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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Scott Wankel
Scott Wankel's photoScott Wankel
Isotope Biogeochemist
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

Contact Information:
Work: 508 289 3944
sdwankel@whoi.edu
Building: Clark 403

Mailing Address:
Mailstop 25
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Research Interests
My research focuses on the disentangling of complex biogeochemical processes (primarily within the N cycle, but also C, H and S) over a range scales and aquatic environments, in order to improve our predictive capabilities in the face of widespread global change.  I am particularly interested in how biogeochemical processes are coupled in nature and how can we use stable isotopes and genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic information to unravel and quantify these relationships.

Analytical Techniques Employed
Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry, Gas Chromatography, Ion Chromatography, Laser Absorption Spectroscopy, In Situ Instrumentation, Quantitative Molecular Microbiology

Education
2007 Ph.D., Dept of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University 2000 M.En.S., Institute of Environmental Science, Miami University 1996 B.S., Earth and Environmental Science, Furman University 1996 B.A., German, Furman University 


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