2017

  • 30 day Preliminary Post Cruise Report: Unraveling Ancient Sea Level Secrets

  • Anderson, M., Chadwick, Jr. W., Hannington, M., Merle, S.,  Resing, J., Baker, E., Butterfield, D., Walker, S., and N. Augustin. (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, 22402274, doi:10.1002/2017GC006813.  [This publication is available as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Anderson, M., Chadwick, Jr., W., Merle, S., Resing, J., Baker, E., Walker, S., Hannington, M., and N. Augustin. (2017). Relationship between Tectonism, Volcanism, and Hydrothermal Venting along the Mariana Back-arc Spreading Center between 12.7N and 18.3N. Oral Presentation at AGU Chapman Conference on Submarine Volcanism, Hobart, Tasmania, AUS.

  • Anderson, R., Reveillaud, J., Reddington, E., Delmont, T., Eren, A., McDermott, J., Seewald, J., and Huber, J. (2017).  Genomic Variation in Microbial Populations Inhabiting the Marine Subseafloor at Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vents. Nature Communications 8, 1114 (2017), doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01228-6. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Baker, E., Walker, S., Resing, J., Chadwick, Jr., W., Merle, S., Anderson, M., Butterfield, D., Buck, N., and S. Michael. (2017). The Effect of Arc Proximity on Hydrothermal Activity Along Spreading Centers: New Evidence from the Mariana Back-Arc (12.7° – 18.3°N). Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/2017GC007234. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Bosak, S., et al. (2017). Phytoplankton Species Composition Contributing to Carbon Export – Sea to Space Particle Investigation. Poster Presentation at 11th International Phycological Congress, Szczecin, POLAND.

  • 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 MethodPoster Presentation, ASLO Meeting, Honolulu, HI, USA.

  • Cetinic, I., et. al. (2017). Sea to Space Particle Investigation Expedition in the Pacific. Invited Lecture to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Sciences and Exploration Directorate Greenbelt, MD, USA.

  • Cetinic, I., et. al. (2017). Sea to Space Particle Investigation. Poster Presentation at Ocean Carbon Biogeochemistry Summer Workshop, Woods Hole, MA, USA.

  • Cetinic, I., et. al. (2017). Sea2Space. Invited Colloquium to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Education and Communication Greenbelt, MD, USA.

  • Chadwick, Jr. W. From Galapagos to Mariana: Discovering the Diversity of Hydrothermal Vent Environments, Oral Presentation at OSU and Hydrothermal Vents: 40th Anniversary of the Discovery that Launched 1000 Ships, Corvallis, OR, USA.

  • Chadwick, Jr., W., Merle, S., Kaiser, C., Baker, E., Walker, S., Resing, J., Butterfield, D.,  Baumberger, T., Anderson, M., Shore, P., Wiens, D., and Rubin, K. (2017). A Recent Volcanic Eruption Discovered on the Central Mariana Back-arc Spreading Center. Oral Presentation at IAVCEI 2017 General Assembly, Portland, OR, USA.

  • Chu, J. and Gale, K. (2017). Ecophysical Limits to Aerobic Metabolism in Hypoxia Determine Epibenthic Distributions and Energy Sequestration in the Northeast PacificLimnology 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

  • Du Preez, C. (2017). Deep Sea Exploration: Filming Battles, Behavior, Bangs, & Bacon. Invited Lecture to Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.

  • Du Preez, C. and C. Fisher. (2017). Remarkable Decadal Stability at Lau Basin Hydrothermal Vents (Southwest Pacific). Oral Presentation at 6th International Symposium on Chemosynthesis-Based Ecosystems, Woods Hole, MA, USA.

  • Du Preez, C., and C. Fisher. (2017). Monitoring Spatial and Temporal Variability at Hydrothermal Vents: A Decade of Repeated Centimeter-scale Mapping. Oral Presentation at Marine Imaging Workshop, Kiel, GERMANY.

  • Durkin, C. (2017). Linking Phytoplankton with Sinking Particles and Carbon Export. Invited Lecture to University of California Santa Cruz,  Santa Cruz, CA, USA.

  • Durkin, C., et al. (2017). Linking Surface Phytoplankton with Sinking Particles. Poster Presentation at CLIVAR/OCB Ocean Hotspots Workshop, Moss Landing, CA, USA.

  • Durkin, C., et. al. (2017). Linking Surface Phytoplankton with Sinking Particles. Poster Presentation at Ocean Carbon Biogeochemistry Summer Workshop, Woods Hole, MA, USA.

  • Estapa, M., et al. (2017). Optical Attenuance-based Measurements of Sinking Carbon Particles: Are Different Detectors Quantifying the Same Thing? Oral Presentation at Gordon Research Conference in Chemical Oceanography, New London, NH, USA.

