William G. Ellis

EllisAssociate Professor of Oceanography & Associate Director
Dr. Ellis is responsible for the day-to-day management of the School of Marine Sciences.  He also serves as the Undergraduate Program Coordinator and the advisor for all first-year and transfer students.  In addition to his administrative duties, he teaches introductory courses in marine science and chemistry.
Education:  Ph.D. University of Rhode Island (Chemical Oceanography) – 1992 AB Bowdoin College (Chemistry) – 1986

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Email Address:  wge@umit.maine.edu

Phone:  207.581.4360

Location:  360 Aubert Hall

Mailing Address:  360 Aubert Hall, Orono, ME  04469-5706

 

 

Publications:

  • Townsend, D. W., and W. G. Ellis, Primary Production and Nitrogen Cycling on the Northwest Atlantic Continental Shelf in Carbon and Nutrient Fluxes in Continental Margins: A Global Synthesis, Lui, K. K., L. Atkinson, R. Quinones, and L. Talaue-McManus (eds). Springer-Verlag New York, 2010.
  • King, T. A., and W. G. Ellis, Jr., Development of a high quality natural gamma data set from the Ceara Rise: Critical groundwork for core and log data integration, Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 154: College Station TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 117-134, 1997.
  • King, T. A., W. G. Ellis, Jr., D. W. Murray, N. J. Shackleton, and S. Harris, Miocene evolution of carbonate sedimentation at the Ceara Rise: A multivariate data/proxy approach, Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 154: College Station TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 349-365, 1997.
  • Stenchikov, G., R. Dickerson, K. Pickering, W. Ellis, B. Doddridge, S. Kondragunta, O. Poulida, J. Scala, and W.-K. Tao, Troposphere-stratosphere exchange in a mid latitude mesoscale convective complex: Part 2, numerical simulations, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 6837-6851, 1996.
  • Ellis, W. G., Jr., A. M. Thompson, S. Kondragunta, K. E. Pickering, G. Stenchikov, R. R. Dickerson, and W.-K. Tao, Potential ozone production following convection based on future emission scenarios, Atmos. Environ., 30, 667-672, 1996.
  • Arimoto, R., R. A. Duce, B. J. Ray, W. G. Ellis, Jr., J. D. Cullen, and J. T. Merrill, Trace elements in the atmosphere over the North Atlantic, J. of Geophys. Res., 100, 1199-1213, 1995.
  • Ellis, W. G., Jr., and J. T. Merrill, Trajectories for Saharan dust transported to Barbados using Stokes’s Law to describe gravitational settling, J. Appl. Meteor., 34, 1716-1726, 1995.
  • Thompson, A. M., K. E. Pickering, R. R. Dickerson, W. G. Ellis, Jr., D. J. Jacob, J. R. Scala, W.-K. Tao, D. P. McNamara, and J. Simpson, Convective transport over the central United States and its role in the regional CO and ozone budgets, J. of Geophys. Res., 99, 18,703-18,711, 1994.
  • Ellis, W. G., Jr., R. Arimoto, D. L. Savoie, J. T. Merrill, R. A. Duce, and J. M. Prospero, Aerosol selenium at Bermuda and Barbados, J. Geophys. Res., 98, 12,673-12,685, 1993.
  • Galloway, J. N., J. M. Prospero, H. Rodhe, R. S. Artz, C. S. Atherton, Y. J. Balkanski, H. G. Bingemer, R. A. Brost, S. Burgermeister, G. R. Carmichael, J. S. Chang, R. J. Charlson, S. Cober, W. G. Ellis, Jr., C. J. Fischer, J. M. Hales, D. R. Hastie, T. Iversen, D. J. Jacob, K. John, J. E. Johnson, P. S. Kasibhatla, J. Langner, J. Lelieveld, H. Levy, II, F. Lipschultz, J. T. Merrill, A. F. Michaels, J. M. Miller, J. L. Moody, J. E. Penner, J. Pinto, A. A. P. Pszenny, P. A. Spiro, L. Tarrason, S. M. Turner, and D. M. Whelpdale. Sulfur and nitrogen cycling in the North Atlantic Ocean’s atmosphere: A Synthesis of field and modeling results, NOAA Tech. Memo, Air Resour. Lab., Environ. Res. Lab., Silver Spring, Md., 1992.
  • Galloway, J. N., J. E. Penner, C. S. Atherton, J. M. Prospero, H. Rodhe, R. S. Artz, Y. J. Balkanski, H. G. Bingemer, R. A. Brost, S. Burgermeister, G. R. Carmichael, J. S. Chang, R. J. Charlson, S. Cober, W. G. Ellis, Jr., C. J. Fischer, J. M. Hales, D. R. Hastie, T. Iversen, D. J. Jacob, K. John, J. E. Johnson, P. S. Kasibhatla, J. Langner, J. Lelieveld, H. Levy, II, F. Lipschultz, J. T. Merrill, A. F. Michaels, J. M. Miller, J. L. Moody, J. Pinto, A. A. P. Pszenny, P. A. Spiro, L. Tarrason, S. M. Turner, and D. M. Whelpdale, Sulfur and nitrogen levels in the North Atlantic Ocean’s atmosphere: A Synthesis of field and modeling results, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 6, 77-100, 1992.
  • Duce, R. A., P. S. Liss, J. T. Merrill, E. L. Atlas, P. Baut-Menard, B. B. Hicks, J. M. Miller, J. M. Prospero, R. Arimoto, T. M. Church, W. G. Ellis, J. N. Galloway, L. Hansen, T. D. Jickells, A. H. Knap, K. H. Reinhardt, B. Schneider, A. Soudine, J. J. Tokos, S. Tsunogai, R. Wollast, and M. Zhou, The Atmospheric Input of Trace Species to the World Ocean, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 5, 193-259, 1991.
  • Duce, R. A., P. S. Liss, J. T. Merrill, E. L. Atlas, P. Baut-Menard, B. B. Hicks, J. M. Miller, J. M. Prospero, R. Arimoto, T. M. Church, W. G. Ellis, J. N. Galloway, L. Hansen, T. D. Jickells, A. H. Knap, K. H. Reinhardt, B. Schneider, A. Soudine, J. J. Tokos, S. Tsunogai, R. Wollast, and M. Zhou, The Atmospheric Input of Trace Species to the World Ocean, World Meteorological Organization, Reports and Studies (GESAMP) No. 38, 1989.
  • Gilfillan, E. S., D. S. Page, A. E. Bass, P. M. Fickett, J. C. Foster, W. G. Ellis, S. Rusk, and C. Brown, Petroleum Effects on Osmoregulation in the Marine Halophytes Spartina alternaflora and Rhizophora mangle. In: J. Kuiper and W. J. van den Brink (eds.). Oil Pollution: Fate and Effects of Oil in Marine Ecosystems. Martinius Nijhoff and Dr. W. Junk Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 1987.