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Dr. Jennifer Hertzberg

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XRF Lab Manager
International Ocean Discovery Program
Gulf Coast Repository
Texas A&M University
1000 Discovery Drive
College Station, Texas 77845-9547
Phone: (979) 458-3467

IODP Expeditions & Activities

  • Workshop on Demystifying the IODP Proposal Process for Early Career Scientists: Northern Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico (2017)
  • Short Course on Shipboard Sedimentology: Data Collection, Interpretation, and Integration (2016)

Previous Sailing

  • NOAA Ship Ron Brown, RB1304 A16N North Atlantic GO-SHIP Repeat Hydrography Cruise (2013)
  • R/V Marcus Langseth, MGL1208 Line Islands Sediment Coring, Water Sampling, and Geophysical Survey (2012)
  • R/V Melville, MV1014 Eastern Equatorial Pacific Sediment Coring, Water Sampling, and Geophysical Survey (2010)
  • R/V Hermano Ginés, Cariaco Basin Sediment Coring and Sediment Trap Recovery (2010)
  • R/V Seawolf, Hudson Canyon, New York Bight Sediment Trap Deployment (2009)


  • General research interests: stable isotope and trace element geochemistry of foraminifera, micropaleontology (planktic and benthic foraminifera), paleo-proxy development and refinement, Late Quaternary paleoceanography and paleoclimatology, abrupt climate change, tropical Pacific climate dynamics (ENSO), carbon cycle variability on Glacial-Interglacial timescales, paleoproductivity, XRF scanning
  • Publications
  • Curriculum Vitae

Professional Affiliations

  • American Geophysical Union
  • Earth Science Women's Network
  • PAGES Past Global Changes


  • Ph.D. (Oceanography), Texas A&M University, 2015
  • M.S. (Marine and Atmospheric Science), Stony Brook University, 2010
  • B.S. (Geology), University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2007
  • B.S. (Astronomy), University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2007