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Dr. Emily R. Estes

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Expedition Project Manager/Staff Scientist
International Ocean Discovery Program
Texas A&M University
1000 Discovery Drive
College Station, Texas 77845-9547
Phone: (979) 458-2730

IODP Expeditions & Activities

Previous Sailing

  • R/V Hugh R. Sharp, Chesapeake Bay redox gradients (2017, 2018)
  • R/V Atlantis, DSV Alvin, 9° East Pacific Rise hydrothermal vents (2017)
  • R/V Falkor, ROV ROPOS, Lau Basin vent life expedition (2016)
  • R/V Knorr, Western North Atlantic long-coring (2014)
  • R/V Endeavor, UNOLS Chief Scientist Training Cruise (2013)
  • R/V Kilo Moana, Station ALOHA (2012)


  • General research interests: Sediment organic geochemistry and geomicrobiology; microbial mediation of authigenic mineral formation and mineral transformations; mineral-organic interactions and organic carbon preservation; hydrothermal vent chemistry; fate and transport of environmental nanoparticles; equity and inclusion in STEM.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Publications (Web view | RIS)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geochemical Society
  • Society for Women in Marine Science