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Burdige in Line To Be Chemical Oceanography Conference Chair

David Burdige, Old Dominion University professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, will serve as vice-chair of the 2009 Gordon Research Conference on Chemical Oceanography, and will be chair of the 2011 biennial meeting.

The chemical oceanography conference, which has been held since 1969, is part of Gordon Research Conferences (GRC) line-up of international forums in biological, chemical and physical sciences. GRC is a non-profit organization managed by and for the benefit of the scientific community. It is almost 80 years old.

The chemical oceanography conference in August 2009 will be held at Tilton School in Tilton, N.H.

Burdige, whose research focus is on biogeochemical processes in estuarine and marine sediments, is the author of the textbook, "Geochemistry of Marine Sediments," published in 2006 by Princeton University Press.

This article was posted on: June 18, 2008

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