• Dr. Cutter is a biogeochemist interested in the fundamental processes linking the biology and chemistry of aquatic systems. He also races sailboats and does adventure motorcycling.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2018 Multiple oxidation state trace elements in suboxic waters off Peru: In situ redox processes and advective/diffusive horizontal transportMarine Chemistry. 77-89.
    2017 Elevated trace metal content of prokaryotic communities associated with marine oxygen deficient zonesLimnology and Oceanography. 3-25.
    2016 A Tribute to Thomas M. Church: Exploring Chemical Oceanography in the Coastal Zone—The History and FutureAquatic Geochemistry. 271-274.
    2015 Introduction to the U.S. GEOTRACES North Atlantic Transect (GA-03): USGT10 and USGT11 cruisesDeep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 1-5.
    2015 Water mass analysis for the U.S. GEOTRACES (GA03) North Atlantic sectionsDeep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 6-20.
    2014 Biogeochemistry of dissolved arsenic in the temperate to tropical North Atlantic OceanDeep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.
    2014 GEOTRACES: Changing the Way We Explore Ocean ChemistryOceanography. 50-61.
    2014 Sources of iron and phosphate affect the distribution of diazotrophs in the North AtlanticDeep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.
    2013 Arsenic and phosphorus biogeochemistry in the ocean: Arsenic species as proxies for P-limitationLimnol. Oceanogr. 729-740.
    2013 Intercalibration in chemical oceanography—Getting the right numberLimnol. Oceanogr.: Methods. 418-424.
    2013 Phosphorus cycling in the Sargasso Sea: Investigation using the oxygen isotopic composition of phosphate, enzyme-labeled fluorescence, and turnover timesGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles. 375-387.
    2013 Wintering eiders acquire exceptional Se and Cd burdens in the Bering Sea: physiological and oceanographic factorsMarine ecology. Progress series. 245-261.
    2012 High resolution determination of nanomolar concentrations of dissolved reactive phosphate in ocean surface waters using long path liquid waveguide capillary cells (LWCC) and spectrometric detectionLimnol. Oceanogr.: Methods. 568-580.
    2012 Rapid and noncontaminating sampling system for trace elements in global ocean surveysLimnol. Oceanogr. Methods. 425-436.
    2012 Selenium Behavior in San Francisco Bay SedimentsEstuaries and Coasts. 646-657.
    2011 Particulate sulfur species in the water column of the Cariaco BasinGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 148-163.
    2010 Aeolian contamination of Se and Ag in the North Pacific from Asian fossil fuel combustionEnviron. Sci. Technol. 1587-1593.
    2008 Biogeochemistry of sulfur cycling in the Cariaco BasinGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement. 547.
    2007 GEOTRACES – An international study of the global marine biogeochemical cycles of trace elements and their isotopesChemie der Erde – Geochem. 85-131.
    2006 Evaluating the biogeochemical cycle of selenium in San Francisco Bay through modelingLimnology and Oceanography. 2018-2032.
    2006 Hydrographic observations during the 2002 IOC Contaminant Baseline Survey in the western Pacific OceanGeochem. Geophys. Geosyst. (G3). Q03M06.
    2006 Sources and biogeochemical cycling of particulate selenium in the San Francisco Bay estuaryEstuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 681-694.
    2006 The biogeochemistry of arsenic and antimony in the North Pacific OceanGeochem. Geophys. Geosystems (G3),. Q05M08.
    2006 The biogeochemistry of selenium in San Francisco Bay estuary: seston and phytoplanktonEstuarine Coastal Shelf Sci. 681-694.
    2005 Biogeochemistry: now and into the futurePalaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 191-198.
    2004 Light dependence of selenium uptake by phytoplankton and implications ofrp redicting selenium incorporation into food-websLimnol. Oceanogr..
    2004 Selenium biogeochemistry in the San Francisco Bay estuary: changes in water column behaviorEstuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 463-476.
    2004 Sources and cycling of carbonyl sulfide in the Sargasso SeaLimnology and Oceanography. 555-565.
    2004 The biochemistry of selenium in the San Francisco Bay estuary: changes in water column behaviorEstuarine Coastal Shelf Sci.. 463-476.
    2003 Selenium in San Francisco Bay zooplankton: Potential effects of hydrodynamics and food web interactionsEstuaries. 956-969.
    2002 Increased selenium threat as a result of invasion of the exotic bivalve Potamocorbula amurensis in the San Francisco BayDelt. Aquat. Toxicol..
