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12.0pt">PhD or MS opportunity in stable isotope biogeochemistry<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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12.0pt">Texas A&amp;M University Ė Corpus Christi<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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12.0pt">Coastal and Marine System Science<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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 PhD or MS opportunity is available with </span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(62, 62, 62); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">the
 Felix Research Group </span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(9, 8, 8); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">in
 the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at Texas A&amp;M University Ė Corpus Christi.&nbsp;
</span><span style="font-size:12.0pt">The groupís research </span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(62, 62, 62); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">focuses
 on&nbsp;using stable isotope techniques to investigate the sources, transport, and fate of reactive nitr</span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(42, 42, 42); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">ogen
 and volatile organic compounds in the environment</span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(9, 8, 8); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">.&nbsp;
 The groupís research across various earth systems provides a unique research experience that balances fieldwork with sample processing, sample analysis and development of novel stable isotope analysis techniques.
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 potential studentís research would focus on using stable isotope techniques to investigate nitrogen (e.g. ammonium, nitrate, dissolved organic nitrogen (DON)) loading into Texas coastal waters (e.g. bays, estuaries, Gulf of Mexico).&nbsp; The project will emphasize
 investigation of DON sources and dynamics in coastal waters. &nbsp;The projectís overall objective is to aid harmful algal bloom (HAB) mitigation strategies by understanding how DON and other nutrients are sustaining HABs in coastal waters. Potential students should
 be highly self-motivated and have a strong background in chemistry with extensive laboratory experience. &nbsp;PhD applicants should have an MS or a very strong undergraduate research record. &nbsp;The project relies heavily on stable isotope techniques so experience
 with these techniques is desired but not necessary. &nbsp;PhD and MS students would matriculate through the<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://gradschool.tamucc.edu/degrees/science/coastal_marine_sys_science.html"><span style="font-size: 12pt; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">Coastal
 and Marine System Science</span><span class="apple-converted-space"><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: windowtext; text-decoration: none; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">&nbsp;</span></span></a><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(9, 8, 8); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">graduate
 program (http://gradschool.tamucc.edu/degrees/science/coastal_marine_sys_science.html). &nbsp;Interested candidates should contact Dr. J. David Felix (</span><u><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(62, 62, 62); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">joseph.felix@tamucc.edu)</span></u><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(9, 8, 8); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">&nbsp;and
 provide a short statement of interest and CV.&nbsp; More information about the Felix Research Group and potential research can be found here
<u>felixlab.tamucc.edu</u>.&nbsp; Information about the TAMU-CC isotope core facility can be found here
</span><a href="http://icl.tamucc.edu/"><span style="font-size: 12pt; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">http://icl.tamucc.edu/</span></a><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(9, 8, 8); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">J. David Felix, Ph.D.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Assistant Professor&nbsp;of Environmental Chemistry<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Texas A&amp;M University Ė Corpus Christi<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">NRC 1109<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">6300 Ocean Drive<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Corpus Christi, TX, 78412&nbsp;
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