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  • Arrigo, K.R., M.M. Mills, G.L. van Dijken, A.C. Alderkamp and D.H. Robinson. 2010. Photophysiology in two major Southern Ocean phytoplankton taxa: Productivity and growth of Phaeocystis antarctica and Fragilariopsis cylindrus under constant irradiance. Integrative & Comparative Biology: In Press.

  • Kropuenske, L.R., M.M. Mills, G.L. van Dijken, A.C. Alderkamp, G.M. Berg, D.H. Robinson, N.A. Welschmeyer and K.R. Arrigo. 2010. Strategies and rates of photoacclimation in two major Southern Ocean phytoplankton taxa: Phaeocystis antarctica (Haptophyta) and Fragilariopsis cylindrus (Bacillariophyceae. Journal of Phycology: In Press.

  • Kropuenske, L.R., G.L. Van Dijken, M.M. Mills, D.H. Robinson and K.R. Arrigo. 2009. Photophysiology in two major Southern Ocean phytoplankton taxa: Photoprotection in Phaeocystis antarctica and Fragilariopsis cylindrus. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 1176-1196 .

  • Robinson, Dale, Krista Kamer, Marcel Losekoot, John Graybeal, Raphael Kudela, John Largier, Frank Shaughnessy, Toby Garfield and Steve Ramp. 2008. Standardizing the Delivery of Coastal Water Monitoring Data in the CeNCOOS (Northern and Central California) Region. Presented at Eastern Pacific Ocean Conference, 23-26 September, in South Lake Tahoe, CA.

  • Arrigo, K.R., D.L. Worthen and D.H. Robinson. 2003. A coupled ocean-ecosystem model of the Ross Sea: 2. Iron regulation of phytoplankton taxonomic variability and primary production. J. Geophys Res. 108 : 3231.

  • Arrigo, K.R., A.R. Leventer, D.H. Robinson, M.P. Lizotte and R.B. Dunbar. 2003. Physical control of chlorophyll a, POC, and PON distributions in the pack ice of the Ross Sea, Antarctica. J. Geophys Res. 108 : 3316.

  • Robinson, D., K.R. Arrigo, M.P. Lizotte and G. DiTullio. 2003. Extracellular carbon production by Phaeocystis antarctica during a bloom in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. In Biogeochemical Cycles in the Ross Sea, edited by G.R. DiTullio and R.B. Dunbar, 77-109. Antarctic Res. Ser.

  • DiTullio, G.R., K.R. Arrigo, M.P. Lizotte, D.H. Robinson, J. Grebmeier, J. Barry, A. Leventer, M. VanWoert and R.B. Dunbar. 2000. Rapid and early export of Phaeocystis antarctica blooms in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Nature 404: 595-598.

  • Robinson, D., K.A. Arrigo, D.L. Worthen, R.B. Dunbar, G.R. DiTullio, M. VanMoert and M.P. Lizotte. 1999. Influence of Phytoplankton Community Structure on the Drawdown of Nutrients and CO2 in the Southern Ocean. Science 285: 366-367.

  • Riegger, L. and D. Robinson. 1998. Photoinduction of UV-absorbing compounds in Antarctic diatoms and Phaeocystis antarctica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 160: 13-25.

  • Robinson, D., K.R. Arrigo, M. Gosselin, Z. Kolber and C.W. Sullivan. 1998. Evidence for nutrient limitation in the platelet ice algal community in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. J. Phycol 34: 788-797.

  • Robinson, D., Z. Kolber and C.W. Sullivan. 1997. Photophysiology and photoacclimation in surface ice algae from McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 147: 243-256.

  • Robinson, D., R.E. Zeebe, H. Eicken, D. Wolf-Gladrow and G.S. Dieckmann. 1996. Modeling the heating and melting of sea ice through light absorption by microalgae. J. Geophys. Res 101: 1163-1181.

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Educational Background

  • 1992 – Ph.D., University of Southern California (Biology)

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