First webinar March 14, 11am EST:
- Presentation by Cristina Schultz and Jessica Luo introducing the BECS working group in the context of past OCB efforts
- Talk by Jack Middelburg, Professor of Geosciences at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
Dr. Middelburg is a Professor of General Geochemistry in the Department of Earth Sciences at Utrecht University. He is also the current Director of Research for Earth Sciences. He is internationally recognised and awarded as a leading researcher in the aquatic sciences. Among other distinctions, he received the ASLO Hutchinson Award and the Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky Medal by the EGU in honor of his outstanding scientific contributions. He is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences KNAW and was recently elected a fellow of the American Geophysical Union.
Dr. Middelburg is an international leader on ocean biogeochemical cycles, particularly sedimentary inorganic cycles and benthic ecosystems. He has agreed to give the inaugural webinar of the BECS working group to provide a synthesis overview of benthic biogeochemical cycles and ecosystems.
Learn more about the Benthic Ecosystem and Carbon Synthesis Working Group