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S. Bradley Moran
Professor of Oceanography
Horn 211
(401) 874-6530

Educational Background

Ph.D., Oceanography
B.Sc., Chemistry, Inst. for Co-operative Education,
Dalhousie University
Concordia University
1990
1985

Areas of Specialization

Research

Application of uranium-series and artificial radionuclides as tracers of marine geochemical processes, including Arctic oceanography, particle and carbon dynamics, coastal groundwater transport, and environmental radioactivity. Fostering economic development, public-private partnerships, and policy in energy and environmental research, technology, and education. Over 100 peer-reviewed journal and book publications and participant in 68 research cruises (over 1000 days at sea).

Teaching

EDUCATION PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: Initiated the development of the "Blue MBA" Masters of Business Administration-Masters of Oceanography (MBA-MO) dual degree, which has the goal of educating future leaders in the strategic management of global change opportunities. COURSE DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHING: OCG 451 Oceanographic Science; OCG 640 Marine Particles; OCG 694F Radionuclides in the Ocean.

Outreach

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE: Acting Director, National Ocean Council, Executive Office of the President of the United States, 2013 - 2014. Assistant Director for Ocean Sciences, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, 2013 - 2014. Program Director, Chemical Oceanography Program, National Science Foundation, 2012 - 2014. Co-PI and Co-Director, NSF Rhode Island EPSCoR, 2009 - 2011. Assistant Vice President for Research Administration, URI, 2008 - 2010. EDITORIAL SERVICE: Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research–Oceans, 2013 - 2016. Guest Editor, Radium and Radon Tracers in Aquatic Systems, Special Issue, Marine Chemistry, 156, 2013. Editorial Board, Journal of Marine Research, 2010 - 2014. Editorial Advisory Board, CLEAN–Soil, Air, Water, 2007 to present. FEDERAL AND STATE SERVICE: Co-Chair, White House Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology Policy, 2013 - 2014. Co-Chair, Rhode Island OSCAR Energy and Environment Collaboratory, 2010 - 2012. Rhode Island Sea Grant Senior Advisory Council, 2010 - 2012. Panelist, Rhode Island Green Economy Network, 2010. Steering Committee Member, NSF Rhode Island EPSCoR, 2010 - 2011. Co-Chair, Energy Efficiency Working Group, Rhode Island Green Economy Network, 2009 - 2010. Moderator, Green Economy Panel, Business Expo, 2009. Co-Chair, GPCC Environmental and Alternative Energy Team, 2007 - 2008.

Students

Brendan Mackinson
Matthew Baumann
Scott Stachelhaus
Haley Brew
Kate Lepore
Andrea Hougham
Elly Speicher
Sarah Weinstein
Ozge Kocabayoglu
Roger Kelly
Matthew Charette
Steve Pike
Margaret Scott
Jennifer Greenamoyer
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Publications:

(2008-2014)

Chevis, D.A, K.H. Johansson, D.J. Burdige, S.B. Moran and R.P. Kelly (2014) Submarine groundwater discharge of rare earth elements to a tidally-mixed estuary in southern Rhode Island. Chemical Geology (submitted 9/2014).

Mackinson, B., S.B. Moran, M.L. Lomas, G.M. Stewart and R.P. Kelly (2014) Estimates of micro-, nano- and picoplankton contributions to export production in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Biogeosciences (in review).

Baumann, M, S.B. Moran, M.W. Lomas, R.P. Kelly, D.W. Bell and J.W. Krause (2014) Diatom control of the autotrophic community and particle export in the eastern Bering Sea during the recent cold years (2008-2010). Journal of Marine Research (in review).

Smith, J.N., R. Brown, B. Williams, M. Robert, R. Nelson, and S.B. Moran (2014) Arrival of the Fukushima radioactivity plume in North American continental waters.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (in review).

Carey, J.C, S.B. Moran, R.P. Kelly, A.S. Kolker and R.W. Fulweiler (2014) The declining role of organic matter in peaty New England salt marshes. Estuaries and Coasts (in review).

Liu, C.L., L. Zhai, S.I. Zeeman, L.B. Eisner, J. Gann, C.W. Mordy, S.B. Moran, and M.W. Lomas (2014) Seasonal and geographic variations in modeled primary production and phytoplankton losses from the mixed layer between warm years and cold years on the eastern Bering Sea shelf. Deep Sea Research II (in review).

