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David J Burdige

David J Burdige


PROFESSOR & EMINENT SCHOLAR
Ocean & Earth Sciences

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  • Expertise

    Oceanography
    chemical oceanography
    Geology
    geochemistry
  • Research Interests

    Biogeochemistry;<br> Aquatic chemistry;<br> Geochemistry of marine sediments;<br> Organic geochemistry;<br> Chemical oceanography;<br> Mathematical modeling of geochemical processes;<br>
  • 2017: Elected a Fellow of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography , ASLO
  • 2016: NSF Antarctic Service Award Medal , NSF
  • 2009: Citation by Discover magazine of Neuweiler et al. (2009, Geology) as the #12 scientific , DISCOVER magazine
  • 2008: ODU Faculty Development Fund Award
  • 2004: Elected to Phi Kappa Phi
  • 1990: Elected to Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Zimmerman, R. C.; Burdige, D. J. "Collaborative Research: Toward an improved understanding of blue carbon: The role of seagrasses in sequestering CO2 " $827,675. Federal. August 1, 2016 - July 31, 2019
    Burdige, D. J. "Organic carbon oxidation and iron remobilization by West Antarctic shelf sediments " $780,391. Federal. September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2018
    Burdige, D. J. "Collaborative Research: Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) transformations in deep sub-surface sediments and its role as a source of “old” DOC to the water column " $339,573. Federal. March 1, 2012 - August 30, 2015
    Burdige, D. J. "2011 Chemical Oceanography Gordon Research Conference" $37,000. Federal. July 15, 2011 - June 30, 2012
    Chanton, J.; Cooper, W.; Burdige, D. J. "Collaborative Research: An Interdisciplinary Investigation of Groundwater-Carbon Coupling in Large Peat Basins and its Relation to Climate Change" $50,000. Federal. February 1, 2007 - January 31, 2012
    Johannesson, K.; Burdige, D. J. "ETBC Collaborative Research: The Role Of Submarine Groundwater Discharge In The Oceanic Nd Budget" $263,841. Federal. October 1, 2008 - September 30, 2011
    Burdige, D. J.; , T. K. "Collaborative Research: Tracing the Transformations of Organic Carbon in Marine Sediments Using Natural C Isotopes " $113,079. Federal. October 1, 2007 - September 30, 2010
    Burdige, D. J.; Zimmerman, R. C.; , M. "Collaborative Research: Carbonate Dissolution in Shallow Water Tropical Sediments: The Role of Seagrasses" $259,454. Federal. February 1, 2002 - June 30, 2006
    Burdige, D. J. "The Post-Cruise Analysis of Dissolved Carbohydrates in ODP Leg 201 Sediment Pore Waters" $3,773. State. April 1, 2002 - January 24, 2005
    Burdige, D. J.; Donat, J. R.; Gordon, A. S. "Quantifying the Cycling of Toxic Metals and Metal-Complexing Ligands in a Major US Naval Harbor (Elizabeth River, VA)" $150,000. Federal. July 23, 2002 - July 23, 2004
    Burdige, D. J. "Recent and Historical Environmental Changes in Lake Drummond, within the Great Dismal Swamp" $12,000. State. July 25, 2003 - June 30, 2004
    Burdige, D. J. "Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in Sediments and Seagrass Beds and its Impact on Benthic Optical Properties - Data Analysis, Synthesis, and Student Support" $84,368. Federal. October 1, 2001 - December 31, 2003
    Donat, J. R.; Burdige, D. J. "Interactions Among Chemical Speciation, Algal Accumulation, and Sediment-Water Cycling of Toxic Metals in a Major US Naval Harbor (Elizabeth River, VA) " $375,000. Federal. January 1, 1999 - December 31, 2001
    Burdige, D. J. "Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in Sediments and Seagrass Beds and its Impact on Shallow Water Benthic Optical Properties" $155,596. Federal. October 1, 1999 - September 30, 2001
    Dobbs, F. C.; Burdige, D. J. "Biological Transformations of Colored Dissolved Organic Matter " $142,544. Federal. May 1, 1998 - April 30, 2000
    Burdige, D. J. "Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in Sediments and Seagrass Beds and its Impact on Shallow Water Benthic Optical Properties" $316,171. Federal. October 1, 1996 - September 30, 1999
    Donat, J. R.; Burdige, D. J. "Metal Complexing Ligands and Metal Speciation in Sediment Pore Waters: Implications for Sediment/Water Exchange and Water Column Metal Speciation " $549,595. Federal. January 1, 1996 - December 31, 1998
    Burdige, D. J.; Berelson, W. "Fluxes of Dissolved Organic Matter from Marine Sediments " $249,856. Federal. August 1, 1993 - August 31, 1998
    Donat, J. R.; Burdige, D. J. "Effects of Speciation on Sediment-Water Exchange of Metals" $611,629. Federal. June 15, 1993 - June 14, 1996
    Burdige, D. J. "Coupled Non-Linear Models of Diagenetic Processes in Marine Sediments" $43,000. Private. February 1, 1992 - August 31, 1994
    Cornwell, J. C.; Boynton, W. R.; Burdige, D. J. "Direct Measurements and Biogeochemical Controls of Sediment-Water Flux of Trace Metals from Estuarine Sediments" $93,418. Federal. January 1, 1992 - December 31, 1993
    Burdige, D. J. "Fluxes of Dissolved Organic Matter from Marine Sediments" $136,848. Federal. March 15, 1991 - March 15, 1993