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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink

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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION: Dr. rer. nat. 1994 Max-Planck-Institute Chemistry, Mainz, Germany --- AW Hofmann (advisor) Diplom 1989 University of Goettingen (Geology), Germany --- H-J Behr (advisor) Vordiplom 1985 Technical University Clausthal (Geology), Germany. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Senior Scientist, 2010, Tenured Associate Scientist, 2004-2009, Associate Scientist at WHOI, untenured June 2000 to May 2004 Assistant Scientist at WHOI, July 1996 to June 2000 Postdoctoral Scholar at WHOI, Woods Hole, USA, Nov. 1994 to June 1996 Max-Planck-Research-Fellow, MPI f. Chemistry, Mainz, June 1994 to Nov. 1994 Guest Student, Dept. Geol. & Geophys., WHOI, Woods Hole Oct. 1993 to Dec. 1993 Ph.D. student, Max-Planck-Institute f. Chemistry, Mainz, April 1991 to July 1994 Civil Service, Internal Medicine, Univ. Hospital Goettingen Dec. 1989 to Mar. 1991 Analytical Assistant, University of Goettingen, Germany June 1989 to Dec. 1989 Teaching Assistant, University of Goettingen, Germany April 1986 to July 1988 AWARDS: 1994 Dissertation Award of the Johannes-Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany 1994 WHOI Postdoctoral Fellowship (advisors: MD Kurz, GE Ravizza, SR Hart, N Shimizu) PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Geophysical Union, The Geochemical Society, European Union of Geosciences, Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft, Geologische Vereinigung, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker. RESEARCH INTERESTS: Element exchange between mantle, oceanic crust, continental crust and seawater; Marine isotope records; Continental weathering; Flux of extraterrestrial matter to Earth; Dispersal of anthropogenic and volcanogenic platinum group elements, Global bedrock geology. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: WHOI (Non Education Related): NENIMF Management Restructuring Committee, 2005 “Deep Ocean Exploration Institute” Proposal Review Committee, 2005 Search Committee “NENIMF Director”, 2004/5 Chair of Ad Hoc Review Committee: Glenn Gaetani (Assoc. Sci., untenured, MG&G), 2004 Chair of Search Committee: Non-traditional Isotope Geochemistry (MC&G), 2004 Interim Director: Northeast National Ion Microprobe Facility (NENIMF), Oct. 2003-Dec. 2005 Internal Ad Hoc Review Committee: Katrina Edwards (Assoc. Sci, untenured), 2003 Search Committee: Upper Ocean Processes (MC&G), 2003 NENIMF Oversight Committee (with T Grove, SR Hart, F Spear, J Webster), Sept. 2002 to Oct. 2003 Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department Safety Committee, 2002 to 2003 ICP-Facility Steering Committee (with L Ball, R Francois, SR Hart, KWW Sims, S Thorrold), since 2002 Search Committee: Isotope Geochemistry (MC&G), 2001 to 2003 PIMMS (Plasma Ionization Multi-collector Mass Spectrometer) Evaluation Committee, 2000/2001 Search Committee: Open Search (MC&G), 1999 to 2000 Search Committee: Upper Ocean (MC&G), 2000 to 2001 Chair of Search Committee: Geomicrobiology (MC&G), 1998 ICP-Facility Committee (with L Ball, R Francois, G Ravizza), 1997 to 2002 Outside WHOI (Other than attendance at Society/National Meetings and Workshops): GERM Scientific Advisory Committee. Invited Lecturer: 5th Austral Summer Institute, University of Concepcion, Chile, Marine Radiogenic Isotope Records, Jan. 10-14, 2005. Invited Participant: 1st CHRONOS Geochemical Cycles Workshop, San Antonio, Texas, June 25-26, 2004 Working group: River Database. Discussion