Prokopenko, M.G., J. Granger, M. Long, C. Mordy, P.J. DiFiore, E.D. Cockelet, C. Ladd, R. Sambrotto, S.B. Moran (2014) Environmental controls on the net to gross production ratios and carbon export efficiency of the Marginal Ice Zone blooms over the eastern Bering Sea shelf. Deep-Sea Research II (in review).

Hayes, C.T., R.F. Anderson, M.Q. Fleisher, P.J. Lam, D.C. Ohnemus, K-F. Huang, R.F. Robinson, Y. Lu, H. Cheng, R.L. Edwards, S.B. Moran (2014) Intensity of Th and Pa scavenging partitioned by particle chemistry in the North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Chemistry (in review).

Hayes, C.T., R.F. Anderson, M.Q. Fleisher, K.-F. Huang, L.F. Robinson, Y. Li, H. Cheng, R.L. Edwards, and S.B. Moran (2014) 230Th and 231Pa on the US GEOTRACES North Atlantic section and implications for modern and paleoceanographic chemical fluxes. Deep-Sea Research II, North Atlantic Transect GEOTRACES special issue (in press).

Cross, J.N., J.T Mathis, M.W. Lomas, S.B. Moran, M.A. Baumann, D.H. Shull, C.W. Mordy, N.R. Bates, P.J. Stabeno, and J.M. Grebmeier (2014) Integrated assessment of the carbon budget in the Southeastern Bering Sea. Deep-Sea Research II (in press).

Gómez-Guzmán, J.M. P. Cámara-Mor, T. Suzuki, J.M. López-Gutiérrez, J.L. Más, P. Masqué, S.B. Moran and J.N. Smith (2014) New insights on the role of sea ice in intercepting atmospheric pollutants using 129I.  Marine Pollution Bulletin (in press).

Choi, H.Y., G.M. Stewart, M.W. Lomas, R.P. Kelly, and S.B. Moran (2014) Linking the distribution of 210Po and 210Pb with plankton community along Line P, Northeast Subarctic Pacific. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity (in press).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Strengthening America’s ocean economy: the National Ocean Policy. Sea Technology, Op-ed 55(1), 24-25.

Mathis, J.T., Grebmeier, J.M., Hansell, D.A., Hopcroft, R.R., Kirchman, D.L., Lee, S.H., Moran, S.B., Bates, N.R., VanLaningham, S., Cross, J.N., and Cai W.-J. (2014) Carbon biogeochemistry of the Western Arctic:  primary production, carbon export and the controls on ocean acidification.  In: The Pacific Arctic Region: Ecosystem Status and Trends in a Rapidly Changing Environment, Grebmeier, J.M., and Maslowski, W., (eds.), Springer Science+Business Media, Dordrecht, 223-268.

Wigand, C., C. Roman, E. Davey, M.H. Stolt, R.L. Johnson, A. Hanson, E.B. Watson, S.B. Moran, D.R. Cahoon, J.C. Lynch, and P. Rafferty (2014) Below the disappearing marshes of an urban estuary: historic nitrogen trends and soil structure.  Ecological Applications 24(4), 633-649.

Smith, J.N., P.A. Yeats, S.E. Knowlton and S.B. Moran (2014) Comparison of 234Th/238U and mass balance models for estimating metal removal fluxes in the Gulf of Maine and Scotian Shelf. Continental Shelf Research 77, 107-117.

Moran S.B., S.L. Stachelhaus, R.P. Kelly and M.J. Brush (2014) Submarine groundwater discharge as a source of total inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus to coastal ponds of southern Rhode Island. Estuaries and Coasts 37(1), 104-118.

Baumann, M.S., S.B. Moran, M.W. Lomas, R.P. Kelly and D.W. Bell (2013) Seasonal decoupling of particulate organic carbon export and net primary production in relation to sea-ice extent at the shelf break of the eastern Bering Sea: implications for off-shelf carbon export. Journal of Geophysical Research–Oceans 118, 1-12 doi:10.1002/jgrc.20366.

