Department of Earth Sciences

Robert Vaillancourt, Ph.D.

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Robert Vaillancourt

Assistant Professor of Oceanography

CONTACT:

Phone: 717-872-3294

E-mail: Robert.Vaillancourt@millersville.edu

BACKGROUND
  • Ph.D., M.S.: University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI (Biological Oceanography)

  • B.S.: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (Biochemistry, Chemistry minor)

 
COURSES TAUGHT:

ESCI 104 - The World Ocean

ESCI 105 - The World Ocean Laboratory

ESCI 261 - Introduction to Oceanography

ESCI 362 - Marine Geology

ESCI 363 - Chemical Oceanography

ESCI 464 - Ocean Ecosystems

ESCI 465 - Biological Oceanography (Wallops Island MSC)

ESCI 468 - Ocean Data Analysis & Presentation

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Biological-physical interactions in the ocean; Polar oceanography; Primary productivity; Bio-optics and phytoplankton photosynthesis.


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