Recent Dissertations and Theses

2014

Heterogeneous Reservoirs in the Marine Carbon Cycle

Christopher L Follett, Ph.D., 2014
Daniel Rothman, Advisor

Temporal Variability in Chemical Cycling of the Subterranean Estuary and Associated Chemical Loading to the Coastal Ocean

Meagan Gonneea, Ph.D., 2014
Matthew Charette, Advisor

Transformations of Mercury in the Marine Water Column

Kathleen Munson, Ph.D., 2014
Carl Lamborg, Advisor

The Biogeochemistry of Marine Particulate Trace Metals

Daniel Ohnemus, Ph.D, 2014
Phoebe Lam, Advisor

2013

Natural and Synthetic Estrogens in Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent and the Coastal Ocean

David Griffith, Ph.D., 2013
Philip Gschwend, Advisor

The Marine Biogeochemistry of Dissolved and Colloidal Iron

Jessica Fitzsimmons, Ph.D., 2013
Ed Boyle, Advisor

Variations in Coral Reef Net Community Calcification and Aragonite Saturation State on Local and Global Scales

Whitney Bernstein, Ph.D., 2013
Konrad Hughen, Advisor

Urea and Nickel Utilization in Marine Cyanobacteria as Evaluated by Incubation, Proteomic, and Uptake Techniques

Tyler Goepfert, S.M., 2013
Mak Saito, Advisor

Evolution of Anthropogenic Pb and Pb isotopes in the Deep North Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean

Jong-Mi Lee, Ph.D., 2013
Ed Boyle, Advisor

Marine Microbial Intact Polar Diacylglyceroplipids and their Application in the Study of Nutrient Stress and Bacterial Production

Kimberly Popendorf, Ph.D., 2013
Benjamin Van Mooy, Advisor

Distribution of Thiols in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Tristan Kading, S.M., 2013
Carl Lamborg, Advisor

Advances in Measurements of Particle Cycling and Fluxes in the Ocean

Stephanie Owens, Ph.D, 2013
Ken Buesseler, Advisor

Nitrogen Cycling in Oxygen Deficient Zones : Insights from δ15N and δ18O of Nitrite and Nitrate

Carolyn Buchwald, Ph.D., 2013
Mak Saito & Karen Casciotti, Advisors

2012

Influences on the Oceanic Biogeochemical Cycling of the Hybrid-Type Metals: Cobalt, Iron, and Mangaese

Abigail Noble, Ph.D., 2012
Mak Saito, Advisor

Comprehensive Study of a Heavy Fuel Oil Spill: Modeling and Analytical Approaches to Understanding Environmental Weathering

Karin Lemkau, Ph.D., 2012
Christopher Reddy, Advisor

Insights Into Vitamin B12 Production, Use, and Acquisition by Marine Microbes

Erin Bertrand, Ph.D., 2012
Mak Saito, Advisor

2011

Marine Particle Dynamics: Sinking Velocities, Size Distributions, Fluxes, and Microbial Degradation Rates

Andrew McDonnell, Ph.D., 2011
Ken Buesseler, Advisor

Lipid Biomarkers of Coral Stress: Calibration and Exploration

Jessie Kneeland, Ph.D., 2011
Konrad Hughen, Advisor

The Biogeochemistry of Marine Nitrous Oxide

Caitlin Frame, Ph.D., 2011
Karen Cascioti, Advisor

Interactions of Cadmium, Zinc, and Phosphorus in Marine Synechococcus: Field Uptake, Physiological and Proteomic Studies

Alysia Cox, Ph.D., 2011
Mak Saito, Advisor

2010

Molecular Biogeochemistry of Modern and Ancient Marine Microbes

Jacob R. Waldbauer, Ph.D., 2010
Sallie Chisholm and Roger Summons, Advisors

Exploring the Distribution and Physiological Roles of Bacterial Membrane Lipids in the Marine Environment

James P. Sáenz, Ph.D., 2010
Roger Summons and Timothy Eglinton, Advisors

Geomicrobiology of Nitrogen in a Coastal Aquifer: Isotopic and Molecular Methods to Examine Nitrification and Denitrification in Groundwater

Daniel R. Rogers, Ph.D., 2010
Karen Casciotti, Advisor

Laboratory and Field-Based Investigations of Subsurface Geochemical Processes in Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems

Eoghan Reeves, Ph.D., 2010
Jeffrey Seewald, Advisor

Microbial Interactions Associated with Biofilms Attached to Trichodesmium spp. and Detrial Particles in the Ocean

