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Dr. Shari Yvon-Lewis
Shari Yvon-Lewis
Phone:
(979) 458-1816
Fax:
(979) 845-6631
Email:
syvon-lewis@ocean.tamu.edu
Office:
Eller O&M 412
Address:

Texas A&M University O&M Building
Room 412 MS 3146 
College Station, Texas 77843


Degrees:

Ph.D., Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, 1994

B.S., Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, 1989


Shari Yvon-Lewis

Professor
Acting Department Head

Research Interests

  • Studying the role of the ocean in regulating important atmospheric gases
  • Marine trace gas biogeochemistry of:
    • halocarbons - CH3Br, CH3Cl, very short lived species, etc.
    • CH4
    • CO2
    • Other trace gases
  • Modeling of ocean atmosphere trace gas interactions

Selected Publications

(asterisks indicate student authors)
  • Hu*, L., S.A. Yvon-Lewis, Y. Liu*, T. S. Bianchi (2012), The Ocean in near Equilibrium with Atmospheric CH3Br, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, GB3016, doi:10.1029/2011GB004272.
  • Hu*, L., S.A. Yvon-Lewis, J. D. Kessler and I.R. MacDonald (2012), Methane fluxes to the atmosphere from deep hydrocarbon seeps in the northern Gulf of Mexico, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C01009, doi:10.1029/2011JC007208.
  • Mahajan, A.S., J. C. Gómez Martín, T. Hay, S.-J. Royer, S. A. Yvon-Lewis, Y. Liu*, L. Hu*, C. Prados-Roman, C. Ordóñez, J. M. C. Plane and A. Saiz-Lopez (2012), Latitudinal distribution of reactive iodine in the Eastern Pacific and its link to open ocean sources, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 12, 15541-15564.
  • Kessler, J.D., D.L. Valentine, M.C. Redmond, M. Du**, E.W. Chan**, S.D. Mendes, E.W. Quiroz, C.J. Villanueva, S.S. Shusta, L.M. Werra, S.A. Yvon-Lewis and T.C. Weber (2011), A persistent oxygen anomaly reveals the fate of spilled methane in the deep Gulf of Mexico,Science, 331, DOI: 10.1126/science.1199697

  • Liu*, Y., S.A. Yvon-Lewis, L.Hu*, J. Salisbury and J.E. O’Hern** (2011), CHBr3, CH2Br2 and CHClBr2 in the U.S. Coastal Waters during the Gulf of Mexico and East Coast Carbon (GOMECC) Cruise, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C10004, doi:10.1029/2010JC006729.

  • Yvon-Lewis, S. A., L. Hu*, and J. Kessler (2011), Methane flux to the atmosphere from the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L01602, doi:10.1029/2010GL045928.

  • Hu*, L., S.A. Yvon-Lewis, Y. Liu*, J. Salisbury and J.E. O’Hern** (2010), Coastal emissions of methyl bromide and methyl chloride along the eastern Gulf of Mexico and east coast of the U.S., Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 24, GB1007, doi:10.1029/2009GB003514.

  • Taylor**, T.R.B., D.N. Ford, S.A. Yvon-Lewis and E. Lindquist (2010), Science, engineering, and technology in the policy process for natural systems risk mitigation, System Dynamics Review, in press.

  • Valentine, D.L., J.D. Kessler, M.C. Redmond, S.D. Mendes, M.B. Heintz, C. Farwell, L. Hu*, F. Kinnaman, S.A. 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.

  • Yvon-Lewis, S.A., E.S. Saltzman and S.A. Montzka (2009), Recent trends in atmospheric methyl bromide:  analysis of post-Montreal Protocol variability, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 5963–5974.

  • Butler, J. H., D. B. King, J. M. Lobert, S. A. Montzka, S. A. Yvon-Lewis, B. D. Hall, N. J. Warwick, D. J. Mondeel, M. Aydin, and J. W. Elkins (2007), Oceanic distributions and emissions of short-lived halocarbons, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 21, GB1023, doi:10.1029/2006GB002732.

  • Dahl, E. E., S. A. Yvon-Lewis, and E. S. Saltzman (2007), Alkyl nitrate (C1-C3) depth profiles in the tropical Pacific Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 112, C01012, doi:10.1029/2006JC003471.

  • Dahl, E. E., S. A. Yvon-Lewis, and E. S. Saltzman (2005), Saturation anomalies of alkyl nitrates in the tropical Pacific Ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L20817, doi:10.1029/2005GL023896.

  • Saltzman, E.S., M. Aydin, W.J. De Bruyn, D.B. King and S.A. Yvon-Lewis (2004), Methyl bromide in pre-industrial air: measurements from an Antarctic ice core, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D05301, doi:10.1029/2003JD004157.

  • Yvon-Lewis, S.A., D.B. King, R. Tokarczyk, K.D. Goodwin, E.S. Saltzman, and J.H. Butler (2004), Methyl bromide and methyl chloride in the Southern Ocean, J. Geophys Res.109, C02008, doi:10.1029/2003JC001809.

  • Tokarczyk, R. E.S. Saltzman, R.M. Moore, and S.A. Yvon-Lewis (2003), Biological degradation of methyl chloride in coastal seawater,Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 17(2), 1057, doi:10.1029/2002GB001949.

  • King, D.B. J.H. Butler, S.A. Yvon-Lewis, and S.A. Cotton (2002), Predicting oceanic methyl bromide saturation from sea surface temperature, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(24), 2199, doi:10.1029/2002GL016091.

  • Yvon-Lewis, S. A., and J. H. Butler (2002), Effect of oceanic uptake on atmospheric lifetimes of selected trace gases, J. Geophys. Res., 107 (D20), 4414, doi:10.1029/2001JD001267.

