Photo of Ken using the binoculars to look at the Aluetian Islands during Bering Sea 2003
Looking at the Aluetian Islands during Bering Sea 2003

Ken Bruland

Distinguished Professor of Ocean Sciences
Crown College
Ocean Sciences Department
University of California
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz CA 95064
831-459-4587 (office)
831-459-2682 (lab)
831-459-4882 (fax)
photo of Ken showing a National Geographic article about the Bering Sea during the cruise there in 2003
Teaching about the Bering Sea during the cruise in 2003
(go back to CV since 2000)

EMPLOYMENT

2003-current  Distinguished Professor of Ocean Sciences, University of California at Santa Cruz

1984-2003  Professor of Ocean Sciences, University of California at Santa Cruz

1982         Visiting Scientist, Institute of Applied Physical Chemistry, Nuclear Research Center (KFA), Julich, Germany (Sabbatical)

1982         Visiting Scientist, Netherlands Institute for Oceanographic Research (NIOZ) Texel, Netherlands (Sabbatical)

1980-84     Associate Professor of Marine Sciences, University of California at Santa Cruz

1974-80     Assistant Professor of Marine Studies, University of California at Santa Cruz

1971-74     Graduate Research Assistant, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego

1969-71     Lieutenant, United States Army, 82nd Airborne Division

EDUCATION

1974         Ph.D., Chemical Oceanography; Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego 

1968         B.A., Chemistry; Western Washington University

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY

Honors, Awards

Appointed a Guest Professor at The Oceans University of China, Qingdao in April 2007.

Elected as a 2005 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), awarded May 2005.

Awarded the 2005 Clair C. Patterson Medal for Environmental Geochemistry (The C.C. Patterson Medal honors individuals who have made an exceptional contribution or recent innovative breakthrough of fundamental significance in the field of environmental geochemistry) from the Geochemical Society, awarded May 2005

Received the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences' Outstanding Faculty Award, in recognition for teaching, research and service.  Awarded October 2003 (it was for the 2001/02 year, but was not awarded until October 2003).

Awarded the Ida Benson Lynn Endowed Chair of Ocean Health (2003-2008).

On ISI's list of Most Highly Cited Researchers (as of 2002) - one of only twelve faculty on the UC Santa Cruz campus.   ISI HighlyCited.com.  For a list of faculty on the UC Santa Cruz campus, see: ISI's list of UCSC faculty

An interesting fact is that Bruland is listed under the Biological Sciences of ISI Highly Cited. An indication of the interdisciplinary nature of his research impact.

Bruland has an H-index of 56 - Meaning that 56 of his journal articles have had at least 56 citations. Bruland has 34 articles with ≥ 100 citations, and 110 articles with ≥ 10 citations. Over the past 4 years, his journal articles have averaged 590 citations per year.

During his career, Bruland has been the major Ph.D. advisor of graduate students in 4 different UCSC departments; 7 in Ocean Sciences, 9 in Chemistry and Biochemistry, 4 in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and 3 in Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Bruland is a member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the Geochemical Society, and the Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)

Lab web-site

http://es.ucsc.edu/~kbruland/

return to top

Pending Grants

2012-14     National Science Foundation, Chemical Oceanography Program: Collaborative Research: Response of Diatoms to an Iron Limitation Mosaic in the California Current System. Submitted 2/07/12.

2012-14     National Science Foundation, Chemical Oceanography Program: GEOTRACES Pacific Section: Surface Sampling with the GeoFish and Dissolved Trace Metals on the Peru to East Pacific Rise Section. Submitted 2/14/12.

Grants (complete)

(go to partial CV)

2010-12     National Science Foundation, Chemical Oceanography Program: U.S. GEOTRACES North Atlantic Section: Trace metals in the surface waters of the North Atlantic Transect – plus an archive of the vertical profiles. 4/1/10 to 3/31/12.

2009-12     National Science Foundation, Chemical Oceanography Program: The California Current transition zone off northern and central California: an extensive region exhibiting Fe-limitation and moderate chlorophyll. 2/1/09 to 1/31/12.

2008-10     National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation: Acquisition of a high resolution inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer and laser ablation system. PI's Peggy Delaney and Jeremy Hourigan, Bruland was a Co-PI who helped justify the instrumentation. 9/1/08 to 8/31/10.

2008-09     IMS Ocean Science and Technology - Packard Endowment grant: Acquisition of accessories to the ICPMS. PI's Peggy Delaney, Ken Bruland and Patrick Hourigan.

2007-10     National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: GEOTRACES Sampling Systems and Intercalibration. P.I. Gregory Cutter, Old Dominion University. Co-P.I. Bruland's component - 4/1/07 to 3/31/10.

2006-07     National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: SAFe, Completing the Last Part. 9/1/06 to 8/31/07.

2005-08     National Science Foundation, Chemical Oceanography Program: Mixing of iron-rich coastal waters with nutrient-rich HNLC waters leading to enhanced phytoplankton biomass: a focus on the northwest Gulf of Alaska.

2005-06     CEBIC (Center in Environmental Bioinorganic Chemistry), an NSF-funded center at Princeton University with Francois Morel as the PI.  Bruland is one of the Co-PI collaborators and receives partial support for a post doc.

2004-07     Anonymous Gift in support of graduate education - Co-PI with Professor Christina Ravelo.

2004-05     National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: MBCCIMT: From Wind to Whales: Understanding California's upwelling ecosystems.

2003-08     National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Productivity, biogeochemical transformations and cross-margin transport.  A collaborative study of the Columbia River plume.

2003-06     National Science Foundation: Collaborative Research: Sampling and Analysis of Iron (SAFe), an International Collaboration.

2003-05     CEBIC (Center in Environmental Bioinorganic Chemistry), an NSF-funded center at Princeton University with Francois Morel as the PI.  Bruland is one of the Co-PI collaborators and receives partial support for a post doc.

2003-05     Ida Benson Lynn Endowed Chair endowment.

2003-04     National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:  MBCCIMT: From Wind to Whales: Understanding California's upwelling ecosystems.

2002-05     National Science Foundation, ChemicalOceanography Program: Coupling of trace metal micronutrients and phytoplankton dynamics - a focus on the Bering Sea and the role of iron.

2002-03     National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:  MBCCIMT: From Wind to Whales: Understanding California's upwelling ecosystems.

2002-03     CEBIC (Center in Environmental Bioinorganic Chemistry), an NSF-funded center at Princeton University with Francois Morel as the PI./p>

2001-03     California Water Resource Control Board:  Trace metal (Cu) TMDL development: Impairment assessment and numeric target definition.

2001-02     Keck Foundation Proposal for instrumentation to be used in studies of the Environmental Toxicology of Trace Metals.  Co-PI with Russ Flegal as the PI.

2001-03     UCR Water Resources Center: The development of a liquid membrane technique to measure the temporal variation in "bioavailable" copper and nickel in South San Francisco Bay. Support of a postdoctoral researcher.

2001-02     Center for Teaching Excellence, instructional improvement grant.

2001-02     Center for Teaching Excellence, instructional improvement grant.

1999     National Science Foundation: Acquisition of an Inductively Coupled Plasma-Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES) and a Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (FAAS) for the UCSC MAL. Co-PI with Margaret Delaney as the PI.

