Chris Martens, PhD

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


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

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Research Activities

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