Faculty

Jeffrey Abell Photo of Dr. Abell
Specialization: Chemical Oceanography
Education: PhD, Chemical Oceanography, University of Washington
Research Interests: biochemical processes in seawater and sediments; biochemical cycling of carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen cycling in open ocean environments; dissolved organic matter (DOM); development of techniques for organic nutrient analysis
Courses Taught: OCN 109 General Oceanography, OCN 260 Sampling Techniques & Field Studies, OCN 330 Chemical Oceanography, OCN 420 Oceans & Climate, OCN 495 Field Cruise I, OCN 495 Field Cruise II
Office: NR 112; Phone: (707) 826-5621 Email: jeffrey.abell@humboldt.edu
Personal Webpage: http://www.humboldt.edu/oceanography/abell
Jeffry Borgeld Photo of Dr. Borgeld
Specialization: Geological Oceanography
Education: PhD, Geological Oceanography, University of Washington
Research Interests: marine sedimentation; shallow marine stratigraphy; coastal geomorphology; sediment transport; beach and nearshore sedimentation
Courses Taught: OCN 109 General Oceanography, OCN 304 Resources of the Sea, OCN 340 Geological Oceanography, OCN 370 Library Research & Report Writing Seminar, OCN 485 Undergraduate Seminar, OCN 495/496 Field Cruise
Office: NR 110; Phone: (707) 826-3328 Email: jeffry.borgeld@humboldt.edu
Personal Webpage: http://www.humboldt.edu/oceanography/borgeld
Christine Cass Photo of Dr. Cass
Specialization: Biological Oceanography
Education: PhD, Marine Science, University of South Florida College of Marine Science
Research Interests: Ecology and physiology of zooplankton and invertebrate nekton, effects of oceanic oxygen minimum zones on marine organisms, community structure and energy content of Northern California current zooplankton.
Courses Taught: OCN 109 General Oceanography Lab, OCN 301 Marine Ecosystems - Human Impact, OCN 310 Biological Oceanography, OCN 410 Zooplankton Ecology, OCN 485 Oceanography Seminar, OCN 495/496 Field Cruise
Office: NR 111; Phone: (707) 826-4171 Email: christine.cass@humboldt.edu
Personal Webpage: http://www.humboldt.edu/oceanography/cass
Hal Genger Photo of Dr. Genger
Specialization: Biological Oceanography/Marine Biology
Education: MS, Biology, Humboldt State University
Courses Taught: OCN 109 General Oceanography, OCN 260 Sampling Techniques and Field Studies; OCN 301 Marine Ecosystems - Human Impact, OCN 310 Biological Oceanography, OCN 410 Zooplankton Ecology, OCN 480 Oceanography Seminar, OCN 495 Field Cruise, OCN 510 Estuarine Ecology
Office: NR 116; Phone: (707) 826-3539; Email: hal.genger@humboldt.edu
Personal Webpage: http://www.humboldt.edu/oceanography/genger
Julie VanSickle Photo of Julie VanSickle
Specialization: Science Education
Education: MA, Education, Humboldt State University
Courses Taught: OCN 370. Library Research & Report Writing Seminar, EMP 435 Grant Proposal Writing, EED 755 Student Teacher Supervision, Elementary Education.
Office: SciA 358; Phone: (707) 826-5552; Email: Julie.VanSickle@humboldt.edu
Personal Webpage: Coming Soon

Danielle Trapkus Photo of Danielle Trapkus
Administrative Support Coordinator, Oceanography Department
Office: NR 200; Phone: (707) 826-3540; Email: ocn@humboldt.edu
Darrell Burlison
Stockroom Manager
Office: NR 207; Phone: (707) 826-3620; Email: dwb2@humboldt.edu