass extinction

James R. Miller, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Maryland Air-sea interactions; remote sensing; climate modeling; earth system science

Kenneth G. Miller, Sr., Professor of Geological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Cenozoic stratigraphy and paleoceanography; integrated biostratigraphy, isotope stratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy, and seismic stratigraphy

Michael R. Muller, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Brown
Fluid mechanics; internal gravity waves and thermals

Karl F. Nordstrom, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Geomorphology; sedimentology

Richard K. Olsson, Professor Emeritus of Geological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Princeton Foraminiferal paleoecology and paleobathymetry; planktonic foraminiferal bistratigraphy and phyogeny of K/T boundary; sequence stratigraphy of passive margins

Eric N. Powell, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D.,
North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Shellfish biology/modeling, carbonate preservation, reproductive biology

Norbert P. Psuty, Professor Emeritus of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D.,
Louisiana State Coastal geomorphology; shoreline erosion; coastal zone management

John A. Quinlan, Assistant Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Fisheries oceanography, management, biophysical interactions, modeling

John R. Reinfelder, Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences, CC; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook) Trace element cycling and bioavailability; inorganic carbon acquisition in marine phytoplankton

Peter A. Rona, Professor of Marine Geology and Geophysics, CC; Ph.D., Yale Structure and evolution of continental margins and ocean basins; ocean ridges and seafloor hydrothermal processes

Yair Rosenthal, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences and Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Biogeochemistry; paleoceanography

Oscar M.E. Schofield, Associate Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara) Marine phytoplankton ecology; hydrological optics and remote sensing; integrated ocean observatories

Sybil P. Seitzinger, Visiting Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Rhode Island Nutrient dynamics in marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems

Robert E. Sheridan, Professor of Geological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Columbia
Geology and geophysics of the Atlantic continental margin

Robert M. Sherrell, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences and Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Trace metals in the oceanic water column; environmental chemistry

Peter Smouse, Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, CC; Ph.D.,
North Carolina State Population genetics of marine and terrrestrial organisms

Gary L. Taghon, Associate Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Washington (Seattle)
Marine benthic ecology

Christopher G. Uchrin, Professor of Environmental Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Michigan
Mathematical modeling of contaminant transport in surface and ground waters

Dana E. Veron, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences, CC; Ph.D., California (San Diego)/Scripps Institution of Oceanography Cloud-aerosol-radiation interactions, climate modeling, remote sensing

Costantino Vetriani, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Microbiology and Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Rome
Deep-sea microbiology, thermophiles, microbial adaptations to extreme environments

John L. Wilkin, Assistant Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Physical oceanography, coastal dynamics, coupled physical/biological modeling

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

James W. Ammerman, Associate Research Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., California (San Diego)/Scripps Institute of Oceanography Aquatic (especially marine and estuarine) microbial ecology and biochemistry

Karen G. Bemis, Research Associate of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers Marine hydrothermal systems, plume behavior, volcanology, visualization

Kay D. Bidle, Assistant Research Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences CC; Ph.D., California (San Diego)/Scripps Institute of Oceanography Molecular evolution and ecology, marine microbial ecology; biogeochemistry

Richard H. Dunk, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers Meteorology, air-sea interactions, sea breezes

Jennifer A. Francis, AssociateResearch Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Washington Satellite remote sensing of polar regions; air/ice/ocean energy transfer

Maxim Y. Gorbunov, Associate Research Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Moscow State Biophysics; photosynthesis; coral reefs; phytoplankton physiology; ocean optics; scientific instrumentation

Thomas M. Grothues, Assistant Research Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook) Fish recruitment, dispersal, migration, and habitat use

Michael Kennish, AssociateResearch Professor, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers Marine geology; estuarine and marine ecology; marine pollution

Julia Levin, Assistant Research Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Columbia Ocean modeling; data assimilation, computational fluid dynamics

Elisabeth L. Sikes, Associate Research Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Paleoceanography, marine organic geochemistry

Adjunct Member of the Graduate Faculty

Michael P. Weinstein,Visiting Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Florida State Coastal ecology; habitat utilization (nekton); secondary production; restoration ecology; ecological engineering


 
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