1998-03     National Science Foundation: Center for Environmental Bioinorganic Chemistry (CEBIC).

1998-02     National Science Foundation: The interdependence of the chemistry of Fe and Zn and phytoplankton dynamics in coastal upwelling regimes.

1998-01     Office of Naval Research, Harbor Processes Program. Trace metal speciation: Equilibration and kinetic considerations on biological effects, phytoplankton uptake and sorption processes in coastal waters.

1998-99     IMS Ocean Sciences & Technology - Packard Endowment Income.

1996-98     Office of Naval Research, Marine Environmental Quality Program. The role of chemical speciation in processes governing the environmental fate and effects of trace metals in estuarine and coastal environments.

1995-96     CALPIRG (Shell Oil): Environmental research on San Francisco Bay.

1994-95     National Science Foundation: Iron speciation and its biological availability in seawater.

1995-98     National Science Foundation: Interdependence of trace metal speciation and phytoplankton dynamics in the Eastern North Pacific.

1993-96     Office of Naval Research: The role of chemical speciation in processes governing the environmental fate and effects of trace metals in near-coastal environments.

1993-95     National Science Foundation: Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer.

1993-94     National ScienceFoundation, Oceanographic instrumentation: CHN analyzer for Marine analytical facility.

1992-95     Office of Naval Research: AASERT proposal for augmentation of core proposal for Graduate Student Research Support for Eden Rue.

1992-94     Office of Naval Research, Marine Chemistry: The determination of the chemical form and speciation of bioactive trace metals in sea water.

1992-94     Office of Naval Research, Marine Chemistry: Colloid aggregation and its role in the oceanic chemistries of trace metals. Support of Mark Wells as a Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher.

1992-94     Water Resources Center (UCR): Characterization of the chemical form andspeciation of Cu, Ni and Cd in San Francisco Bay. Support of a graduate student.

1991-92     State Water Research Control Board: Development of site-specific criteria for copper and nickel for San Francisco Bay.

1990-94     National Science Foundation, Marine Chemistry: An examination of the roles of bioactive trace metals and trace metal chelators with respect to oceanic phytoplankton production in the central Equatorial Pacific and western North Pacific.

1989-91     Office of Naval Research, Marine Chemistry: The voltammetric determination of trace metal concentrations and organic complexation in seawater.

1988-89     Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI): Mercury speciation and cycling in a seasonally anoxic fresh water system: Davis Creek Reservoir.

1987-89     National Science Foundation, Earth Sciences (with Jim Gill as co-PI): U-Th disequilibria in volcanic rocks of Japan and Azores.

1987-88     Office of Naval Research, Marine Chemistry: The voltammetric determination of trace metal concentrations and organic complexation in the North Pacific.

1986-89     National Science Foundation, Chemical Oceanography: Seasonal and spatial dynamics of trace element biogeochemistry in the eastern North Pacific: VERTEX VI-VII.

1986-88     State Water Resources Control Board: The aquatic chemistry of selenium.

1986-87     Office of Naval Research, Marine Chemistry: The voltammetric determination of trace metal speciation in the North Pacific.

1986-87     State Water Resources Control Board: Mercury speciation in natural waters of the State of California.

1985-86     National Science Foundation, Earth Sciences (with Jim Gill as co-PI): Petrologic and chronometric applications of U-Th isotopic disequilibria in volcanic rocks.

1983-86     Office of Naval Research, Marine Chemistry: The voltammetric determination of trace metal speciation in the North Pacific.

1983-86     National Science Foundation, Chemical Oceanography: VERTEX: Studies on trace elements and natural series radionuclides.

1983-84     National Science Foundation, Earth Sciences (with Jim Gill as co-PI): Petrologic and chronometric applications of U-Th isotopic disequilibria in island arcs and oceanic islands.

1983-84     State Water Research Control Board, State of California: Development of a trace element river sampling system.

1981-82     Office of Naval Research, Marine Chemistry: Studies of voltammetric determination of trace metals in seawater.

1981     National Science Foundation, SIO Subcontract.

1980-83     National Science Foundation, Biological and Chemical Oceanography Programs, Oceanography Section.

1979-81     National Science Foundation, Marine Chemistry Program, Oceanography Section.

1979-81     The Environmental Protection Agency.

1977-79     National Science Foundation, Marine Chemistry Program, Oceanography Section.

1977-78     National Science Foundation, Environmental Quality Program, International Decade of Ocean Exploration Section.

1976-78     Bureau of Land Management.

1975-77     National Science Foundation, Marine Chemistry Program, Oceanography Section.

1975-76     Bureau of Land Management.

Research Cruises (complete)

(go to partial CV)

2011         Chief Scientist on the RV Pt. Sur, 2.5-weeks Aug/Sept - Moss Landing to Moss Landing in the California Current off Central California

2010         Chief Scientist on the RV Pt. Sur, 2.5-weeks May - Moss Landing to Moss Landing in the California Current off Central California

2009         Co-Chief Scientist on the RV Knorr, 3 weeks May - Honolulu to San Diego

2008         Co-Chief Scientist on the RV Knorr, 3 weeks Jun - Norfolk, VA to Bermuda

2007         Chief Scientist on the RV Thompson, 5 weeks Aug/Sept - Seattle to Dutch Harbor, Alaska

2005         Chief Scientist on the RV Wecoma, 3 weeks Aug: RISE cruise - Newport OR to Newport OR

2004         RV Melville, 3 weeks Oct/Nov, SAFE cruise - Honolulu to San Diego.

2004         Chief Scientist on the RV Pt. Sur, 2 weeks, June: Upwelling and River Plume studies off northern California, Oregon and Washington - Moss Landing to Newport, OR.

2003         Chief Scientist on the RV Kilo Moana, 4 weeks, Aug/Sept: Bering Sea - Dutch Harbor, AK to Dutch Harbor, AK.

2003         Chief Scientist on the RV Pt. Sur, 1 week, Feb: Coastal Upwelling systems off Central California - Moss Landing to Moss Landing.

2000         Chief Scientist on the RV Melville, 6 weeks, Aug/Sept: Upwelling systems off Peru and the equatorial Pacific - San Diego, CA to Arica, Chile.

1999         Chief Scientist on the RV Point Sur, 3 weeks, June/July: Upwelling systems off central California - Moss Landing to Moss Landing.

1997         Chief Scientist on the RV Point Sur, 4 weeks, July: Upwelling systems off the west coast on North America - Moss Landing to Victoria, British Columbia.

