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Aleck Wang


Kate Morkeski

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Zoe Sandwith


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Sophie Chu


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Mallory Ringham


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Shuzhen Song


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Peisong Yu


Yabin Men

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Enrique Luque


Principal Investigator



Zhaohui 'Aleck' Wang
Associate Scientist
Marine Chemisty & Geochemistry
Office Phone: 508 289 3676
Fax: +1 508 457 2183
Email: zawang@whoi.edu


WHOI website: http://www.whoi.edu/hpb/Site.do?id=8872
CV: http://www.whoi.edu/cms/files/Wang_CV_20150413_full_209564.pdf

Education:
  • Ph.D., Marine Science, 2003, University of Georgia
  • M.S., Oceanography, 1998, University of New Hampshire
  • B.S., Marine Chemistry, 1994, Xiamen University

Research Interests:

  • Carbonate chemistry, ocean acidification, coastal and wetland inorganic carbon cycle, riverine CO2 systems
  • Sensing technologies and in-situ sensors for measurements of the aquatic CO2 system (pH, pCO2/fCO2, dissolved inorganic carbon, and total alkalinity), nutrients, and metals

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Research Assistants



Kate Morkeski
Research Assistant III
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry
Office Phone: 508 289 3881
Fax: +1 508 457 2183
Email: kmorkeski@whoi.edu

Education: 

  • M.S. Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007
  • Thesis: Effects of eastern hemlock trees on nutrient cycling in southern Appalachian headwater streams
  • B.S. Environmental Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2004, magna cum laude

Research interests:

  • Biogeochemistry and carbonate chemistry in rivers, coastal waters, and oceans. 

Publications:

  • Wollheim, W.M., Harms, T.K., Peterson, B.J., Morkeski, K., Hopkinson, C.S., Stewart, R.J., Gooseff, M.N., Briggs, M.A., 2014. Nitrate uptake dynamics of surface transient storage in stream channels and fluvial wetlands. Biogeochemistry.
  • Webster, J.R., Morkeski, K., Wojulewski, C.A., Niederlehner, B.R., Benfield, E.F., Elliott, K.J., 2012. Effects of hemlock mortality on streams in the southern Appalachian Mountains. The American Midland Naturalist. 168:112-131.
  • Briggs, M.A., Gooseff, M.N., Peterson, B.J., Morkeski, K., Wollheim, W., Hopkinson, C.S., 2010. Surface and hyporheic transient storage dynamics throughout a coastal stream network. Water Resources Research. 46(6). W06516



Zoe Sandwith
Research Assistant III
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry
Office Phone: +1 508 289 3942
zsandwith@whoi.edu

Publications:

  • Stanley, R.H.R., Sandwith, Z.O., and Williams, W.J., 2014. Rates of summertime biological productivity in the Beaufort Gyre: A comparison between the low and record-low ice conditions of August 2011 and 2012. Hournal of Marine Systems, 147, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.04.006
  • Nelson, J.R., Bouchard, C., Madsen, M., Praebel, K., Rondeau, E.B., von Schalburg, K., Leong, J., Jantzen, S.G., Sandwith, Z.O., Puckett, S., Messmer, A.M., Fevolden, S., and Koop, B., 2013. Microsatellite loci for genetic analysis of the arctic gadids Boreogadus saida and Arctogadus glacialis. Conservation Genetics Resources, 5(2):445-448, DOI: 10.1007/s12686-012-9824-1
  • Lett, R.E., and Sandwith, Z., 2007. Geochemical orientation surveys in the Quesnel Terrane between Quesnel and Williams Lake, central British Columbia (NTS 093A, B, G). Geological Fieldwork, Paper 2008-1
  • Lett, R., Logan, J., and Sandwith, Z.. A multimedia geochemical orientation study over the Jen Claims (Murray property), Blackwater River area, BC (NTS 93G03)




Graduate Students



Sophie N. Chu
Graduate Student
MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Chemical Oceanography
Office Phone: 508-289-4816
Email: schu@whoi.edu

MIT: https://eapsweb.mit.edu/people/sochu

Education:

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, 2009

Research Interests:

  • Seawater carbonate chemistry, ocean acidification, salt marsh carbon cycling, in situ chemical sensor development, climate change, environmental impacts of human activities

Publications:

