Former Ph.D. Students
Xuyuan "Ellen" Ai
On the Role of the Southern Ocean in the Glacial-Interglacial Cycles of the Past 460,000 Years: Changes in Wind-Driven Upwelling and Ocean Front Position Revealed by Reconstructed Surface Ocean Nutrient Conditions and Temperatures"
Last known address: Max Planck Institute, Mainz, Germany.
Victoria Hoi-Yee Luu
"Modern-ocean ground-truthing of nitrogen isotopes in scleractinian corals: A proxy for surface nutrient conditions"
Last known address: Marine Resource Management Specialist, NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, MA.
"Development and application of biogenic mineral-bound nitrogen isotope measurements to the million-year timescale"
Last known address: Research Fellow, Department of Earth Science, University of Cambridge, UK
"Use of the Nitrate Isotopes in the Ocean Interior to Explore the Isotop8c Composition of Sinking Nitrogen and its Implications for Marine Biogeochemical Cycles"
Last known address: Department of Geosciences, Princeton University
Xingchen "Tony" Wang
(Former Student and Postdoctoral Fellow 2016)
"Nitrogen Isotopes in Scleractinian Corals: Modern Ocean Studies and Paleoceanographic Applications"
Last known address: Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Boston College, MA
“Physiological and Environmental Controls on the Nitrogen and Oxygen Isotope
Fractionation of Nitrate During Its Assimilation by Marine Phytoplankton”
Last known address: Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC, University of Tasmania, Australia
(Former Student and NERC Independent Research Fellow)
“Glacial/Interglacial and Deglacial Changes in Ocean Circulation and their Consequences for the Global Carbon Cycle: A Model Study”
Last known address: Assistant Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
"Nitrate Isotope Dynamics in the Southern Ocean"
Last known address: Managing Director, Cartesian Re, New York, NY
Haojia (Abby) Ren,
"Development and Paleoceanographic Application of Planktonic Foraminifera bound Nitrogen Isotopes"
Last known address: Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, Taiwan National University, Taipai, TW
Brigitte G. Brunelle
"Nitrogen Isotope Contraints on the Biogeochemistry and Paleoclimatology of The Subarctic North Pacific"
Last known address: Project Scientist, Department of Defense, Washington, DC
Angela Noel Knapp
"The Stable Isotopic Composition of Dissolved Organic Nitrogen and Nitrate in the Subtropical Ocean"
Last known address: Assistant Professor, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
"Studies of Reactive Nitrogen in the Atmosphere Using Global Modeling and Stable Isotope Measurements"
Last known address: Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI
Visitors and Former Group Members
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Assistant Professor of Coastal Geology, School for the Environment, U Mass. Boston
Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Southhampton
Former Visiting Fellow
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yuwei "Cindy" Wang
Former Visiting Research Collaborator
Former Lab Manager
Former Lab Manager
Former Visiting Scientist
Preston Cosslett Kemeny
Former Research Associate
California Institute of Technology
Former Research Scholar
University of California, Irvine
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2015
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 9/11-8/13
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 9/09-7/13
University of Capetown, South Africa
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 7/08 – 9/10
High Meadows Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 5/07 – 8/11
University of Connecticut, Groton, CT
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 1/05 – 8/07
Pomona College, Claremont, CA
Agatha de Boer
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 5/03 – 12/05; co-advised by Robbie Toggweiler of GFDL
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 5/02 – 5/04
University of Basel, Switzerland
Rebecca Robinson Graham
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 9/01 – 8/05
University of Rhode Island, RI