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Aron Stubbins

134 MU
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD, Newcastle University, 2002

Research & Scholarship Interests

aquatic environmental chemistry; carbon cycle; freshwater, coastal and ocean biogeochemistry; feedbacks between natural biogeochemical cycles and climate change; aquatic microplastics
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Department Research Areas

Selected Publications

  • A. Stubbins, P.J. Mann, L. Powers, T.B. Bittar, T. Dittmar, C. McIntyre, T.I. Eglinton, N. Zimov, R.G.M. Spencer, Low Photolability of Yedoma Permafrost Dissolved Organic Carbon, Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 122(1), 2017, 200-211
  • A. Stubbins, L.M. Silva, T. Dittmar, J.T. Van Stan, Molecular and Optical Properties of Tree-Derived Dissolved Organic Matter in Throughfall and Stemflow from Live Oaks and Eastern Red Cedar, Frontiers in Earth Science, 5, 2017
  • A. Stubbins, A Carbon for Every Nitrogen, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(39), 2016, 10736-10738
  • M.A. Moran, E.B. Kujawinski, A. Stubbins, R. Fatland, et. al., Deciphering Ocean Carbon in a Changing World, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(12), 2016, 3143-3151
  • R. Jaffé, Y. Ding, J. Niggemann, A.V. Vähätalo, A. Stubbins, R.G.M. Spencer, J. Campbell, T. Dittmar, Global Charcoal Mobilization from Soils via Dissolution and Riverine Transport to the Oceans, Science, 340(6130), 2013, 345-347

Related News

January 8, 2018

Aron Stubbins joins the Civil and Environmental Engineering department in January 2018 as an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in Marine and Environmental Sciences.