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Brian N. Popp

Brian N. Popp
Marine and Environmental Geology Division

Research Fields
  • Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry

Research Topics
  • Controls on carbon isotopic fractionation in marine microalgae
  • Origins of trace gases in seawater
  • Trophic structure and toxin biomagnifications in pelagic and reef fishes
  • Effect of commercial fishing on the trophic structure of pelagic fish
  • Hydrothermal vent biogeochemistry
  • Technology of isotope ratio measurements in organic materials and trace gases

Research Themes
Courses Commonly Taught
  • ERTH 101 Dynamic Earth
  • ERTH 639 Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry

  • Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratory