Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Laser Raman Spectroscopy
Peer Reviewed Publications


  • Hester, K.C., R.M. Dunk, P.M. Walz, E.T. Peltzer, E.D. Sloan, P.G. Brewer (in press). Direct Measurements of Multi-Component Hydrates on the Seafloor: Pathways to Growth. Fluid Phase Equilibria. doi:10.1016/j.fluid.2007.07.053. [PDF = 9.14 MB]
  • Hester, K.C., R.M. Dunk, S.N. White, P.G. Brewer, E.T. Peltzer, and E.D. Sloan (2007). Gas hydrate measurements at Hydrate Ridge using Raman spectroscopy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71: 2947–2959. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2007.03.032. [PDF = 1.32 MB]


  • White, S.N., P.G. Brewer, E.T. Peltzer (2006). Determination of gas bubble fractionation rates in the deep ocean by laser Raman spectroscopy. Marine Chemistry 99: 12-23. [PDF = 0.46 MB]
  • White, S.N., R.M. Dunk. E.T. Peltzer, J.J. Freeman, P.G. Brewer (2006). In situ Raman analyses of deep-sea hydrothermal and cold seep systems (Gorda Ridge and Hydrate Ridge). Geochemistry, Geophysics & Geosystems 7 Q05023 doi:10.1029/2005GC001204. [PDF = 0.46 MB]
  • Hester, K.C., S.N. White, E.T. Peltzer, P.G. Brewer, E.D. Sloan (2006). Raman spectroscopic measurements of synthetic gas hydrates in the ocean. Marine Chemistry 98: 304-314. [PDF = 0.60 MB]


  • White, S.N., W. Kirkwood, A. Sherman, M. Brown, R. Henthorn, K. Salamy, P. Walz, E.T. Peltzer, and P.G. Brewer (2005). Development and deployment of a precision underwater positioning system for in situ laser Raman spectroscopy in the deep ocean. Deep-Sea Research I 52: 2376-2389. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2005.09.002. [PDF = 1.00 MB]
  • Dunk, R.M., E.T. Peltzer, P. Walz, P.G. Brewer (2005). Seeing a deep ocean CO2 enrichment experiment in a new light: Laser raman detection of dissolved CO2 in seawater. Environmental Science and Technology 39: 9630-9636. [PDF = 0.39 MB]


  • Pasteris, J.D., B. Wopenka, J.J. Freeman, P.G. Brewer, S.N. White, E.T. Peltzer, G.E. Malby (2004). Raman Spectroscopy in the deep ocean: Successes and challenges. Applied Spectroscopy 58(7): 195A-208A. [PDF = 2.24 MB]
  • Brewer, P.G., G. Malby, J.D. Pasteris, S.N. White, E.T. Peltzer, B. Wopenka, J. Freeman, M.O. Brown (2004). Development of a laser Raman spectrometer for deep-ocean science. Deep-Sea Research 51: 739-753. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2003.11.005. [PDF = 0.59 MB]


  • Brewer, P.G., J. Pasteris, G. Malby, E.T. Peltzer, S. White, J. Freeman, B. Wopenka, M. Brown, and D. Cline (2002). Laser Raman spectroscopy at 3600m ocean depth. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 83(42): 469-470. [PDF = 0.90 MB]
Last updated: Feb. 05, 2009
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