Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Edward T. Peltzer
PUBLICATIONS

Peer Reviewed Papers:

2014

  • Brewer, P.G., A.F. Hofmann, E.T. Peltzer and W. Ussler (2014). Evaluating microbial chemical choices: the ocean chemistry basis for the competition between use of O2 or NO3- as an electron acceptor, Deep-Sea Research I 87: 35-42. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2014.02.002.

2013

  • Hofmann, A.F., P.M. Walz, H. Thomas, E.T. Peltzer and P.G. Brewer (2013). Development of high resolution topography-following chemical mapping of ocean hypoxia by use of an autonomous underwater vehicle: the Santa Monica Basin "dead zone" example. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 30: 2630-2646.
  • Hofmann, A.F., E.T. Peltzer, and P.G. Brewer (2013). Kinetic bottlenecks to chemical exchange rates for deep-sea animals I: Oxygen. Biogeosciences 10: 5049-5060. doi:10.5194/bg-10-5049-2013.
  • Hofmann, A.F., E.T. Peltzer, and P.G. Brewer (2013). Kinetic bottlenecks to chemical exchange rates for deep-sea animals II: Carbon Dioxide. Biogeosciences 10: 2409-2425. doi:10.5194/bg-10-2409-2013.

2012

  • Kline, D.I., L. Teneva, K. Schneider, T. Miard, A. Chai, M. Marker, K. Headley, B. Opdyke, M. Nash, M. Valetich, J. Caves, B. Russell, S. Connell, W. Kirkwood , P. Brewer, E. Peltzer, J. Silverman, K. Caldeira, R. Dunbar, J. Koseff, S. Monismith, G. Mitchell, S. Dove, O. Hoegh-Guldberg (2012). A short-term in situ CO2 enrichment experiment on Heron Island (GBR). Science Reports 2: 413. doi:10.1038/srep00413.
  • Zhang, X., W.J. Kirkwood, P.M. Walz, E.T. Peltzer, and P.G. Brewer (2012). A Review of Advances in Deep-Ocean Raman Spectroscopy. Applied Spectroscopy 66: 237-249.
  • Klapp, S.A., F. Enzmann, P.M. Walz, T. Huthwelker, J. Tuckermann, J-O. Schwarz, T. Pape, E.T. Peltzer, R. Mokso, D. Wangner, F. Marone, M. Kersten, G. Bohrmann, W.F. Kuhs, M. Stampanoni and P.G. Brewer (2012). Microstructure characteristics during hydrate formation and dissociation revealed by X-ray tomographic microscopy. Geo-Marine Letters. doi:10.1007/s00367-012-0276-0.

2011

  • Hofmann, A.F., E.T. Peltzer, P.M. Walz, P.G. Brewer (2011). Hypoxia by degrees: Establishing definitions for a changing ocean. Deep Sea Research I 58: 1212-1226. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2011.09.004.
  • Zhang, X., K.C. Hester, W. Ussler, P.M. Walz, E.T. Peltzer and P.G. Brewer (2011). In situ Raman-based measurements of high dissolved methane concentrations in hydrate-rich ocean sediments. Geophysical Research Letters 38 L08605. doi:10.1029/2011GL047141.

2010

  • Zhang, X., P.M. Walz, W.J. Kirkwood, K.C. Hester, W. Ussler, E.T. Peltzer, and P.G. Brewer (2010). Development and deployment of a deep-sea Raman probe for measurement of pore water geochemistry. Deep-Sea Research I 57: 297-306. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2009.11.004.

2009

  • Hester, K.C., E.T. Peltzer, P.M. Walz, R.M. Dunk, E.D. Sloan, and P.G. Brewer (2009). A natural hydrate dissolution experiment on complex multi-component hydrates on the sea floor. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73: 6747-6756. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2009.08.007.
  • Rehder, G., I. Leifer, P.G. Brewer, G. Friederich, and E.T. Peltzer (2009). Controls on methane bubble dissolution inside and outside the hydrate stability field from open ocean field experiments and numerical modeling. Marine Chemistry 114: 19-30. doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2009.03.004.
  • Brewer, P. G. and E. T. Peltzer (2009). Limits to Marine Life. Science 324: 347-348. doi:10.1126/science.1170756.
  • Zhang, X.; K. C. Hester, O. Mancillas, E. T. Peltzer, P.M. Walz, P. G. Brewer (2009). Geochemistry of chemical weapon breakdown products on the seafloor: 1,4-thioxane in sea water. Environmental Science & Technology 43: 610-615. doi:10.1021/es802283y.