  • Etnoyer, P., Wagner, D., Fowle, H., Poti, M., Kinlan, B., Georgian, S., and Cordes, E. (2017). Models of Habitat Suitability, Size, and Age-class Structure for the Deep-sea Black Coral Leiopathes Glaberrima in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.10.008.  [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Final Cruise Report: Coordinated Robotics

  • Final Cruise Report: Magnetic Anomalies at the World’s Largest Volcano

  • Final Cruise Report: Perth Canyon: First Deep Exploration

  • Final Cruise Report: Searching for Life in the Mariana Back-Arc [full version with logs)

  • Final Cruise Report: Searching for Life in the Mariana Back-Arc [without logs)

  • Gerringer, M., Drazen,J., and P. Yancy. (2017). Metabolic Enzyme Activities of Abyssal and Hadal Fishes: Pressure Effects and a Re-evaluation of Depth-related Changes. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 125:135-146, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2017.05.010. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Gerringer, M., Linley, T., Jamieson, A., Goetze, E., and J. Drazen. (2017). Pseudoliparis swirei sp. nov.: A Newly-discovered Hadal Snailfish (Scorpainiformes: Liparidae) from the Mariana Trench, Zootaxa 4358:1, doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4358.1.7. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Gerringer, M., Popp, B., Linley, T., Jamieson, A., and J. Drazen. (2017) Feeding Ecology of Hadal Fishes; Comparative Analyses of Stomach Contents and Compound Specific Stable Isotopes of Individual Amino Acids. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 121:110-120, doi:10.1016.j.dsr.2017.01.003. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS]. 

  • Jamieson, A., Malkocs, T., Piertney, S., Fujii, T., and Z. Zhang. (2017). Bioaccumulation of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Deepest Ocean Fauna. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1:0051, doi:10.1038/s41559-016-0051. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Khanna, P., Droxler, A., Nittrouer, J., Tunnell, Jr., J., and Shirley, T. (2017).  Coralgal Reef Morphology Records Punctuated Sea-level Rise During the Last Deglaciation. Nature Communications 8, 1046 (2017), doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00966-x.  [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Khanna, P., Droxler, A., Nittrouer, J., Tunnell, W., and T. Shirley. (2017). Late Quaternary Transgressive Coralgal Reef Growth Along the South Texas Continental Shelf Edge. Oral Presentation at Industry Rice Earth Science Symposium, Houston, TX, USA.

  • Knorlein, B. (2017). From Sea to Space: Application of Virtual Reality in Science. Invited Lecture to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA.

  • Lan, Y., Sun, J., Tain, R., Bartlett, D., Li, R., Wong, Y., Zhang, W., Qiu, J., Xu, T., He, L., Tabata, H., and P. Qian.  (2017).  Molecular Adaptation in the World’s Deepest-living Animal: Insights from Transcriptome Sequencing of the Hadal Amphipod Hirondellea gigas.  Mol. Ecol. 26:14,  dOI: 10.1111/mec.14149.

  • Linley, T., Stewart, A., McMillan, P., Clark, M., Gerringer, M., Drazen, J., Fujii, T.,  and A. Jamieson. (2017). Bait Attending Fishes of the Abyssal Zone and Hadal Boundary: Community Structure, Functional Groups and Species Distribution in the Kermadec, New Hebrides and Mariana Trenches. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research 121:38-53, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2016.12.009.

  • Ljubešić, Z. (2017). Development of Methods for the Phytoplankton Research in the Adriatic Sea. Invited Lecture to Croatian Academy for Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, CROATIA.

  • Ljubešić, Z.. (2017). From Microscopes to Telescopes. Invited Lecture to University of Zagreb, Zagreb, CROATIA.

  • 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/oceanog.2017.supplement.01

  • Oeljeschläger, L. (2017). Chemical Composition of Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) of the Sea Surface Microlayer in the Indo-Pacific Ocean. Masters of Science Thesis at the University of Oldenburg.

  • Omand, M. (2017). Carbon Export Processes at Meso- and Submesoscales. Invited Lecture at Ocean Carbon Biogeochemistry Summer Workshop, Woods Hole, MA, USA.

  • Omand, M. (2017). Diel Rhythms in Phytoplankton Physiology and Marine Snow Export Observed from a Wirewalker Autonomous Platform. Invited Lecture to Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

  • Omand, M. (2017). Diel Rhythms in Phytoplankton Physiology and Marine Snow Export Observed from a Wirewalker Autonomous Platform. Invited Lecture to University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI, USA.

  • Omand, M., Cetinic, I., and Lucas, A. (2017).  Using Bio-optics to Reveal Phytoplankton Physiology from a Wirewalker Autonomous Platform. Oceanography 30(2):128-131, doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2017.233.

  • Orcutt B., Lapham L., Delaney J., Sarode N., Marshall K., Whaley-Martin K., Slater G., Wheat C., and P. Girguis. (2017). Microbial Response to Oil Enrichment in Gulf of Mexico Sediment Measured Using a Novel Long-term Benthic Lander System. Elementa Science of the Anthropocene, 5(18), doi:10.1525/elementa.129. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS.]

  • Rahlff, J., Stolle, C., & Wurl, O. (2017). SISI: A New Device for In Situ Incubations at the Ocean Surface. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 5(4), 46; doi:10.3390/jmse5040046. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS.]

  • Rahllf, J. (2017). The Role of Microbial Communities at the Sea Surface in Air-sea Gas Exchange. Doctorate Thesis at the University of Oldenburg.

  • Schollaert Uz, S. (2017). Microscopic Life in a Moving Ocean. Invited Lecture to Baltimore Science Fiction Convention, Baltimore, MD, USA.

  • Shelley, R., and W. Landing. (2017).  Trace Elements in Aerosols, Rain, and the Sea-surface Microlayer of the South Pacific Ocean Under Low Wind Conditions. Oral Presentation at Gordon Research Conference in Chemical Oceanography, New London, NH, USA.