Beth Orcutt, PhD

Senior Research Scientist
Interim Vice President for Research
Phone: +1 (207) 315-2567, ext. 312
Fax: +1 (207) 315-2329

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B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Summa Cum Laude, University of Georgia, 2002

Ph.D., Marine Sciences, University of Georgia, 2007

Research Interests

I am a marine microbial biogeochemist - I explore life below the seafloor in sediments and the oceanic crust. I want to understand how microbes thrive in these deep sea environments, and how their life impacts the cycling of elements on Earth.

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Deep Sea Mining Impacts on Microbial Ecosystem Services

Dates: April 18-19, 2018

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