Mark on Vanda Pseudonitzschia Nanotechnology Ocean Optics
  • Effect of natural iron-complexing organic ligands in seawater on the availability of iron to different phytoplankton

  • The potential role of copper in high affinity iron uptake systems of marine phytoplankton

  • Metal effects on denitrifying bacteria in Lake Bonney, Antarctica

  • Trace metals, oxidative stress, and coral bleaching
  • Antarctic ice core, paleodust, climate change
  • Iron Regulation of the Food Quality of Phytoplankton in Acidified Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems
  • The effects of iron and copper limitation on the production of the potent neurotoxin domoic acid by toxgenic Pseudo-nitzschia diatoms

  • The possible role of domoic acid in facilitating metal uptake by marine phytoplankton

  • Seafood Safety in Developing Countries
  • The ecophysiology and toxicity of Heterosigma akashiwo in Puget Sound, USA
  • Design and fabrication of nano-sized iron uptake devices for measuring biologically accessible iron

  • Development of nanoscale metal determination technology for using in ocean observing systems of moorings and autonomous vehicles
  • Development and testing of nano-based sensor technology for quantifying biologically available iron in seawater
  • Raman-based Barcoding for the Identification of Toxic Marine Pathogens and Phytoplankton


  • The contribution of colloidal processes on the abundance, character, and cycling of coloured dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in seawater.

  • The effect of marine colloids on light scattering in surface seawater measured by satellites