Andrew R. Zimmerman

Associate Professor, PhD

Areas of Interest/Research

  • Organic Geochemistry
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Geomicrobiology
  • Marine Science

Background  (Google Scholar Page)


  • The University of Chicago, Geological Sciences, B.A.,1987
  • The University of Michigan, Marine Geochemistry, M.S., 1989
  • College of William and Mary, School of Marine Science, Marine Geochemistry,Ph.D.,2000


  • Associate Professor, University of Florida, 2011 – present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Florida, 2004 – 2011
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Pennsylvania State University, 2002 – 2003

Contact Information

Department of Geological Sciences

Phone: (352) 392-0070
Office: 364 Williamson Hall

Office Mailing Address
241 Williamson Hall
P.O. Box 112120
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 392-0070
Fax: (352) 392-9294


“The state of disequilibrium is one from which, in principle at least, it should be possible to extract some energy…” J.E. Lovelock, Gaia

“There is one way we cold save ourselves, and that is through the massive burial of charcoal” – James Lovelock