Christopher Holmes

Christopher Holmes is an Assistant Professor of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science at Florida State University. Professor Holmes earned his B.A. in Astrophysics from Williams College, M.Phil. in the History and Philosophy of Science from Cambridge University, S.M. in Applied Physics and Ph.D. in Earth and Planetary Science from Harvard University.

He researches the environmental impacts of humans and how natural processes influence these changes. More specifically, he studies the global spread of mercury pollution and greenhouse gases and their consequences for human health and climate change.

Representative Publications

Prather, Michael J., and Christopher D. Holmes. “A Perspective on Time: Loss Frequencies, Time Scales and Lifetimes.” Environmental Chemistry 10.2 (2013): 73-79.

Costa, Monica F., et al. “Mercury in tropical and subtropical coastal environments.” Environmental Research 119 (2012): 88-100.

Corbitt, Elizabeth S., et al. “Global source–receptor relationships for mercury deposition under present-day and 2050 emissions scenarios.” Environmental Science & Technology 45.24 (2011): 10477-10484.

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