2017), Geological interpretation of volcanism and segmentation of the Mariana back-arc spreading center between 12.7°N and 18.3°N, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 18, 2240–2274, doi:10.1002/2017GC006813. [This publication is available as OPEN ACCESS]., , , , , , , , and (
Brandon, J., Freibott, A., Taylor, A, and Ohman, M. (2017). The Abundance and Distribution of Nanoplastics in the California Current and the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, Imaged with a Novel Method. Poster Presentation, ASLO Meeting, Honolulu, HI, USA.
Chu, J. and Gale, K. (2017). Ecophysical Limits to Aerobic Metabolism in Hypoxia Determine Epibenthic Distributions and Energy Sequestration in the Northeast Pacific, Limnology and Oceanography 62: 59 – 74. doi: 10.1002/Ino.10370. [This publication is available as OPEN ACCESS].
Cruise Executive Final Report: Expanding Mariana Trench Perspectives Final Cruise Report
Final Cruise Report: Searching for Life in the Mariana Back-Arc [full version with logs)
During our transit from Guam to Honolulu, Artist-at-Sea Lucy Bellwood created this comic to explore the wonders of ocean mapping on R/V Falkor with the world. You can download a copy here: Mappin’ The Floor: A Scientific High-Seas Adventure by Lucy Bellwood.
Bell, K.L.C., J. Flanders, A. Bowman, and N.A. Raineault, eds. 2017. New frontiers in ocean exploration: The E/V Nautilus, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, and R/V Falkor 2016 field season. Oceanography 30(1), supplement, 94 pp., https://doi.org/10.5670/
Singh, S., Hananto, N., Qin, Y., Leclerc, F., Avianto, P., Tapponier, P., Carton, H., Wei, S., Nugroho, A., Gemilang, W., Sieh, K., and Barbot, S. (2017). The Discovery of a Conjugate System of Faults in the Wharton Basin Intraplate Deformation Zone, Science Advances 2017 3: no. 1, e1601689, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1601689. [This publication is available as OPEN ACCESS].
Walcutt, N., Knorlein, B., Sgouros, T., and Omand, M. (2017). Bringing Planktonic Holograms to Life with the YURT Ultimate Reality Theatre. Poster Presentation at the Rhode Island EPSCoR Research Symposium, Providence, RI, USA.
Wurl, O., Ekau, W., Landing, W., and Zappa, C. (2017). Sea Surface Microlayer in a Changing Ocean – A perspective. Elem Sci Anth. 2017; 5:31. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.228. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].
Wurl, O., Ribas Ribas, M., Landing, W., and Zappa, C. (2017). Surface Skin Salinity – First in situ Measurements in the Tropical Ocean. Oral Presentation at the Global Ocean Salinity Workshop, Woods Hole, MA, USA.
Ajemian, M. J., Wetz, J. J., Brewton, R. A., Streich, M. K., Downey, C.H., and G.W. Stunz. (2016), Relative Value of Rigs-to-Reefs Habitats to Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) Stock Building in the Western Gulf of Mexico. Oral Presentation, Benthic Ecology Meeting, Portland, ME, USA.
Aleman, M., Subramaniam, A., and Hay, I. (2016). Characterizing the Phytoplankton Community of the South China Sea. Poster Presentation at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Anderson, R., Reveillaud, J., Eren, A.M., McDermott, J., Seewald, J., Stepanauskas, R., and J.A. Huber. (2016). Strain-level variation of subseafloor microbial populations from venting fluids at the Mid-Cayman Rise. Oral Presentation, International Society for Microbial Ecology General Meeting, Montreal, CAN.
Baker, E., Walker, S., Resing, J., Chadwick, W., Merle, S., and Anderson, M. (2016). Hydrothermal Plume Surveys of the Mariana Backarc (12.7°-18.3°N) by Surface-Ship and AUV Find an Unexpectedly High Spatial Frequency of Vent Sites, Oral Presentation, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
CAPSTONE: 2015 Hohonu Moana: Exploring Deep Waters off Hawaiʻi
Bathymetry and Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) dive locations from four NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer cruises
Map created by NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER). Background data Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community.
Carruth, M., and Sautter, L. (2016). Geomorphology of the Kroenke Canyon on the Ontong Java Plateau, Poster Presentation at the Canadian Hydrographic Conference, Halifax, NS, CAN.
Chaytor, J.D., Geist, E.L., Paull, C.K., Caress, D.W., Gwiazda, R., Fucugauchi, J.U., and Vieyra, M.R. 2016. Source Characterization and Tsunami Modeling of Submarine Landslides Along the Yucatán Shelf/Campeche Escarpment, Southern Gulf of Mexico, Pure and Applied Geophysics, pp. 1–16, doi: 10.1007/s00024-016-1363-3.
