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Dr. Mark L. Wells
Professor, U. Maine
Senior Researcher, U.C. Santa Cruz

 

Dr. Mark L. Wells

Personal Information

School of Marine Sciences
Libby Hall, Room 201
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469

Telephone: (207) 581-4322
Fax:             (207) 581-4388
Email:          mlwells@maine.edu

Education

Ph.D. Chemical Oceanography, University of Maine, 1989
M.Sc  Biological/Chemical Oceanography, University of British Columbia, 1982
B.Sc   Marine Biology (Honours), University of British Columbia, 1979

Academic Experience

2008 - Present Professor, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine
Senior Research Marine Chemist, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
2002 - 2008 Associate Professor, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine
Senior Research Marine Chemist, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
1999 - 2002 Assistant Professor, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine
1997 - 2002 Associate Research Marine Chemist, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
1993 - 1997 Assistant Research Marine Chemist, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
1989 - 1993 Postdoctoral Research Marine Chemist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La    Jolla, CA

Professional Memberships

American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
American Chemical Society
American Geophysical Union
The Oceanography Society
Sigma XI

Awards

1992  Institute of Marine Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz
1991  Postgraduate Research Marine Chemist, Step VIII, Scripps Instit. of            Oceanography
1990  Postgraduate Research Marine Chemist, Step VII, Scripps Instit. of            Oceanography
1989  Postgraduate Research Marine Chemist, Step VI, Scripps Instit. of Oceanography
1985  University Fellowship, University of Maine

Meeting Organizer and Session Chair

Environmental Factors and Mechanisms Leading to Coral Bleaching, American Society       of Limnology and Oceanography, Nice, France, 2009
Trace Metal Biogeochemistry-Interactions among Land, Atmosphere and Ocean, Ocean      Sciences Meeting, 2008
Using Trace Elements and Isotopes to Study Open-Ocean Biogeochemistry, Ocean      Sciences Meeting, 2006
Review of Selected Harmful Algae in the PICES Region: I Pseudo-nitzschia &      Alexandrium spp. PICES Annual Meeting, 2005, Co-Session Chair
Gordon Research Conference; Chemical Oceanography, Invited Session Chair, 2002
Gordon Research Conference; Environmental Sciences: Water. Session Chair. 1998
"The Colloidal State in Seawater"; Geochemistry Symposium, 1994 ACS National      Meeting, San Diego, CA
"Iron Speciation and its Biological Availability in Seawater: A Workshop". An     international workshop at the Bermuda Biological Station for Research, May 1994       (Co-Chaired with Prof. Ken Bruland)

Edited Journals

Marine Chemistry Special Issue. 1995.  The Chemistry of Iron in Seawater and its     Interaction with Phytoplankton.  Co-Guest Editors K.W. Bruland and M. L. Wells.      Volume 50: 1-241

Committee memberships

PICES (North Pacific Marine Sciences Organization) Working Group 22 - Iron supply      and its impact on biogeochemistry and ecosystems in the North Pacific Ocean
PICES (North Pacific Marine Sciences Organization) Harmful Algal Bloom Section
PICES (North Pacific Marine Sciences Organization) Working Group 15 - Ecology of     Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in the North Pacific
PICES North Pacific Marine Sciences Organization) Working Group 18 – Role of Iron in     Carbon Sequestration in the North Pacific
SCOR (Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research) Working Group 109 – The     Biogeochemistry of Iron in Seawater

Panels and Workshops

NSF Partnership for International Research and Education
NSF National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Panel
NSF National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Site Review
NSF Polar Programs Panels (Multiple)
NSF Chemical Oceanography Panels (Multiple)
NSF Nanotechnology Panels (Multiple)
NSF Biocomplexity Panel
NOAA Oceans and Human Health Initiative Panel
US JGOFS Iron Workshop, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.  June 2002
US JGOFS Equatorial Pacific Synthesis and Modeling Workshop. Darling Marine        Center, ME, September 2002