Bushinsky, Seth

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Assistant Professor
Department of Oceanography
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Marine Sciences Building
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone:(808) 956-4402
Office: MSB 523
E-mail: seth.bushinsky@hawaii.edu
Lab: BushinskyOceanLab  

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. 2015 – Oceanography, University of Washington
  • M.S. 2011 – Oceanography, University of Washington
  • B.S. 2006 – with Honors in Biological Sciences, Concentration in Marine Biology, Stanford University

Current Research Projects

  • Carbon Dioxide fluxes in the Southern Ocean and North Pacific from profiling floats and shipboard measurements
  • Net community production in the Southern Ocean
  • Air-sea gas exchange through marginal sea ice
  • Air calibration of oxygen sensors and related issues of sensor drift and response

Bushinsky, SM, P Landschutzer, C Rodenbeck, AR Gray, D Baker, MR Mazloff, L Resplandy, KS Johnson, JL Sarmiento (2019). Reassessing Southern Ocean air-sea CO2 flux estimates with the addition of biogeochemical float observations. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33. doi: 10.1029/2019GB006176.

Arteaga, LA, M Pahlow, SM Bushinsky, JL Sarmiento (2019). Nutrient controls on export production in the Southern Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33(8), 942-956. doi: 10.1029/2019GB006236

Bushinsky, SM, Y Takeshita, NL Williams (2019). Observing changes in ocean carbonate chemistry: Our autonomous future. Current Climate Change Reports. doi: 10.1007/s40641-019-00129-8.

Bushinsky, SM, and SR Emerson (2018). Biological and physical controls on the oxygen cycle in the Kuroshio Extension from an array of profiling floats. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 141: 51-70. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2018.09.005.

Gray, AR, KS Johnson, SM Bushinsky, SC Riser, J Russell, LD Talley, R Wanninkhof, NL Williams, JL Sarmiento (2018). Autonomous biogeochemical floats detect significant carbon dioxide outgassing in the high-latitude Southern Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 45. doi: 10.1029/2018GL078013.

Bushinsky, SM, AR Gray, KS Johnson, JL Sarmiento (2017). Oxygen in the Southern Ocean from Argo floats: determination of processes driving air-sea fluxes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 122(11): 8661-8682. doi: 10.1002/2017JC012923.

Yang, B, SR Emerson, SM Bushinsky (2017). Annual net community production in the subtropical Pacific Ocean from in-situ oxygen measurements on profiling floats. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31, 728-744. doi: 10.1002/2016GB005545.

Newsom, ER, AJ Fassbender, AE Maloney, SM Bushinsky (2016). Increasing the usability of climate science in political decision-making. Elementa Sci Anth, 4: 000127. doi: 10.12952/journal.elementa.000127.

Emerson, SR and S Bushinsky (2016). The role of bubbles during air-sea gas exchange. Journal of Geophysical Research, Oceans, 121(6): 4360-4376. doi: 10.1002/2016JC011744.

Bushinsky, SM, SR Emerson, SC Riser, DD Swift (2016). Accurate oxygen on Argo floats using on-going in-situ air calibrations. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 14(8): 491-505. doi:10.1002/lom3.10107.

Bushinsky, SM, and S. Emerson (2015). Marine biological production from in situ oxygen measurements on a profiling float in the subarctic Pacific Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29. doi:10.1002/2015GB005251.