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Timothy I. Eglinton

Timothy I. Eglinton

Adjunct Scientist

Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

Senior Scientist


Office Phone: +1 508 289 2627

Fax: +1 508 457 2164


WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 04

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.S. Plymouth Polytechnic, U.K., 1982, Environmental Science
M.S. University of Newcastle, U.K., 1983, Organic Petrology/Organic Geochemistry
Ph.D. University of Newcastle, U.K., 1988, Organic Geochemistry

Research Interests

Diagenetic transformations and organic carbon preservation mechanisms in marine sediments; structural investigations of complex high molecular weight components of dissolved and particulate matter; organic sulfur geochemistry; relationship between contemporary and ancient organic-rich sedimentary rocks (with respect to petroleum generation and paleoenvironment reconstruction); development and application of analytical techniques for the characterization of sedimentary organic matter; application of molecular isotopes to geochemical problems; molecular isotopic (carbon 13 and 14, deuterium/hydrogen, surfur 34) studies of organic matter; paleoceanography.