Ralph F. Keeling

Assistant Professor of Geochemistry

B.S. University of Yale
Ph.D. Harvard University

Research Interests

  1. Measurements of variations in atmospheric oxygen.
  2. Recent perturbations to the global carbon cycle.
  3. Air-sea gas exchange.
  4. Detection of ocean heat storage using atmospheric inert gases.

Courses Taught

  1. Marine Chemistry, SIO 260

Selected Publications

  1. 1996. Global and hemispheric CO2 sinks deduced from changes in atmospheric O2 concentration. Nature 381:218-221.
  2. 1993. What measurements of atmospheric oxygen can tell us about the global carbon cycle. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 7:37-67.

Additional Information:

Current graduate students:

Andrew Manning (1993 - )
Helen Perks (1993 - )
Britton Stephens (1995 - )
Justin Kulongoski (1996 - )

Contact information

Phone:  1-619-534-7582
E-mail: rkeeling@ucsd.edu
Professor Ralph F. Keeling
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California 92093-0236, USA