1996         Chief Scientist on the RV Point Sur, 3 weeks, Jun/July: upwelling systems off central California

1995         Chief Scientist on the RV Point Sur, 3 weeks, July; upwelling systems off central California

1994         Chief Scientist, 1 week, June; Narragansett Bay, RI

1991         Chief Scientist on the RV Moana Wave, 5 weeks, August; Equatorial Pacific - Tahiti to Hawaii.

1989         RV Cape Hatteras, Sulfur Experiment, 2 weeks, April; western North Atlantic

1987         RV Wecoma, VERTEX-VII, 4 weeks, July; subarctic North Pacific, Monterey to Seward, Alaska

1986         RV Wecoma, VERTEX-VI, 3 weeks, July; eastern North Pacific

1984         Chief Scientist on the RV T.G. Thompson, VERTEX V, 5 weeks, June-July; eastern North Pacific

1983         Chief Scientist on the RV Wecoma, VERTEX IV, 3 weeks, July; Central North Pacific

1982         Chief Scientist on the RV Wecoma, VERTEX III, 3 weeks, November; off Central Mexico

1981         Chief Scientist on the RV Wecoma, VERTEX II, 3 weeks, November; off Central Mexico

1980         Chief Scientist on the RV T.G. Thompson, Marine Chem-80, 5 weeks, September-October; Monterey/Hawaii/Tahiti

1979         Chief Scientist on the RV Wecoma, CEROP III, 3 weeks, March; off Central California

1978         Chief Scientist on the RV Wecoma, CEROP II, 3 weeks, July; off Central California

1978         Chief Scientist on the RV Wecoma, CEROP I, 3 weeks, March; off CentralCalifornia

1977         Chief Scientist on the RV Cayuse, Hawaii 77, 2 1/2 weeks, September; Hawaii-Monterey

1976         Chief Scientist on the RV Cayuse, Baja III, March 15-25; Guaymas-La Paz, San Diego

return to top

PUBLISHED WRITINGS

Books and Chapters in Books (complete)

(go to partial CV)

Bruland, K.W. and M.C. Lohan. The control of trace metals in seawater.  Chpt. 2 in The Oceans and Marine Geochemistry, Vol. 6 (Ed. Harry Elderfield) in Treatise on Geochemistry (Eds. H.D. Holland and K.K. Turekian (2004).

Bruland, K.W. and E.L. Rue. Analytical methods for determination of concentrations and speciation of iron.  Chapter 6 in "The Biogeochemistry of Iron in Seawater," Ed. by D.R. Turner and K.A. Hunter, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. (2001).

Donat, J.R. and K.W. Bruland.  Chapter 11: Trace Elements in the Oceans, in Trace Elements in Natural Waters, Eds. Steinnes and Salbu.  CRC Press, pp. 247-280 (1994).

Bruland, K.W. and K.H. Coale.  Surface water 234Th/238U disequilibria: spatial and temporal variations of scavenging rates within the Pacific Ocean.  In Dynamic Processes in the Chemistry of the Upper Ocean .  Eds. J.D. Burton, P.G. Brewer, and R. Chesselet.  NATO Conference Series IV: Marine Sciences, pp. 159-172 (1986).

Wong, C.S., E.D. Goldberg, K.W. Bruland, E. Boyle, and D. Burton.  Editors of the book Trace Metals in Seawater, NATO Conference Series IV, Marine Sciences (1983).

Bruland, K.W. and R.P. Franks.  Mn, Ni, Cu, Zn, and Cd in the Western North Atlantic.  Trace Metals in Seawater.  Eds. C.S. Wong, K.W. Bruland, E. Boyle, D. Burton and E.D. Goldberg.  NATO Conference Series IV; Marine Sciences, pp. 395-414 (1983).

Bruland, K.W.  Trace elements in sea water.  In Chemical Oceanography, Vol. 8, eds. J.P. Riley and R. Chester, Acad. Press, pp. 157-220, Chapter 45 (1983).

Martin, J., K.W. Bruland, and W. Broenkow.  Cadmium transport in the California current.  In Marine Pollutant Transfer, eds. H.L. Windom and R.A. Duce, pp. 159-184 (1976).

Bruland, K.W. and E.D. Goldberg.  Radioactive geochronologies.  In The Sea, Vol. 5, eds E.D. Goldberg, Wiley and Sons, pp. 451-489 (1974).

Papers in Preparation

(go to partial CV)

Lawrence, M.G., M.C. Lohan, K. Balz and K.W. Bruland. Dissolved cerium and iron in the Columbia River plume - the importance of shelf interactions, and their broader implications. For submission to Geophysical Research Letters.

Papers Submitted and Under Review

Papers Accepted and in Press

Brown, M.T., S.M. Lippiatt, M.C. Lohan, and K.W. Bruland. Trace metal distributions within a Sitka eddy in the northern Gulf of Alaska. Limnology and Oceanography. In press.

Biller, D.V. and K.W. Bruland. Analysis of Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn, Cd, and Pb in seawater using the Nobias-chelate PA1 resin and magnetic sector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Marine Chemistry In press.

Published Papers (complete)

(go to partial CV)

Lippiatt, S.M., M.T. Brown, M.C. Lohan and K.W. Bruland. Reactive iron delivery to the Gulf of Alaska via a Kenai eddy. Deep Sea Research Part I, 58: 1091- 1102 (2011), doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2011.08.005.

Chase, Z., A. Paytan, A. Beck, D. Biller, K. Bruland, C. Measures, S. Sanudo-Wilhelmy. Evaluating the impact of atmospheric deposition on dissolved trace-metals in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Accepted by Marine Chemistry, 126: 256-268 (2011), doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2011.06.005.

Silver, M.S., S. Bargu, S.L. Coale, C.R. Benitez-Nelson, A.C. Garcia, K.J. Roberts, E.S. Wood, K.W. Bruland and K.H. Coale. Neurotoxin-producing diatoms in natural and iron-fertilized oceanic algal communities: The ubiquitous presence of Pseudo-nitzschia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, (2010) 107(48): 20762-20767.

Kudela, R.M. , Homer-Devine, A.R., Banas, N.S. ….. Bruland, K.W., … Multiple trophic levels fueled by recirculation in the Columbia River plume. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L18607, doi: 10.1029/2010GL044342, 2010.

Sohrin, Y. and K.W. Bruland. Global status of trace elements in the ocean. Trends in Analytical Chemistry (2011), doi:10.1016/j.trac.2011.03.006.

Koch, F., M.A. Marcoval, P. Panzeca, K.W. Bruland, S.A. Sanudo-Wilhelmy and C. J. Gobler. The effect of vitamin B12 on phytoplankton growth and community structure in the Gulf of Alaska. Limnology and Oceanography, 56(3): 1023-1034 (2011), doi: 10.4319/lo.2011.56.3.1023.

Brown, M.T., S.M. Lippiatt and K.W. Bruland. Dissolved aluminum, particulate aluminum, and silicid acid in northern Gulf of Alaska coastal waters: glacial/river inputs and extreme reactivity. Marine Chemistry, 122: 160-175 (2010) doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2010.04.002.

Lippiatt, S.M, M.C. Lohan and K.W. Bruland. Reactive iron in northern Gulf of Alaska coastal waters. Marine Chemistry, 121: 187-199 (2010) doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2010.04.007.

Hurst, M.P., A.M. Aguilar-Islas, and K.W. Bruland. Iron in the southeastern Bering Sea: Elevated leachable particulate Fe in shelf bottom waters as an important source for surface waters. Continental Shelf Research, 30: 467-480 (2010) doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2010.01.001.

Lippiatt, S.M., M.T. Brown, M.C. Lohan, C.J.M. Berger and K.W. Bruland. Leachable particulate iron in the Columbia River, estuary, and near-field plume. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 87: 33-42 (2010), doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2009.12.009 (2010).

