Thomas Church is professor emeritus of marine science in CEOE’s the School of Marine Science and Policy. His research interests include the transport of land emissions to the ocean, trace metal transport and cycling in salt marshes, estuarine and coastal waters, sedimentary geochemistry involving metals, sulfur and nutrients, and sea water precipitates and oceanic mineralization.
Dr. Church was involved in research on the Corinthos oil spill, which released more than 500,000 gallons of crude oil in the Delaware River near Marcus Hook on January 31, 1975.
A.B. (m.c.l), 1964, Colgate University, Chemistry
Ph.D., 1970, University of California, San Diego, Chemistry