Each student is required to give a presentation on one of the papers covered in the class. The presentation should address the background of the paper as well as provide a non critical summary, critical evaluation, and discussion of the findings.

Sample Student Projects

Student work appears courtesy of the authors listed below:

James Saenz - Organic Matter Preservation in Marine Sediments (PDF)

Naomi Marcil Levine - Organic Matter Cycling in the Upper Ocean (PDF)

Anonymous Student - Hydrothermal Chemistry/Reverse Weathering (PDF)

Anonymous Student - Where, Oh, Where has all the Carbon Gone? (PDF)