leader (with L Derry), GERM meeting, Lyon, France, May 2003 Invited Participant: GEOSECS II planning workshop, Toulouse, France, April 2003 Chair of Session 22: Erosion Factory (GERM) Geochemical Signatures and Proxies of Weathering (2002 VM Goldschmidt Conference, jointly with J Gaillardet) Editor (jointly with B Schmitz): Accretion of Extraterrestrial Matter Throughout Earth s History, Kluwer Acad./Plenum Publ., 466 p., 2001 External referee of Dr. Thomas Meisel's Habilitation, (University of Leoben, Austria), 2000 Chair of Sessions: Geochemical Perspectives on Weathering and Continent Formation and Evolution III: Recycling and Subduction Flux (1999 VM Goldschmidt Conference) Convener of Union Session: Accretion of extraterrestrial matter throughout Earth s history (1998 Fall AGU Meeting, jointly with B Schmitz) High-School Science Fair Judge, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 (Falmouth High School, MA) Lecturer in the Joy of Learning Program, 1998 (Falmouth Public Library, MA) Over 100 reviews of manuscripts, proposals, and books for ACS-PRF, Appl Rad Isotopes, Biogeochem, Cambridge Univ Press, Chem Geol, Deep-Sea Res. I, EPSL, Environ Sci Technol, FWF-Austria, G-cubed, Geochem Intern, Geochem J, GCA, Geology, Geostand Newslett, JGR–Solid Earth, Marine Chem, Nature, NERC, Paleoceanography, Rev Mineral Geochem, Science, Terra Nova, US NSF EAR&OCE. PARTICIPATION IN WHOI EDUCATION PROGRAM: 12.754 Introduction to Isotope Chemistry (jointly with M Kurz and KWW Sims), Fall semester 2003 12.744 Marine Isotope Geochemistry (jointly with KO Buesseler, M Charette, WJ Jenkins, MD Kurz), Spring semesters 1998, 2000, 2002 12.759 Seminar in Marine Chemistry (jointly with MK Tivey), Spring semester 1998: Analytical Instrumentation, Spring semester 1999: Landmark Papers in Chemical Oceanography NER-COSEE Survey Evaluation, 7/2003 Member of Joint Committee for Chemical Oceanography in the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography, 2003 to 2004 Member of Education Council (MC&G Dept. representative), 2002 to 2004 Chair of PhD-thesis defense: Anna M Cruse, 10/2002 Member of thesis committees - Bridget Bergquist (MC&G), Rhea Workman (G&G), Seth John (MC&G), 2002 to 2004 Chair of thesis proposal defense: Ana Lima, Amy Marie Accardi, 2001; Paul Craddock, 2005 Chair of MIT/WHOI general exam committee, MC&G : Amy Marie Accardi, Linda Kalnejais, Ana Lima, 2001 Academic advisor for incoming MIT/WHOI Joint Program students (jointly with K Ruttenberg), 1998 to 2000 Summer Student Fellow admission (MC&G Dept. representative), 1998-2000 Summer Lecture Series seminars: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004 Summer Studen Fellow banquet lecture: 2005 SUPERVISION AT WHOI: Part-time Helper: Max von der Heydt, Jan. 1999 to June 2000 (High School Student) Research Assistant III: Tracy Abbruzzese (jointly with G Ravizza), since Aug. 1999 Research Specialists: Lary A Ball (ICP-Facility), since 1997; Graham D Layne (NENIMF), 2003 to 2005 Guest Students: Brett D Walker (UCSC), Summer 2004 (WHOI Summer Student Fellow) Lillie A Jaffe (UCSD), Summer 2000 (WHOI Summer Student Fellow) Andrew D Jacobson (Dartmouth College), Fall 1998 Oliver Woodhouse (Univ. Southampton, UK, jointly with G Ravizza), Summer 1998 Tim Donovan (Univ. Southampton, UK), Summer 1997 MIT/WHOI JP Students: Christian Miller, since Aug. 2003 Emily Slaby, Summer 2000 Payal Parekh, Summer 1998 Post-Doc Fellows: Dr. Stefan Schroeder (MIT; at WHOI jointly with G Ravizza), 2001 to 2003 Dr. Robyn Hannigan (jointly with E Sholkovitz), 1997 to 1999 Guest Investigators: Dr. Hassan M Baioumy (Cairo, Egypt) Mary Sears