  • Yvon-Lewis, S. A., J. H. Butler, E. S. Saltzman, P. A. Matrai, D. B. King, R. Tokarczyk, R. M. Moore, and J.-Z. Zhang (2002), Methyl bromide cycling in a warm-core eddy of the North Atlantic Ocean, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 16(4), 1141, doi:10.1029/2002GB001898.

  • King, D.B., J.H. Butler, S.A. Montzka, S. A. Yvon-Lewis, and J.W. Elkins (2000), Implications of methyl bromide supersaturations in the temperate North Atlantic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 105 (D15), 19763-19769.

  • Lobert, J. M., S. A. Yvon-Lewis, J. H. Butler, S. A. Montzka, and R. C. Myers (1997), Undersaturations of CH3Br in the southern ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24(2), 171-172.

  • Yvon-Lewis, S. A. and J. H. Butler (1997), The potential effect of oceanic biological degradation on the lifetime of atmospheric CH3Br,Geophys. Res. Lett., 24(10), 1227-1230.

  • Yvon, S. A. and J. H. Butler (1996), An improved estimate of the oceanic lifetime of atmospheric CH3Br, Geophys. Res. Lett.23(1), 53-56.

  • Yvon, S. A., and E. S. Saltzman (1996), Atmospheric sulfur cycling in the tropical Pacific marine boundary layer (12S, 135W): A comparison of field data and model results 2. Sulfur dioxide, J. Geophys. Res.101, 6899-6910.

  • Yvon, S. A., J. M. C Plane, C.-F. Nien, D. J. Cooper, and E. S. Saltzman (1996), The interaction between the nitrogen and sulfur cycles in the polluted marine boundary layer, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 1379-1386.

  • Yvon, S. A., E. S. Saltzman, T. S. Bates, and D. J. Cooper (1996), Atmospheric sulfur cycling in the tropical Pacific marine boundary layer (12S, 135W): A comparison of field data and model results 1. Dimethylsulfide, J. Geophys. Res. 101, 6911-6918.

  • Saltzman, E. S., S. A. Yvon and P. A. Matrai (1993), Low level atmospheric sulfur dioxide measurements using HPLC/fluorescence, J. Atmos. Chem.17, 73-90.

  • Thompson, A. M., J. E. Johnson, A. L. Torres, A. C. Kelly, E. Atlas, J. Greenberg, N. M. Donahue, S. A. Yvon, E. S. Saltzman, B. G. Heikes, B. W. Mosher, A. A. Shashkov and V. I. Yegorov (1993), Ozone observations and a model of marine boundary layer photochemistry during SAGA-3, J. Geophys Res., 98, 16,955-16,968.

  • Yvon, S. A., E. S. Saltzman, D.J. Cooper, and V. Koropalov (1993), Atmospheric hydrogen sulfide over the equatorial Pacific (SAGA-3), J. Geophys. Res98, 16,979-16,983

Additional Information

Experience

  • 2011-present Associate Professor, Dept. of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
  • 2004-2011 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
  • 1997-2004 Research Chemist, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL.
  • 1996-1997 Research Associate, Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/CMDL, Boulder, CO.
  • 1994-1996 DOE Global Change Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow, NOAA/CMDL, Boulder, CO.

Recent Fieldwork

STUDENT ONLY - Gulf of Mexico              (MCH, R/V Pelican, August 2012) – 0 days

[sent 1 TAMU graduate student – Fenix Garcia Tigreros – 6 days]

STUDENT ONLY - Gulf of Mexico              (GISR, R/V Pelican, July 2012) – 0 days

[sent 1 TAMU graduate student – Mengran Du – 6 days]

STUDENT ONLY - Gulf of Mexico              (MCH, R/V Pelican, April 2012) – 0 days

[sent 1 TAMU graduate student - Fenix Garcia Tigreros – 6 days]

STUDENT ONLY - Gulf of Mexico              (MCH, R/V Pelican, August 2011) – 0 days

[sent 1 TAMU graduate student - Fenix Garcia Tigreros – 6 days]

STUDENT ONLY - Gulf of Mexico              (MCH, Blazing Seven, June 2011) – 0 days

[sent 1 TAMU graduate student - Fenix Garcia Tigreros – 4 days]

STUDENT ONLY - Gulf of Mexico              (MCH, R/V Pelican, April 2011) – 0 days

[sent 1 TAMU graduate student - Fenix Garcia Tigreros – 6 days]

Atlantic Ocean                        (HalocAST-A, FS Polarstern, Oct-Nov 2010) – 32 days

[included 1 TAMU graduate student – Lei Hu]

STUDENT ONLY - Gulf of Mexico              (MCH, R/V Pelican, August 2010) – 0 days

[sent 1 TAMU graduate student - Fenix Garcia Tigreros – 6 days]

STUDENT ONLY - Gulf of Mexico              (PLUMES, R/V Cape Hatteras, June 2010) – 0 days

[sent 2 TAMU graduate students – Lei Hu and Fenix Garcia Tigreros – 13 days]

Pacific Ocean              (HalocAST-P, R/V Thomas Thompson, Mar-Apr 2010) – 30 days (Chief Sci.)

[included 2 TAMU graduate students – Lei Hu and Yina Liu]

Gulf of Mexico                        (HYFLUX, R/V Brooks McCall, July 2009) – 14 days

[included 1 TAMU graduate student – Lei Hu]

Antarctic                     (ESASSI, R/V Hesperides, January 2008) – 21 days

[included 2 TAMU graduate students – Yina Liu and Julia O’Hern]

Coastal US                   (GOMECC, R/V Ron Brown, July, 2007) – 28 days

[included 1 TAMU graduate student – Julia O’Hern]

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