Tung-Yuan Ho
Research Fellow
Tel:+886-2-2787-5862
E-mail: tyho@gate.sinica.edu.tw


Research specialty

Marine Biogeochemistry, Chemical Oceanography, Marine Organic Geochemistry, Environmental Analytical Chemistry


Education:

2000 Ph.D., Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA

1994 M.S., Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

1989 B.S., Department of Marine Resources, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Professional Experience:

  • 2017/1- present:Research Fellow, Research Center for Environmental Changes (RCEC), Academia Sinica
  • 2017- present:Professor (joint appointment), Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University
  • 2012- 2017:Associate Research Fellow, RCEC, Academia Sinica
  • 2006-2012:Assistant Research Fellow, RCEC, Academia Sinica
  • 2006-2006:Assistant Professor, Institute of Marine Environmental Chemistry and Ecology, National Taiwan Ocean Univeristy, Taiwan
  • 2004-2006:Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
  • 2003-2004:Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica
  • 2000-2003:Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University, USA

Awards/ Honors/ Fellowships:

Academia Committee/ Activities:

Publication (*corresponding author; #Ph.D. student co-advisor):
  1. Zheng, L., T. Minami, S. Takano, T.-Y. Ho, and Y. Sohrin (under review) Sectional distribution patterns of Cd, Ni, Zn, and Cu in the North Pacific Ocean: systematic importance of scavenging.
  2. Li, S.-W., P.-H. Lin, C. Hsieh, T.-Y. Ho, and C.-l. Sun (under review) Change in rheotactic behavior patterns of a dinoflagellate in response to different microfluidic environments.
  3. Reich*, H. G., W.-C. Tu, , I. B. Rodriguez, Y. Chou, E. F. Keister, D. W. Temp, T. C. LaJeunesse, and T.-Y. Ho* (2020) Iron availability modulates the response of endosymbiotic dinoflagellates to heat stress. Journal of Phycology doi: 10.1111/jpy.13078.
  4. Reich*, H. G., I. B. Rodriguez, T. C. LaJeunesse, and T.-Y. Ho* (2020) Endosymbiotic dinoflagellates pump iron: differences in iron and other trace metal needs among the Symbiodiniaceae. Coral Reefs doi: 10.1007/s00338-020-01911-z. <PDF>
  5. Wang, B.-S. and T.-Y. Ho* (2020) Aerosol Fe cycling in the surface water of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. Progress in Oceanography doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2020.102291. <PDF>
  6. Takano, S., W.-H. Liao, H.-A. Tian, K.-F. Huang, T.-Y. Ho, and Y. Sohrin (2020) Sources of particulate Ni and Cu in the water column of the northern South China Sea: evidence from elemental and isotope ratios in aerosols and sinking particles. Marine Chemistry doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2020.103751. <PDF>
  7. Liao, W.-H., S. Takano, S.-C. Yang, K.-F. Huang, Y. Sohrin, and T.-Y. Ho* (2020) Zn isotopic composition in the water column of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean: the importance of external sources. Global Biogeochemical Cycles doi: 10.1029/2019GB006379. <PDF>
  8. Li, T., X. Lin, L. Yu, S. Lin, I. B. Rodriguez, and T.-Y. Ho (2020) RNA-seq profiling of Fugacium kawagutii reveals strong responses in metabolic processes and symbiosis potential to deficiencies of iron and other trace metals. Science of The Total Environment doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135767. <PDF>
  9. Tuo, S., I. B. Rodriguez, and T.-Y. Ho* (2020) H2 accumulation and N2 fixation variation by Ni limitation in Cyanothece. Limnology and Oceanography doi: 10.1002/lno.11305. <PDF>
  10. Tan, S., S. Cheung, T.-Y. Ho and H. Liu (2019) Metatranscriptomics of the bacterial community in response to atmospheric deposition in the Western North Pacific Ocean. Marine Genomics doi: 10.1016/j.margen.2019.01.008. <PDF>
