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I am an Associate Professor of marine chemistry at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. My research focuses on the fate of metals that can be toxic and/or essential nutrients for organisms in the marine environment.

Real Name: Jay T. Cullen

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Diaries published: 65 (15 days since last diary on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 03:58 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 853 (15 days since last comment on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 03:58 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 2585

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Fukushima Cesium in North Atlantic Ocean Fish, 117 comments, 152 recommends

People Following MarineChemist: 94

MarineChemist's Most Recent Diaries:

The purpose of this diary is to introduce a brief, informal movie made while using a Geiger Counter in the laboratory today. This diary is part of an ongoing effort to communicate what the ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 03:58 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
In case you're interested (ICYI) you will be able to watch the first Masters degree defence conducted underwater. It will live stream in about 30 minutes from now. From the YouTube description: ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 11:59 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Raincoast Education Society has partnered with the University of Victoria and California State University to carry out radionuclide sampling of sea water and kelp, respectively, in Clayoquot ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 09:28 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
In case you're interested (ICYI). A brief explanation of how seawater samples to monitor for Fukushima contamination are processed when they arrive at the University of Victoria. More details ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 03:01 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Satellite measurements of ocean temperature (illustrated by color) and the direction of currents (white arrows) help show where radionuclides from Fukushima are transported. Large scale currents ...
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 238 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 08:11 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
This diary is based on a recent blog by Fabio De Leo a scientist working with Ocean Networks Canada on March 19, 2015.
by MarineChemist
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 09:20 AM PDT with 63 Recommends

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