Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Edward T. Peltzer

My current research activities at MBARI

I am an analytical chemist working in oceanography. My primary task is to develop new instruments and new analytical methods that can be used to solve oceanographic problems.

Currently, I am working with Dr. Peter Brewer, Bill Kirkwood and Peter Walz studying various aspects of the ocean chemistry and environmental impacts of carbon dioxide and methane.

  • I was also part of the engineering and science team that adapted the laser Raman spectrometer for use in the deep ocean. We produced two deep ocean spectrometers for use with the MBARI ROVs and two high precision pointing devices:
Last updated: May 18, 2009
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