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Peter Schlosser

Peter Schlosser
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Vice President and Vice Provost, Global Futures, Arizona State University
University Global Futures Professor, School of Sustainability
University Global Futures Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University Global Futures Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

schlosser@asu.edu

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502

Promotionspr├╝fung (PhD), University of Heidelberg, 1985

Diplompr├╝fung (MS), University of Heidelberg, 1981

Journal Articles

2014

Rockstrom, J., G. Brasseur, B. Hoskins, W. Lucht, J. Schellnhuber, P. Kabat, N. Nakicenovic, P. Gong, P. Schlosser, M. Manez Costa, A. Humble, N. Eyre, P. Gleick, R. James, A. Lucena, O. Masera, M. Moench, R. Schaeffer, S. Seitzinger, S. van der Leeuw, B. Ward, N. Stern, J. Hurrell, L. Srivastava, J. Morgan, C. Nobre, Y. Sokona, R. Cremades, E. Roth, D. Liverman and J. Arnott. 2014. Climate change: The necessary, the possible and the desirable Earth League climate statement on the implications for climate policy from the 5th IPCC Assessment. Earth's Future 2(12):606-611. DOI: 10.1002/2014EF000280. (link )

2003

Hohmann, R., P. Schlosser and B. Huber. 2003. Helium 3 and dissolved oxygen balances in the upper waters of the Weddell Sea: Implications for oceanic heat fluxes. Journal of Geophysical Research 108(C3):32-1-32-18. (link )

1997

Bonisch, G., J. Blindheim, J. L. Bullister and P. Schlosser. 1997. Long-term trends of temperature, salinity, density, and transient tracers in the central Greenland Sea.. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 102(C8):18,553-18,571. DOI: 10.1029/97JC00740. (link )

Schlosser, P., B. Kromer, B. Ekwurzel, G. Bonisch, A. McNichol, R. Schneider, K. von Reden, H. G. Ostlund and J. H. Swift. 1997. The first trans-Arctic 14C section: Comparison of the mean ages of the deep waters in the Eurasian and Canadian basins of the Arctic Ocean. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 123(1-4):431-437. DOI: 10.1016/S0168-583X(96)00677-5. (link )

1996

Mensch, M., R. Bayer, J. L. Bullister, P. Schlosser and R. F. Weiss. 1996. The distribution of tritium and CFCs in the Weddell Sea during the mid-1980s. Progress in Oceanography 38(4):377-415. DOI: 10.1016/S0079-6611(97)00007-4. (link )

Pfirman, S. L., P. Schlosser and R. Macdonald. 1996. Assessment of contaminant risks in the Arctic. Arctice Research of the United States 10(Fall/Winter):11-23. (link )

Weppernig, R., P. Schlosser, S. Khatiwala and R. G. Fairbanks. 1996. Isotope data from Ice Station Weddell: Implications for deep water formation in the Weddell Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 101(C11):25,723-25,739. DOI: 10.1029/96JC01895. (link )

1995

Bauch, D., P. Schlosser and R. G. Fairbanks. 1995. Freshwater balance and the sources of deep and bottom waters in the Arctic Ocean inferred from the distribution of H2 18O. Progress in Oceanography 35(1):53-80. DOI: 10.1016/0079-6611(95)00005-2. (link )

Bonisch, G. and P. Schlosser. 1995. Deep water formation and exchange rates in the Greenland/Norwegian Seas and the Eurasian Basin of the Arctic Ocean derived from tracer balances. Progress in Oceanography 35(1):29-52. DOI: 10.1016/0079-6611(95)00004-Z. (link )

Farley, K. A., E. Maier-Reimer, P. Schlosser and W. S. Broecker. 1995. Constraints on mantle 3He fluxes and deep-sea circulation from an oceanic general circulationm model.. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 100(83):3829-3839. DOI: 10.1029/94JB02913. (link )

Schlosser, P., G. Bonisch, B. Kromer, H. H. Loosli, R. Buhler, R. Bayer, G. Bonani and K. P. Koltermann. 1995. Mid-1980s distribution of tritium, 3He, 14C and 39Ar in the Greenland/Norwegian Seas and the Nansen Basin of the Arctic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography 35(1):1-28. DOI: 0.1016/0079-6611(95)00003-Y. (link )

Schlosser, P., J. H. Swift, D. Lewis and S. L. Pfirman. 1995. The role of the large-scale Arctic Ocean circulation in the transport of contaminants. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 42(6):1341-1367. DOI: 10.1016/0967-0645(95)00045-3. (link )

