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Chris R. German

Chris R. German

Senior Scientist

Geology & Geophysics

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2853

cgerman@whoi.edu

WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 24

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050

Education

BA Geological Sciences, U.Cambridge, UK (1984)
PhD Marine Geochemistry, U.Cambridge, UK (1988)
ScD Earth Sciences, U.Cambridge, UK (2007)

Research Interests

Geologic controls on seafloor fluid flow (Vents & Seeps)
Impact of hydrothermal activity, seeps, on ocean budgets
Chemosynthetic Ecosystems, Astrobiology & Origins of Life
New Technologies for Deep Ocean Investigation

Awards

2014: Research Prize - Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
2010: Excellence in Research Award - Petersen Foundation, Germany
2002: MBE Services to Marine Research, HM Government, UK
2000: Edward A Flinn Award - International Lithosphere Panel
2000: Scientist for the New Century - Royal Institution, UK
1988: John Murray Travelling Student - Royal Society, UK

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