People Directory : Carl Wirsen
Office Phone: +1 508 289 2307
Fax: +1 508 457 2134
WHOI Mailing Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050
B.S. University of Massachusetts, 1964, Zoology
M.A. Boston University, 1966, Microbiology
Microbial degradation of organic matter in the deep sea; activity of marine bacteria at elevated hydrostatic pressure and reduced temperatures; equipment development for conducting in situ deep sea microbiological experiments; physiology and morphology of sulfur bacteria from oceanic thermal vents; physiology of thermophilic microorganisms from hydrothermal vents; physiology and ecology of marine bacteria; continuous culture techniques.