Hickey, B.M., R.M. Kudela, J.D. Nash, K.W. Bruland, W.T. Peterson, P. MacCready, E.J. Lessard, D.A. Jay, N.S. Banas, A. M. Baptista, E.P. Dever, P.M. Kosro, L.K. Kilcher, A.R. Horner-Devine, E.D. Zaron, R. M. McCabe, J.O. Peterson, P.M. Orton, J. Pan, and M.C. Lohan. River influences on shelf ecosystems: Introduction and synthesis. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 115, (2010), COOB17, doi: 10.1029/2009JC005452.

Rovegno, P.S., C.A. Edwards and K.W. Bruland. Observations of a Kenai Eddy and a Sitka Eddy in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 114 , C11012, doi: 10.1029/2009JC005451 (2009).

Brown, M.T. and K.W. Bruland. Dissolved and particulate aluminum in the Columbia River and coastal waters of Oregon and Washington: behavior in near-field and far-field plumes. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2009.05.031, vol. 84: 171-185 (2009).

Fiechter, J., A.M. Moore, C.A. Edwards, K.W. Bruland, E. DiLorenzo, C.V.W. Lewis, T.M. Powell, E.N. Curchitser, and K. Hedstrom. Modeling iron limitation of primary production in the coastal Gulf of Alaska. Deep Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.02.010 (2009).

Bruland, K.W., M.C. Lohan, A.M. Aguilar-Islas, G.J. Smith, B. Sohst and A. Baptista. Factors influencing the chemistry of the near-field Columbia River plume: nitrate, silicic acid, dissolved Fe and dissolved Mn. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 113: doi:10.1029/2007JC004702 (2008).

Berger, C.J.M., S.M. Lippiatt, M.G. Lawrence and K.W. Bruland. The application of a chemical leach technique for estimating labile particulate aluminum, iron, and manganese in the Columbia River plume and coastal waters off Oregon and Washington. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 113: C00B01, doi:10.1029/2007JC004703 (2008).

Lohan, M.C. and K.W. Bruland. Elevated Fe(II) and dissolved Fe in hypoxic shelf waters off Oregon and Washington: an enhanced source of iron to coastal upwelling regimes. Environmental Science and Technology, 42(17): 6462-6468, DOI: 10.1021/es800144j (2008).

Brown, M.T. and K.W. Bruland. An improved flow injection analysis method for the determination of dissolved aluminum in seawater. Limnology & Oceanography: Methods, 6: 87-95 (2008).

Hurst, M.P. and K.W. Bruland. The effects of the San Francisco Bay plume on trace metal and nutrient distributions in the Gulf of the Farallones. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72: 395-411 (2008).

Black, F.J., K.W. Bruland and A.R. Flegal. Competing ligand exchange-solid phase extraction method for the determination of the complexation of dissolved inorganic mercury(II) in natural waters. Analytical Chimica Acta, 598: 318-333 (2007).

Buck, K.N. and K.W. Bruland. The physico-chemical speciation of dissolved iron in the Bering Sea, Alaska. Limnology & Oceanography, 52(5): 1800-1808 (2007).

Aguilar-Islas, A.M., M.P. Hurst, K.N. Buck, B. Sohst, G.J. Smith, M.C. Lohan and K.W. Bruland. Micro- and macronutrients in the southeastern Bering Sea: Insight into iron-replete and iron-deplete regimes. Progress in Oceanography, 73(2): 99-126 (2007).

Buck, K.N., M.C. Lohan, C.J.M. Berger and K.W. Bruland. Dissolved iron speciation in two distinct river plumes and an estuary: Implications for riverine iron supply. Limnology & Oceanography, 52(2): 843-855 (2007).

Johnson, K., E. Boyle, K. Bruland, K. Coale, C. Measures, J. Moffett, A. Aguilar-Islas, K. Barbeau, B. Bergquist, A. Bowie, K. Buck, Y. Cai, Z. Chase, J. Cullen, T. Doi, V. Elrod, S. Fitzwater, M. Gordon, A. King, P. Laan, L. Baquer, W. Landing, M. Lohan, J. Mendez, A. Milne, H. Obata, L. Ossiander, J. Plant, G. Sarthou, P. Sedwick, G. Smith, B. Sohst, S. Tanner, S. Van den Berg, J. Wu. Developing standards for dissolved iron in seawater. EOS, 88: 131-132 (2007).

Hurst, M.P. and K.W. Bruland. An investigation into the exchange of iron and zinc between soluble, colloidal, and particulate size-fractions in shelf waters using low-abundance isotopes as tracers in shipboard incubation experiments. Marine Chemistry, 103: 211-226 (2007).

Buck, K.N., J.Ross, K.W. Bruland and A.R. Flegal. A review of total dissolved copper and its chemical speciation in San Francisco Bay, CA. Environmental Research, 105(1): 5-19 (2007).

Kudela, R.M., N. Garfield and K.W. Bruland. Bio-optical signatures and biogeochemistry from intense upwelling and relaxation in coastal California. Deep-Sea Research II, 53: 2999-3022 (2006).

Bruland, K.W. A review of the chemistries of redox sensitive elements within suboxic zones of oxygen minimum regions. Gayana, 70: 6-13 (2006).

Lohan, M.C., A.M. Aguilar-Islas and K.W. Bruland.  Direct determination of iron in acidified (pH 1.7) seawater samples by flow injection analysis with catalytic spectrophotometric detection: Application and intercomparison.  Limnology & Oceanography: Methods, 4:164-171 (2006).

Aguilar-Islas, A.M. and K.W. Bruland.  Dissolved manganese and silicic acid in the Columbia River plume: A major source to  the California Current and coastal waters off Washington and Oregon.  Marine Chemistry, 101:233-247 (2006).

Aguilar-Islas, A.M., J. Resing, and K.W. Bruland. Catalytically enhanced spectrophotometric determination of manganese in seawater by flow-injection analysis with a commercially available resin for on-line preconcentration. Limnology & Oceanography: Methods, 4:105-113 (2006).

Lohan, M.C. and K.W. Bruland.  Importance of vertical mixing for additional sources of nitrate and iron to surface waters of the Columbia River plume: Implications for biology.  Marine Chemistry, 98:260-273 (2006).

Leblanc, K., C.E. Hare, P.W. Boyd, K.W. Bruland, B. Sohst, S. Pickmere, M.C. Lohan, K.N. Buck, M. Ellwood and D.A. Hutchins.  Fe and Zn effects on the Si cycle and diatom community structure in two contrasting high and low-silicate HNLC areas.  Deep-Sea Research I, 52:1842-1864 (2005).

DiTullio, G.R., M.E. Geesey, J.M. Maucher, M.B. Alm, S.F. Riseman, and K.W. Bruland.  Influence of iron on algal community composition and physiological status in the Peru upwelling system.  Limnology & Oceanography, 50:1887-1907 (2005).

Hurst, M.P. and K.W. Bruland. The use of Nafion-coated thin mercury film electrodes for the determination of the dissolved copper speciation in estuarine waters.  Analytica Chimica Acta, 546:68-78 (2005).

Buck, K.N. and K.W. Bruland.  Copper speciation in San Francisco Bay:  a novel approach using multiple analytical windows.  Marine Chemistry, 96:185-198 (2005).

