John W.H. Dacey

Associate Scientist                                                                   Tel:  (508) 289-2327
Department of Biology                                                             FAX:  (508) 457-2169
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution                                    Emailjdacey@whoi.edu
Woods Hole, Massachusetts  02543

EDUCATION:
B.Sc.,  University of King's College, 1973
Ph.D.,  Michigan State University, 1979

EXPERIENCE:
Postdoctoral Scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1979-80
Guest Lecturer, Marine Ecology Course, M.B.L., 1980-83
Postdoctoral Scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1980
Assistant Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1980-84
Associate Scientist with Tenure, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1988-present

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Chemical Society
American Geophysical Union

AWARDS:
Murray F. Buell Award, Ecological Society of America, 1979

EDITORIAL BOARDS:
Functional Ecology (British Ecological Society)  1987-present
Vegetatio (Kluwers) 1990-1993

COMMITTEES:
Education Committee, Ecological Society of America, 1980-82
International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) Science Steering Committee, 1990-93

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION COMMITTEES:
Graduate Admissions Committee, 1983-84
Coastal Research Center Advisory Committee, 1984-87
Postdoctoral Fellowship Committee, 1989-92, 94-95
Advisory Committee on Computing, 1994-present
Information Systems Council, 1997-present

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
1979    Dacey, J.W.H., and M.J. Klug.  Methane efflux from lake sediments through water lilies.              Science 203:  1253-1255.
1980    Dacey, J.W.H.  Internal winds in water lilies: an adaptation for life in anaerobic sediments.              Science 210:  1017-1019.
1981    Dacey, J.W.H.  Pressurized ventilation in the yellow water lily.  Ecology 62:  1137-1147. 1984    Dacey, J.W.H. and B.L. Howes.  Water uptake by roots control water table movement
            and sediment oxidation in short Spartina marsh.  Science 224:
 487-489.
1984    Wakeham, S.G., B.L. Howes, and J.W.H. Dacey.  Dimethylsulfide in a stratified coastal
            salt pond.  Nature 310:  770-772.

1984    Dacey, J.W.H., S.G. Wakeham, and B.L. Howes.  Henry's Law constants for
            dimethylsulfide in freshwater and sea water.  Geophys. Res. Lett. 11: 991-994.
1985    King, G.M., B.L. Howes, and J.W.H. Dacey.  Short term end products of sulfate
            reduction: formation of acid volatile sulfides, elemental sulfur, and pyrite.  Geochim.
            Cosmochim. Acta 49:  1561-1566.

1986    Dacey, J.W.H. and S.G. Wakeham.  Oceanic dimethylsulfide:  production during
            zooplankton grazing on phytoplankton. Science 233:  1314-1316.
1987    Dacey, J.W.H.  Knudsen-transitional flow and gas pressurization in Nelumbo. Plant
            Physiology 85:  199-203.

1987    Wakeham, S.G., B.L. Howes, J.W.H. Dacey, R.P. Schwarzenbach, and J. Zeyer.
             Biogeochemistry of dimethylsulfide in a seasonally stratified coastal salt pond. Geochim.
             Cosmochim. Acta.  51:  1675-1684.

1987    Dacey, J.W.H., G.M. King, and S.G. Wakeham.  Factors controlling emission of
            dimethylsulfide from coastal salt marshes.  Nature 330:  643-645.
1987    Dacey, J.W.H. and N.V. Blough.  Hydroxide decomposition of DMSP to form DMS. 
            Geophysical Research Letters 14 (12):  1246-1249.

1989    Wakeham, S.G. and J.W.H. Dacey.  Biogeochemical cycling of dimethylsulfide in marine
            environments.  p. 152-166, in:  E.S. Saltzman and W.J.
Cooper (eds.), Biogenic Sulfer in
            the Environment, American Chemical
Society.  Symposium Series, No. 393.
1993    Dacey, J.W.H. and D.J. Cooper.  Dynamics of dimethylsulfide in coastal waters and the
            marine atmosphere: a need for platform observations.  Mar.
Tech. Soc. J. 27:  72-77. 1993    Ledyard, K.M., E.F. DeLong, and J.W.H. Dacey.  Characterization of a DMSP-
            degrading bacterial isolate from the Sargasso Sea.  Arch. Microbiol.
160:  312-318. 1993    Hill, R.W., J.W.H. Dacey, J.E. McDowell, and D.F. Leavitt.  The impact of feeding by
            mussels and scallops on production of dimethylsulfide from
marine phytoplankton.  Biol.
            Bull. 185:  322-323.

1994    Dacey, J.W.H., B.G. Drake, and M.J. Klug.  Stimulation of methane emission from a
            CO2- enriched salt marsh.  Nature 370:  47-49.

1994    Ledyard, K.M. and J.W.H. Dacey.  Dimethylsulfide production from
            dimethylsulfoniopropionate by a marine bacterium.  Mar. Ecol. Prog.  Ser. 110: 95-103. 1994    Dacey, J.W.H., G.M. King, and P.S. Lobel.  Herbivory by reef fishes and production of
            dimethylsulfide and acrylic acid.  Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 112:
67-74.
1995    Hill, R.W., J.W.H. Dacey, and D.A. Krupp. Dimethylsulfoniopropionate in reef corals. 
            Bull. Mar. Sci. 57:  489-494.

1995    Hill, R.W., J.W.H. Dacey, D.K.D. Hill, J.E. McDowell, and D.F. Leavitt. Accumulation
            and retention of dimethylsulfoniopropionate by bivalve
molluscs: high and non normal
            variation. Biol. Bull. 189:  233-234.

1995    White, B.A., R.W. Hill, and J.W.H. Dacey.  Accumulation of dimethylsulfoniopropionate
             in Geukensia demissa depends on trophic
interactions. Biol. Bull. 189:  235-236.
1996    Ledyard, K.M. and J.W.H. Dacey.  Microbial cycling of DMSP and DMS in coastal and
            oligotrophic sea water.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 41:  33-40.