Chris Martens

Professor Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Aycock Distinguished Professor Department of Marine Sciences

T:(919) 962-0152

4202F Murray Hall

CB #3300

Chapel Hill, NC 27599


Dr. Martens’ research focuses primarily on biogeochemical processes driven by the decomposition of naturally-occurring organic matter in marine and estuarine sediments.

Link to Profile on Department of Marine Sciences website:

Research Activities

-Aquatic Biogeochemical Processes (Primary)
-Biological Oceanography and Marine Ecology
-Global and Regional Cycles, Coastal Resources and Conservation and Emerging Tools