Ken Buesseler

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Dr Ken Buesseler of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Ken Buesseler is a Senior Scientist of Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.


  • B.A. University of California, San Diego, 1981, Biochemistry/ Cell Biology
  • Ph.D. MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 1986, Marine Chemistry

Research Interests

Upper-ocean biogeochemical cycles and POC export fluxes; studies of scavenging and particle cycling processes using anthropogenic and naturally occurring radionuclides; geochemical studies of the Black Sea using Chernobyl radio tracers; plutonium isotopes and the behavior of fallout Pu in seawater and groundwater; use of radium isotopes and other tracers of submarine groundwater discharge.

The Longest Swim Support Team

He will participate in research during Ben Lecomte's The Longest Swim across the Pacific Ocean along with the following scientists, researchers and physicians:

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