1994

Fahrbach, E., R. G. Peterson, G. Rohardt, P. Schlosser and R. Bayer. 1994. Suppression of bottom water formation in the southwestern Weddell Sea. Deep Sea Research Part I. Oceanographic Research Papers 41(2):389-411. DOI: 10.1016/0967-0637(94)90010-8. (link )

Schlosser, P., D. Bauch, R. G. Fairbanks and G. Bonisch. 1994. Arctic river-runoff: Mean residence time on the shelves and in the halocline. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 41(7):1053-1068. DOI: 10.1016/0967-0637(94)90018-3. (link )

Schlosser, P., B. Kromer, H. G. Ostlund and B. Ekwurzel. 1994. On the distribution of 14C and 39Ar in the Arctic Ocean: Implications for deep water formation. Radiocarbon 36(3):327-343. DOI: 10.1017/S003382220001451X. (link )

Schlosser, P., B. Kromer, R. Weppernig, H. H. Loosli, R. Bayer, G. Bonani and M. Suter. 1994. The distribution of 14C and 39Ar in the Weddell Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research 99(C3):10,275-10,287. (link )

1992

Wallace, D. W., P. Schlosser, M. Krysell and G. Bonisch. 1992. Halocarbon ratio and tritium/3He dating of water masses in the Nansen Basin, Arctic Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part A. Oceanographic Research Papers 39(2(Part 1)):S435-S458. DOI: 10.1016/S0198-0149(06)80015-4. (link )

1991

Bayer, R. and P. Schlosser. 1991. Tritium profiles in the Weddell Sea. Marine Chemistry 35(1-4):123-136. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-4203(09)90012-3. (link )

Schlosser, P., G. Bonisch, M. Rhein and R. Bayer. 1991. Reduction of deepwater formation in the Greenland Sea during the 1980s: Evidence from tracer data. Science 251(4997):1054-1056. DOI: 10.1126/science.251.4997.1054. (link )

Schlosser, P., J. L. Bullister and R. Bayer. 1991. Studies of deep water formation and circulation in the Weddell Sea using natural and anthropogenic tracers. Marine Chemsitry 35(1-4):97-122. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-4203(09)90011-1. (link )

1990

Heinze, C., P. Schlosser, K. P. Koltermann and J. Meincke. 1990. A tracer study of the deep water renewal in the European polar seas. Deep Sea Research Part A. Oceanographic Research Papers 37(9):1425-1453. DOI: 10.1016/0198-0149(90)90136-J. (link )

Schlosser, P., R. Bayer, A. Foldvik, T. Gammelsrod, G. Rohardt and K. O. Munnich. 1990. Oxygen 18 and helium as tracers of ice shelf water and water/ice interaction in the Weddell Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research 95(C3):3253-3263. DOI: 10.1029/JC095iC03p03253. (link )

Schlosser, P., G. Bonisch, B. Kromer, K. O. Munnich and K. P. Koltermann. 1990. Ventilation rates of the waters in the Nansen Basin of the Arctic Ocean derived from a multitracer approach. Journal of Geophysical Research 95(C3):3265-3272. DOI: 10.1029/JC095iC03p03265. (link )

1989

Anderson, L. G., E. P. Jones, K. P. Koltermann, P. Schlosser, J. H. Switft and D. W. Wallace. 1989. The first oceanographic section across the Nansen Basin in the Arctic Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part A. Oceanographic Research Papers 36(3):475-482. DOI: 10.1016/0198-0149(89)90048-4. (link )

Schlosser, P., B. Kromer, R. Bayer and K. O. Munnich. 1989. 14C profiles in the central Weddell Sea. Radiocarbon 31(3):544-556. DOI: 10.1017/S0033822200012133. (link )

1988

Schlosser, P., E. Suess, R. Bayer and M. Rhein. 1988. 3He in the Bransfield Strait waters: Indication for local injection from back-arc rifting. Deep Sea Research Part A. Oceanographic Research Papers 35(12):1919-1935. DOI: 10.1016/0198-0149(88)90117-3. (link )

1987

Fuchs, G., W. Roether and P. Schlosser. 1987. Excess 3He in the ocean surface layer. Journal of Geophysical Research 92(C6):6559-6568. (link )

Rhein, M., L. H. Chan, W. Roether and P. Schlosser. 1987. 226Ra and Ba in the Northeast Atlantic deep water. Deep Sea Research Part A. Oceanographic Research Papers 34(9):1541-1564. DOI: 10.1016/0198-0149(87)90108-7. (link )

