To understand changes in the carbon cycle on both

human and geological timescales, we need to understand how carbon, sulfur, oxygen, nutrients, and metals interact in the environment.

In NOISE Lab at UCSB, we develop and use a variety of cutting-edge analytical tools to study these interactions at the interface between geobiology and geochemistry.

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How does sulfur biogeochemistry affect organic matter cycling?

NOISE Lab News

Introducing CRAGI: the Carbon Removal and Geobiology Initiative (November 2022)

Prof. Raven on PBS News Hour: The ocean helps absorb our carbon emissions. We may be pushing it too far (March 25, 2022)

NSF CAREER Grant awarded: CAREER: Cryptic sulfur cycling and organic matter preservation in marine oxygen deficient zones  'Cryptic carbon sequestration,' UCSB Current (April 25, 2022)

New paper featured in Science:  https://www.geol.ucsb.edu/news/announcement/1076

Research expedition to the Santa Barbara Channel: 'Oceans without oxygen,' UCSB Current (December 2020)

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Science party and crew of the R/V Sally Ride (SR1919) expedition to Santa Barbara Basin (SR1919), December 2019.

If you're interested in collaborating

on a project related to any of our research areas,

please reach out! I'd love to hear from you.

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Please note, NOISE Lab is not currently recruiting

incoming MS or PhD students for fall 2023.

Good luck in your search!