Dr. Weifu Guo
Associate Scientist with Tenure
Geology and Geophysics
Office: Clark 117
266 Woods Hole Road, MS #23
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543
- Clumped isotope geochemistry
- Biocalcification and Climate Impacts
- Carbonate Paleo-proxies
- Enzymatic isotope effects
- Numerical modeling
Recent Publications (* student)
Guo, W., *Bokade, R., Cohen, A., *Mollica, N., *Leung, M., Brainard, R. E. (2020) Ocean acidification has impacted coral growth on the Great Barrier Reef, Geophys. Res. Lett., 47, e2019GL086761.
Bajnai, D., Guo, W., Spötl, C., Coplen, T. B. Methner, K., Löffler, N., Krsnik, E., Gischler, E., Hansen, M., Henkel, D., Price, G. D., Raddatz, J., Scholz, D., Fiebig, J. (2020) Dual clumped isotope thermometry resolves kinetic biases in carbonate formation temperatures, Nat. Commun., 11: 4005.
Guo, W. (2020) Kinetic clumped isotope fractionation in the DIC-H2O-CO2 system: Patterns, controls, and implications, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 268, 230-257.
Guo, W., *Zhou, C. (2019b) Patterns and controls of disequilibrium isotope effects in speleothems: Insights from an isotope-enabled reaction-diffusion model and implications for quantitative thermometry, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 267, 196-226.
Guo, W. (2019) Seawater temperature and buffering capacity modulate coral calcifying pH, Sci. Rep., 9, 1189.
Guo, W., *Zhou, C. (2019a) Triple oxygen isotope fractionation in the DIC-H2O-CO2 system: A numerical framework and its implications, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 246, 541-564.
*Mollica, N., Guo, W., Cohen, A., Huang, K.-F., Foster, G. L., Donald, H. K., Solow, A. R. (2018) Ocean acidification affects coral growth by reducing skeletal density, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 115, 1754-1759.
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 2008, Geochemistry
M.S. California Institute of Technology, 2006, Geochemistry
B.S. University of Science and Technology of China, 2002, Geochemistry
- Shawn Wang (MIT-WHOI JP Student) - Co-advising with Delia Oppo
- Nathaniel Mollica (MIT-WHOI JP Student) - Co-advising with Anne Cohen
- David Feagins (WHOI summer student fellow, St. Mary's University, co-advising with Anne Cohen)
- Patrick Neal (Guest Undergraduate Student, Northeastern University)