Andrew Allen, PhD

Professor

AREA OF SCIENCE

Biological oceanography, genomics, ecology of phytoplankton, and microalgae. See bio.

VOCABULARY

  • logarithmic
  • chloroplast
  • pelagic
  • flux
  • growth
  • photosynthesis
  • primary production
  • carbon export
  • limiting nutrient
  • stoichiometry
  • ecological gradient
  • nutracline
  • ecological variation
  • physiological adaptation
  • evolutionary adaptation
  • competition
  • kinetics
  • entropy
  • biodiversity
  • biosphere
  • biome
  • nitrogen
  • iron
  • micronutrient
  • cofactor
  • symbiosis
  • cooperation
  • conflict
  • organelle
  • endosymbiosis
  • genomic variation
  • mutualism
  • evolutionary constraint
  • metabolism
  • biochemistry
  • substrate
  • redox
  • adaptation
  • acclimation
  • ecological cline
  • ecotype
  • self organization
  • biocomplexity
  • ecotone
  • self replicating molecule