Moran, S.B. and H. Dulaiova (2013) Radium and radon tracers in aquatic systems: an update. Special Issue, Radium and Radon Tracers in Aquatic Systems, Marine Chemistry 156, 1-2.

Baumann, M., S.B. Moran, R.P. Kelly, M.W. Lomas, and D.H. Schull (2013) 234Th balance and implications for seasonal particle retention in the eastern Bering Sea. Deep-Sea Research II, Special Issue on the Bering Sea 94, 7-21.

Esch, M.E.S., D.H. Shull, A.H. Devol, and S.B. Moran (2013) Regional patterns of iron and manganese reduction rates in the sediments of the southeastern Bering Sea. Deep-Sea Research II, Special Issue on the Bering Sea 94, 80-94.

Moran, S.B. (2012) Radium and radon tracers in aquatic systems: Fourth international Ra-Rn workshop, Narragansett, RI, USA.  Eos 93 (40), 389.

Maiti, K., K.O. Buesseler, S.M. Pike, C. Benitez-Nelson, P. Cai, W., Chen, J.K. Cochran, M. Dai, F. Dehairs, B. Gasser, R.P. Kelly, P. Masque, L. Miller, J.-C. Miquel, S.B. Moran, P. Morris, , F. Piene, F. Planchon, A.R. Renfro, M.M. Rutgers van der Loeff, P.S. Santschi, R. Turnewitsch, J.T Waples, C. Xu (2012) Total and particulate thorium-234 results from GEOTRACES intercalibration cruises. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 10, 631-644.

Anderson, R.F., M.Q. Fleisher, L.F. Robinson, R.L. Edwards, J.A. Hoff, S.B. Moran, M.M. Rutgers van der Loeff, A.L. Thomas, M. Roy-Barman, R. Francois (2012) GEOTRACES intercalibration of 230Th, 232Th, 231Pa, and prospects for 10Be. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 10, 179-213.

Stachelhaus, S.L. and S.B. Moran (2012) A simple differential diffusion model to account for the discrepancy between 223Ra and 224Ra-based eddy diffusivities. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 117, C03004, doi:10.1029/2011JC007500.

Rutgers van der Loeff, M.M., P. Cai, I. Stimac, D. Bauch, C. Hanfland, T. Roeske, and S.B. Moran (2012) Shelf-basin exchange times of Arctic surface waters estimated from 228Th/228Ra disequilibrium. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 117, C03024, doi:10.1029/2011JC007478.

Stachelhaus, S.L., S.B. Moran, and R.P. Kelly (2012) An evaluation of the efficacy of radium isotopes as tracers of submarine groundwater discharge to Rhode Island coastal ponds. Marine Chemistry 130-131, 49-61.

Stachelhaus, S.L., S.B. Moran, D. Ullman, and R.P. Kelly (2012) Cross-shelf mixing and mid-shelf front dynamics in the Mid-Atlantic Bight evaluated using the radium quartet. Journal of Marine Research 70(1), 141-172.

Lomas, M.W., S.B. Moran, J.R. Casey, D.H. Bell, M. Tiahlo, J. Whitefield, R.P. Kelly, J. Mathis, and N. Cokelet (2012) Spatial and seasonal variability of primary production on the Eastern Bering Sea shelf. Deep-Sea Research II 65-70, 126-140.

Moran, S.B., M.W. Lomas, R.P. Kelly, K. Iken, R. Gradinger and J.T. Mathis (2012) Seasonal succession of net primary productivity, particulate organic carbon export, and autotrophic community composition in the eastern Bering Sea. Deep-Sea Research II 65-70, 84-97.

Smith, J.N., F. McLaughlin, W.M. Smethie Jr., S.B. Moran, and K. Lepore (2011) 129I, 137Cs and CFC-11 tracer transit time distributions in the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 116, C04024, doi:10.1029/2010JC006471.

Lomas, M.L. and S.B. Moran (2011) Evidence for aggregation and export of cyanobacteria and nano-eukaryotes from the Sargasso Sea euphotic zone. Biogeosciences 8, 203-216.

Stewart, G.M., S.B. Moran, M.L. Lomas, and R.P Kelly (2011) Direct comparison of 210Po, 234Th and POC particle-size distributions and export fluxes at the Bermuda Atlantic Time-series (BATS) Site. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 102, 479-489.