    2001 Antimony and arsenic biogeochemistry in the western Atlantic OceanDeep-Sea Res. II.
    2001 Dark production: a significant source of oceanic COSJ. geophys. Res..
    2001 Metalloids and oxyanions
    2001 New record shows pronounced changes in Arctic Ocean circulation and climateEos, Transactions American Geophysical Union. 601-607.
    2001 Sources and cycling of selenium in the western and equatorial Atlantic OceanDeep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 2917-2931.
    2001 Uptake of dissolved organic selenides by marine phytoplanktonAmer Soc Limnology Oceanography.
    1999 Production and speciation of hydrogen sulfide in surface waters of the high latitude North Atlantic OceanDeep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 991-1010.
    1999 The 1996 IOC contaminant baseline survey in the Atlantic Ocean from 33° S to 10° N: introduction, sampling protocols, and hydrographic dataDeep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 867-884.
    1999 The cycling of particulate carbon, nitrogen, sulfur, and sulfur species (iron monosulfide, greigite, pyrite, and organic sulfur) in the water columns of Framvaren Fjord and the Black SeaMarine Chemistry. 149-160.
    1998 Estuarine cycling of carbonyl sulfide: production and sea–air fluxMarine Chemistry. 127-142.
    1998 Metalloids in the high latitude North Atlantic Ocean: Sources and internal cyclingMarine Chemistry. 25-36.
    1997 Loading of atmospheric trace elements and organic contaminants to the Chesapeake BayAtmospheric deposition of contaminants to the great lakes and coastal waters. SETAC, Pensacola, FL.
    1997 Loadings of atmospheric trace elements and organic contaminants to the Chesapeake BayAtmospheric deposition of contaminants to the Great Lakes and coastal waters: proceedings from a session at SETAC’s 15th annual Meeting, 30 October-3 November 1994, Denver, Colorado. 171.
    1997 The response of trace element redox couples to suboxic conditions in the water columnDeep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 113-134.
    1996 Trace contaminants measured in the Atlantic OceanEos, Transactions American Geophysical Union. 9-13.
    1995 The biogeochemistry of hydrogen sulfide: phytoplankton production in the surface oceanOceanographic Literature Review.
    1994 Biogeochemical control of phosphorus cycling and primary production in Lake MichiganLimnology and Oceanography. 961-968.
    1993 Carbonyl sulfide in two estuaries and shelf waters of the western North Atlantic OceanMarine Chemistry. 225-233.
    1993 Metalloids in wet deposition on Bermuda: concentrations, sources, and fluxesJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012). 16777-16786.
    1991 Assessing Se cycling and toxicity in aquatic ecosystemsWater, Air, and Soil Pollution. 3-11.
    1991 Determination of carbon, nitrogen, sulfur, and inorganic sulfur species in marine particlesMarine particles: analysis and characterization. 57-63.
    1991 Dissolved arsenic and antimony in the Black SeaDeep Sea Research Part A. Oceanographic Research Papers. S825-S843.
    1991 Hydrogen sulfide and radon in and over the western North Atlantic OceanJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012). 18753-18760.
    1991 Trace elements in estuarine and coastal waters-US studies from 1986-1990Reviews of Geophysics. 639-644.
    1989 Freshwater systemsOccurrence and Distribution of Selenium. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. 243.
    1988 Temporal variations of sedimentary sulfur in a Delaware salt marshMarine Chemistry. 311-327.
    1986 Selenium in western Atlantic precipitationNature Publishing Group.
    1984 The marine biogeochemistry of selenium: a re-evaluationLimnol. Oceanogr. 1179-1192.
    1979 Deposition and accumulation of plutonium isotopes in AntarcticaNature Publishing Group.

    Research Overview

  • Processes affecting trace element speciation and distributions in natural waters and sedimentsAir-sea transport and exchange of gases and trace elementsPaleoceanographic tracersAnalytical methods for aquatic chemistryComputer modeling of biogeochemical processes
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Oceanography : Trace Element Cycling in Fresh and Marine Waters / Production of Sulfur Gases Affecting the Earth's Radiation Balance/ Global Change / Paleoceanographic Records of Global Change / Metal Contaminant Cycling in Estuaries / Atmospheric Transport and Deposition of Trace Metals
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz 1982
  • B.A. in Chemistry, University of California, San Diego 1977
  • Full Name

  • Gregory Cutter