Hare, C.E., G.R. DiTullio, C.G. Trick, S. Wilhelm, K.W. Bruland, E.L. Rue, D.A. Hutchins.  Phytoplankton community structure changes following simulated upwelled iron inputs in the Peru Upwelling region.  Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 38:269-282 (2005).

Franck, V.M., G. Smith, K.W. Bruland, and Mark A. Brzezinski.  Comparison of size-dependent carbon, nitrate and silicic acid uptake rates in high- and low-iron waters. Limnology and Oceanography, 50:825-838 (2005).

Ndungú, K., M.P. Hurst, and K.W. Bruland.  Comparison of copper speciation in estuarine water measured using analytical voltammetry and supported liquid membrane techniques. Environmental Science and Technology, 39:3166-3175 (2005).

Lohan, M.C., A.M. Aguilar-Islas, R.P. Franks and K.W. Bruland.  Determination of iron and copper in seawater at pH 1.7 with a new commercially available chelating resin, NTA Superflow. Analytica Chimica Acta, 530:121-129 (2005).

Bruland, K.W., E.L. Rue, G.J. Smith and G.R. DiTullio.  Iron, macronutrients and diatom blooms in the Peru Upwelling regime: Brown and blue waters of Peru.  Marine Chemistry, 93:81-103 (2005).

Eldridge, M.L., C.G. Trick, M. Alm, G.R. DiTullio, E.L. Rue, K.W. Bruland, D.A. Hutchins, S.W. Wilhelm.  The response of the marine phytoplankton community to a manipulation of bioavailable iron in HNLC waters of the Subtropical Pacific Ocean. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 35:79-91 (2004).

Barbeau, K., E.L. Rue, C.G. Trick, K.W. Bruland and A. Butler.  The photochemical reactivity of siderophores produced by marine heterotrophic bacteria and cyanobacteria, based on characteristic iron(III)-binding groups.  Limnology and Oceanography, 48;1069-1078 (2003).

Hudson, R.J.M., E.L. Rue, and K.W. Bruland.  Modeling complexometric titrations of natural water samples.  Environ. Sci. Technol., 37:1553 -1562 (2003).

Franck V.M., K.W. Bruland, D.A. Hutchins, and M.A. Brzezinski.  Iron and zinc effects on silicic acid and nitrate uptake kinetics in three high-nutrient, low-chlorophyll (HNLC) regions. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 252:15-33 (2003).

Ndungú, K., R.P. Franks, K.W. Bruland and A.R. Flegal.  Organic complexation and total dissolved trace metal analysis in estuarine waters: Comparison of solvent-extraction GFAAS and chelating resin flow injection ICP-MS analysis. Analytica Chimica Acta, 481:127-138 (2003).

Beck, N.G. , E.L. Rue and K.W. Bruland.  Short-Term Biogeochemical Influence of a Diatom Bloom on the Nutrient and Trace Metal Concentrations in a South San Francisco Bay Microcosm Experiment.  Estuaries, 25:1063-1076 (2002).

Gee, A.K. and K.W. Bruland.  Tracing Ni, Cu and Zn kinetics and equilibrium partitioning between dissolved and particulate phases in South San Francisco Bay, CA, using stable isotopes and HR-ICPMS. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 66:3062-3082 (2002).

Hutchins, D.A., C.E. Hare, R.S. Weaver, Y. Zhang, G.F. Firme, G.R. DiTullio, M.B. Alm, S.F. Riseman, J.M. Maucher, M.E. Geesey, C.G. Trick, G.J. Smith, E.L. Rue, J. Conn, and K.W. Bruland.  Phytoplankton Fe limitation in the Humboldt Current and Peru Upwelling system.  Limnology and Oceanography, 47:997-1011 (2002).

Beck, N.G., R.P. Franks and K.W. Bruland.  Analysis for Cd, Cu, Ni, Zn and Mn in estuarine water by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry coupled with an automated flow injection system.  Analytica Chimica Acta, 455:11-22 (2002).

Weeks, D.A. and K.W. Bruland.  An improved flow injection analysis method for the determination of iron in seawater.  Analytica Chimica Acta, 453:21-32 (2002).

Roitz, J.S., A. R. Flegal, and K.W. Bruland. The biogeochemical cycling of manganese in San Francisco Bay: Temporal and spatial variations in surface water concentrations.  Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 54:227-239 (2002).

Bruland, K.W., E.L. Rue and G.J. Smith.  The influence of iron and macronutrients in coastal upwelling regimes off central California: implications for extensive blooms of large diatoms.  Limnology and Oceanography, 46:1661-1674 (2001).

Macrellis, H.M., C.G. Trick, E.L. Rue, G. Smith and K.W. Bruland.  Collection and detection of natural  iron-binding ligands from seawater.  Marine Chemistry, 76:175-187 (2001).

Rue, E.L. and K.W. Bruland.  Domoic acid binds iron and copper; a possible role for the toxin produced by the marine diatom Pseudo-nitzchiaMarine Chemistry, 76:127-134 (2001).

Barbeau, K., E.L. Rue, K.W. Bruland and A. Butler.  Photochemical cycling of iron in the surface ocean mediated by microbial iron(III)-binding ligands.  Nature, 413:409-413 (2001).

Beck, N.G., A.T. Fisher and K.W. Bruland.  Modeling water, heat and oxygen budgets in a tidally dominated estuarine pond.  Marine Ecology Progress Series, 217:43-58 (2001).

Kirchman, D. L., B. Meon, M.T. Cottrell, D.A. Hutchins, D. Weeks, and K.W. Bruland.  Carbon versus iron limitation of bacterial growth in the California upwelling regime.  Limnology & Oceanography, 45:1681-1688 (2000).

Beck, N.G. and K.W.  Bruland. Diel biogeochemical cycling in a hyperventilating  estuarine environment.  Estuaries, 23:177-187 (2000).

Bruland, K.W., E.L. Rue, J.R. Donat, S. Skabal and J.W. Moffett.  An intercomparison of voltammetric approaches to determine the chemical speciation of dissolved copper in a coastal seawater sample.  Analytica Chimica Acta, 405:99-113 (2000).

Wells, M.L., G.L. Smith and K.W. Bruland.  The distribution of colloidal and particulate bioactive metals in Narragansett Bay, R.I.  Marine Chemistry, 71:143-163 (2000).

Hutchins, D.A., V.M. Frank, M.A. Brzezinski and K.W. Bruland. Inducing phytoplankton iron limitation in iron replete coastal waters with a strong chelating ligand.  Limnology and Oceanography, 44:1009-1018 (1999).

Wells, M.L. and K.W. Bruland. An improved method for rapid preconcentration  and determination  of bioactive trace metals in seawater using solid phase extraction and high resolution inductivity coupled plasma mass spectrometry.  Marine Chemistry, 63:145-153 (1998).

Hutchins, D.A., G.R. DiTullio, Y. Zhang and K.W. Bruland. An iron limitation mosaic in the California upwelling regime.  Limnology and Oceanography, 43:1037-1054 (1998).

Wells, M.L., P.B. Kozelka and K.W. Bruland. The complexation of 'dissolved' Cu, Zn, Cd, and Pb by soluble and colloidal organic matter in Narragansett Bay, RI.  Marine Chemistry, 62:203-218 (1998).

