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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Mea Cook

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Curriculum Vitae

Education
2006, Ph.D., Marine Geology & Geophysics, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography
1999, A.B., Geosciences, magna cum laude, Princeton University
1999, Certificate in Violoncello and Viola da Gamba Performance, Princeton University

Employment
2006-present, Postdoctoral Investigator, WHOI
1999-2006, Graduate Student, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography
1994-1996, Research Assistant, Surface Chemistry, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.

Honors
2005, Outstanding Student Paper Award, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California
2004, IMAGES Student Poster Prize, International Conference on Paleoceanography VIII, Biarritz, France
2001, IMAGES Student Poster Prize, International Conference on Paleoceanography VII, Sapporo, Japan
1999-2001, Stanley W. Watson Fellowship, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
1999-2001, Cherry L. Emerson Music Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1999, Edward Sampson, Class of 1914, Prize in Economic Geology, Princeton University

Publications
Galbraith, E. D., S. L. Jaccard, D. M. Sigman, T. F. Pederson, G. H. Haug, M. S. Cook, and J. Southon. Ice age carbon dioxide sequestration in a poorly-ventilated abyssal Pacific. Submitted to Science.
Brunelle, B. G., D. M. Sigman, M. S. Cook, L. D. Keigwin, G. H. Haug, B. Mingram, and G. Schettler. Evidence from diatom-bound nitrogen isotopes for Subarctic Pacific stratification during the last ice age and a link to North Pacific denitrification changes. Submitted to Paleoceanography.
2006, Cook, M. S., The paleoceanography of the Bering Sea during the last glacial cycle. PhD disseratation, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography.
2005, Cook, M. S., Keigwin, L. D., Sancetta, C. A., The deglacial history of surface and intermediate water of the Bering Sea, Deep-Sea Research II, 52:2163--2173.

Abstracts
2005, Cook, M. S., Keigwin, L. D., Evidence of Methane in Bering Sea Sediments During MIS3, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
2004, Cook, M. S., Keigwin, L. D., High resolution foraminifer oxygen isotope records of the deglaciation in the Bering Sea, International Conference on Paleoceanography VIII, Biarritz, France.
2003, Cook, M. S., Keigwin, L. D., The Deglaciation in the Bering Sea: New Results From High Accumulation Rate Cores, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
2001, Cook, M. S., Curry, W. B., Oppo, D. W., Holocene climate variability and thermohaline circulation in the Subtropical South Atlantic, International Conference on Paleoceanography VII, Sapporo, Japan.
1999, Cook, M. S., Late Maastrichtian populations of planktonic foraminifera of the South Atlantic, Princeton University Undergraduate Thesis. (advisor: Gerta Keller)
1996, Cook, M. S., Rolison, D. R., Hayes, E. A., Bessel, C. A., Ion Exchange Properties of Synthetic Zeolites in Non-Aqueous Media, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

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