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The members of our department represent our most important resource and are the reason why we are recognized as a world-class centre in oceanographic education and research.

Summary of faculty research interests

Christopher Algar
Sediment biogeochemistry, nitrogen cycling, ecosystem modeling, microbial ecology, deep biosphere
David Barclay
Acoustical oceanography, noise, sediment acoustics, deep ocean trenches
Christopher Beaumont
Geodynamics, isostasy and lithospheric rheology
Bernard P. Boudreau
Diagenesis, gas in sediments, ocean acidification
Carolyn Buchwald
Biogeochemistry, marine chemistry, geochemistry
John Cullen
Oceanography, phytoplankton, ocean observations, ballast water treatment issues
Laura deGelleke
Sediment transport, paleoceanography, biogeochemistry
Katja Fennel
Coupled physical-biological modeling, biogeochemical cycles
Jonathan Grant
Aquaculture-environment interactions, ecosystem modelling
Alex Hay
Acoustical oceanography, sediment dynamics
Paul S. Hill
Sediment transport, particle dynamics
Dan Kelley
Dynamics of transport and mixing processes
Markus Kienast
Paleoceanography, sediment biogeochemistry
Stephanie Kienast
Paleoceanography, sediment transport
Marlon Lewis
Phytoplankton, bio-optical oceanography, upper ocean physics
Keith Louden (Retired/Adjunct)
Marine geophysics
Hugh MacIntyre
Phytoplankton viability
Harmful algal blooms
Chlorophyll fluorescence techniques
Anna Metaxas
Ecology of benthic invertebrates, invasive species, deep sea biology
Robert M. Moore (Retired/Emeritus)
Marine biogeochemistry, air-sea interaction
Eric Oliver
Oceanography, Physical Oceanography, Climate Science, Climate Change
Barry Ruddick (Retired/Adjunct)
Ocean mixing processes, internal waves, seismic oceanography
Jinyu Sheng
Ocean modeling and prediction, shelf circulation
Christopher Taggart
Fisheries oceanography/ecology, zooplankton, fish, turtles, whales
Helmuth Thomas
Marine carbon cycle, coastal biogeochemistry
Keith R. Thompson
Shelf and ocean circulation, data assimilation, extremes
Douglas Wallace
Biogeochemistry, carbon dynamics, deep water ventilation