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Richardson, Mary Professor


Understanding dynamics and biogeochemistry of particle formation, sinking, resuspension, transport and deposition in the ocean from the continental shelf to the deep sea and from surface waters to the seafloor using satellite and in-situ measurements. Quantifying particulate organic carbon (POC) in the ocean through the development of algorithms from satellite ocean color that are sea-truthed with in-situ POC and transmissometer data to unravel global ocean processes of carbon recycling.

Improving geoscience educational opportunities through development of enhanced educational delivery methods, relevant curricula, international field-based learning, and improved undergraduate and graduate educational experiences.

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  • Retired Senior Professor