Laura Hmelo, Ph.D., 2010
Benjamin Van Mooy, Advisor

Understanding the Ocean Carbon and Sulfur Cycles in the Context of a Variable Ocean: A Study of Anthropogenic Carbon Storage and Dimethysulfide Production in the Atlantic Ocean

Naomi M. Levine, Ph.D., 2010
Scott Doney and Dierdre Toole, Advisors

2009

Surface-Cycling of Rhenium and Its Isotopes

Christian Miller, Ph.D., 2009
Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink, Advisor

Geochemical Tracers of Processes Affecting the Formation of Seafloor Hydrothermal Fluids and Deposits in the Manus Back-Arc Basin

Paul Craddock, Ph.D., 2009
Margaret Tivey and Wolfgang Bach, Advisors

Carbon Nanotube Synthesis and Detection: Limiting the Environmental Impact of Novel Technologies

Desirée Plata, Ph.D., 2009
Philip Gschwend and Christopher Reddy, Advisors

Halogenated1'-methyl-1,2'-bipyrroles (MBPs) in the Northwestern Atlantic

Kristen Pangallo, Ph.D., 2009
Christopher Reddy, Advisor

2008

Phosphate-Mineral Interactions and Potential Consequences for Nutrient Cycling

Richard Hunter Oates, S.M., 2008
William Martin, Advisor

2007

The Marine Biogeochemistry of Zinc Isotopes

Seth G. John, Ph.D., 2007
Edward Boyle, Advisor

Geomicrobiology of the Ocean Crust: The Phylogenetic Diversity, Abundance, and Distribution of Microbial Communities Inhabiting Basalt and Implications for Rock Alteration Processes

Cara Santelli, Ph.D., 2007
Wolfgang Bach, Katrina Edwards, Advisors

Geochemistry of Slow-Growing Corals: Reconstructing Sea Surface Temperature, Salinity and the North Atlantic Oscillation

Nathalie Goodkin, Ph.D., 2007
Konrad Hughen, William Curry, Advisors

The Temporal Dynamics of Terrestrial Organic Matter Transfer to the Oceans: Initial Assessment and Application

Nicholas Drenzek, Ph.D., 2007
Konrad Hughen, William Curry, Advisors

A Determination of Air-Sea Gas Exchange and Upper Ocean Biological Production From Five Noble Gases and Tritiugenic Helium-3

Rachel Stanley, Ph.D., 2007
William Jenkins, Advisor

2006

The Redox and Iron-Sulfide Geochemistry of Salt Pond and the Thermodynamic Constraints on Native Magnetotactic Bacteria

Peter Canovas III, S.M., 2006
Katrina Edwards, Wolfgang Bach, Advisors

Isotopic Constraints on the Sources and Associations of Organic Compounds on Marine Sediments

Helen White, Ph.D., 2006
Timothy Eglinton, Christopher Reddy, Advisors

Relating the Biogeochemistries of Zinc, Cobalt, and Phosphorous to Phytoplankton Activities in the Sea

Rachel Wisniewski, Ph.D., 2006
James Moffett, Sonya Dyhrman, Advisors

2005

Mechanisms of Metal Release from Contaminated Coastal Sediments

Linda Kalnejais, Ph.D., 2005
William Martin, Advisor

Chemical Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in Seawater: Structure, Cycling and the Role of Biology

Tracy Quan, Ph.D., 2005
Daniel Repeta, Advisor

2004

Determination of Sediment Provenance at Drift Sites Using Hydrogen Isotopes in Lipids

Amy Engelbrecht, S.M., 2004
Julian Sachs, Advisor

Molecular and Isotopic Records of Combustion Inputs to the Environment Over the Last 250 Years

Ana Lucia Lima, Ph.D., 2004
Timothy Eglinton and Christopher Reddy, Advisors

The Marine Geochemistry of Iron and Iron Isotopes

Bridget Bergquist, Ph.D., 2004
Edward Boyle, Advisor

2003

Radium Isotopes as Tracers of Coastal Circulation Pathways in the Mid-Atlantic Bight

Linda Rasmussen, Ph.D., 2003
Ken Buesseler, Advisor

The Marine Biogeochemistry of Molybdenum

Caroline Tuit, Ph.D., 2003
Gregory Ravizza, Advisor

Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Vent Fluids from the Northern Juan de Fuca Ridge

Anna Cruse, Ph.D., 2003
Jeffrey Seewald, Advisor

Decoupling of Iron and Phosphate in the Global Ocean

Payal Parekh, Ph.D., 2003
John Marshall, Ed Boyle, Advisors

Black Carbon in Marine Sediments: Quantification and Implications for the Sorption of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

AmyMarie Accardi-Dey, Ph.D., 2003
Philip Gschwend, Advisor