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Details of Dr. Kumiko Azetsu-Scott   


Gender female
Job title research scientist
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Fisheries and Oceans, Nova Scotia P.O. Box 1006
Nova Scotia
B2Y 4A2
Tel 01 / (902) / 426-8572
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Degree Ph.D.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Chemical Oceanography , Chemical Oceanography
Research Activities observation of carbon fluxes in the North Atlantic and the Arctic, ocean acidification, ventilation processes using transient tracers, freshwater fluxes using O-18, methane budget
Skills/Expertise carbon dynamics, ocean acidification, tracers (CFCs/SF6/O-18)
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Kumiko AZETSU-SCOTT)

Nadja S. Steiner, Kumiko Azetsu-Scott, Dr., Jim Hamilton, Kevin Hedges, Xianmin Hu, Muhammad Yamin Janjua, Diane Lavoie, John Loder, Humfrey Melling, Anissa Merzouk, William Perrie, Ingrid Peterson, Michael Scarratt, Tessa Sou, Ross Tallman (2015) Observed Trends and Climate Projections Affecting Marine Ecosystems in the Canadian Arctic. Environmental Reviews, doi: 10.1139/er-2014-0066
Punshon, S., K. Azetsu-Scott and C.M. Lee (2014) On the distribution of dissolved methane in Davis Strait, North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Chemistry, 161, 20-25.
MacGilchrista, G.A., A. Naveira Garabatoa, T. Tsubouchib, S. Baconb, S. Torres-Valdes and K. Azetsu-Scott (2014) The Arctic Ocean Carbon Sink, Deep-Sea Research I, 86, 39-55.
Azetsu-Scott, K., M. Starr, Z.-P. Mei, and M. Granskog (2014), Low calcium carbonate saturation state in an Arctic inland sea having large and varying fluvial inputs: The Hudson Bay system, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, 6210?6220, doi:10.1002/2014JC009948.
Yashayaev, I., Head, E.J.H., Azetsu-Scott, K., Ringuette, M., Wang, Z., Anning, J., and Punshon, S. 2014. Environmental Conditions in the Labrador Sea during 2013. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2014/105. v +35 p.
Childs, D., K. Azetsu-Scott and D. Slauenwhite (2013) Temporal and spatial variability of pH and carbonate saturation states in ca coastal estuary. Canadian technical report of hydrography and ocean sciences, 291.
Robbins, L, J.G. Wynn, J. Lisle, K. Yates, P. Knorr, R. Byrne, X. Liu, M. Patsavas, K. Azetsu-Scott and T. Takahashi (2013) Aragonite undersaturation in greater than 20% of Canadian Basin, Western Arctic. PLOS-One, 8(9): e73796. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073796
AMAP (2013) AMAP Assessment 2013: Arctic Ocean Acidification. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, Oslo, Norway. viii 99 pp.
Torres-Valdes, S., T. Tsubouchi, S. Bacon, A. Naveira-Garabato, R. Sanders, B. Petrie, G. Kattner, K. Azetsu-Scott, T. E. Whitledge (2013) Export of Nutrients from the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research, DOI: 10.1002/jgrc.20063
Curran, K and K. Azetsu-Scott (2012) Ocean acidification ? State of the Scotian Shelf Report, ISBN:978-0-9881186-0-7.
Azetsu-Scott, K., B. Petrie, P. Yeats, and C. Lee (2012), Composition and fluxes of freshwater through Davis Strait using multiple chemical tracers, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C12011, doi:10.1029/2012JC008172.
Granskog, M.A., Z.A. Kuzyk, K. Azetsu-Scott, R. Macdonald. (2011) Distributions of runoff, sea-ice melt and brine using d18O and salinity data - a new view on freshwater cycling in Hudson Bay. J. Mar. Systems, 88, 362-374.
Azetsu-Scott, K., A. Clarke, K. Falkner, J. Hamilton, E. P. Jones, C. Lee, B. Petrie, S. Prinsenberg, M. Starr and P. Yeats, (2010) Calcium Carbonate Saturation States in the waters of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and the Labrador Sea, VOL. 115, C11021, doi:10.1029/2009JC005917 Journal of Geophysical Research.
Shadwick, E.H., H. Thomas, K. Azetsu-Scott, B.J.W. Greenan, E. Head and E. Horne (2010) ?Seasonal variability of dissolved inorganic carbon and surface water pCO2 in the Scotian Shelf?, 124, 23-37, Marine Chemistry.
Sutherland D. A., R. S. Pickart, E. Peter Jones, K. Azetsu-Scott, A. Jane Eert, J. Ólafsson (2009), Freshwater composition of the waters off southeast Greenland and their link to the Arctic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C05020, doi:10.1029/2008JC004808.
Azetsu-Scott, K., P. Yeats, G. Wohlgeschaffen, J. Dalziel, K. Lee and S. Niven (2007) Precipitation of Heavy Metals in Produced Water: Influence on Contaminant Transport and Toxicity. Marine Environmental Research, 63, 146-167.
Zhao, J., J. Sheng, R. Greatbatch, K. Azetsu-Scott and E.P. Jones (2006) Estimation of inventory and spreading of CFC-11 and CFC-12 in the North Atlantic Ocean using a three-dimensional ocean circulation model with the modified semi-prognostic method. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 111, No. C6, C0602710.1029/2004JC002814
Azetsu-Scott, K., R.M. Gershey and E.P. Jones (2005) Distribution and Ventilation of Water Masses in the Labrador Sea inferred from CFCs and Carbon Tetrachloride. Marine Chemistry, 94, 55-66.
Azetsu-Scott, K. and S. Niven (2005) The role of transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) in the transport of 234Th in coastal water during a spring bloom. Continental Shelf Research, 25, 1133-1141.
Zhao, J., R.G. Greatbatch, J. Sheng, C. Eden, and K. Azetsu-Scott, (2004) Impact of an adiabatic correction technique on the simulation of CFC-12 in a model of the North Atlantic Ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett.,31, L12309, doi:10.1029/2004GL020206.
Azetsu-Scott, K. and U. Passow (2004) Ascending marine particles: Significance of Transparent Exopolymer particles (TEP) in the Upper Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography, 49, 741-748.
Azetsu-Scott, K., R.M. Gershey, E. P. Jones and Yashayaev, I. (2003) Time Series Study of CFC Concentrations in the Labrador Sea during Deep and Shallow Convection Regimes (1991-2000). Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, C11, 3354.

Group(s): JCOMM , Observations Programme Area (OPA) , Global Ocean Ship-based Hydrographic Investigations Program (GO-SHIP)
Created: 1999-07-14 Last Updated: 2016-06-20 by Kumiko AZETSU-SCOTT