2008

  • Hester, K. C., E. T. Peltzer, W. J. Kirkwood, and P. G. Brewer (2008). Unanticipated consequences of ocean acidification: A noisier ocean at lower pH. Geophysical Research Letters 35: L19601, doi:10.1029/2008GL034913.

2007

  • Tsouris, C., P. Szymcek, P. Taboada-Serrano, S.D. McCallum, P. Brewer, E. Peltzer, P. Walz, E. Adams, A. Chow, W.K. Johnson and J. Summers (2007). Scaled-Up Ocean Injection of CO2-Hydrate composite particles. Energy & Fuels 21: 3300-3309.
  • Hester, K.C., R.M. Dunk, P.M. Walz, E.T. Peltzer, E.D. Sloan and P.G. Brewer (2007). Direct measurements of multi-component hydrates on the seafloor: Pathways to growth. Fluid Phase Equilibria 261: 396-406. doi:10.1016/j.fluid.2007.07.053.
  • Paull, C.K., W. Ussler III, E.T. Peltzer, P.G. Brewer, R. Keaten, P.J. Mitts, J.W. Nealon, J. Greinert, J-C. Herguera and M.E. Perez (2007). Authigenic carbon entombed in methane-soaked sediments from the northeastern transform margin of the Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California. Deep-Sea Research II 54: 1240-1267. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.04.009.
  • 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: 29472959. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2007.03.032. (Abstract)

2006

  • Brewer, P.G., B. Chen, R. Warzinski, A. Baggeroer, E.T. Peltzer, R.M. Dunk, and P.M. Walz (2006). Three-dimensional acoustic monitoring and modeling of a deep-sea CO2 droplet cloud. Geophysical Research Letters 33 L23607. doi:10.1029/2006GL027181. (Abstract)
  • Alendal, G., P.M. Haugan, R. Gangsto, K. Caldeira, E. Adams, P.G. Brewer, E.T. Peltzer, G. Rehder, and T. Sato (2006). Comment on Fate of a Rising CO2 Droplets in Seawater. Environmental Science and Technology 40: 3653-3654. doi:10.1021/es052458c. (Abstract)
  • 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. (Abstract)
  • 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. (Abstract)
  • 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. (Abstract)

2005

  • 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. (Abstract)
  • 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. (Abstract)
  • Riestenberg, D., C. Tsouris, P.G. Brewer, E.T. Peltzer, P. Walz, A. Chow, E. Adams (2005). Field studies on the formation of sinking CO2 particles for ocean carbon sequestration: Effects of injector geometry on particle density and dissolution rate and model simulation of plume behavior. Environmental Science and Technology 39: 7287-7293. (Abstract)
  • Nakayama, N., E.T. Peltzer, P. Walz, P.G. Brewer (2005). First results from a controlled deep sea CO2 perturbation experiment: Evidence for rapid equilibration of the oceanic CO2 system at depth. Journal of Geophysical Research 110 C09S11. doi:10.1029/2004JC002597. (Abstract)
  • Brewer, P.G., E.T. Peltzer, P. Walz, I. Aya, K. Yamane, R. Kojima, Y. Nakajima, N. Nakayama, P. Haugan, T. Johannessen (2005). Deep ocean experiments with fossil fuel carbon dioxide: creation and sensing of a controlled plume at 4 km depth. Journal of Marine Research 63: 9-33. (Abstract)

