B.S. Chemistry, University of Otago, 1981
Ph.D. Chemical Oceanography, University of Miami, 1986
Postdoctoral Scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic institution, 12/1986-12/1988
Description of Research
Summary Statement of Research Interests
Speciation and redox chemistry of trace elements in natural waters, with emphasis on transport processes and catalytic processes.
Metal -phytoplankton interactions; characterization of biologically produced chelators
Effects of protozoans on chemical fate
Bacterially mediated metal precipitation reactions
Naqvi, S. W., Moffett, J. W., Gaum, M.
The Arabian Sea as a high-nutrient, low-chlorophyll region during the late Southwest Monsoon. BIOGEOSCIENCES.
Vol. 7, pp. 2091-2100.
Wisniewski Jakuba, R., Moffett, J. W., Dyhrman, S.
Evidence for the linked biogeochemical cycling of of zinc, cobalt, and phosphorus in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles.
Vol. 22 (4), pp. GB4012.
Ward, B. B., Tuit, C., Moffett, J. W., Jayakumar, A., Rich, J. J., Naqvi, S. W.
Control of Denitrification in Oxygen Minimum Zones of the Ocean. Deep Sea Research.
Vol. 55 (12), pp. 1672-1683.
Wisniewski Jakuba, R., Moffett, J. W., Saito, M. A.
Use of a modified, high-sensitivity, anodic stripping voltammetry method for determination of zinc. Analytica Chimica Acta.
Vol. 614, pp. 143-152.
Webb, E. A., Rachel, J., Moffett, J. W., Dyhrman, S. T.
Molecular Assessment of Phosphorus and Iron Physiology in Trichodesmium Populations from the Western Central and Western South Atlantic. Limnology and Oceanography/ASLO.
Vol. 52(5), pp. 2221–2232.
Moffett, J. W.
Reduced iron associated with secondary nitrite maxima in the Arabian Sea. Deep Sea Research Part I/ Elsevier.
Vol. 54, pp. 1341-1349.
Moffett, J. W.
Cu Complexation by organic ligands in the sub arctic NW Pacific and Bering Sea. Deep Sea Research Part I/ Elsevier.
Vol. 54, pp. 586-595.
Service to the Profession
Editorships and Editorial Boards
Associate Editor, Marine Chemistry, 2010-2011