Cai, P., M.M. Rutgers van der Loeff, I. Stimac, E.-M. Notig, K. Lepore and S.B. Moran (2010) Low export flux of particulate organic carbon in the central Arctic Ocean as revealed by 234Th/238U disequilibrium. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 115, C10037, doi.10.1029/209JC005595.

Mathis, J.T., J.N. Cross, N.R. Bates, S.B. Moran, M.W. Lomas, C.W. Mordy, and P.J. Stabeno (2010) Seasonal distribution of dissolved inorganic carbon and net community production on the Bering Sea shelf. Biogeosciences 7, 1769-1787.

Weinstein Knowlton, S.E. and S.B. Moran (2010) Stable Pb isotope ratios in aerosols, precipitation and size-fractionated particulate matter in the Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf and Labrador Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.02.005.

Stewart, G.M., S.B. Moran and M.L. Lomas (2010) Seasonal POC fluxes at BATS estimated from 210Po deficits. Deep-Sea Research I 57(1), 113-124.

Paolino, J.R. Jr. and S.B. Moran (2010) The next Mayor should think “Green” to reduce energy costs, attract business, and create jobs. Op-ed. RIFuture.org, March 31, 2010..

Paolino, J.R. Jr. and S.B. Moran (2010) Next mayor should go green. Op-ed. Providence Journal. April 22, 2010.

Moran, S.B., M.M. Higgins, D.E. Rosen (2009) Educating future business leaders in the strategic management of global change opportunities: The Blue MBA. In Management Education for Global Sustainability, pp. 227-241. (C. Wankel and J.A.F. Stoner, Eds.), Information Age Publishing.

Brew, H, S.B. Moran, M.W. Lomas and A.B. Burd (2009) Plankton community structure, organic carbon and thorium-234 particle size-distributions, and particle export in the Sargasso Sea. Journal of Marine Research 67, 845-868.

Boes, X., S.B. Moran, J. King, N. Catagay and A. Hubert-Ferrari (2009) Records of large earthquake in lake sediments along the North Anatolian Fault, Turkey. Journal of Paleolimnology DOI 10.1007/s10933-009-9376-x.

Lepore, K., Moran, S.B., A.B. Burd, G. Jackson, J.N. Smith, M.L. Lomas, R.P. Kelly, H. Kaberi, S. Stavrakakis and G. Asimakopoulou (2009) Sediment trap and in-situ pump size-fractionated POC/234Th ratios in the Mediterranean Sea and North Atlantic: implications for POC export. Deep-Sea Research I 56, 599-613.

Lepore, K., S.B. Moran and J.N. Smith (2009) 210Pb as a tracer of shelf-basin transport and sediment focusing in the Chukchi Sea. Deep-Sea Research II 56(3), 599-613.

Moran, S.B. (2008) URI is working to make RI greener. Business Commentary, Providence Journal, November 30, 2008.

Moran, S.B. (2008) “Green” economy sets URI, and R.I., on right path. Providence Business News, Opinion, October 20, 2008.

Hougham, A.L. S.B. Moran, J.P. Masterson and R.P. Kelly (2008) Seasonal changes in submarine groundwater discharge to coastal salt ponds estimated using 226Ra and 228Ra as tracers. Marine Chemistry 109, 268-278.

Lalande, C., S.B. Moran, P. Wassmann, J.M. Grebmeier, L.W. Cooper (2008) 234Th-derived particulate organic carbon fluxes in the northern Barents Sea with comparison to drifting sediment trap fluxes. Journal of Marine Systems 73, 103-113.

Hung, C.-C., S.B. Moran, J.K. Cochran, L. Guo and P.H. Santschi (2008) Comment on “How accurate are 234Th measurements in seawater based on the MnO2-impregnated cartridge technique?” by Pinghe Cai et al. Geochemistry-Geophysics-Geosystems 9, doi:10.1029/2007/GC001770.

Moran, S.B. (2008) Educating future business leaders in the strategic management of global change opportunities. CLEAN 36(3), 249.

Moran, S.B. (2008) National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World. Description of World Oceans. National Geographic Society. pp. 38-39 (2008).
 