2004

  • Barry, J.P., K.R. Buck, C.F. Lovera, L. Kuhnz, P.J. Whaling, E.T. Peltzer, P. Walz, P.G. Brewer (2004). Effects of direct ocean CO2 injection on deep-sea meiofauna. Journal of Oceanography 60: 759-766. (Abstract)
  • Brewer, P.G., E. Peltzer, I. Aya, P. Haugan, R. Bellerby, K. Yamane, R. Kojima, P. Walz, Y. Nakajima (2004). Small scale field study of an ocean CO2 plume. Journal of Oceanography 60: 751-758. (Abstract)
  • 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. (Abstract)
  • Tsouris, C., P.G. Brewer, E. Peltzer, P. Walz., D. Riestenberg, L. Liang, O. West (2004). Hydrate composite particle for ocean carbon sequestration: Field verification. Environmental Science & Technology 38: 2470-2475. doi:10.1012/es034990a. (Abstract)
  • Sicre, M-A., E.T. Peltzer (2004). Lipid geochemistry of remote aerosols from the southwestern Pacific Ocean sector. Atmospheric Environment 38: 1615-1624. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2003.12.012. (Abstract)
  • 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. (Abstract)
  • Aya, I., R. Kojima, K. Yamane, K. Shiozaki, P.G. Brewer, E.T. Peltzer III (2004). In situ experiments of cold CO2 release in mid-depth. Energy 29: 1499-1509. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2004.03.055. (Abstract)
  • Rehder, G., S.H. Kirby, W.B. Durham, L.A. Stern, E.T. Peltzer, J. Pinkston, P.G. Brewer (2004). Dissolution rates of pure methane hydrate and carbon-dioxide hydrate in undersaturated seawater at 1000-m depth. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 68: 285-292. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2003.07.001. (Abstract)

2003

  • Kleinberg, R.L., C. Flaum, D.D. Griffin, P.G. Brewer, G.E. Malby, E.T. Peltzer, J.P. Yesinowski (2003). Deep sea NMR: Methane hydrate growth habit in porous media and its relationship to hydraulic permeability, deposit accumulation, and submarine slope stability. Journal Geophysical Research 108(B10): 2508. doi:10.1029/2003JB002389. (Abstract)
  • Kleinberg, R.L., C. Flaum, C. Straley, P.G. Brewer, G.E. Malby, E.T. Peltzer III, G. Friederich and J.P. Yesinowski (2003). Seafloor Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Assay of Methane Hydrate in Sediment and Rock. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(B3): 2137. doi:10.1029/2001JB000919. (Abstract)

2002

  • Dickson, A., R. Bidigare, J. Hedges, K. Johnson, D. Leblanc, C. Lee, F. Millero, J. Moffet, W. Moore, E. Peltzer and S. van den Berg (2002). Chemical Reference Materials: Setting the Standards for Ocean Science. Ocean Studies Board, National Research Council Report. National Academies Press, Washington, DC. 130p. (Excerpt)
  • Brewer, P.G., E.T. Peltzer, G. Friederich and G. Rehder (2002). Experimental determination of the fate of rising CO2 droplets in sea water. Environmental Science Technology 36: 5441-5446. (Abstract)
  • Brewer, P.G., C. Paull, E.T. Peltzer, W. Ussler, G. Rehder and G. Friederich (2002). Measurement of the fate of gas hydrates during transit through the ocean water column. Geophysical Research Letters 29(22) doi:10.1029/2002GL014727. (Abstract)
  • Paull, C.K., P.G. Brewer, W. Ussler III, E.T. Peltzer, G. Rehder, and D. Clague (2002). An experiment demonstrating that marine slumping is a mechanism to transfer methane from seafloor gas-hydrate deposits into the upper ocean and atmosphere. Geo-Marine Letters doi:10.1007/s00367-002-0113-y. (Abstract)
  • Rehder, G., P.G. Brewer, E.T. Peltzer and G. Friederich (2002). Enhanced lifetime of methane bubble streams within the deep ocean. Geophysical Research Letters 29(15) doi:10.1029/2001GL013966. (Abstract with links to supplementary material)
  • Sharp, J.H., C.A. Carlson, E.T. Peltzer, D.M. Castle-Ward, K.B. Savidge and K.R. Rinker (2002). Final dissolved organic carbon broad community intercalibration and preliminary use of DOC reference materials. Marine Chemistry 77: 239-253. (Abstract)
  • 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. (Abstract)

2001

  • Xu, W., R. P. Lowell and E. T. Peltzer (2001). Effect of seafloor temperature and pressure variations on methane flux from a gas hydrate layer: Comparison between current and late Paleocene climate conditions. Journal Geophysical Research 106: 26,413-26,423. (Abstract)