Visitor Program, Feb. 2004 to Aug. 2004 Dr. Martin Rosner (Potsdam Univ., Germany; jointly with W Bach), Nov. 2003 to May 2004, 2005, 2006 Dr. Candace E Martin (ANU, Canberra, Australia), Oct. to Dec. 1998, Jan. 2000, Jan. 2005 CRUISE PARTICIPATION: Jan/Feb 1993: R/V SONNE: The St. Helena Hotspot, Las Palmas/Canary Islands to Cape Town/South Africa (50 days). July 7, 2004 R/V Tioga: The Hudson River Estuary, Jersey City (1 day). INVITED LECTURES: Tulane U, New Orleans, Earth & Environ. Sci. Dept. (04/15/05) The Chixculub impact and Deccan volcanism at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. Stanford U, Palo Alto, Geol. & Environm. Sci., USA (03/01/05) The marine osmium isotope record. Texas A&M U., College Station, G&G Dept. brown-bag Seminar, USA (03/26/04) The use of digital geologic maps to estimate river chemistry. Texas A&M U., College Station, G&G Dept. Colloquium Series, USA (03/25/04) Extraterrestrial impact and Deccan volcanism at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary - Alvarez et al. vs Officer & Drake revisited. Dartmouth College, Earth Sci. Dept., USA (02/14/03) A new initiative investigating links between bedrock geology and river chemistry. MIT, Chem. Ocean. Mar. Geol. Seminar, USA (11/22/02) Quantitative bedrock geology and river chemistry. AGU (2001 Fall Meeting) The global significance of organic-rich sediments for the crustal TOC, Re, and Os cycles. AGU (2001 Fall Meeting) Osmium transport from the continents to the ocean. Yale U., Topics in Global Change, USA (10/29/01) The global significance of organic-rich sediments for the crustal Re, Os and Corg inventories. 31th IGC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (08/16/00) Interpreting the marine osmium isotope record. U Rhode Island, School of Oceanography, USA (04/07/00) Sources and sinks of osmium in seawater. AGU (2000 Ocean Sciences Meeting) Osmium supply to the West Pacific Ocean from New Guinea. AGU (1999 Fall Meeting) The PGE-budget and Re-Os isotope systematics of the eroding continental crust. Cornell U., Earth Sci. Dept., Ithaca, USA (05/04/99) What does the marine osmium isotope record tell us about continental weathering? MPI Chemistry, Mainz, Germany (03/25/99) The marine Os isotope record - what have we learned since 1992? March 25, 1999, A geochemical symposium in honor of AW Hofmann s 60th birthday. MIT, Chem. Ocean. Mar. Geol. Seminar, USA (02/20/98) Continental weathering and the marine Os isotope record. AGU (1997 Fall Meeting) Effects of surficial processes on the marine Os isotope record. GSA (1997 Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA) The effects of surficial processes on the marine Os and Sr isotope records. U Minnesota at Minneapolis, Dept. Geol. Geophys., USA (04/18/97) The marine Os isotope record: General overview of research on cosmic dust, anthropogenic pollution, continental runoff, etc. Dartmouth College, Earth Sci. Dept., USA (02/17/97) The effects of global glaciations on the marine Os and Sr isotope record. U Quebec at Montreal, GEOTOP, Canada (04/22/96) The influence of continental weathering on the marine Os and Sr isotope records. U Maryland at College Park, Dept. Geol., USA (03/05/96) Continental runoff and cosmic dust as sources of osmium in seawater. U Bonn, Inst. Geowiss., Germany (10/94) Bilanzierung des Blei-transfers vom Mantel in die kontinentale Kruste mit Hilfe metallreicher Sedimente. U Goettingen, IGDL, Germany (9/94) Die 187Os/186Os Meerwasser-Entwicklung seit 85 Millionen Jahren. AGU (1994 Spring Meeting) Seawater Os-isotope variations over the past 80 million years.

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