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Daniel McCorkle

Daniel McCorkle

Department Chair

Geology & Geophysics

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2949

Fax: +1 508 457 2183

dmccorkle@whoi.edu

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 08

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050

Education

B.A. Columbia University, 1978, Geology
M.Sc. University of Washington, 1983, Chemical Oceanography
Ph.D. University of Washington, 1987, Chemical Oceanography

Research Interests

Benthic geochemistry: pore water and solid phase studies of organic matter decomposition, calcium carbonate dissolution, and trace metal remobilization. Ocean paleochemistry: calibration studies of benthic foraminiferal shell chemistry, and isotopic and elemental estimates of changes in ocean circulation and the oceanic carbon cycle. Marine biomineralization: laboratory and culture-based studies of calcification by corals, mollusks, and foraminifera, and of the response of calcification to the uptake of fossil fuel carbon dioxide by the ocean (ocean acidification). Land-sea groundwater interactions: chemical and isotopic studies of groundwater discharge into estuaries and the coastal ocean.

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