2000

  • Tamburri, M., E. T. Peltzer, G. Friederich, I. Aya, K. Yamane, and P. G. Brewer (2000). A field study of the effects of CO2 disposal on mobile deep-sea animals. Marine Chemistry 72: 95-101. (Abstract)
  • Brewer, P.G., E. T. Peltzer, G. Friederich, I. Aya, and K. Yamane (2000). Experiments on the ocean sequestration of fossil fuel CO2: pH measurements and hydrate formation. Marine Chemistry 72: 83-93. (Abstract)
  • Peltzer, E.T. and P. G. Brewer (2000). Practical physical chemistry and empirical predictions of methane hydrate stability. In: M.D. Max (ed.), Natural Gas Hydrate in Oceanic and Permafrost Environments. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands. pp. 17-28. (Abstract)
  • Carlson, C.A., D. A. Hansell, E. T. Peltzer, and W. O. Smith, Jr. (2000). Stocks and dynamics of dissolved and particulate organic matter in the southern Ross Sea, Antarctica. Deep-Sea Research II 47: 3201-3225. (Abstract)

1999

  • Brewer, P. G., G. Friederich, E. T. Peltzer and F. M. Orr, Jr. (1999). Direct experiments on the ocean disposal of fossil fuel CO2. Science 284: 943-945. (Abstract with images and QuickTime movies)
  • Walsh, J. J., D. A. Dieterle, F. E. Muller-Karger, R. Bohrer, W. P. Bissett, R. J. Varela, R. Aparicio, R. Diaz, R. Thunell, G. T. Taylor, M. I. Scranton, K. A. Fanning and E. T. Peltzer (1999). Simulation of carbon-nitrogen cycling during spring upwelling in the Cariaco Basin. Journal of Geophysical Research 104: 7807-7825. (Abstract)

1998

  • Hansell, D. A. and E. T. Peltzer (1998). Spatial and temporal variations of total organic carbon in the Arabian Sea. Deep-Sea Research II 45: 2171-2193. (Abstract)

1997

  • Archer, D., J. Aiken, W. Balch, R. Barber, J. Dunne, P. Flament, W. Gardner, C. Garside, C. Goyet, E. Johnson, D. Kirchman, M. McPhaden, J. Newton, E. Peltzer, L. Welling, J. White and J. Yoder (1997). A meeting place of great ocean currents: shipboard observations of a convergent front at 2N in the Pacific. Deep-Sea Research II 44: 1827-1849. (Abstract)
  • Goyet, C. and E. T. Peltzer (1997). Variation of CO2 partial pressure in surface seawater in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Deep-Sea Research I 44: 1611-1625. (Abstract)
  • Archer, D., E. T. Peltzer and D. L. Kirchman (1997). A timescale for dissolved organic carbon production in equatorial Pacific surface waters. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 11: 435-452. (Abstract)
  • Vodacek, A., N. V. Blough, M. D. DeGrandpre, E. T. Peltzer and R. K. Nelson (1997). Seasonal variations of CDOM and DOC in the Middle Atlantic Bight: Terrestrial inputs and photooxidation. Limnology and Oceanography 42: 674-686. (Abstract)

1996

  • Fry, B., E. T. Peltzer, C. H. Hopkinson, A. Nolin and L. Redmond (1996). Analysis of Marine DOC using a Dry Combustion Method. Marine Chemistry 54: 191-201. (Abstract)
  • Peltzer, E. T. and N. A. Hayward (1996). Spatial and temporal variability of total organic carbon along 140W in the equatorial Pacific ocean in 1992. Deep-Sea Research II (Equatorial Pacific 2) 43: 1155-1180. (Abstract with figures)
  • Peltzer, E. T., B. Fry, P. H. Doering, J. H. McKenna, B. Norrman and U. L. Zweifel (1996). A comparison of methods for the measurement of dissolved organic carbon in natural waters. Marine Chemistry 54: 85-96. (Abstract)
  • Chen, R. F., B. Fry, C. S. Hopkinson, D. J. Repeta and E. T. Peltzer (1996). Dissolved organic carbon on Georges Bank. Continental Shelf Research 16: 409-420. (Abstract)

1995

  • Goyet, C., D. Davis, E. T. Peltzer, and P. G. Brewer (1995). Development of improved space sampling strategies for ocean chemical properties: total carbon dioxide and dissolved nitrate. Geophysical Research Letters 22: 945-948. (Abstract)
  • Vodacek, A., F. E. Hoge, R. N. Swift, J. K. Yungel, E. T. Peltzer, and N. V. Blough (1995). The use of in situ and airborne fluorescence measurements to determine UV absorption coefficients and DOC concentrations in surface waters. Limnology and Oceanography 40: 411-415. (Abstract)
  • Sharp, J. H., R. Benner, L. Bennett, C. A. Carlson, S. E. Fitzwater, E. T. Peltzer and L.M. Tupas (1995). Analyses of dissolved organic carbon in seawater: the JGOFS EqPac methods comparison. Marine Chemistry 48: 91-108. (Abstract)

