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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Christopher M. Reddy

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Projects
» Source, transport, and fate of petroleum hydrocarbons in the marine environment

» Natural halogenated compounds: biosynthesis, transport, and fate in aquatic food webs. This work is supported by the National Science Foundation (OCE-0550486).

» The sources and cycling of combustion-derived material in the environment

» Investigating new materials (and avoiding the next DDT)

» Deepwater Horizon disaster


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Carcass of Trues Beaked whale that we analyzed for natural halogenated compounds.


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Process of getting blubber off whale for future analysis.


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Chunks of whale blubber awaiting to be blended.


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Blended blubber (our own Bass-O-Matic)


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Emma Teuten filtering blended blubber to yield yellow oil.


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Another image of blubber being filtered. Future steps were employed in order to isolate pure compounds.


Natural halogenated compounds: biosynthesis, transport, and fate in aquatic food webs. This work is supported by the National Science Foundation (OCE-0550486).

Please refer to three articles in Oceanus that describe this work: http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=3802 and http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=32828§ionid=1021 and http://www.whoi.edu/hpb/viewPage.do?id=3658&cl=11&preview=true

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