Kozelka, P.B. and K.W. Bruland. Chemical speciation of dissolved Cu, Zn, Cd, and Pb in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island.  Marine Chemistry, Vol. 60:267-282 (1998).

Hutchins, D.A and K.W. Bruland. Iron-limited diatom growth and Si:N uptake in a coastal upwelling regime.  Nature, Vol. 393:561-564 (1998).

Rue, E.L. and K.W. Bruland.  The role of organic complexation on ambient iron chemistry in the equatorial Pacific ocean and the response of a mesoscale iron addition experiment.  Limnology & Oceanography, Vol. 42:901-910 (1997).

Miller, L.A. and K.W. Bruland.  Competitive equilibration techniques for determining transition metal speciation in natural waters: Evaluation using model data.  Analytica Chimica Acta, Vol. 343:161-181 (1997).

Roitz, J.S. and K.W. Bruland.  Determination of dissolved manganese (II) in estuarine and coastal waters, by differential pulse cathodic stripping voltammetry.  Analytica Chimica Acta, Vol. 344:175-180 (1997).

Phinney, J.T. and K.W. Bruland.  Trace metal exchange in solution by the fungicides Ziram and Maneb (dithiocarbamates) and subsequent uptake of the lipophilic organic Zn, Cu and Pb complexes into phytoplankton cells.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 16:2046-2053 (1997).

Kozelka, P.B., S. Sañudo-wilhelmy, A.R. Flegal and K.W. Bruland.  Physico-chemical speciation of lead in South San Francisco Bay.  Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Vol. 44:649-658 (1997).

Rue, E. L., G. J. Smith, G.A. Cutter and K.W. Bruland, The response of trace element redox couples to suboxic conditions in the water column.  Deep Sea Research, Vol. 44:113-134 (1997).

Phinney, J.T. and K.W. Bruland.  Effects of diethyldithiocarbamate and 8-hydroxyquinoline additions on algal uptake of ambient Cu and Ni in South San Francisco Bay Water. Estuaries, Vol. 20:66-76 (1997).

Miller, L.A. and K.W. Bruland.  Organic speciation of silver in marine waters.  Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 29:2616-2621 (1995).

Rue, E. L. and K.W. Bruland.  Complexation of Iron (III) by natural organic ligands in the Central North Pacific as determined by a new competitive ligand equilibration/adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry method. Marine Chemistry, Vol. 50:117-138 (1995).

Hutchins, D.A. and K.W. Bruland.  Fe, Zn, Mn and N transfer between size classes in a coastal phytoplankton community:  Trace metal and major nutrient recycling compared.  Journal of Marine Research, Vol. 53:1-18 (1995).

Wells, M.L., N.M. Price and K.W. Bruland.  Iron chemistry in seawater and its relationship to phytoplankton: A workshop report.  Marine Chemistry, Vol. 48:157-182 (1995).

Wells, M.L., N.M. Price and K.W. Bruland.  Iron limitation and the cyanobacterium Synechococcus in equatorial Pacific waters.  Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 39:1481-1486 (1994).

Bruland, K.W., K.J. Orians, and J.P. Cowen.  Reactive trace metals in the stratified central North Pacific.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 58:3171-3182 (1994).

Hutchins, D.A. and K.W. Bruland.  Grazer-mediated regeneration and assimilation of Fe, Zn, and Mn from planktonic prey.  Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 110:259-269 (1994).

Phinney, J.T. and K.W. Bruland. Uptake of lipophilic organic Cu, Cd, and Pb complexes in the coastal diatom, Thalassiosira WeissflogiiEnvironmental Science and Technology, Vol. 28:1781-1790 (1994).

Donat, J.R., K.A. Lao and K.W. Bruland.  Speciation of dissolved copper and nickel in South San Francisco Bay:  A Multi-method approach.  Analytica Chimica Acta.  Vol. 284:557-572 (1994).

Miller, L.A. and K.W. Bruland. Determination of copper speciation in marine waters by competitive ligand equilibration/liquid-liquid extraction: An evaluation of the technique.  Analytica Chimica Acta.  Vol. 284:573-586 (1994).

DiTullio, G.R., D.A. Hutchins and K.W. Bruland.  Interaction of iron and major nutrients controls phytoplankton growth and species composition in the tropical North Pacific Ocean.  Limnology and Oceanography.  Vol. 38:495-508 (1993).

Hutchins, D.A., G.R. DiTullio and K.W. Bruland.  Iron and regenerated production:  Evidence for biological iron recycling.  Limnology and Oceanography.  Vol. 38:1242-1255 (1993).

Bruland, K.W.  Complexation of cadmium by natural organic ligands in the central North Pacific.  Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 37:1008-1017 (1992).

Bruland, K.W., J.R. Donat, and D.T. Hutchins. Interactive influences of bioactive trace metals on biological production in oceanic waters.  Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 36:1555-1577 (1991).

Anderson, L.A. and K.W. Bruland. Biogeochemistry of arsenic in natural waters: The importance of methylated species.  Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 25:420-427 (1991).

Orians, K.J., E.A. Boyle, and K.W. Bruland.  Dissolved titanium in the open ocean.  Nature, Vol. 348:322-325 (1990).

Gill, G.A. and K.W. Bruland.  Mercury speciation in surface freshwater systems in California and other areas.  Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 24:1392-1400 (1990).

Capodaglio, G., K.H. Coale, and K.W. Bruland.  Lead speciation in surface waters of the eastern North Pacific.  Marine Chemistry, Vol. 29:221-233 (1990).

Coale, K.H. and K.W. Bruland.  Spatial and temporal variability in copper complexation in the North Pacific.  Deep-Sea Research, Vol. 37:317-336 (1990).

Donat, J.R. and K.W. Bruland.  A comparison of two voltammetric techniques for determining zinc speciation in northeast Pacific Ocean waters.  Marine Chemistry, Vol. 28:301-323 (1990).

Bruland, K.W.  Complexation of zinc by natural organic ligands in the central North Pacific.  Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 34: 267-283(1989).

Bruland, K.W., P.K. Bienfang, J.K.B. Bishop, G. Eglinton, V.A.W. Ittekkot, R. Lampitt, M. Sarnthein, J. Sarnthein, J. Thiede, J.J. Walsh, G. Wefer.  Group Report, Flux to the sea floor.  In Productivity of the Ocean:  Present and Past.  Eds. W. Berger, V. Smetacek, and G. Wefer.  Dahlem Workshop Report LS 44.  Wiley & Sons, pp. 193-216 (1989).

Orians, K.J. and K.W. Bruland.  The marine geochemistry of dissolved gallium: a comparison with dissolved aluminum.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 52:1-8 (1988).

Coale, K.H. and K.W. Bruland..  Copper complexation in the Northeast Pacific. Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 33:1084-1101 (1988).

Orians, K.J. and K.W. Bruland.  Dissolved gallium in the open ocean. Nature, Vol. 332:717-719 (1988).

Donat, J.R. and K.W. Bruland.  Direct determination of dissolved cobalt and nickel in sea water by differential pulse cathodic stripping voltammetry preceded by adsorptive collection of their nioxime complexes. Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 60:240-244 (1988).

