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Josh Curtice

Research Associate III
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry

Contact Information:
Work: 508-289-2618
Building: Clark

Mailing Address:
266 Woods Hole Road, MS #25
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543


Responsible for the use and maintenance of high vacuum lines for processing sea water samples.  Able to diagnose vacuum system performance and sample integrity to determine whether or not to process the water samples on helium extraction lines and tritium degassing lines.  Helium leak checked the high vacuum components used in the processing lines.  Involved in all aspects of overhauling the sea-going labs, which includes:  oil changes for vacuum pumps, cleaning and leak checking all of the vacuum sections; and rebuilding the vacuum processing lines.  Repaired and maintained mechanical pumps, diffusion pumps, ion pumps, Neslab water chillers, and Polycold cryotraps.



B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1992; University of Massachusetts, Amherst,  Cum Laude