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David Kirchman

Maxwell P. and Mildred H. Harrington Professor

  • 222 Cannon LabLewes, DE 19958
  • 1-302-645-4375

Research Interests: Microbial oceanography and microbial ecology; understanding links between function and structure in the carbon cycle; role of photoheterotrophic bacteria in the carbon cycle

My complete CV can be found here.

Here is a list of some publications from the Kirchman lab.

See bottom of this page for information about Processes in Microbial Ecology, a textbook published in 2012 by Oxford University Press

Books edited by Kirchman

          Kirchman, D. L. 2000. Microbial Ecology of the Oceans. John Wiley & Sons.

          Kirchman, D. L. 2008. Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Second edition. Wiley-Liss.

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Selected Service Activities

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 Kirchman Lab Methods (click here)




MAST 427 Marine Biology

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MAST 607 Writing scientific papers

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MAST 618 Microbial Ecology

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Processes in Microbial Ecology - Textbook

Microbial ecology is the study of interactions among microbes in natural environments and their roles in biogeochemical cycles, food web dynamics, and the evolution of life.


• Marine Ecology• Molecular Ecology• Physiological Ecology


CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA
Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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