  11. Pan, X., G. T. F. Wong, T.-Y. Ho, and J.-H. Tai (2019) Diel variability of vertical distributions of chlorophyll a at the SEATS and ALOHA staions: implications on remote sensing interpretations. International Journal of Remote Sensing doi: 10.1080/01431161.2018.1538583. <PDF>
  12. Liao, W.-H. and T.-Y. Ho* (2018) Particulate trace metal composition and sources in the Kuroshio adjacent to the East China Sea: The importance of aerosol deposition. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans doi: 10.1029/2018JC014113. <PDF>
  13. Rahav, E., A. Paytan, E. Mescioglu, Y. Galletti, S. Rosenfeld, O. Raveh, C. Santinelli, T.-Y. Ho, and B. Herut (2018) Airborne microbes contribute to N2 fixation in surface water of the Northern Red Sea. Geophysical Research Letters 45: 6186-6194. <PDF>
  14. Yang, S.-C., J. Zhang, Y. Sohrin, and T.-Y. Ho* (2018) Cadmium cycling in the water column of the Kuroshio-Oyashio Extension region: Insights from dissolved and particulate isotopic composition. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 233: 66-80. <PDF>
  15. Pan, X., G. T. F. Wong, T.-Y. Ho, J.-H. Tai, H. Liu, J. Liu and F.-K. Shiah (2018) Remote sensing of surface [nitriite+nitrate] in river-influenced shelf-seas: The northern South China Sea Shelf-sea. Remote Sensing of Environment 210: 1-11. <PDF>
  16. Rodriguez, I. B. and T.-Y. Ho* (2018) Trace metal requirements and interactions in Symbiodinium kawagutii. Frontiers in Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00142. <PDF>
  17. Rodriguez, I. B. and T.-Y. Ho* (2017) Interactive effects of spectral quality and trace metal availability on the growth of Trichodesmium andSymbiodinium. PLos ONE doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188777. <PDF>
  18. Pai, S.-C., S. Jan, T.-Y. Ho, J.-Y. Liu, K.-S. Chu, W.-H. Lee, C.-Y. Wang, P.-Y. Huang, H.-Y. Hsu, and Y.-J. Yang (2017) Using major nutrient concentrations to derive vertical movement of water masses in the coastal region of eastern Taiwan. Journal of Oceanography doi: 10.1007/s10872-017-0427-z. <PDF>
  19. Liao, W.-H., S.-C. Yang, and T.-Y. Ho* (2017) Trace metal composition of size-fractionated plankton in the Western Philippine Sea: The impact of anthropogenic aerosol deposition. Limnology and Oceanography 62: 2243-2259. <PDF>
  20. Chien, C.-T., T.-Y. Ho, M. E. Sanborn, Q.-Z. Yin, and A. Paytan (2017) Lead concentrations and isotopic compositions in the Western Philippine Sea. Marine Chemistry 189: 10-16. <PDF>
  21. Rodriguez I. B., S. Lin, J. Ho, and T.-Y. Ho* (2016) Effects of trace metal concentrations on the growth of the coral endosymbiont Symbiodinium kawagutii. Frontiers in Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00082. <PDF>
  22. Yang, S.-C., D.-C. Lee, and T.-Y. Ho* (2015) Cd isotopic composition in the suspended and sinking particles of the surface water of the South China Sea: the effects of biotic activities. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 428: 63-72. <PDF>
  23. Rodriguez, I. B. and T.-Y. Ho* (2015) Influence of Co and B12 on the growth and nitrogen fixation of Trichodesmium. Frontiers in Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00623. <PDF>
  24. Ho*, T.-Y., X. Pan, H.-H. Yang, G. T. F. Wong, F.-K. Shiah (2015) Controls on temporal and spatial variations of phytoplankton pigment distribution in the Northern South China Sea. Deep-Sea Research II 117: 65-85. <PDF>
  25. Wong, G. T. F., X. Pan, K.-Y. Li, F.-K. Shiah, T.-Y. Ho, and X. Guo (2015) Hydrography and nutrient dynamics in the Northern South China Sea Shelf-sea (NoSoCS). Deep-Sea Research II 117: 23-40. <PDF>
  26. Pan, X., G. T. F. Wong, J.-H. Tai and T.-Y. Ho (2015) Climatology of physical hydrographic and biological characteristics of the Northern South China Sea Shelf-sea (NoSoCS) and adjacent waters: Observations from satellite remote sensing. Deep-Sea Research II 117: 10-22. <PDF>