1994

  • Goyet, C. and E. T. Peltzer (1994). Comparison of the August-September 1991 and 1979 surface partial pressure of CO2 distribution in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean near 150W. Marine Chemistry 45: 257-266. (Abstract)

1993

  • Peltzer, E. T. and P. G. Brewer (1993). Some practical aspects of measuring DOC: sampling artifacts and analytical problems with marine samples. Marine Chemistry 41: 243-252. (Abstract)
  • Sharp, J. H. and E. T. Peltzer (1993). Procedures subgroup report. Marine Chemistry 41: 37-49. (Abstract)

1990

  • Sicre, M.-A., R. B. Gagosian and E. T. Peltzer (1990). Evaluation of the atmospheric transport of marine-derived particles using long-chain unsaturated ketones. Journal of Geophysical Research 95: 1789-1795. (Abstract)

1989

  • Peltzer, E. T. and R. B. Gagosian (1989). Organic Geochemistry of aerosols over the Pacific Ocean. In: Chemical Oceanography 10, R. A. Duce, guest editor; J. P. Riley and R. Chester, editors. pp. 281-338. Academic Press, London. (Abstract)

1987

  • Gagosian, R. B., E. T. Peltzer and J. T. Merrill (1987). Long range transport of terrestrially-derived lipids in aerosols from the south Pacific. Nature 325: 800-803. (Abstract)
  • Peltzer, E. T. and R. B. Gagosian (1987). Sampling and analysis of lipids in aerosols from the remote marine atmosphere. Analytica Chimica Acta 198: 125-144. (Abstract)

1986

  • Gagosian, R. B. and E. T. Peltzer (1986). The importance of atmospheric input of terrestrial organic material to deep-sea sediments. Advances in Organic Geochemistry 1985, Organic Geochemistry 10: 661-669. (Abstract)

1985

  • Zafiriou, O. C., R. B. Gagosian, E. T. Peltzer, J. B. Alford and T. Loder (1985). Air-to-sea fluxes of lipids at Enewetak Atoll. Journal of Geophysical Research 90: 2409-2423. (Abstract)

1984

  • Peltzer, E. T., J. L. Bada, G. Schlesinger, and S. L. Miller (1984). The chemical conditions on the parent body of the Murchison meteorite: some conclusions based on amino, hydroxy and dicarboxylic acids. Advances in Space Research 4: 69-74. (Abstract)

1982

  • Gagosian, R. B., O. C. Zafiriou, E. T. Peltzer and J. B. Alford (1982). Lipids in aerosols from the tropical North Pacific: temporal variability. Journal of Geophysical Research 87: 11,133-11,144. (Abstract)

1981

  • Peltzer, E. T. and J. L. Bada (1981). Low molecular weight alpha-hydroxy carboxylic and dicarboxylic acids in reducing marine sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 45: 1847-1854. (Abstract)
  • Gagosian, R. B., E. T. Peltzer and O. C. Zafiriou (1981). Atmospheric transport of continentally derived lipids to the tropical north Pacific. Nature 291: 312-314. (Abstract)

1980

  • Zafiriou, O. C., J. Alford, M. Herrera, E. T. Peltzer, R. B. Gagosian, and S. C. Liu (1980). Formaldehyde in remote marine air and rain: flux measurements and estimates. Geophysical Research Letters 7:341-344. (Abstract)

1978

  • Hoopes, E. A., E. T. Peltzer and J. L. Bada (1978). Determination of amino acid enantiomeric ratios by gas liquid chromatography of the N-trifluoro-acetyl-L-prolyl-peptide methyl esters. Journal of Chromatographic Science 16: 556-560. (Abstract)
  • Peltzer, E. T. and J. L. Bada (1978). alpha-Hydroxycarboxylic acids in the Murchison Meteorite. Nature 272: 443-444. (Abstract)

1970

  • Heine, H. W., J. D. Myers and E. T. Peltzer (1970). Stereospecific deaminations of some N-alkylaziridines by m-chloroperbenzoic acid. Angewandte Chemie, International Edition in English 9:374. (Abstract)
Last updated: Mar 18, 2014
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