Office Location

Anderson 116

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Sponsoring Faculty

David Butman


PhD., Geosciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
M.S., Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
B.S., Chemistry, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Selected Publications

Garcia-Tigreros, F. and J.D. Kessler (2018), “Limited acute influence of aerobic methane oxidation on ocean carbon dioxide and pH in Hudson canyon, northern U.S. Atlantic margin.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 123(7), 2135-2144.

Sparrow, K. J., J. D. Kessler, J. R. Southon, F. Garcia-Tigreros, K. M. Schreiner, C. D. Ruppel, J. B. Miller, S. J. Lehman, and X. Xu (2018), “Limited contribution of ancient methane to surface waters of the U.S. Beaufort Sea shelf.” Science Advances, 4(1), eaao4842,

Garcia-Tigreros Kodovska, F., Sparrow, K., Yvon-Lewis, S., Paytan, A., Kessler, J. D. (2016). “Dissolved Methane and Carbon Dioxide Fluxes in Subarctic and Arctic Regions: Assessing Measurement Techniques and Spatial Gradients”. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.12.002.

Paytan, A., A. Lecher, N. Dimova, K. Sparrow, F. Garcia-Tigreros Kodovska, J.D. Kessler. (2015) “Methane transport from the active layer to lakes in the Arctic using Toolik Lake, Alaska, as a case study.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1417392112.

Bianchi, T.S, Garcia-Tigreros, F., Yvon-Lewis,S.A., Shields, M.,  Mills, H.J., Butman, D., Osburn, C., Raymond, P., Shank, C., DiMarco, S.F., Walker, N.,  Reese, B., Mullins, R., Quigg, A.,  Aiken, G.R., and Grossman E.L. (2013) Enhanced Transfer of Terrestrially-Derived Carbon to the Atmosphere in a Flooding Event. Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (1), 116-122,

Valentine, D.L., J.D. Kessler, M.C. Redmond, S.D. Mendes, M.B. Heintz, C. Farwell, L. Hu, F.S. Kinnaman, S. Yvon-Lewis, M. Du, E.W. Chan, F. Garcia Tigreros, C.J. Villanueva (2010), Propane respiration jump-starts microbial response to a deep oil spill, Science, 330, 208, DOI: 10.1126/science.1196830.

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