Dr. Susan Henrichs, Provost
Dr. Henrichs was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Chemical Oceanography from the University of Washington in 1975, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Oceanography from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in 1980. Her research specialty is marine organic chemistry. Dr. Henrichs and her graduate students have studied the detritus of food webs in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska, hydrocarbon contaminants in Kachemak Bay sediments, the adsorption of organic substances by marine sediment particles, and organic matter deposition and preservation patterns in marine sediments.
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