Staff Profile

Chris German

Preferred Name: Chris German

Preferred Pronouns: he/him

SENIOR SCIENTIST

GEOLOGY & GEOPHYSICS

Email: cgerman@whoi.edu

Phone: 508 289 2853

Office: CLARK LABORATORY 

Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,   Mail Stop 24
266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Lab/Group Site: https://oceanworlds.whoi.edu/projects/

Education

BA Geological Sciences, U.Cambridge, UK (1984)
PhD Marine Geochemistry, U.Cambridge, UK (1988)
ScD Earth Sciences, U.Cambridge, UK (2007)

Research Interests

Geologic controls on seafloor fluid flow (Vents & Seeps)
Impact of hydrothermal activity, seeps, on ocean budgets
Chemosynthetic Ecosystems, Astrobiology & Origins of Life
New Technologies for Deep Ocean Exploration

Awards

2014: Research Prize – Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
2010: Excellence in Research Award – Petersen Foundation, Germany
2002: MBE Services to Marine Research, HM Government, UK
2000: Edward A Flinn Award –┬áInternational Lithosphere Panel
2000: Scientist for the New Century – Royal Institution, UK
1988: John Murray Travelling Student – Royal Society, UK