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Peter Berg

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Environmental Sciences
Office location and address
351 Clark Hall
291 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
PH.D. Technical University of Denmark, 1988
Biography

My primary research areas are:

1)   Use and further development of the eddy correlation technique for measuring fluxes in the benthic environment. See my web site for details.

2)   Applied modeling of transport phenomena and biogeochemical processes in the benthic environment.

Collaborative Research: Megaripples as biocatalytical filters
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate For Geosciences
April 01, 2019 – March 31, 2022
AS-ENVS EAGER research: An instrument setup for measuring air-water gas exchange by underwater eddy covariance in shallow-water marine systems
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate For Geosciences
March 01, 2018 – February 28, 2022
AS-ENVS Collaborative Research: Robust optode-based eddy correlation systems for oxygen flux measurements in aquatic environments
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate For Geosciences
March 01, 2014 – February 28, 2019
AS-ENVS EAGER research: Gas exchange over the air-water interface of freshwater systems
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
September 01, 2015 – August 31, 2018
Collaborative Research: Eddy Correlation and Chamber Measurements of Benthic Oxygen Fluxes
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate For Geosciences
March 15, 2011 – February 28, 2015
EVSC 4995: Supervised Research
Credits: 1–6
Original research usually involving a field or laboratory problem in the environmental sciences under the direction of one or more faculty members. The results may form the basis of an undergraduate thesis which is required to partially fulfill the Distinguished Majors Program in environmental sciences. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EVSC 4999: Thesis Research
Credits: 3
Provides credit for doing work in pursuit of the undergraduate thesis option for majors in Environmental Science
EVEC 7999: Independent Study: Ecology
Credits: 1–6
Individual or group study in developing or special areas of ecology and interrelated areas.
EVSC 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
EVSC 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
EVSC 9995: Research Problems
Credits: 1–12
Individual or group research on interdisciplinary problems in environmental sciences.
EVSC 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
EVSC 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.