Presentations:

(2008-2014)

Loose B., R.P. Kelly, A. Bigdeli, and S.B. Moran (2014) Radon deficits in the ice-covered Arctic Ocean: what they reveal about gas exchange in the sea ice zone.  AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 15-19, 2014.

Johansson, K.H., D.A. Chevis, C.D. Palmore, K. Telfeyan, D.J. Burdige, J.E. Cable, S.B.Moran, S.R. Hemming, E.T. Rasbury, N.G. Prouty, and P.W. Swarzenski (2014) Submarine groundwater discharge is an important source of REEs to the coastal ocean. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 15-19, 2014.

Fleisher, M.Q., C.T. Hayes, R.F. Anderson, P.J. Lam, D.C. Ohnemus, K.-F. Huang, L.F. Robinson, Y. Lu, H. Cheng, R.L. Edwards, S.B. Moran (2014) Proxy Applications of Pa/Th Investigated with Scavenging Chemistry in the North Atlantic. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 15-19, 2014.

Moran, S.B. (2014) Panelist, “The National Ocean Policy, Marine Spatial Planning, and Sustainable Ocean Development”, 6th Annual Blue Tech & Blue Economy Summit, The Maritime Alliance Foundation, San Diego, CA November 12, 2014 (invited)

Moran, S.B. (2014) Moderator “Ocean Economy: Impact of Ocean R&D on the Economy”, Ocean Studies Board of the National Research Council, Fall Meeting, National Academy of Sciences Beckman Center, Irvine, CA, October 1, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Evidence of Fukushima radioactivity in North American waters. 102nd Meeting of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, Anchorage, AK, September 14-15, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Panelist, U.S. Government roundtable “Ocean Acidification: Understanding the Problem and Policy Responses”. Foreign Affairs Institute, Department of State.  Arlington, VA, August 21, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Session organizer “Ocean Science and Policy”, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). National Academy of Science, Washington, DC, July 11, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Session co-organizer and key staffer for Dr. John P. Holdren, Science Advisor to the President, “Ocean Health and Science”. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s “Our Ocean” Conference, Department of State, Washington, DC, June 16, 17, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Administration policy on climate and oceans.  Sea Level Rise Workshop, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, May 7-8, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Strengthening America’s ocean economy. Consortium for Ocean Leadership Trustee and Board Members Meeting, Washington, DC, March 13, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Implementing the National Ocean Policy: an update. Coastal States Organization, Members Meeting, Hall of States, Washington, DC, March 4, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Strengthening America’s ocean economy. National Association of Marine Laboratories, Members Meeting, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Washington, DC, March 3, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2014) Update on implementation of the National Ocean Policy. Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council, Winter 2014 Meeting, Department of Interior, Washington, DC, February 25, 2014 (invited).

Anderson, R.F., C.T. Hayes, K.F. Huang, Y. Lu and S.B. Moran (2014) Enhanced scavenging of 231Pa and 230Th in benthic nepheloids layer. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 23-28, 2014.

Prokopenko, M.G. J. Granger, S.B. Moran, M.W. Lomas (2014) Seasonal variability of net community and gross photosynthetic production and the role of water column stratification in controlling ecosystem export efficiency on the Eastern Bering Sea shelf. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honlulu, HI, February 17-22, 2014.

Moran, S.B. (2014) The National Ocean Policy: an update. National Ocean Policy Coalition, Annual Members Meeting, Hall of States, Washington, DC, January 29, 2014 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2013) The National Ocean Council: An Update.  Ocean Research Advisory Panel meeting, Arlington, VA, December 3, 2013 (invited).

Anderson, R.F., C.T. Hayes, M.Q. Fleisher, L.F. Robinson, K.F. Huang, H. Cheng, R.L. Edwards, and S.B. Moran (2013) Constraining rates of trace element supply and removal using long-lived thorium isotopes. Goldschmidt Conference, Florence, Italy, August 25-30, 2013.

Hayes, C.T., R.F. Anderson, M.Q. Fleisher, P.J. Lam, D.C. Ohnemus, K.-F. Huang, L.F. Robinson, H. Cheng, Y. Lu, R.L. Edwards, and S.B. Moran (2013) Scavenging intensity and elemental fraction in the North Atlantic. Gordon Research Conference, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, August 4-9, 2013.

