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Cottrell Cruises and Expeditions

Cottrell's work explores microbial communities in many of the major Ocean environments.

Palmer Station Antarctica 2011 & 2012 

Palmer Station First View

Barrow, Alaska 2007 Photos & Movies

Arctic Outboard

Western Arctic Ocean 2002 & 2004

Healy in Ice

North Atlantic Spring Bloom 2005


Hawaii Ocean Time Series 2004


Gulf Stream 2003


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Dennis Assanis

UD's next president

UD Trustees elect Dennis Assanis of Stony Brook University as next president
Courtesy of Ohio State University

Fat makes coral fit

Study shows how some coral can survive annual bleaching events

Improving geospatial knowledge

Professors launch DelawareView to improve public access to remote sensing and geospatial data
TEM image of Mariprofundus ferroxydans stalks

Biosignatures of Fe-Oxidizing Microbes

Modern iron-oxidizing microbes and putative microfossils are aiding the identification of biosignatures in the rock record.
horseshoe crab

Horseshoe Crabs and Artificial Bait

We are working to identify chemoattractants in horseshoe crabs and produce an artificial bait, reducing the reliance on horseshoe crabs in the eel and conch fisheries.

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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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