Recent Submissions

  • Photochemical production of carbon disulphide in seawater 

    Xie, HX, RM Moore, and WL Miller. 1998. "Photochemical production of carbon disulphide in seawater." Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 103(C3): 5635-5644.
    It is generally accepted that the ocean is an important source for atmospheric CS2, which makes a major contribution to the formation of COS in the atmosphere. The processes producing CS2 in seawater, however, are essentially ...
  • Methyl bromide cycling in a warm-core eddy of the North Atlantic Ocean 

    Yvon-Lewis, SA, JH Butler, ES Saltzman, PA Matrai, et al. 2002. "Methyl bromide cycling in a warm-core eddy of the North Atlantic Ocean." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 16(4): 1141-1141.
    [1] We conducted a detailed investigation of the evolution of methyl bromide concentrations, degradation rates, and ventilation rates for 26 days in a naturally contained, warm-core eddy of the North Atlantic Ocean. This ...
  • A study of the ocean source of carbon disulphide. 

    Xie, HX, RM Moore, WL Miller, and MG Scarratt. 1997. "A study of the ocean source of carbon disulphide.." Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 214: 87-GEOC.
    No abstract available.
  • Methyl iodide in the NW Atlantic: Spatial and seasonal variation 

    Wang, Lu, Robert M. Moore, and John J. Cullen. 2009. "Methyl iodide in the NW Atlantic: Spatial and seasonal variation." Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 114: 07007-C07007. DOI:10.1029/2007JC004626
    While the global ocean is an important source of atmospheric methyl iodide (CH(3)I), the major producers of CH(3)I within the ocean remain unclear. During a seasonal study in the NW Atlantic, the relationship between CH(3)I ...
  • Methyl-Chloride (Ch3cl) Production in Phytoplankton Cultures 

    TAIT, VK, and RM MOORE. 1995. "Methyl-Chloride (Ch3cl) Production in Phytoplankton Cultures." Limnology and Oceanography 40(1): 189-195. DOI:10.4319/lo.1995.40.1.0189
    Unialgal nonaxenic cultures of seven species of phytoplankton, including both warm- and cold-water organisms, were examined under halocarbon-clean conditions for the production of CH3Cl. Incubations of all species showed ...
  • Production of Volatile Organohalogens by Phytoplankton Cultures 

    TOKARCZYK, R., and RM MOORE. 1994. "Production of Volatile Organohalogens by Phytoplankton Cultures." Geophysical Research Letters 21(4): 285-288.
    Natural volatile halocarbons are important as carriers of reactive halogens to the troposphere and, in the case of the more stable compounds, to the stratosphere. Bromoform (CHBr3) has been of particular interest as a ...
  • Biological degradation of methyl chloride in coastal seawater 

    Tokarczyk, R., ES Saltzman, RM Moore, and SA Yvon-Lewis. 2003. "Biological degradation of methyl chloride in coastal seawater." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 17(2): 1057-1057.
    [1] Methyl chloride (CH3Cl) is the most abundant halocarbon in the atmosphere, and constitutes a significant fraction of the total atmospheric halogen burden. Chemical reactions of CH3Cl in seawater are slow, and it has ...
  • Carbon disulfide measurement in marine waters using oxygen doped electron capture detection with purge-trap preconcentration 

    Xie, H., and RM Moore. 1997. "Carbon disulfide measurement in marine waters using oxygen doped electron capture detection with purge-trap preconcentration." Analytical Chemistry 69(9): 1753-1755.
    An oxygen-doped GC/ECD system has been found to be highly sensitive to carbon disulfide (CS2). The detector shows a Linear response up to at least 13 pmol of CS2 injected and has a detection limit of 30 fmol. By combining ...
  • New insight into the atmospheric chloromethane budget gained using stable carbon isotope ratios 

    Keppler, F., DB Harper, T. Rockmann, RM Moore, et al. 2005. "New insight into the atmospheric chloromethane budget gained using stable carbon isotope ratios." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 5: 2403-2411.
    Atmospheric chloromethane (CH3Cl) plays an important role in stratospheric ozone destruction, but many uncertainties still exist regarding strengths of both sources and sinks and the processes leading to formation of this ...
  • Carbon disulphide production in laboratory cultures of marine phytoplankton 

    Xie, H., M. G. Scarratt, and R. M. Moore. 1999. "Carbon disulphide production in laboratory cultures of marine phytoplankton." Atmospheric Environment 33(21): 3445-3453.
    Carbon disulphide (CS sub(2)) data were collected from axenic monocultures of six species of marine phytoplankton. The tested species included Chaetoceros calcitrans, Phaeodactylum tricornutum, Phaeocystis sp., Porphyridium ...
  • Further studies on the chemical reduction of molecular iodine added to seawater 

