Gerald R. Dickens

Rice University, USA

Gerald R. Dickens was born in northern California, USA. He received a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of California, Davis, Calif, USA, in 1989, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in oceanography from the University of Michigan, Mich, USA, in 1993 and 1996, respectively. From 1997 to 2001, he was a Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer at James Cook University in Australia. Since 2001, he has been an Associate Professor and a Professor at Rice University in the USA. He is mainly interested in marine geology, particularly the chemistry of sediment and its associated gas and water. He has served on multiple scientific panels for the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) and has been a Distinguished Lecturer for the Joint Oceanographic Institutions (JOI) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). He was the Chief Editor of Paleoceanography from 2005 through 2009 and has served on the Editorial Boards of Geology and Geo-Marine Letters.

Biography Updated on 17 March 2010

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