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Ken Buesseler

Ken Buesseler

Senior Scientist

Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

Senior Scientist

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2309

Fax: +1 508 457 2193


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WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 25

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.A. University of California, San Diego, 1981, Biochemistry/ Cell Biology
Ph.D. MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 1986, Marine Chemistry

Research Interests

Upper-ocean biogeochemical cycles and POC export fluxes; studies of scavenging and particle cycling processes using anthropogenic and naturally occurring radionuclides; geochemical studies of the Black Sea using Chernobyl radio tracers; plutonium isotopes and the behavior of fallout Pu in seawater and groundwater; use of radium isotopes and other tracers of submarine groundwater discharge.