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Jonathan Strivens

Marine Sciences Laboratory
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
1529 West Sequim Bay Road
Sequim, Washington 98382


Jonathan joined the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2013 as a researcher for the Marine and Environmental Chemistry Group at the Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim, Washington. Jonathan has expertise in trace elements, DOM, and diatoms in marine aquatic systems. He also holds qualifications as a Radiation Protection Technician. Prior to coming to MSL, Jonathan was a research assistant for the University of Washington at Tacoma where he monitored harmful algal blooms.

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Environmental Science, University of Washington Tacoma, 2013

PNNL Publications


  • Kuo LJ, GA Gill, C Tsouris, L Rao, HB Pan, CM Wai, CJ Janke, JE Strivens, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, and E D'Alessandro. 2018. "Temperature Dependence of Uranium and Vanadium Adsorption on Amidoxime-Based Adsorbents in Natural Seawater." ChemistrySelect 3(2):843-848.  doi:10.1002/slct.201701895


  • Kuo LJ, HB Pan, CM Wai, M Flicker Byers, E Schneider, JE Strivens, CJ Janke, S Das, RT Mayes, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, and GA Gill. 2017. "Investigations into the reusability of amidoxime-based polymeric adsorbents for seawater uranium extraction." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 56(40):11603-11611.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.7b02893
  • Ladshaw A, LJ Kuo, JE Strivens, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, S Yiacoumi, C Tsouris, and GA Gill. 2017. "Influence of Current Velocity on Uranium Adsorption from Seawater Using an Amidoxime-based Polymer Fiber Adsorbent." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 56(8):2205-2211.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.6b04539


  • Wood JR, GA Gill, LJ Kuo, JE Strivens, and KY Choe. 2016. "Comparison of Analytical Methods for the Determination of Uranium in Seawater Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4344-4350.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03680
  • Gill GA, LJ Kuo, CJ Janke, J Park, RT Jeters, GT Bonheyo, HB Pan, C Wai, T Khangaonkar, L Bianucci, JR Wood, MG Warner, SM Peterson, DG Abrecht, R Mayes, C Tsouris, Y Oyola, JE Strivens, NJ Schlafer, RS Addleman, W Chouyyok, S Das, J Kim, KO Buesseler, C Breier, and E D'Alessandro. 2016. "The Uranium from Seawater Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: Overview of Marine Testing, Adsorbent Characterization, Adsorbent Durability, Adsorbent Toxicity, and Deployment Studies." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4264-4277.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03649
  • Gill GA, LJ Kuo, JE Strivens, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, and E D'Alessandro. 2016. Uranium from Seawater Marine Testing Program at the University of Miami's Broad Key Island Research StationPNNL-25734, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Gill GA, LJ Kuo, JE Strivens, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, C Tsouris, CJ Janke, S Das, R Mayes, T Saito, SS Brown, C Tsouris, CM Wai, and HB Pan. 2016. Summary of Adsorption Capacity and Adsorption Kinetics of Uranium and Other Elements on Amidoxime-based Adsorbents from Time Series Marine Testing at the Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryPNNL-25899, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kuo LJ, CJ Janke, JR Wood, JE Strivens, S Das, Y Oyola, RT Mayes, and GA Gill. 2016. "Characterization and Testing of Amidoxime-Based Adsorbent Materials to Extract Uranium from Natural Seawater." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4285-4293.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03267
  • Kuo LJ, GA Gill, JE Strivens, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, CM Wai, and HB Pan. 2016. Investigations Into the Reusability of Amidoxime-Based Polymeric Uranium AdsorbentsPNNL-25874, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Pan HB, LJ Kuo, CM Wai, N Miyamoto, R Joshi, JR Wood, JE Strivens, CJ Janke, Y Oyola, S Das, R Mayes, and GA Gill. 2016. "Elution of Uranium and Transition Metals from Amidoxime- Based Polymer Adsorbents for Sequestering Uranium from Seawater." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4313-4320.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03307
  • Park J, RT Jeters, LJ Kuo, JE Strivens, GA Gill, NJ Schlafer, and GT Bonheyo. 2016. "Potential impact of seawater uranium extraction on marine life." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4278-4284.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03430
  • Park J, GA Gill, JE Strivens, LJ Kuo, RT Jeters, A Avila, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, CJ Janke, EA Miller, M Thomas, RS Addleman, and GT Bonheyo. 2016. "Effect of biofouling on the performance of amidoxime-based polymeric uranium adsorbents." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4328-4338.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03457


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