Thornton, Daniel individual record
Professor
Positions:
overview

My research focuses on marine microbial ecology, biogeochemistry, and earth system science; specific topics include: ecology and physiology of microphytobenthos and phytoplankton; production of exopolymers (EPS) by microorganisms; formation and ecology of transparent exopolymer particles (TEP); aggregate formation by phytoplankton (marine snow); diatoms and climate change; microbial biofilms and mats; nitrogen cycling; biogenic marine aerosol and cloud formation; and trace gas biogeochemistry.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles31
Books1
Chapters2
  • Brooks, S. D., & Thornton, D. (2018). Marine Aerosols and Clouds. (pp. 289-313). Annual Reviews.
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  • Ogilvie Thornton, D. C. (2012). Primary Production in the Ocean. Najafpour, M. (Eds.), Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects. (pp. 563-588). InTech.
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Conference Papers2
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
dthornton@tamu.edu
First Name
Daniel
Last Name
Thornton
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Oceanography; 3146 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3146
USA