    Truesdale, Victor W., and Robert M. Moore. 1992. "Further studies on the chemical reduction of molecular iodine added to seawater." Marine Chemistry 40(3-4): 199-213.
    The reduction of molecular iodine added to seawater, and the fact that it is faster than interconversion to iodate, has been confirmed. Preliminary evidence is given for the existence of a photochemically catalysed component ...
  • Variability in deep exchange between the Eurasian and Greenland basins: Evidence from tritium and helium-3 

    Top, Z., RM Moore, and WB Clarke. 1998. "Variability in deep exchange between the Eurasian and Greenland basins: Evidence from tritium and helium-3." Geophysical Research Letters 25(9): 1403-1406.
    Observations of decay corrected tritium in the deep Eurasian Basin and Northern Fram Strait since 1979 indicate a significant decrease in 1993 whereas a box model predicts a steady decline with time. The model simulates ...
  • Anomalous neon-helium ratios in the Arctic Ocean 

    Top, Z., W. B. Clarke, and R. M. Moore. 1983. "Anomalous neon-helium ratios in the Arctic Ocean." Geophysical Research Letters 10(12): 1168-1171.
    Measurements of dissolved helium and neon were made on seawater samples collected at the Lomonosov Ridge Experiment site (LOREX, 1979) and at the FRAM III drifting ice station (1981) in the Arctic Ocean. The most striking ...
  • Ventilation of the Arctic Ocean cold halocline: Rates of diapycnal and isopycnal transport, oxygen utilization and primary production inferred using chlorofluoromethane distributions 

    Wallace, DWR, R. M. Moore, and E. P. Jones. 1987. "Ventilation of the Arctic Ocean cold halocline: Rates of diapycnal and isopycnal transport, oxygen utilization and primary production inferred using chlorofluoromethane distributions." Deep-Sea Research.Part A: Oceanographic Research Papers 34(12): 1957-1979.
    A highly simplified model of the Arctic Ocean cold halocline, incorporating parameterizations of both along-isopycnal and diapycnal transport, has been developed and constrained by observed profiles of temperature, salinity ...
  • Vertical Profiles of Ccl3f (F-11) and Ccl2f2 (F-12) in the Central Arctic Ocean-Basin 

    WALLACE, DWR, and RM MOORE. 1985. "Vertical Profiles of Ccl3f (F-11) and Ccl2f2 (F-12) in the Central Arctic Ocean-Basin." Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 90(NC1): 1155-1166.
    No abstract available.
  • A seasonal study of methyl bromide concentrations in the North Atlantic (35 degrees-60 degrees N) 

    Tokarczyk, R., and RM Moore. 2006. "A seasonal study of methyl bromide concentrations in the North Atlantic (35 degrees-60 degrees N)." Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 111(D8): 08304-D08304. DOI:10.1029/2005JD006487
    Methyl bromide concentrations in and over the North Atlantic were examined during spring, summer, and fall 2003. The results demonstrate that seasonality plays a great role in controlling methyl bromide fluxes from and ...
  • Composite global emissions of reactive chlorine from anthropogenic and natural sources: Reactive Chlorine Emissions Inventory 

    Keene, WC, MAK Khalil, DJ Erickson, A. McCulloch, et al. 1999. "Composite global emissions of reactive chlorine from anthropogenic and natural sources: Reactive Chlorine Emissions Inventory." Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 104(D7): 8429-8440. DOI:10.1029/1998JD100084
    Emission inventories for major reactive tropospheric Cl species (particulate Cl, HCl, ClNO2, CH3Cl, CHCl3, CH3CCl3, C2Cl4, C2HCl3, CH2Cl2 and CHClF2) were integrated across source types (terrestrial biogenic and oceanic ...
  • Effect of the nonlinearity of the carbonate system on partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the oceans 

    Trela, P., S. Sathyendranath, R. M. Moore, and DE Kelley. 1995. "Effect of the nonlinearity of the carbonate system on partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the oceans." Journal of Geophysical Research.C.Oceans 100(C4): 6829-6844. DOI:10.1029/94JC02573
    Partial pressure of CO sub(2) is a nonlinear function of several seawater properties. Due to the nonlinearity in this relationship, the partial pressure of a uniform ocean would be different from that of a nonuniform ocean ...
  • Carbon disulfide in the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans 

    Xie, Huixiang, and Robert M. Moore. 1999. "Carbon disulfide in the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans." Journal of Geophysical Research 104(C3): 5393-5402. DOI: 10.1029/1998JC900074
    No abstract available.
  • Thorium sorption in seawater suspensions of aluminium oxide particles 

    Niven, Sherry E. H., and Robert M. Moore. 1993. "Thorium sorption in seawater suspensions of aluminium oxide particles." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 57(10): 2169-2179.
    A comparison of the experimental results, in which (super 234) Th was used as a tracer of Th, with relationships predicted by surface complexation models, shows that Th sorption in the Al (sub 2) O (sub 3) suspensions was ...

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