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Cathleen Schlundt

Josephine Bay Paul Center, Woods Hole, USA


My research interest is to identify different sources and sinks of marine trace gases in surface seawaters. The production and consumption of the trace gases dimethylsulfide (DMS), isoprene and oxygenated volatile organic carbons (OVOC) such as acetone and acetaldehyde are determined by a complex interplay of abiotic (nutrients availability, photochemical and chemical reactions) and biotic (bacteria and phytoplankton abundance and composition) factors. I try to decipher the processes of production and degradation of these trace gases to close their global budget.


Tel.: +1 508-289-7154