Schlosser, P., W. Roether and G. Rohardt. 1987. Helium-3 balance of the upper layers of the northwestern Weddell Sea. Deep Sea Research Part A. Oceanographic Research Papers 34(3):365-377. DOI: 10.1016/0198-0149(87)90143-9. (link )

1986

Schlosser, P. 1986. Helium: A new tracer in Antarctic oceanography. Nature 321:233-235. (link )

Thiele, G., W. Roether, P. Schlosser and R. Kuntz. 1986. Baroclinic flow and transient-tracer fields in the Canary-Cape Verde Basin. Journal of Physical Oceanography 16:814-826. DOI: 10.1175/1520-0485(1986)016<0814:BFATTF>2.0.CO;2. (link )

Book Chapters

1995

Schlosser, P. and W. M. Smethie Jr. 1995. Transient tracers as a tool to study variability of ocean circulation. Pp. 274-288 In: Martinson, D. G., K. Bryan, M. Ghil, M. M. Hall, T. R. Karl, E. S. Sarachik, S. Sorooshian and L. D. Talley eds., Natural Climate Variability on Decade-to-Century Time Scales. National Academy Press. Washington, DC. ISBN: 0-309-05449-4.

Presentations

2015

Schlosser, P. and R. Friedrich. 2015. Triritum/He-3 dating of groundwater in the United States:General featuresand specific applications. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, CA. (link )

2014

Morison, J., R. Andersen, R. Kwok, W. M. Smethie Jr, I. G. Rigor, M. B. Alkire, R. Newton, P. Schlosser and M. Steele. 2014. The transpolar drift in the central Arctic Ocean as measured by AON observations. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Franscisco, CA. (link )

Murray, M. S., P. Schlosser, L. M. van der Watt, J. Fahnestock, V. Rajdev, G. Ibarguchi and K. Spiers. 2014. Adapting research agendas and observing programs for responding to arctic changes. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting , December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA. (link )

Newton, R., S. L. Pfirman, B. Tremblay and P. Schlosser. 2014. Low order climate models as a tool for cross-disciplinary collaboration. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA. (link )

Schlosser, P., W. M. Smethie Jr, R. Newton and R. Friedrich. 2014. Tracer ages along a section between Ellesmere Island and the North Pole: Implications for circulation and mean residence times of the upper water column. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA. (link )

Smethie Jr, W. M., P. Schlosser, R. Newton, R. Friedrich, M. Steele, J. Morison and M. B. Alkire. 2014. Freshwater variability between Ellesmere Island and the North Pole Measured during the Switchyard Project. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA. (link )

van Green, A., K. M. Ahmed, E. B. Ahmed, I. Choudhury, M. R. Mozumder, B. C. Bostick, B. J. Mailloux, P. S. Knappett and P. Schlosser. 2014. Why does exposure to arsenic from drinking groundwater in Asian megadeltas continue to be high?. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA. (link )

2013

Smethie Jr, W. M. and P. Schlosser. 2013. Investigation of deep ocean circulation and mixing using Ar-39. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA. (link )

Smethie Jr, W. M., P. Schlosser, R. Newton, R. Friedrich and M. Steele. 2013. Freshwater variability between Ellsmere Island and the North Pole. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA. (link )

2012

Pfirman, S. L., P. Schlosser, J. Lee, R. V. Steiner, E. B. Sparrow and M. Carr. 2012. Climate games in the classroom - Engaging problem-solving. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 3-7, 2012, San Francisco, CA. (link )

2011

Chayes, D. N., W. M. Smethie Jr, R. S. Perry, P. Schlosser and R. Friedrich. 2011. A small diameter rosette for sampling ice covered waters. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, december 5-9, 2011, San Francisco, CA. (link )

Winckler, G., S. L. Pfirman, J. D. Hays, P. Schlosser and M. Ting. 2011. Teaching climate change: A 16-year record of introducing undergraduates to the fundamentals of the climate system and its complexities. Presentation at the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 5-9, 2011, San Francisco, CA. (link )

Conference Papers

1993

Schlosser, P., J. H. Swift and D. Lewis. 1993. Large-scale circulation of the Arctic Ocean: Implications for pollutant transport. Pp. 289-309 Proceedings of the Conference on Radioactivity and Environmental Security in the Oceans: New Research and Policy Priorities in the Arctic and North Atlantic. Radioactivity and Environmental Security in the Oceans: New Research and Policy Priorities in the Arctic and North Atlantic, June 7-9, 1993. Woods Hole, MA.