Chu, J. (2016). Influence of Seasonally Variable Hypoxia on Epibenthic Communities in a coastal Ecosystem. PhD Thesis, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, CAN.
Chu, J. (2016). Influence of Seasonally Variable Hypoxia on Epibenthic Communities. Oral Presentation at Saanich Inlet Symposium, Victoria, BC, CAN.
Clague, D., Paduan, J., Moyer, C., Glazer, B., Caress, D., Yoerger, D., and Kaiser, C., (2016). Structure and Evolution of Hawaii’s Loihi Seamount from High-resolution mapping, Oral presentation, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Cooper, Caroline and Sautter, Leslie. (2016). Geomorphic Analysis of Deep Coral Habitat in the Kaiwi Channel, Hawaiian Islands. Poster Presentation, Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Crenshaw, G., and Sautter, L.. (2016). Geomorphology of the Sumatra Subduction Zone: Expressions of Tectonic and Seismic Activity, Poster Presentation, Canadian Hydrographic Conference, Halifax, NS, CAN.
Final Cruise Report: Searching for Life in the Mariana Back-arc
Fitzgerald, R. (2016). The Mariana Trough, Physics Today, 69(8), 76 (2016); doi: 10.1063/PT.3.3278. [This publication is available as OPEN ACCESS].
Fortunao, Carolina and Julie Huber (2016). Coupled RNA-SIP and Metatranscriptomics of Active Chemolithoautotrophic Communities at a Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vent, The ISME Journal, pp 1-14. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2015.258 [This publication is OPEN ACCESS.]
Fortunato, C.F., Butterfield, D.A., Larson, B., Algar, C.K, Vallino, J.J., and J.A. Huber. (2016). Microbial Metabolic Potential and Gene Expression Patterns across Geochemical Gradients in the Deep Ocean. Oral Presentation, International Society for Microbial Ecology Meeting, Montreal, CAN.
Foxworth, Lance and Sautter, Leslie. (2016). Deep Coral Habitat Characterization of the North End of Raita Bank, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Poster Presentation, Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Freeman, E., et. al. (2016), ICOADS Release 3.0: A Major Update to the Historical Marine Climate Record. International Journal of Climatology. doi:10.1002/joc.4775 [This publication is OPEN ACCESS via a Creative Commons License.]
The most recent release of the complete marine climate database, which is used worldwide for research applications and numerical modeling, contains data collected by R/V Falkor.
Georgian, S., DeLeo, D., Durkin, A., Gomez, C., Kurmann, M., Lunden, J., Cordes, E. (2016). Oceanographic Patterns and Carbonate Chemistry in the Vicinity of Cold–water Coral Reefs in the Gulf of Mexico: Implications for Resilience in a Changing Ocean. Limnol Oceanog 61: 648-665. doi:10.1002/lno.10242.
Girard, F., Fu, B., and C. R. Fisher. (2016). Mutualistic symbiosis with ophiuroids limited the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on deep-sea octocorals. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 549: 89-98. doi:10.3354/meps11697 [This publication is OPEN ACCESS distributed under the terms of Creative Commons].
Girard, F., Fu, B., Boyer, T., Curtis, C., and Fisher, C. (2016). Using image-based long-term monitoring to understand the biology and recovery of deep-sea coral communities after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Oral Presentation, 6th International Symposium on Deep-sea Corals, Boston, MA, USA.
Hirsh, H., Chadwick, Jr., W., Fryer, P., Villagomez, A., Beauregard, L., Cabrera, I., and Peterka, L. (2016). Exploring and Protecting the Marvelous Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, Poster Presentation, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress, Honolulu, HI, USA.
Huber, J.A. (2016). Life beneath the seafloor. Oral Presentation, Microbial Sciences Initiative, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
Huber, J.A. (2016). Microbes, fluids, and rocks: Life beneath the seafloor. Invited Lecturer, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Kelly, S. (2016). The Moon, Climate, and Ocean Turbulence, Guest Lecturer, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, USA.
Kelly, S. (2016). The Moon, Climate, and Ocean Turbulence, Guest Lecturer, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN, USA.
Kelly, S. (2016). The Moon, Climate, and Ocean Turbulence, Guest Lecturer, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, USA.
Kelly, S. (2016). The Moon, Climate, and Ocean Turbulence, Guest Lecturer, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, MN, USA.
Kelly, S. (2016). The Moon, Climate, and Ocean Turbulence, Guest Lecturer, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA.
Kelly, S., et. al. (2016). Uncertainties of Internal Tide Generation and Energy Flux in the Tasman Sea, Poster Presentation at Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Kleindienst, S., Grim, S., Sogin, M., Crespo-Medina, M., and S.B. Joye. (2016). The Response of Diverse Low-abundance Bacteria to a Deep-sea Hydrocarbon Plume. The ISME Journal, 10, 400-415. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2015.121. [This publication is OPEN ACCESS.]