Team Member Information

Dr. Laura Lapham

Dr. Laura LaphamPrincipal Investigator
University of Maryland- Chesapeake Biological Laboratory


Dr. Lapham has expertise in measuring temporal and spatial variability of methane and other hydrocarbon concentrations and stable isotopes from Gulf and Pacific Ocean gas hydrate environments. Significant accomplishments include designing/deploying seafloor instruments that collect water and pore-water samples over time at MC118, 15 km northwest of the Macondo oil spill.

Research Themes

Biogeochemical Studies

Observation & Remote Sensing


Students and Post-Docs

McIntosh, Hadley


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