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  • Rebuck, N.D., Hare, J.A., Wang, Z.A. The regional variability and historical record of carbonate chemistry on the U.S. northeast shelf (in prep).
  • Yu, P.*, Z.A. Wang, M. Zheng, J. Pan, Y. Bai, C. Liang. Effects of typhoons on surface seawater pCO2 and sea-air CO2 fluxes in the northern South China Sea (in prep).
  • Wang, Z.A. Organic carbon titration effects on the riverine CO2 system and inorganic carbon fluxes (in prep).
  • Wang, Z.A., G.L. Lawson, C.H. Pilskaln, C., and A.E. Maas. Seasonal Controls of Aragonite Saturation States and Impacts on Pteropod Abundance in the Gulf of Maine. JGR-Ocean (In review).
  • Bergan, A.J., G.L. Lawson, A.E. Maas, and Z.A. Wang. The effect of elevated carbon dioxide on the sinking and swimming of the shelled pteropod Limacina retroversa. ICES Journal of Marine Science (In minor revision).
  • Maas, A.E., G.L. Lawson, and Z.A. Wang. 2016. The metabolic response of Thecosome pteropods from the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans to the interactive stressors of high CO2 and low O2. Biogeosciences (Accepted).
  • Chu, S.N.*, Z.A. Wang, S. Doney, G.L. Lawson, and K.H. Hoering. 2016. Changes in anthropogenic carbon storage in the Northeast Pacific in the last decade. JGR-Ocean. doi: 10.1002/2016JC011775.
  • Wang, Z. A., K. D. Kroeger, N. K. Ganju and S. N. Chu. 2016. Intertidal salt marshes as an important source of inorganic carbon to the coastal ocean. Limnol. Oceanogr. doi: 10.1002/lno.10347.


  • Wang, Z. A., F. N. Sonnichsen, A. M. Bradley, K. A. Hoering, T. M. Lanagan, S. N. Chu, T. R. Hammar, and R. Camilli. 2015. In situ sensor technology for simultaneous spectrophotometric measurements of seawater total dissolved inorganic carbon and pH. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49. 4441-4449. doi: 10.1021/es504893n
  • Gledhill, D. K., M. M. White, J. Salisbury, H. Thomas, I. Mlsna, M. Liebman, B. Mook, J. Grear, A. C. Candelmo, R. C. Chambers, C. J. Gobler, C. W. Hunt, A. L. King, N. N. Price, S. R. Signorini, E. Standoff, C. Stymiest, R. A. Wahle, J. D. Waller, N. D. Rebuck, Z. A. Wang, T. L. Capson, J. R. Morrison, S. R. Cooley, and S. C. Doney. 2015. Ocean and Coastal Acidification off New England and Nova Scotia. Oceanography 28: 182-197.
  • McGillis, W. R., D. Y. Hsueh, Y. Zheng, M. Markowitz, R. Gibson, G. Bolduc, F. J. Fevrin, J. E. Thys, W. Noel, J. Paine, Z. A. Wang, K. Hoering, R. Hakimdavar, and P. J. Culligan. 2015. Carbon transport in rivers of southwest Haiti. Appl. Geochem. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.09.004


  • Mann, P. J., Spencer, R. G. M., Bienvenu, D. J. , Poulsen, J. R., Hernes, P. J., Fiske, G., Salter, M. E., Wang, Z. A., Hoering, K. A., Six, J., Holmes, R. M. 2014. The biogeochemistry of carbon across a gradient of streams and rivers within the Congo Basin. J. Geophys. Res. – Biogeosciences. doi:10.1002/2013JG002442.
  • Voss, B.M., Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B., Eglinton, T.I., Fiske, G., Wang, Z.A., Hoering, K.A., Montluçon, D.B., LeCroy, C., Pal, S., Marsh, S., Gillies, S.L., Janmaat, A., Bennett, M., Downey, B., Fanslau, J., Fraser, H., Macklam-Harron, G., Martinec, M., and Wiebe, B. 2014. Tracing river chemistry in space and time: Dissolved inorganic constituents of the Fraser River, Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 124, 283–308. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.09.006.


