David Hastings, Retired Professor at Eckerd College

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David Hastings Professor is a marine geochemist and chemical oceanographer. He landed on the shores of Tampa Bay in 2000 to teach marine science, environmental science, and chemistry at Eckerd College. David Hastings Professor started this adventure studying chemistry at Princeton University and received his Ph.D. in chemical oceanography from the University of Washington.

David Hastings Professor retired from teaching at Eckerd College, a small liberal arts college in St Petersburg, FL. He likes to sing, hike, swim, canoe and kayak, and is passionate about homemade lemon sorbet.

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His primary research interest is paleoclimatology, understanding the history of past climate changes as revealed in ocean sediments. David Hastings Professor also studies the impact of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on ocean sediments and microplastics in the marine environment.

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