Moran, S.B. (2013) Particle transport, carbon cycling, and plankton community structure in the Bering Sea shelf: implications for off-shelf carbon export. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, April 26, 2013. (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2013) Council on Ocean Affairs, Science and Technology, California State University, Long Beach, CA, April 25, 2013 (invited panelist).

Baumann, M.S., S.B. Moran, M.W. Lomas, R.O. Kelly, and D.W. Bell (2013) Seasonal decoupling of primary production and POC export in the relation to sea-ice extent at the shelf break of the eastern Bering Sea. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 17-22, 2013.

Stewart, G., Y. Choi, M.W. Lomas, and S.B. Moran (2013) Linking plankton community structure and POC export using Po-210/Pb-210 along Line P in the subarctic Pacific Ocean. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 17-22, 2013.

Lomas, M.W., A.C. Martiny, S.B. Moran, T. Richardson, and B. van Mooy (2013) Small cells, the Redfield Ratio, and particulate carbon export in the ocean. IMBER IBIZIO III, Goa India, January 28-31, 2013.

Murray, R.W., S.B. Moran, R.P. Kelly, K.A. Kelley, D. Graham (2012) Dissolved Ti in the US GEOTRACES Atlantic Transect.  AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 3-7, 2012.

Hayes, C.T., R.F. Anderson, M.Q. Fleisher, L.F. Robinson, K.F. Huang, D.C. Ohnemus, P.J. Lam, R.L. Edwards, H. Cheng, and S.B. Moran (2012) Scavenging and fractionation of 231Pa/230Th in the U.S. North Atlantic GEOTRACES transect. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 3-7, 2012.

Robinson, L.F., K.F. Huang, R.F. Anderson, C.T. Hayes, M.Q. Fleisher, R.L. Edwards, H. Cheng, and S.B. Moran (2012) Sources and sinks of 232Th to the ocean: the US North Atlantic GEOTRACES section. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 3-7, 2012.

Chevis, D.A, K.H. Johannesson, D.J. Burdige, J.E. Cable, J.B. Martin, R.P. Kelly, and S.B. Moran, and C.D. White (2012) Assessing the role of submarine groundwater discharge on the rare earth element budgets of two estuaries. Goldschmidt Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 24-29, 2012.

Robinson, L.F., K.-F Huang, M.E. Auro, R.F. Anderson, C.T. Hayes, M.Q. Fleisher, H.Cheng, R.L. Edwards, S.B. Moran and M. Saito (2012) Sources, sinks and cycling of seawater 232Th in the north and south Atlantic basins. Goldschmidt Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 24-29, 2012.

Anderson, R.F., C.T. Hayes, M.Q. Fleisher, L.F. Robinson, H. Cheng, R.L. Edwards, and S.B. Moran (2012) Dissolved 231Pa/230Th in the U. S. GEOTRACES North Atlantic Zonal Transect. Goldschmidt Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 24-29, 2012.

Hayes, C.T., R.F. Anderson, M.Q. Fleisher, L.F. Robinson, R.L. Edwards, H. Cheng, and S.B. Moran (2012) 231Pa and 230Th distributions along the GEOTRACES North Atlantic Transect. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, February 19-24, 2012.

Stachelhaus, S.L., S.B. Moran, D. Ullman, and R.P. Kelly (2012) Cross-shelf mixing and mid-shelf front dynamics in the Mid-Atlantic Bight evaluated using the radium quartet. 4th International Ra-Rn Workshop, Narragansett, RI, June 3-8, 2012.

Anderson, R.F., Hayes, C.T., M.Q. Fleisher, L.F. Robinson, K.-F. Huang, R.L. Edwards, H. Cheng, S.B. Moran, R. Gersonde and M. Hatta (2012) Aerosol supply of soluble trace elements to the ocean evaluated using paired thorium isotopes. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, February 19-24, 2012.

Baumann, M.S., S.B. Moran, R.O. Kelly and M.W. Lomas (2012) Seasonal particle retention on the eastern Bering Sea shelf evaluated using 234Th: implications for pelagic-benthic coupling. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, February 19-24, 2012.

Choi, Y., G.M. Stewart, S.B. Moran, M.W. Lomas and R.P. Kelly (2012) Seasonal 210Po and 210Pb distributions and plankton community structure in the NE Pacific. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, February 19-24, 2012.

