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Daniel King

Daniel King, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Office: 509 Disque Hall
Phone: 215.895.0571
Fax: 215.895.1265

Additional Sites:


  • BA, Johns Hopkins University, 1990
  • PhD, University of Miami/RSMAS, 1997

Curriculum Vitae:

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Research Interests:

Assessment of active learning methods and technology in chemistry courses; incorporation of environmental data into chemistry classroom modules; development of hands-on activities and laboratory experiments.

Selected Publications:


  • King, D.B., and S. Joshi, 2008, Gender Differences in the Use and Effectiveness of Personal Response Devices, J. Sci. Ed. Technol., doi: 10.1007/s10956-008-9121-7, in press.


  • Butler, J.H., D.B. King, J.M. Lobert, S.A. Montzka, S.A. Yvon-Lewis, B.D. Hall, N.J. Warwick, D.J. Mondeel, M. Aydin, and J.W. Elkins, 2007, Oceanic distributions and emissions of short-lived halocarbons, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 21, GB1023, doi:10.1029/2006GB002732.


  • Wade, P.A., S.B. Rutkowsky, and D.B. King, 2006, A simple combinatorial experiment based on Fischer esterification, J. Chem. Ed., 83, 927-928.


  • Saltzman, E.S., M. Aydin, W.J. De Bruyn, D.B. King, and S.A. Yvon-Lewis, 2004, Methyl bromide in pre-industrial air: Measurements from an Antarctic ice core, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D05301, doi:10.1029/2003JD004157.
  • Yvon-Lewis, S.A., D.B. King, R. Tokarczyk, K.D. Goodwin, E.S. Saltzman, and J.H. Butler, 2004, Methyl bromide and methyl chloride in the Southern Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 109, C02008, doi:10.1029/2003JC001809.


  • King, D.B., J.H. Butler, S.A. Yvon-Lewis, and S.A. Cotton, 2002, Predicting oceanic methyl bromide saturation from SST, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29 (24), 2199, doi: 10.1029/2002GL016091.
  • Yvon-Lewis, S.A., J.H. Butler, E.S. Saltzman, P.A. Matrai, D.B. King, R. Tokarczyk, R.M. Moore, and J.-Z. Zhang, 2002, Methyl bromide cycling in a warm-core eddy of the North Atlantic Ocean, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 16 (4), 1141, doi:10.1029/2002GB001898.
  • Bell, N., L. Hsu, D.J. Jacob, M.G. Schultz, D.R. Blake, J.H. Butler, D.B. King, J.M. Lobert, and E. Maier-Reimer, 2002, Methyl iodide: Atmospheric budget and use as a tracer of marine convection in global models, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 4340, doi:10.1029/2001JD001151.


  • King, D.B., J.H. Butler, S.A. Montzka, S.A. Yvon-Lewis, and J.W. Elkins, 2000, Implications of methyl bromide supersaturations in the temperate North Atlantic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 19,763-19,769.


  • King, D.B., and E.S. Saltzman, 1997, Removal of methyl bromide in coastal seawater: chemical and biological rates, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 18,715-18,721.
  • Gallagher, M.S., D.B. King, P.-Y. Whung, and E.S. Saltzman, 1997, Performance of the HPLC/fluorescence SO2 detector during the GASIE instrument intercomparison experiment, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 16,247-16,254.


  • Pilinis, C., D.B. King, and E.S. Saltzman, 1996, The oceans - a source or a sink of methyl bromide?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 817-820.


  • King, D.B., W.J. De Bruyn, M. Zheng, and E.S. Saltzman, 1995, Uncertainties in the molecular diffusion coefficient of gases in water for use in the estimation of air-sea exchange, in Air-Water Gas Transfer, edited by B. J√§hne and E.C. Monahan, AEON Verlag and Studio, Hanau.
  • King, D.B., and E.S. Saltzman, 1995, Measurement of the diffusion coefficient of sulfur hexafluoride in water, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 7083-7088.


  • Saltzman, E.S., D.B. King, K. Holmen, and C. Leck, 1993, Experimental determination of the diffusion coefficient of dimethylsulfide in water, J. Geophys. Res., 98, 16,481-16,486.
  • Tsay, S.-C., L.C. Lin, P.A. Furth, C.C. Shum, D.B. King, S.F. Yu, B.-L. Chen, and J.R. Hwu, 1993, Direct synthesis of allyl sulfides from allyl alcohols and thiols, Synthesis, 3, 329-334.