  27. Lin, Y.-C., J.-P. Chen, T.-Y. Ho, and I.-C. Tsai (2015) Atmospheric Iron deposition in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and its Adjacent Marginal Seas: the Importance of Coal Burning. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29: 138-159. <PDF>
  28. Yang, S.-C., D.-C. Lee, T.-Y. Ho#, L.-S. Wen, and H.-H. Yang (2014) The isotopic composition of dissolved cadmium in the water column of the West Philippine Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science doi: 10.3389/fmars.2014.00061. <PDF>
  29. Wang, B.-S., C.-P. Lee, and T.-Y. Ho* (2014) Trace metal determination in natural waters by automated solid phase extraction system and ICP-MS: the influence of low level Mg and Ca. Talanta 128: 337-344. <PDF>
  30. Rodriguez, I. B. and T.-Y. Ho* (2014) Diel nitrogen fixation pattern of Trichodesmium: the interactive control of light and Ni. Scientific Reports doi: 10.1038/srep04445. <PDF>
  31. Yang S.-C., D.-C. Lee, and T.-Y. Ho# (2014) Reply to the “Comment by Murphy et al. (2014) on ‘the isotopic composition of Cadmium in the water column of the South China Sea’”. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 134: 339-341.<PDF>
  32. Chan, I., J.-J. Hung, S.-H. Peng, L.-C. Tseng, T.-Y. Ho, and J.-S. Hwang (2014) Comparison of metal accumulation in the azooxanthellate scleractinian coral (Tubastraea coccinea) from different polluted environments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 85: 648-658. <PDF>
  33. Liu, H.-C., C.-Y. Shih, G.-C. Gong, T.-Y. Ho, F.-K. Shiah, C.-H. Hsieh, and J. Chang (2013) Discrimination between the influences of river discharge and coastal upwelling on summer microphytoplankton phosphorus stress in the East China Sea. Continental Shelf Research 60: 104-112. <PDF>
  34. Ho*, T.-Y., T.-H. Chu, and C.-L. Hu (2013) Interrelated influence of light and Ni on Trichodesmium growth. Frontiers in Microbiology doi: 10.3389/ fmicb.2013.00139. <PDF>
  35. Ho*, T.-Y. (2013) Nickel limitation of nitrogen fixation by Trichodesmium. Limnology and Oceanography 58: 112-120. <PDF>
  36. Pan X., G. T. F. Wong, T.-Y. Ho, F.-K. Shiah, and H. Liu (2013) Remote sensing of picophytoplankton distribution in the northern South China Sea. Remote Sensing of Environment 128: 162-175. <PDF>
  37. Yang S.-C., D.-C. Lee, and T.-Y. Ho# (2012) The isotopic composition of Cadmium in the water column of the South China Sea. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 98: 66-77. <PDF>
  38. Pan X. , G. T. F. Wong, F.-K. Shiah, and T.-Y. Ho (2012) Enhancement of biological productivity by internal waves: observations in the summertime in the northern South China Sea. Journal of Oceanography 68: 427-437.<PDF>
  39. Guo C., J. Yu, T.-Y. Ho, L. Wang, S. Song, L. Kong, and H. Liu (2012) Dynamics of phytoplankton community structure in the South China Sea in response to the East Asian aerosol input. Biogeosciences 9: 1519-1536. <PDF>
  40. Ho*, T.-Y., W.-C. Chou, H.-L. Lin, and D. D. Sheu (2011) Trace metal cycling in the deep water of the South China Sea: The composition, sources, and fluxes of sinking particles. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 1225-1243. <PDF>
  41. Lin, I.-I., C. Hu, Y.-H. Li, T.-Y. Ho, T. Fischer, G. T. F. Wong, J. F. Wu, C.-W. Huang, D. A. Chu, D.-S. Ko, and J.-P. Chen (2011) Fertilization potential of volcanic dust in the low nutrient low chlorophyll western North Pacific Subtropical Gyre – satellite evidence and laboratory study. Global Biogeochemical Cycles doi: 10.1029/2009GB003758. <PDF>
  42. Ho*, T.-Y., C.-T. Chien, B.-N. Wang, and A. Siriraks (2010) Determination of trace metals in seawater by an automated flow injection ion chromatograph pretreatment system with ICPMS. Talanta 82: 1478-1484. <PDF>
