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   Department of Geological Sciences Seminar Series

 

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Dr. Douglas Capone

Thursday, 3:30 pm, February 7th, 2019 in Bless Hall, Room 100

Williamson Hall

 

Marine Mosaics: Emerging Patterns of

Nitrogen Fixation in the Oceans

 

Douglas Capone is world renown for his work on nitrogen cycling in the marine environment. Dr. Capone holds the Wrigley Chair of Environmental Biology and is departmental chair of Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. His work has revealed how nitrogen fixation may be a major determinant of the capacity of the oligotrophic tropical oceans to take up atmospheric carbon dioxide. Professor Capone has also taken a leadership role in national environmental research programs and has made a major

contribution to the development of human resources in oceanography and environmental science. He is the author of more than 100 articles in scientific journals, including

Science and Nature, some of his awards include: Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology;

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow, American Geophysical Union; Fellow of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, and the Antarctic Service medal.

 

Please feel free to come and join us for this seminar

 

Sent on Behalf of Dr. Thomas Bianchi

 

Lisette M. Staal, Research Coordinator

UF Water Institute
570 Weil Hall, PO Box 116601

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-6601

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