Faculty      

MARS Faculty


Estuarine and coastal hydrodynamics and water quality conditions.


Organic biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, arctic oceanography


Coastal environmental planning, natural hazards mitigation, spatial analysis, dispute resolution


Economic impacts of natural disasters, vulnerability, adaptation, and general public policy concerning disaster mitigation and recovery


Coastal marine sedimentology, applications of high-resolution marine geophysics (e.g., side scan sonar, seismic reflection surveys)


Global coastal systems responded to previous climate, sea-level and anthropogenic changes with the goal of predicting how these systems will respond to future changes in these forcings


GIS; Spatial Analysis/Statistics; Natural Hazard Mitigation & Policy; Environmental Planning & Policy


Interactions between marine biogeochemical cycles, ocean chemistry and the climate system


Impacts of anthropogenic perturbations on biogeochemical cycling at ecosystem interfaces, source and fate of pyrogenic carbon in the environment, environmental forensics


Cartographic communication of sea level rise and other climate hazards


Disaster resilience policy and perceptions; rural community resilience; emergency management; adaptive management; climate change perceptions and policy among Millennials, Latinos, and other sub-populations


Chemical Oceanography, Limnology and Hydrology, including tracer applications using radioactive and stable isotopes, relationships between trace element and natural organic matter geochemistry, and importance of exopolymeric substances for pollutants


Paleobiology (including marine micropaleontology and vertebrate paleontology), anthropogenic impacts on marine environments




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Faculty with Joint Appointment


Computational Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry


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Douglas J. Klein
Professor

Interactions between marine biogeochemical cycles, ocean chemistry and the climate system


Chemistry education; Organic compounds for novel applications


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Grace L. Townsend
Instructional Assistant Professor




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Adjunct Faculty


NASA Planetary Scientist




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Emeritus


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Ernest Estes
Professor Emeritus (Retired)

Evaluation of Pleistocene material for shoreline protection; Sedimentology and stratigraphy


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Gerald E. Hite
Professor Emeritus (retired)

Interplay between theory and experiment, ie. application of mathematical models to describe physical phenomena


Paleoceanography, Arctic Ocean, climate change, Black Sea, and accelerator mass spectrometry and radiocarbon dating


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Susan L. Knock
Instructional Associate Professor Emeritus (Retired)

Avian diversity studies for an energy company that is planning to develop a wind generator plant near West Galveston Bay


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Wyndylyn von Zharen
Professor Emeritus (Retired)




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Staff      


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Senior Administrative Coordinator

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Sherry Parker
Business Administrator

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Academic Advisor III

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Rachel Sellers
Academic Advisor I

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Business Administrator I

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Business Administrator

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