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    Robert W. Collier

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    Professor Emeritus
    Discipline: Ocean Ecology and Biogeochemistry
    Office: Weniger 555A
    Phone: 541-760-1749
    Fax: 541-737-2064
    Email: rcollier@coas.oregonstate.edu
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    Research Interests

    Trace element geochemistry of dissolved and particulate materials in the marine environment; processes controlling elemental fluxes at major marine interfaces/estuaries; surface waters; sediments; suspended particles; ridgecrest hydrothermal systems; nutrient and trace metal cycles in fresh water environments.

    Current Research

    Served as Project Manager for the OOI Endurance Array between 2006-2014. Currently focusing on "special projects" for the OOI operations group.  Along with Barth and Dever, Collier was co-PI on the original OSU proposal to establish the Endurance Array.   See: http://oceanobservatories.org/

    Education

    BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Environmental Science), 1974
    MS, California Institute of Technology (Civil Engineering/Water Resources), 1975
    PhD, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Chemical Oceanography), 1981

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