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Ken Buesseler

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Dr Ken Buesseler of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Ken Buesseler is a Senior Scientist of Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.


  • B.A. University of California, San Diego, 1981, Biochemistry/ Cell Biology
  • Ph.D. MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 1986, Marine Chemistry

Research Interests[edit]

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.

The Longest Swim Support Team[edit]

He will participate in research during Ben Lecomte's The Longest Swim across the Pacific Ocean along with the following scientists, researchers and physicians:

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