Dariia Atamanchuk

Research Associate

email: dariia.atamanchuk@dal.ca
campus location: SOSB Rm. 2-33
LinkedIn: Dariia Atamanchuk

Educational Background

  • PhD in Natural Sciences, Marine Chemistry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • MSc in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Kyiv National University, Ukraine
  • BSc in Chemistry, Kyiv National University, Ukraine

Research Interests

  • SeaCycler
  • Volunteer Observing Ships (VOS)
  • Autonomous oceanographical sensors and multiparameter observational platforms
  • Sensor development for high resolution long-term monitoring of seawater
  • Biogeochemical processes from a perspective of carbonate system measurements
  • CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) in the ocean and CO2 monitoring


  • OCEA 4130/5130 - Introduction to Chemical Oceanography


Sonnichsen, C., Atamanchuk, D., Hendricks, A., Morgan, S., Smith, J., Grundke, I., Luy, E., & Sieben, V. J. (2023). An Automated Microfluidic Analyzer for In Situ Monitoring of Total Alkalinity. ACS Sensors. American Chemical Society (ACS). https://doi.org/10.1021/acssensors.2c02343

Palevsky, H.I., Clayton, S., Atamanchuk, D., Battisti, R., Batryn, J., Bourbonnais, A. et al (2022) OOI Biogeochemical Sensor Data: Best Practices & User Guide, Version 1.0.0. Ocean Observatories Initiative, Biogeochemical Sensor Data Working Group, 134pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1865

Koelling, J., Atamanchuk, D., Karstensen, J., Handmann, P., & Wallace, D. W. R. (2022). Oxygen export to the deep ocean following Labrador Sea Water formation. Biogeosciences, 19(2), 437–454. https://doi.org/10/gpb5m5

Chu, S.N., Sutton, A.J., Alin, S.R., Lawrence‐Slavas, N., Atamanchuk, D., Mickett, J.B., Newton, J.A., Meinig, C., Stalin, S. and Tengberg, A. (2020), Field evaluation of a low‐powered, profiling pCO2 system in coastal Washington. Limnol Oceanogr Methods. doi:10.1002/lom3.10354

Atamanchuk, D., Koelling, J., Send, U. and Wallace, D. W. R.. Rapid transfer of oxygen to the deep ocean mediated by bubbles. Nature Geoscience. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-020-0532-2

Arruda, R., Atamanchuk, D., Cronin, M., Steinhoff, T. and Wallace, D.W.R. (2020), At‐sea intercomparison of three underway pCO2 systems. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. https://doi.org/10.1002/lom3.10346

Sastri, Akash R., Christian, James R., Achterberg, Eric P., Atamanchuk, Dariia, Buck, Justin J. H., Bresnahan, Philip, Duke, Patrick J., Evans, Wiley, Gonski, Stephen F., Johnson, Bruce, Juniper, S. Kim, Mihaly, Steve, Miller, Lisa A., Morley, Mike, Murphy, Dave, Nakaoka, Shin-ichiro, Ono, Tsuneo, Parker, George, Simpson, Kyle, Tsunoda, Tomohiko. 2019. Perspectives on in situ Sensors for Ocean Acidification Research. Frontiers in Marine Science.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00653  

Raimondi, L., Matthews, J.B.R., Atamanchuk, D., Azetsu-Scott, K., and Wallace, D.W.R.2019. The internal consistency of the marine carbon dioxide system for high latitude shipboard and in situ monitoring. Marine Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2019.03.001

Madeleine M. Nilsson, M. Kononets, N. Ekeroth, L. Viktorsson, A. Hylén, S. Sommer, O. Pfannkuche, E. Almroth-Rosell, D. Atamanchuk, J.H. Andersson, P. Roos, A. Tengberg, P.O.J. Hall, Organic carbon recycling in Baltic Sea sediments – An integrated estimate on the system scale based on in situ measurements, Marine Chemistry, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2018.11.004

Peter J Thomas, Dariia Atamanchuk, Jostein Hovdenes, Anders Tengberg, The use of novel optode sensor technologies for monitoring dissolved carbon dioxide and ammonia concentrations under live haul conditions, Aquacultural Engineering (2017) doi:10.1016/j.aquaeng.2017.02.004

Peeters F, Atamanchuk D, Tengberg A, Encinas-FernaÂndez J, Hofmann H (2016) Lake Metabolism: Comparison of Lake Metabolic Rates Estimated from a Diel CO2- and the Common Diel O2-Technique. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0168393. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168393

Atamanchuk D, Kononets M, Thomas PJ, Hovdenes J, Tengberg A, Hall POJ, Continuous long-term observations of the carbonate system dynamics in the water column of a temperate fjord, Journal of Marine Systems, 2015 (148), pp 272-284. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.03.002

Atamanchuk D, Tengberg A, Thomas PJ, Hovdenes J, Apostolidis A, Huber C, Hall POJ. Performance of a lifetime-based optode for measuring partial pressure of carbon dioxide in natural waters. Limnol Oceanogr Methods 2014;12:63-73. doi:10.4319/lom.2014.12.63

Atamanchuk D, Tengberg A, Aleynik D, Fietzek P, Lichtschlag A, Shitashima K,  Hall POJ, Stahl H. Detection of CO2 leakage from a simulated sub-seabed storage site using three different types of pCO2 sensors. Special Issue of Int Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 2014 (in press).

Thomas, P. J., Pedersen, G., Hide, A., Apostolidis, A., Huber, C., Hovdenes, J., Tengberg, A., Hall, P.O.J., Atamanchuk, D., Putnam, R.; Putnam, J. & Putnam, J. (2013, June). Optical gas monitoring in sea water: Robust reliable and highly flexible. In OCEANS-Bergen, 2013 MTS/IEEE (pp. 1-6). IEEE. 10.1109/OCEANS-Bergen.2013.6608054

Tengberg, A.; Waldmann, C.; Hall, P.O.J.; Atamanchuk, D.; Kononets, M., "Multi-parameter observations from coastal waters to the deep sea: Focus on quality control and sensor stability,"  In OCEANS - Bergen, 2013 MTS/IEEE , (pp. 1-5). IEEE. 10.1109/OCEANS-Bergen.2013.6608046