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Andrew McDonnell

Assistant Professor

Chemical Oceanography
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
Institute of Marine Science
Irving II 231
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7220
(907) 474-7529
Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday
2-3 pm
231 Irving II
Massachusetts Institute of Technoloy/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Ph.D., Chemical Oceanography
University of California Los Angeles
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Curriculum Vitae
Boyd, P.W., McDonnell, A.M.P., Valdes, J., LeFevre, D., Gall, M.P. 2015. RESPIRE: an in situ particle interceptor to conduct particle remineralization and microbial dynamics studies in the ocean's Twilight Zone. Limnol. Oceanogr. Methods. 13:494-508. doi: 10.1002/lom3.10043

McDonnell, A.M.P., Boyd, P.W., Buesseler, K.O.. 2015. Effects of sinking velocities and microbial respiration rates on the attenuation of particulate carbon fluxes through the mesopelagic zone Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 28 doi: doi:10.1002/2014GB004935

McDonnell, A.M.P., Lam, P.J., Lamborg, C.H., Buesseler, K.O., Sanders, R., Riley, J.S., Marsay, C., Smith, H.E.K., Sargent, E.C., Lampitt, R.S., Bishop, J.K.B.. 2015. The oceanographic toolbox for the collection of sinking and suspended marine particles. Progress in Oceanography. doi: doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2015.01.007

C. Hauri, P. Winsor, L. W. Juranek, A. M. P. McDonnell, T. Takahashi and J. T. Mathis. 2013. Wind-driven mixing causes a reduction in the strength of the continental shelf carbon pump in the Chukchi Sea Geophysical Research Letters. 40(22):5932-5936. doi: Doi 10.1002/2013gl058267 <Go to ISI>://000328210600020

Hauri, C., Gruber, N., McDonnell, A.M.P., Vogt, M.. 2013. The intensity, duration, and severity of low aragonite saturation state events on the California continental shelf Geophysical Research Letters. doi: doi:10.1002/grl.50618

Hauri, C., Gruber, N., Vogt, M., Doney, S.C., Feely, R.A., Lachkar, Z., Leinweber, A., McDonnell, A.M.P., Munnich, M., Plattner, G.-K.. 2013. Spatiotemporal variability and long-term trends of ocean acidification in the California Current System Biogeosciences. 10:193-216. doi: doi:10.5194/bg-10-193-2013

McDonnell, A. M. P., Buesseler, K.O.. 2012. A new method for the estimation of sinking particle fluxes from measurements of the particle size distribution, average sinking velocity, and carbon content Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 10:329-346. doi: DOI:10.4319/lom.2012.10.329 [pdf]

Buesseler, K.O., McDonnell, A.M.P., Schofield, O.M., Steinberg, D.K., Duckow, H.W.. 2010. High particle export over the continental shelf of the west Antarctic Peninsula Geophysical Research Letters. 37:L22606. doi: DOI:10.1029/2010GL045448. [pdf]

McDonnell, A.M.P., Buesseler, K.O.. 2010. Variability in the average sinking velocity of marine particles. Limnology and Oceanography. 55(5):2085-2096. doi: DOI:10.4319/10.2010.55.5.2085 [pdf]

Beving, D.E., McDonnell, A.M.P., Yang, W., Yan, Y.,. 2006. Corrosion Resistant High-Silica-Zeolite MFI Coating J. Electrochem. Soc.. 153:325-329.

  • Ocean Biogeochemical Cycles
  • Marine Particle Dynamics
  • Ocean Acidification
  • Oceanographic Optics
  • Marine Microplastic Debris
Current Research Projects
MSL F 294 The Oceans and Global Change, Fall 2014
MSL F660 Chemical Oceanography
MSL F694 Chemical, Physical and Biological Interactions in the Oceans (Fall, odd years)
MSL F492/M Marine Science Seminar
MSL F62- Observational Oceanography (course under development)
Lab Centers
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