Bruland, K.W.  Trace element speciation: organometallic compounds and metal-organic ligand complexes.  Applied Geochemistry, Vol. 3:75 (1988).

Cooke, T.D. and K.W. Bruland.  Aquatic chemistry of selenium: Evidence of biomethylation. Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 21:1214-1219 (1987).

Landing, W.M. and K. W. Bruland.  The contrasting biogeochemistry of iron and manganese in the Pacific Ocean. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 51:29-43 (1987).

Coale, K. H. and K. W. Bruland.  Oceanic stratified euphotic zone as elucidated by 234Th/238U disequilibria.  Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 32:189-200 (1987).

Brewer, P.G., K.W. Bruland, R.W. Eppley, and J.J. McCarthy.  The Global Ocean Flux Study (GOFS):  Status of the U.S. GOFS Program.  EOS, Vol.67:827-832, 835-837 (1986).

Orians, K.J. and K. W. Bruland.  The biogeochemistry of aluminum in the Pacific Ocean.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 78:397-410 (1986).

Williams, R. W., J. Gill, and K. W. Bruland.  Ra-Th disequilibria systematics: Timescale of carbonatite magma formation at Oldoinyo Lengai Volcano, Tanzania.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.  Vol. 50:1249-1260 (1986).

Donat, J. R., P. J. Statham, and K. W. Bruland.  An evaluation of a C-18 solid phase extraction technique for isolating metal-organic complexes from central North Pacific Ocean waters.  Marine Chemistry, Vol. 18:85-99 (1986).

Lee, D. S., J. Edmond and K. W. Bruland.  Bismuth in the Atlantic and North Pacific:  A natural analogue to plutonium and lead?  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 76:254-262 (1985/86).

DeBaar, H., M. Bacon, P. Brewer and K.W. Bruland. Rare earth elements in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 49:1943-1959 (1985).

Bruland, K. W., K. H. Coale and L. Mart.  Analysis of seawater for dissolved cadmium, copper, and lead:  An intercomparison of voltammetric and atomic absorption methods.  Marine Chemistry, Vol. 17:285-300 (1985).

Orians, K. and K. W. Bruland.  Dissolved aluminum in the central North Pacific.  Nature, Vol. 316:427-429 (1985).

Cowen, J. and K. W. Bruland.  Metal deposits associated with bacteria: Implications for Fe and Mn marine biogeochemistry.  Deep Sea Research, Vol. 32:253-272 (1985).

Coale, K. H. and D. W. Bruland.  234Th/238U disequilibria within the California Current.  Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 30:22-33 (1985).

Cutter G. and K.W. Bruland. The marine chemistry of selenium:  a reevaluation.  Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 29:1179-1192 (1984).

Gill, J., R. Williams and K. W. Bruland.  Eruption of basalt and andesite lava degasses 222Rn and 210Po.  Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 12:17-20 (1985).

Bruland, K.W. and M.W. Silver.  Sinking rates of fecal pellets from gelatinous zooplankton (salps, pteropods, doliolids).  Marine Biology.  Vol. 63:295-300 (1981).

Silver, M.W. and K.W. Bruland.  Differential feeding and fecal pellet composition of salps and pteropods and the possible origin of the deep-water flora and olive green cells.  Marine Biology.  Vol. 62:263-273 (1981).

Bruland, K.W., R.P. Franks, W.M. Landing, and A. Soutar.  Southern California Inner Basin sediment trap calibration.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 53:400-408 (1981).

Moore, J.C., K.W. Bruland, and Michel.  Fluxes of uranium and thorium series isotopes in the Santa Barbara Basin.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 53:391-399 (1981).

Landing, W.M. and K.W. Bruland.  Manganese in the North Pacific. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 49:45-46 (1980).

Bruland, K.W.  Oceanographic distributions of Cd, Zn, Cu, and Ni in the North Pacific.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 47:176-198 (1980).

Cutter, G., K.W. Bruland, and R. Risebrough.  Deposition and Accumulation of Plutonium Isotopes in Antarctica.  Nature, Vol. 279, No. 5714:628-629 (1979).

Bruland, K.W., R.P. Franks, G. Knauer and J. Martin.  Sampling and analytical methods for the determination of copper, cadmium, zinc, and nickel in seawater.  Analytica Chimica Acta, Vol. 105:233-245 (1979).

Knauer, G., J. Martin and K.W. Bruland.  Fluxes of particulate carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus in the upper water column of the north Pacific. Deep-Sea Research, Vol. 26, No. 1A:97-108 (1979).

Bruland, K.W., G. Knauer, and J. Martin.  Cadmium in Northeast Pacific waters.  Limnology and Oceanography, Vol. 23:618-625 (1978).

Bruland, K.W., G. Knauer, and J. Martin.  Zinc in Northeast Pacific waters.  Nature, Vol. 271:741-743 (1978).

Soutar, A., S. Kling, P. Crill, E. Duffrin, and K.W. Bruland.  Monitoring the marine environment through sedimentation.  Nature, Vol. 266:136-139 (1977).

Koide, M., K.W. Bruland and E.D. Goldberg.  Radium-226 Chronology of a coastal marine sediment.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 31:31-36 (1976).

Bruland, K.W. and M. Koide.  The electrodeposition and determination of radium by isotopic dilution in seawater and sediments simultaneously with other natural radionuclides.  Analytica Chimica Acta, 75:1-19 (1975).

Bruland, K.W., K. Bertine, M. Koide, and E.D. Goldberg.  History of metal pollution in Southern California coastal zone.  Environmental Science & Technology, 8:425-432 (1974).

Chow, T.J., K.W. Bruland, K. Bertine, A. Soutar, M. Koide, and E.D. Goldberg.  Lead Pollution: records in Southern California coastal sediments.  Science, Vol. 181: 551 (1973).

Koide, M., K.W. Bruland, and E.D. Goldberg.  Th-228/Th-232 and Pb-210 Geochronologies in marine and lake sediments.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 37: 1171 (1973).

return to top

Graduate advising

Present Ph.D. Candidate Supervisor

2011-present         Claire Parker, Ocean Sciences. Claire is making excellent progress in her first year as a Ph.D. graduate student.

2011-present         Ralph Till, Ocean Sciences. Ralph is making excellent progress in his first year as a Ph.D. graduate student.

2008–present         Dondra Billar, Ocean Sciences. Advanced to Candidacy in 2011. Dondra will finish and graduate with a Ph.D. Winter quarter 2013.

Ph.D. Theses Supervised

2009         Sherry Lippiatt "Sources and processes controlling dissolved manganese in the eastern boundary regions of the North Pacific and Bering Sea, and an insight into the iron-replete and iron-deplete regimes of the Bering Sea" Ocean Sciences Ph.D. thesis. Currently a Marine Debris Specialist at NOAA, Silver Spring, MD.

2009         Matt Brown "The distribution and behavior of dissolved and particulate aluminum in coastal waters of the Northeast pacific off Oregon and Washington and in the Northern Gulf of Alaska " Ocean Sciences Ph.D. thesis. Currently an Assitant Professor at Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL.

