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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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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.