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Dr. Nelson M Frew

Dr. Nelson M Frew

Oceanographer Emeritus

Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2489

Fax: +1 508 457 2164


WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 04

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


A.S. Henry Ford Community College, 1966, Chemistry
B.S. University of Michigan, 1968, Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Washington, 1971, Chemistry

Research Interests

Chemistry and physics of the sea surface microlayer; sources, composition, and distribution of surface active organic materials in the marine microlayer; mechanisms of air-sea gas exchange; remote sensing of air-sea gas fluxes; applications of chromatography and mass spectrometry to characterization of marine organic matter.