  • Wang, Z.A., Kroeger, K.D., Ganju, N.K., Gonneea, M.E., and Chu, S.N., 2016. Intertidal salt marshes as an important source of inorganic carbon to the coastal ocean, Limnology and Oceanography, DOI: 10.1002/lno.10347
  • Chu, S.N., Wang, Z.A., Doney, S.C., Lawson, G.L., and Hoering, K.A., 2016. Changes in anthropogenic carbon storage in the Northeast Pacific in the last decade, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, 4618-4632, DOI:10.1002/2016JC011775
  • Wang, Z.A., Sonnichsen, F.N., Bradley, A.M., Hoering, K.A., Lanagan, T.M., Chu, S.N., Hammar,, T.R., and Camilli, R., 2015. An in-situ sensor technology for simultaneous spectrophotometric measurements of seawater total dissolved inorganic carbon and pH, Environ. Sci. Tech., 49(7), 4441-4449, DOI: 10.1021/es504893n
  • Wang, Z.A., Chu, S.N., Hoering, K.A., 2013. High-frequency spectrophotometric measurements of total dissolved inorganic carbon in seawater, Environ. Sci. Tech., 47(14), 7840-7, DOI: 10.1021/es400567k
  • Chu, S.N., Zhang, H., Maher, C., McDonald, J.D., Zhang, X., Ho, S.M., Yan, B., Chillrud, S., Perera, F., Factor, P., and Miller, R.L., 2013. Prenatal and postnatal polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure, airway hyperreactivity and beta 2 adrenergic receptor function in sensitized mouse offspring, Journal of Toxicology, DOI: 10.1155/2013/603581
  • Niedzwiecki, M., Zhu, H., Corson, L., Grunig, G., Factor, P.H., Chu, S.N., Jiang, H., Miller, R.L., 2012 Prenatal exposure to allergen, DNA methylation, and allergy in grandoffspring mice, Allergy, 67(7), 904-10, DOI:10.1111/j.1398-9995.2012.02841.x
  • Chu, S.N., Sands, S., Tomasik, M.R., Lee, P.S., and McNeill, V.F., 2010. Ozone oxidation of surface-adsorbed polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): Role of PAH-surface interaction, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132(45), 15968–75, DOI: 10.1021/ja1014772.



Mallory Ringham
Graduate Student
MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Chemical Oceanography
Office Phone: 508-289-3886
Email: mringham@whoi.edu

MIT: https://eapsweb.mit.edu/people/mcringha

Education:

  • M.S. Earth Sciences, 2015, Syracuse University
  • B.S. Physics & Chemical Engineering, 2013, Syracuse University

Research Interests:

  • Carbonate chemistry, clumped and stable isotopes, sensor and sampler development

Publications:

  • Ringham, M.C., Hoke, G.D., Huntington, K.W., and Aranibar, J.N., 2016. Influence of vegetation type and site-to-site variability on soil carbonate clumped isotope records, Andean piedmont of central Argentina (33-34⁰S), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 440, 1-11. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.02.003

  • Burgener, L., Huntington, K.W., Hoke, G.D., Schauer, A., Ringham, M.C., Latorre, C., and Díaz, F.P. Variations in soil carbonate formation and seasonal bias over >4 km of relief in the western Andes (30⁰S) revealed by clumped isotope thermometry, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 441, 188-189. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.02.033




Shuzhen Song
Visiting PhD Student, 2016-2018
East China Normal University





Visiting Scholars



Peisong Yu
Ph.D. Guest Investigator, 2014-2015 and 2016-2017
the Second Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration of China
pyu@whoi.edu



Yabin Men
Ph.D. Guest Investigator, 2016-2017
Chief Senior Engineer, National Ocean Technology Center
State Oceanic Administration of China
Office Phone: +1 508 289 2072
ymen@whoi.edu

 



Eyal Wurgaft
Postdoctoral Investigator, 2016





Lab Alumni



Visiting Scholars



Enrique Garcia Luque
Ph.D. Guest Investigator, 2016
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Chemistry
Universidad de Cádiz
enrique.luque@uca.es

Dr. Chunlin Ning
PhD Guest Investigator, 2014-2015
the First Institute of Oceanography
State Oceanic Administration of China


Dr. Quanlong Li
PhD Guest Investigator, 2011-2012
Xiamen University



WHOI Summer Student Fellows



Stacey Felgate, University of the Highlands and Islands, 2016

Lloyd Anderson, Bowdoin College, 2015

Alterra Sanchez, San Diego State University, 2013

Jacinta Edebeli, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011



Guest Students



Katie Carter, Bowdoin College, 2015

Juliette Parmenter, Meridian Academy, 2014

Dmitro Martynowych, Scranton University, 2014

Lenna Quackenbush, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2013

Yue Qiu, Oberlin College, 2013

Yujuan Zhou, Ocean University of China, 2012

Robert "Nick" Tuttle, Drexel University, 2012

Kelly Knorr, University of Rhode Island, 2012

Mohammad M. Uddin, University of New Hampshire, 2011

Cris Luttazi, Kingston University, 2010, 2011

Charles Zhu, Yale University, 2010



 

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