Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Priya M. Ganguli
Priya M Ganguli's photoPriya M. Ganguli
Postdoctoral Scholar
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

Contact Information:
Work: 508 289 3954
Building: Watson Building 113

Mailing Address:
Mailstop 51
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

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Ph.D.  Earth Sciences, 2013, University of California, Santa Cruz

M.Sc.  Earth Sciences, 1998, University of California, Santa Cruz

B.Sc.  Geological Sciences, 1995, Indiana University, Bloomington


In prep   Ganguli, P.M.; Swarzenski, P.W.; Dimova, N.T.; Fisher A.T.; Conaway, C.H.;  Hohn, R.A.; Merckling, M.; Kehrlein, N.C.; Richardson, C.M.; Johnson, C.D.; Lamborg, C.H.; and Flegal, A.R. Driving mechanisms for monomethylmercury production and transport in nearshore surface water and groundwater: Younger Lagoon, California. In preparation for Marine Chemistry.

Submitted    Dimova, N.T.; Swarzenski, P.W.; Izbicki, J.A.; Ganguli, P.M.  Hydrogeologic controls on chemical transport at Malibu Lagoon, CA: Implications for land to sea exchange in coastal lagoon systems. Submitted to Journal of Hydrology-Regional Studies.

2015    Cossaboon, J.M.; Ganguli, P.M.; Flegal, A.R.  Mercury offloaded in Northern elephant seal hair impacts coastal seawater surrounding rookery. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112: 12058-12062, 2015.

2015   Voss, B.M.; Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B.; Eglinton, T.I.; Spencer, R.G.M.; Bulygina, E.; Galy, V.; Lamborg, C.H.; Ganguli, P.M.; Montluçon, D.B.; Marsh, S.; Gillies, S.L.; Fanslau, J.; Epp, A.; Luymes, R., Seasonal hydrology drives rapid shifts in the flux and composition of dissolved and particulate organic carbon and major and trace ions in the Fraser River. Canada. Biogeosciences 2015, 19, (12), 5597-5618.

2015    Johnson C.D.; Swarzenski, P.W.; Richardson; C.M., Smith; C.G.; Kroeger, K.D.; Ganguli, P.M. Ground-truthing electrical resistivity methods in support of submarine groundwater discharge studies: Examples from Hawaii, Washington,and California. Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics, 20, 81-87.  

2014   Ganguli, P.M., Swarzenski, P.W., Dulaiova, H., Glenn, C.R., and Flegal, A.R.  Mercury dynamics in a coastal aquifer: Maunalua Bay, Oʻahu, Hawai‘iEstuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 140, 52-65.

2012   Flegal, A.R., Gallon, C., Conaway, C.H., Ganguli, P.M.  All the lead in China.  Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 43 (17), p. 1869-1944.

2012   Ganguli, P.M., Conaway, C.H., Swarzenski, P.W., Izbicki, J.A., and Flegal, A.R.  Mercury speciation and transport via submarine groundwater discharge at a Southern California coastal lagoon systemEnvironmental Science and Technology, vol. 46 (3), p. 1480-1488.

2009   Black, F.J., Paytan, A., Knee, K.L., De Sieyes, N.R., Ganguli, P.M., Gray, E., and Flegal, A.R. Submarine groundwater discharge of total mercury and monomethylmercury to central California coastal waters. Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 43 (15), p. 5553-5559.

2009   Johnson, B.E., Esser, B.K., Whyte, D.C., Ganguli, P.M., Austin, C.M., and Hunt, J.R. Mercury accumulation and attenuation at a rapidly forming delta with a point source of mining waste. Science of the Total Environment, vol. 407 (18), p.5056-5070.

2001   Alleman, L.Y., Church, T.M., Ganguli, P.M., Véron, A.J., Flegal, A.R., and Hamelin, B.  Role of oceanic circulation on pollutant lead distribution in the South Atlantic. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography vol. 48 (13), p. 2855-2876.

2000   Ganguli, P.M., Mason, R.P., Flegal, A.R., Abu-Saba, K.E., and Anderson, R.S.  Mercury speciation in drainage from the New Idria Mine, CAEnvironmental Science and Technology, vol. 34 (22), p. 4773-4779.

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