2020

  • 30 day Preliminary Cruise Report: Studying the Sea-surface Microlayer 2

  • 30 day Preliminary Post Cruise Report: Illuminating Biodiversity of the Ningaloo Canyons

  • 30 day Preliminary Post Cruise Report: The Great Australian Deep-sea Coral and Canyon Adventure

  • Amon, D., Kennedy, B., Cantwell, K., Suhre, K., Glickson, D., Shank, T. and R. Rotjan. (2020). Deep-sea Debris in the Central and Western Pacific Ocean. Front. Mar. Sci. 7:369, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00369.

  • Auscavitch, S., Deere, M., Keller, A., Rotjan, R., Shank, T., and E. Cordes. (2020).  Oceanographic Drivers of Deep-sea Coral Species Distribution and Community Assembly on Seamounts, Islands, Atolls, and Reefs within the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. Fron. Mar. Sci., 7, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00042. [This article has been published OPEN ACCESS].

  • Garcia, M., Tree, J., Wessel, P., and J. Smith. (2020). Puhahonu: Earth’s biggest and hottest shield volcano. J. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 542, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116296. [This article is OPEN ACCESS until June 26].

  • German, C., Resing, J., Xu, G., Yeo, I., Walker, S., Devey, C., et. al. (2020). Hydrothermal Activity and Seismicity at Teahitia Seamount: Reactivation of the Society Islands Hotspot? Front. Mar. Sci., 7 (73), doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00073.  [This has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Gerringer, M., Yancey, P., Tikhonova, O., Vavilov, N., Zgoda, V., and D. Davydov. (2020). Pressure Tolerance of Deep-sea Enzymes can be Evolved through Increasing Volume Changes in Protein Transitions: A Study with Lactate Dehydrogenases from Abyssal and Hadal Fishes.  FEBS Journal, doi: 10.1111/febs.15317.

  • Hatch, A., Liew, H., Hourdez, S., and G. Rouse. (2020). Hungry scale worms: Phylogenics of Peinaleopolynoe (Polynoidae, Annelida), with four new species. Zookeys 932:27-74, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.932.48532.

  • Kornei, K. (2020). A Plate Boundary Emerges between India and Australia. EOS, 101, doi: 10.1029/2020EO144177.

  • Mustaffa, N., Ribas-Ribas, M., Banko-Kubis, H., and O. Wurl. (2020). Global reduction of in situ CO2 Transfer Velocity by Natural Surfactants in the Sea-surface Microlayer. Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Vol. 476, Issue 2234, doi: 10.1098/rspa.2019.0763. [This article has been published OPEN ACCESS].

  • Rahlff, J., Khodami, S., Voskuhl, L, Humphreys, M., Stolle, C., Martinez Arbizu, P, et. al. (2020). Short-term Responses to Ocean Acidification: Effects on Relative Abundance of Eukaryotic Plankton from the Tropical Timor Sea. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2020.04.30.068601.

  • Sager, W. (2020). Giant Volcano Rewrites the Story of Seafloor FormationScientific American, 322 (5). 

  • Yamada, T., Prugel-Bennett, A., and B. Thornton. (2020). Learning Features from Georeferenced Seafloor Imagery with Location Guided Autoencoders. Journal of Field Robotics, doi: 10.1002/rob.21961. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • 2019

  • 30 – day Preliminary Cruise Report: Costa Rican Deep Sea Connections

  • 30 day Preliminary Cruise Report: Deep Coral Diversity at Emperor Seamount Chain 2019

  • 30 day Preliminary Cruise Report: Exploring Fronts with Multiple Robots

  • 30 day Preliminary Cruise Report: Listening for Cryptic Whale Species

  • 30 day Preliminary Cruise Report: Microbial Mysteries: Linking Microbial Communities and Environmental Drivers

  • 30 day Preliminary Cruise Report: Observing Seafloor Methane Seeps at the end of Hydrate Stability

  • Apprill, A. (2019). On-site sequencing speeds up and re-directs field-based microbiology. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 11, doi: 10.1111/1758-2229.12732.

  • Babbin, A. (2019) Direct Measurements of Microbial Nitrogen Transformations in Suboxic Waters. Oral Presentation at Gordon Research Conference in Chemical Oceanography, Holderness, NH, USA.

  • Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). Adventures in Mobile Connectivity and Locality: Persistent Robotic Surveys. Invited Oral Presentation to Ericsson Research, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). Adventures in Mobile Connectivity and Locality: Persistent Robotic Surveys. Invited Oral Presentation to Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). Exploring Dynamic Features of the Ocean with Coordinated Robots. Oral Presentation at Breaking the Surface Event, Biograd, Croatia.

  • Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). Exploring Dynamic Features of the Ocean with Multiple Robots. Oral Presentation at EuroGEOSS workshop, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). Exploring the Pacific Subtropical Front: Adventures in Coordinated Ship-robotic Surveys. Oral Presentation at Robots in the Wild: Challenges in Deploying Robust Autonomy for Robotic Exploration, Freiburg, Germany.

  • Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). From Coasts to Depths: Strengthening our Autonomous Presence in the Ocean. Oral Presentation at Workshop on European-funded Marine Robotics and Applications, Toulon, France.

  • Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). Multi-domain Vehicles for Earth Observation: What, Why, and How? Oral Presentation at GNSS International Summer School, Cerveira, Portugal.

  • Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). Sustainable Presence in the Ocean: Yes, we can! So Why Don’t We Make It Happen? Oral Presentation at Ciencia Portugese Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Borges de Sousa, J. (2019). Veículos não tripulados para operações marítimas: passado, presente e futuro. Oral Presentation at IDN Seminarios, Faro, Portugal.

  • Borges de Sousa. (2019). Developing Networked Vehicle Systems for Naval Operations.  Oral Presentation at Chiefs of the European Navies Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Borges de Sousas, J. (2019). Exploring the STF with Multiple Robots. Oral Presentation at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

  • Borges de Sousas, J. (2019). Mobile Connectivity and Mobile Locality in Networked Vehicle Systems: Are we Missing Something? Oral Presentation at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

  • Borges de Sousas, J., Mendes, R., Costa, M., Pinto, J., Dias, P., et. al. (2019). Field Report and Lessons-learned: Exploring Fronts with Multiple Robots, Oral Presentation at Encontro de Oceanografia, Peniche, Portugal.

  • Brandon, J., Freibott, A. and Sala, L. (2019).  Patterns of suspended and salp-ingested microplastic debris in the North Pacific investigated with epifluorescence microscopy. Limnol Oceanogr., doi: 10.1002/lol2.10127.  [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Cappelletto, J., Massot-Campos, M., Bodenmann, A., Das, S., and B. Thornton. (2019). Micro-ballast Dispenser for Long Endurance Underwater Mapping Platforms. 2019 IEEE Underwater Technology, 1-8, doi.10.1109/UT.2019.8734317.

  • Caress, D., et al. (2019). Use of 1-m Scale AUV and 1-cm Scale ROV Surveys to Guide Exploration and Sampling of the Auka Hydrothermal Vent Field, South Pescadero Basin, Gulf of California. Poster Presentation at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Chadwick, Jr., W., Rubin, K., Merle, S., Bobbitt, A., Kwasnitschka, T., and R. Embley. (2019). Recent Eruptions Between 2012 and 2018 Discovered at West Mata Submarine Volcano (NE Lau Basin, SW Pacific) and Characterized by New Ship, AUV, and ROV Data. Front. in Mar. Sci. 6:495, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00495.

  • Cruise Report: Interdisciplinary Investigation of a New Hydrothermal Vent Field

  • DeCarlo, T., Comeau, S., Cornwall, C., Gajdzik, L., Guagliardo, P., Sadekov, A., Thillainath, E., Trotter, J., and M. McCulloch. (2019). Investigating marine bio-calcification mechanisms in a changing ocean with in vivo and high-resolution ex vivo Raman spectroscopy. Global Change Biology. pp. 1-12, doi:org/10.1111/gcb.14579.  [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Galambos, D., Anderson, R., Reveillaud, J., and Huber, J. (2019). Genome-resolved metagenomics and metatranscriptomics reveal niche differentiation in functionally redundant microbial communities at deep-sea hydrothermal vents.  Env. Microbiology, doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14806. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Gerringer, M. (2019). On the success of the hadal snailfishes. Integrative Organismal Biology, obz004, doi: 10.1039/iob/obz004. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Heyward A., Radford B. (2019) Northwest Australia. p 337-349 In: Loya Y., Puglise K., Bridge T. (eds) Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems. Coral Reefs of the World, vol 12. Springer, Cham. pp1003.https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92735-0

  • Johnson, A. (2019). Development of a Deep-sea in situ Bubble Sampling Insturment. MS Thesis, MIT-WHOI Joint Program, MA, USA.

  • Johnson, A., Michel, A., and S. Wankel. (2019). Development of a Novel Deep-sea in situ Bubble Sampling Instrument: SeaBAT. Poster Presentation at Oceans 2019 Conference, Marseille, France.

  • Kelly, S. (2019). Dynamical Separation of Stationary and Non-stationary internal tides. Oral presentation at NASA Surface Water and Ocean Topography Meeting, Bordeaux, France.

  • Komai, T. and Giguere, T. (2019). A new species of alvinocaridid shrimp Rimicaris Williams & Rona, 1986 (Decapoda: Caridea) from hydrothermal vents on the Mariana Back Arc Spreading Center, northwestern Pacific. Journal of Crustacean Biology, rus046, doi: 10.1093/jcbiol/ruz046.

  • Lim, J., Thornton B., and A. Prugel-Bennet. (2019). Unsupervised Clustering of Multi-resolution Seafloor Images for Efficient Scene Understanding, Oral Presentation at Marine Imaging Workshop, British Columbia, Canada.

  • Michel, A. (2019). Laser-based Sensing in Aqueous Environments. Invited Seminar at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, USA.