University of Hawaii

Brian N. Popp


I am a Professor in the Department of Geology

and Geophysics and I am on the graduate faculty

in the Department of Oceanography as well as

G&G. My primary research focus is stable isotope

biogeochemistry and I am in charge of the

Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratories.




My Research Interests:

 Carbon Isotope Fractionation in Marine Microalgae

 Controls on Alkenone Unsaturation and the Ecology of Alkenone-Producing Algae

 Origins and Cycling of N2O and CH4 in Seawater

 Coupling between N2 Fixation and Denitrification

 Isotope Ecology of Marine Organisms

 Bacterial and Archaeal Ammonia Oxidation

 Holocene Climate Change in Hawaii

 Open Ocean Collection of Top Pelagic Predators

Department of Geology and Geophysics

1680 East-West Road, POST 701

Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

To contact me:

Phone: 808-956-6206

Fax: 808-956-5512