  43. Ho*, T.-Y., W.-C. Chou, C.-L. Wei, F.-J. Lin, G. T. F. Wong, and H.-L. Lin (2010) Trace metal cycling in the surface water of the South China Sea: Vertical fluxes, composition, and sources. Limnology and Oceanography 55: 1807-1820. <PDF>
  44. Ho*, T.-Y., C.-F. You, W.-C. Chou, S.-C. Pai, L.-S. Wen, and D. D. Sheu (2009) Cadmium and phosphorus cycling in the water column of the South China Sea: the roles of biotic and abiotic particles. Marine Chemistry 115: 125-133. <PDF>
  45. Ho*, T.-Y., L.-S. Wen, C.-F. You, and D.-C. Lee (2007) The trace metal composition of size-fractionated plankton in the South China Sea: biotic versus abiotic sources. Limnology and Oceanography 52: 1776-1788. <PDF>
  46. Ho*, T.-Y. (2006) The trace metal composition of marine microalgae in cultures and natural assemblages. pp 271-299. In Algal Cultures, Analogues of blooms and Applications. Edited by DV Subba Rao, Science Publishers, New Hampshire, USA. <PDF>
  47. Sternberg, E., D. G. Tang, T.-Y. Ho, C. Jeandel, and F. M. M. Morel (2005) Barium uptake and adsorption in diatoms. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69: 2745-2752. <PDF>
  48. Ho*, T.-Y., Y. Astor, R. Varela, G. T. Taylor, F. Muller-Karger, and M. I. Scranton (2004) Vertical and temporal variability of redox zonation in the water column of the Cariaco Basin: implications for organic carbon oxidation pathways. Marine Chemistry 86: 89-104. <PDF>
  49. Ho*, T.-Y., A. Quigg, Z. V. Finkel, A. J. Milligan, K. Wyman, P. G. Falkowski, and F. M. M. Morel (2004) The elemental composition of some marine phytoplankton (Corrigendum). Journal of Phycology 40: 226-227. <PDF>
  50. Quigg A., Z. V. Finkel, A. J. Irwin, Y. Rosenthal, T.-Y. Ho, J. R. Reinfelder, O. Schofield, F. M. M. Morel, and P. G. Falkowski (2003) The evolutionary inheritance of elemental stoichiometry in marine phytoplankton. Nature 425: 291-294. <PDF>
  51. Ho*, T.-Y., A. Quigg, Z. V. Finkel, A. J. Milligan, K. Wyman, P. G. Falkowski, and F. M. M. Morel (2003) The elemental composition of some marine phytoplankton. Journal of Phycology 39: 1145-1159. <PDF>
  52. Ho*, T.-Y., M. I. Scranton, G. T. Taylor, R. C. Thunell, R. Varela, and F. Muller-Karger (2002) Acetate cycling in the water column of the Cariaco Basin: seasonal and vertical variability, and implication for carbon cycling. Limnology and Oceanography 47: 1119-1128. <PDF>
  53. Taylor, G. T., M. Iabichella, T.-Y. Ho, M. I. Scranton, R. Varela, and R. Thunell (2001) Chemoautotrophy in the redox transition zone of the Cariaco Basin: a significant midwater source of organic carbon production. Limnology and Oceanography 46: 148-163. <PDF>
  54. Scranton M. I., Y. Astor, R. Bohrer, T.-Y. Ho, and F. Muller-Karger (2001) Controls on temporal variability of the geochemistry of the deep Cariaco Basin. Deep-Sea Research I 48: 1605-1625. <PDF>
  55. Muller-Karger, F., R. Varela, R. Thunell, M. Scranton, R. Bohrer, G. Taylor, J. Capelo, Y. Astor, E. Tappa, T.-Y. Ho, and J. J. Walsh (2001) Annual cycle of primary production in the Cariaco Basin: Response to upwelling and implication for vertical export. Journal of Geophysical Research 106: 4527-4542. <PDF>
  56. Muller-Karger, F. E., R. Varela, R. Thunell, M. I. Scranton, R. Bohrer, G. T. Taylor, J. Capelo, Y. Astor, E. Tappa, T.-Y. Ho, M. Iabichella, J. J. Walsh, and J. R. Diaz (2000) The CARIACO Project: understanding the link between the ocean surface and the sinking flux of particulate carbon in the Cariaco Basin. EOS 81: 529 & 534-535. <PDF>
  57. Pai, S.-C., S.-W. Chung, T.-Y. Ho, and Y.-J. Tsau (1996) Determination of nano-molar levels of nitrite in natural water by spectrophotometry after pre-concentration using Sep-Pak C18 cartridge. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 62: 175-189. <PDF>