2007         Ana Aguilar-Islas "Sources and processes controlling dissolved manganese in the eastern boundary regions of the North Pacific and Bering Sea, and an insight into the iron-replete and iron-deplete regimes of the Bering Sea" Ocean Sciences Ph.D. thesis. Currently an Assitant Professor at the University of Alaska,SFOS, Fairbanks.

2006         Kristen Buck "The application of a modified CLE-ACSV method to dissolved copper and iron speciation in the coastal marine environment." Ocean Sciences Ph.D. thesis. Earned the Outstanding Ocean Sciences Graduate Student award for 2006. Currently an Assistant Research Scientist at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

2005         Matthew Hurst "Physical and chemical speciation of trace metals in estuarine and shelf water systems: San Francisco Bay, Gulf of the Farallones and the Bering Sea." Chemistry Ph.D. thesis. (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry at Humboldt State University)

2001         Alison Gee "Tracing Ni, Cu and Zn kinetics and equilibrium partitioning between  dissolved and particulate phases in South San Francisco Bay, CA, using stable isotopes and HR-ICPMS." (Currently a lecturer at CSU Monterey Bay)

2001         Debra Weeks "Detection of iron and resolution of iron forms in the coastal oceans," Chemistry, Ph.D. thesis.  (Currently an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii at Hilo)

2001         Nicole G. Beck, "Biogeochemical cycling in estuarine environments of the central California coast", Earth Sciences, Ph.D. thesis.  ( Currently a Senior Associate, Swanson Hydrology)

1996         Peter B. Kozelka, "Chemical speciation of copper, lead, cadmium and zinc in estuarine and coastal waters: Investigating organic complexation in size fractionated samples", Chemistry Ph.D. thesis.  (Currently a Program Manager, United States Environmental Protection Agency)

1995         Eden L. Rue, "Complexation of iron (III) by natural organic ligands in the central north pacific and the equatorial pacific: A revaluation of oceanic iron chemistry", Chemistry Ph.D. thesis.  (Currently on child-bearing leave of absence, formerly Asst. Prof at CSU Monterey Bay)

1995         Jonathan T. Phinney, "Uptake of lipohilic organic metal (Cu, Cd, Pb, Ni and Zn) complexes by the coastal diatom, Thalassiosira weissflogii.", Biology Ph.D. thesis. (Currently a senior Marine Scientist, NOAA Research, Silver Spring, Maryland)

1994         David A. Hutchins, "Regeneration and recycling of biologically-required trace metals by marine plankton communities", Biology Ph.D. thesis. (Currently a Professor, Dept of Oceanography, University of Delaware)

1994         Lisa A. Miller, "Trace metal speciation in marine waters by competitive ligand equilibration/solvent extractions:  Theory and practice", Chemistry Ph.D. thesis. (Currently a Senior Scientist, Centre for Ocean Climate Chemistry, Inst. Of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, British Columbia)

1989         Linda C.D. Anderson, "Trace element speciation in fresh waters:  (1) Technique development for determining Zinc-organic ligand complexation, (2) Arsenic speciation and redox cycling in a seasonally anoxic lake", Earth Science Ph.D. thesis. (Currently a Staff Research Assoc., IMS, UCSC)

1988         Kristin J. Orians, "The marine geochemistry of hydrolysis elements, aluminum and gallium", Chemistry Ph.D. thesis. (Currently an Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Oceanography and Chemistry, Univ. of British Columbia)

1988         John R. Donat, "Trace metals in seawater: The simultaneous determination of cobalt and nickel and a field comparison of techniques for determining organic complexation of copper and zinc", Chemistry Ph.D. thesis. (Currently a Professor, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Old Dominion University)

1988         Kenneth H. Coale, "Copper complexation in the North Pacific Ocean", Biology Ph.D. thesis. (Currently a Professor and Director, Moss Landing Marine Labs)

1983         William M. Landing, "The biogeochemistry of manganese and iron in the Pacific Ocean", Chemistry Ph.D. thesis. (Currently a Professor of Environmental Chemistry and Oceanography, Florida State University)

1983         James Cowen, "Iron and manganese depositing bacteria in the Pacific", Biology Ph.D. thesis. (Currently a Research Professor, School of Oceanography and Environment, Univ. of Hawaii)

1982         Greg Cutter, "Processes affecting the distribution and speciation of selenium in seawater", Chemistry Ph.D. thesis. (Currently a Professor, Dept. of Oceanography, Old Dominion University)

Masters Theses Supervised

2006         Carolyn Berger, "get title," M.S. Ocean Sciences

2002         Laura Lessin, "Spatial variability of copper speciation in San Francisco Bay," M.S. Marine Sciences.

1999         Heather M. Macrellis, "Isolation of natural organic iron-binding ligands from the California coastal upwelling system," M.S. Marine Sciences.

1998         Sibel Bargu, "Cadmium and zinc complexation with coastal diatom cell surface sites in seawater", M.S. Marine Sciences.

1996         John S. Roitz, "The determination of dissolved manganese (II) in coastal and estuarine waters by differential pulse cathodic stripping voltammetry and the biogeochemical cycling of manganese in San Francisco Bay: Seasonal and spatial variation", M.S. Marine Sciences.

1996         Emily Giambalvo, "KINETQL", M.S. Marine Sciences.

1996         Marta P. Sanderson, "After iron, what are the next limiting nutrients in the HNLC region of the equatorial Pacific?", M.S. Marine Sciences.

1995         Sean M. Wallace, "Supported liquid membranes with macrocyclic carriers: mimicking the metal uptake mechanisms of micro-organisms for determinization of metal speciation", M.S. Marine Sciences.

1995         Robin Grossinger, "Historical evidence of freshwater effects on the plan form of tidal marshlands in the Golden Gate Estuary", M.S. Marine Sciences.

1992         Kathy Lao, "The chemical speciation of copper, nickel, cadmium and zinc in the South San Francisco Bay: A multi-method approach", M.S. Marine Sciences.

1985         Terrance D. Cooke, "Aquatic speciation of selenium: evidence of biomethylation in the Kesterson Reservoir", M.S. Marine Sciences.

1984         Marilyn Arsenault, "High performance liquid chromatographic separation of trace metals in seawater", M.S. Marine Sciences.

1980         Co-Thesis Advisor for Teri Leslie, "238U - 230Th Chronology of a Basalt from Red Mountain, CA".

Post Doctoral Scholars Supervised

2010-present     Rob Middag, Post Doctoral Researcher

2007-08     Michael Lawrence, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

2003-05     Maeve C. Lohan, Associate Professor, University of Plymouth, UK.

2001-03     Kuria Ndungú, faculty position at the University of Stockholm, Sweden.

2000-01     Eden L. Rue, on leave but still teaching part-time and enjoying life with her family in Pacific Grove, CA

1994-96     Mark Wells, Associate Professor at the University of Maine, School of Marine Sciences

1993-96     Robert Hudson, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana

1986-88     Gary Gill, Group Manager for the Marine and Environmental Chemistry Group at Battelle Marine Sciences Laboratory

return to top
The development of this website and most of the research described here was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation.
the UCSC Banana Slug mascot logo and link to www.UCSC.edu
home people projects geotraces/saFe intercalibration links photos
(photos provided by B. Sohst, K. Bruland, and other friends of our lab)
(copyright 2009)