Chevis, D.A, K.H. Johannesson, D.J. Burdige, J.E. Cable, J.B. Martin, R.P. Kelly, and S.B. Moran (2012) Assessing the Role of Submarine Groundwater Discharge on the Rare Earth Element budgets of Two Estuaries. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, February 19-24, 2012.

Moran, S.B. (2011) Radionuclide tracers of ocean processes. Department of Chemistry, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, October 17, 2011 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2011) Seasonal succession of lower trophic level carbon partitioning in the eastern Bering Sea. Physical Sciences Department, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, April 15, 2011 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2011) Sea ice control of lower trophic carbon partitioning in the eastern Bering Sea. Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, Avery Point, January 28, 2011 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2011) Guest panelist: Early Career Workshop - Beyond Imagination: Creating Research Opportunitiies, Leadership, and Thinking Big, ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 13-18, 2011 (invited).

Moran, S.B. and M.W. Lomas (2011) Aggregation and export of cyanobacteria and nano-eukaryotes from the Sargasso Sea euphotic zone. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 13-18, 2011.

Moran, S.B. (2010) Seasonal changes in primary production, phytoplankton community composition, and export during the Bering Sea Ecosystem Study. Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Summer Workshop, Scripps Seaside Forum, La Jolla, CA, July 19-22, 2010 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2010) Overview of marine algal biofuel development. DAAD Alumni Seminar “Microalgae – Sustainable Resource for Energy and Chemical Feedstock Production – Scientific Aspects and Industrial Applications”, Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Germany, June 28 - July 3, 2010 (invited).

Moran, S.B. (2010) Energy Efficiency, Invited panelist, Rhode Island Green Economy Network (RIGEN) Presentation, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick, RI, February 9, 2010 (invited).

Moran, S.B. M.L. Lomas, R.P. Kelly, K. Iken R. Gradinger and J.T. Mathis (2010) Carbon cycling within the lower trophic levels of the Southeastern Bering Sea: primary production and particulate organic carbon export. ASLO Meeting, Portland, OR, February 22-26, 2010.

Prokopenko, M.G., J. Granger, C. Mordy. N. Cassar, P.J. DiFiore, N. Kachel, D. Kachel, E.D. Cokelet, D.M. Sigman, S.B. Moran (2010) Primary Production on the Eastern Bering Sea Shelf as Estimated from Oxygen/Argon Ratios and Triple Oxygen Isotopes. ASLO Meeting, Portland, OR, February 22-26, 2010.

Cross, J.N. J.T. Mathis, N.R. Bates, S.B. Moran, M.W. Lomas, P.J. Stabeno (2010) Seasonal Distribution and Controls on Dissolved Inorganic Carbon and Net Community Production on the Eastern Bering Sea Shelf. ASLO Meeting, Portland, OR, February 22-26, 2010.

Cai, P., M.M. Rutgers van der Loeff, I. Stimac, E. Noethig, K. Lepore, S.B. Moran (2010) Low export flux of particulate organic carbon in the central Arctic Ocean as revealed by 234Th:238U disequilibrium (invited). ASLO Meeting, Portland, OR, February 22-26, 2010.

Hubeny, B., S.B. Moran and R.P. Kelly (2010) Historic trace metal accumulation in Sluice Pond, MA: Linkages between industry and the environment. Geological Society of America Northeastern/Southeastern Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 13-16, 2010.

Moran, S.B. (2009) Green economy: future opportunities and barriers to success. Organizer and panel moderator, Providence Business Expo 2009, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI, May 5, 2009 (invited).

Moran, S.B., D.M. Farmer, D.C. Smith, M.M Higgins, D.E. Rosen (2008) Educating future business leaders in global change opportunities. ASLO Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2-7, 2008.

Moran, S.B. (2008) Green industry workforce challenge = university + corporate opportunities. Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) – Northeast Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) Green Industry Workforce Development Panel. Marlborough, MA, October 16, 2008 (invited).

Rutgers van der Loeff. M.M., S.B. Moran and P. Cai (2008) 224Ra in Arctic surface waters: a high 228Th/228Ra, low scavenging environment. Conference on Measurement and Application of Radium and Radon Isotopes in Environmental Sciences, Venice, Italy, April 7-11, 2008.