  • Signorini S. R., Mannino, A., Friedrichs, M., Najjar, R., Xue, J., Cai, W-J, Salisbury, J., and Wang, Z.A. Thomas, H., and Shadwick, E. 2013. Surface ocean pCO2 seasonality and sea-air CO2 flux estimates for the North American east coast. J. Geophys. Res. – Oceans 118, 1–22. DOI:10.1002/jgrc.20369.
  • Li, Q.*, Wang, F., Wang, Z. A., Yuan, D., Dai, M., Chen, J., Dai, J. and Hoering, K. A. 2013. An automated spectrophotometric analyzer for rapid single-point titration of seawater total alkalinity. 2013. Environmental Science & Technology. DOI: 10.1021/es402421a.
  • Wang, Z. A., Chu, S. N. and Hoering, H. A. 2013c. High-frequency spectrophotometric measurements of total dissolved inorganic carbon in seawater. Environmental Science and Technology 47: 7840−7847. DOI: 10.1021/es400567k.
  • Wang, Z. A., D. J. Bienvenu, P. J. Mann, H.A. Hoering, J. R. Poulsen, R. G. M. Spencer, and R. M. Holmes. 2013b. Inorganic carbon speciation and fluxes in the Congo River. Geophys. Res. Lett. 40: 1 – 6. DOI:10.1002/grl.50160
  • Wang, Z. A., Wanninkhof, R., Cai, W.-J., Byrne, R.H., Hu, X., Peng, T.-H., Huang, W.J. 2013a. The marine inorganic carbon system along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts of the United States: Insights from a transregional coastal carbon study. Limnology and Oceanography 58 (1): 325-342. DOI:10.4319/lo.2013.58.1.0325


  • Wang, Z.A.; Byrne, R.H. 2010. Summer-time CO2 fluxes and carbonate system behavior in the Mississippi River and Orinoco River Plumes in Proceedings of OceanObs'09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Annex), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, Hall, J., Harrison, D.E. & Stammer, D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306, doi:10.5270/OceanObs09.
  • Wang, Z. A., Liu, X., Byrne, R. H., Wanninkhof, R. H., Bernstein, R. E., Kaltenbacher, E. A., Patten, J. 2007. Simultaneous spectrophotometric flow-through measurements of pH, carbon dioxide fugacity, and total inorganic carbon in seawater. Analytica Chimica Acta, 596: 23-36.
  • John, D. E., Wang, Z. A., Liu, X., Byrne, R. H., Corredor, J. E., López, J. M., Cabrera, A., Bronk, D. A., Tabita, F. R., Paul, J. P. 2007. Phytoplankton carbon fixation gene (RuBisCO) transcripts and air-sea CO2 flux in the Mississippi River plume. The ISME Journal: 1-15.
  • Liu, X., Wang, Z. A., Byrne, R. H., Kaltenbacher, E., Bernstein, R. E. 2006. Spectrophotometric measurements of pH in-situ: laboratory and field evaluations of instrumental performance. Environ. Sci. Technol.: 40, 5036-5044.
  • Wang, Z. A., Cai, W. J., Wang, Y., Ji, H. 2005. The southeastern continental shelf of the United States as an atmospheric CO2 source and an exporter of inorganic carbon to the ocean. Continental Shelf Research, 25: 1917-1941.
  • Zhai, W., Dai, M., Cai, W., Wang, Y., Wang, Z. A. 2005. High partial pressure of CO2 and its maintaining mechanism in a subtropical estuary: the Pearl River estuary, China. Mar. Chem., 93: 21-32.
  • Wang, Z. A., Cai, W. J. 2004. Carbon dioxide degassing and inorganic carbon export from a marsh-dominated estuary (the Duplin River): a marsh CO2 pump. Limnol. Oceanogr., 49: 341-354.
  • Cai, W. J., Dai, M., Wang, Y., Zhai, W., Huang, T., Chen, S., Zhang, F., Chen., Z., Wang, Z. A. 2004. The biogeochemistry of inorganic carbon and nutrients in the Pearl River estuary and the adjacent Northern South China Sea. Continental Shelf Research, 24: 1301-1319.
  • Cai, W. J., Wang, Z. A., Wang, Y. 2003. The role of marsh-dominated heterotrophic continental margins in transport of CO2 between the atmosphere, the land-sea interface and the ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 30: 1849. 
  • Wang, Z. A., Cai, W. J., Wang, Y., Upchurch, B. L. 2003. A long pathlength liquid-core waveguide sensor for real-time pCO2 measurements at sea. Mar. Chem., 84: 73 – 84.
  • Wang, Z. A., Wang, Y. C., Cai, W. J., Liu, S. Y. 2002. A long pathlength spectrophotometric pCO2 sensor using a gas-permeable liquid-core waveguide. Talanta, 57: 69-80.


Wang, Z. A. and F. N. Sonnichsen. System and Method to Measure Dissolved Gases in Liquid. 2015. Attorney Docket No. WHO-DD-004USNP. Pending.


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