2021

  • 30 Day Preliminary Cruise Report: Australian Mesophotic Coral Examination

  • 30 Day Preliminary Cruise Report: Discovering Deep-sea Corals of the Phoenix Islands 2

  • 30 Day Preliminary Cruise Report: Ice Age Geology of the Great Barrier Reef

  • 30 Day Preliminary Cruise Report: Pinging in the New Year: Mapping the Tasman and Coral Seas

  • 30 Day Preliminary Cruise Report: Seafloor to Seabirds in the Coral Sea

  • Anderson, M., Norris-Julseth, C., Rubin, K., Haase, K., Hannington, M., Baxter, A., and Stewart, M. (2021). Geologic and Structural Evolution of the NE Lau Basin, Tonga: Morphotectonic Analysis and Classification of Structures Using Shallow Seismicity. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9:665185, doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.665185.[This article was published as OPEN ACCESS with support from SOI]. 

  • Beaman, R. (2021) Schmidt Ocean Institute R/V Falkor Australia Campaign 2020-2021. Oral Presentation and Conference Paper, Sub-Committee on Regional Undersea Mapping, General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans, Virtual from Paris, France.

  • Dippner, J., Weber, S., Weber, Subramaniam, A. (2021). Impact of climate variability of the Western Tropical Pacific on maximum salinity water in the South China Sea. Ocean Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s10236-021-01481-w.

  • Final Cruise Report: ROV Exploration of Deep-water Coral Habitats of Southwest Australian Submarine Canyons

  • Gauthier, A., Chandler, C., Poli, V., Gardner, F., Tekiau, A., Smith, R., et al. (2021). Deep-sea microbes as tools to refine the rules of innate immune pattern recognition. Science Immunology, 6(57), doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abe0531.

  • Gerringer, M., Dias, A., von Hagel, A., Orr, J., Summers, A., and Farina, S. (2021). Habitat influences skeletal morphology and density in the snailfishes (family Liparidae). Frontiers in Zoology, 18(16), doi: 10.1186/s12983-021-00399-9. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS with support from SOI].

  • Giguere, T. and Tunnicliffe, V. (2021).  Beta diversity differs among hydrothermal vent systems: Implications for conservation. PLOS ONE 16(8), doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0256637. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS with support from SOI].

  • Goffredi, S., Motooka, C., Fike, D., Gusmao, L., Tilic, E., Rouse, G., and Rodriguez, E. (2021). Mixotrophic chemosynthesis in a deep-sea anemone from hydrothermal vents in the Pescadero Basin, Gulf of California. BMC Biology, 19(8), doi: 10.1186/s12915-020-00921-1. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Hardisty, D., Horner, T., Evans, N., Moriyasu, R., Babbin, A., Wankel, S., et. al. (2021). Limited iodate reduction in shipboard seawater incubations from the Eastern Tropical North Pacific oxygen deficient zone. Earth and Planetary Sci. Letters, Vol. 554, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116676.

  • Hoffert, M., Anderson, R., Reveillaud, J., Murphy, L, Stepanauskas, R., and Huber, J. (2021). Genomic Variation Influences Methanothermococcus Fitness in Marine Hydrothermal Vents. Front. Microbiol. 12:71490, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.714920. [This article was published as OPEN ACCESS with SOI’s support].

  • Marlow, J., Hoer, D., Jungbluth, S., Reynard, L, Gartman, A., Chavez, M., et. al. (2021). Carbonate-hosted microbial commuities are prolific and pervasive methane oxidizeres at geologically diverse marine methane seep sites. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(25), doi: 10.1073/pnas.2006857118. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • McNeil, M. (2021). No Pandemic-pause for Multi-disciplinary Reef Exploration in 2020Reef in Review, 50, 8-10. [This article is published as OPEN ACCES].

  • McNeil, M., Nothdurft, Lk, Webster, J., Brooke, B., and Beaman, R. (2021). Preliminary Exploration of the Southern Great Barrier Reef Ice Age Submerged and Drowned Coral Reefs, Oral Presentation, Submerged Paleolandscapes of the Southern Hemispheries SHINE 2021 Workshop, virtual.

  • Negrete-Aranda, R., Neumann, F., Contreras, J., Harris, R., Spelz, R., Zierenberg, R., and Caress, D. (2021). Transport of Heat by Hyrothermal Circulation in a Young Rift Setting: Observations from the Auka and JaichMaa Ja’ag’ Vent Field in the Pescadero Basin, Southern Gulf of California. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126, doi: 10.1029/2021JB022300.

  • Rahlff, J., Khodami, S., Voskuhl, L., Humphreys, M., Stolle, C., Martinez Arbizu, P., et. al. (2021). Short-term responses to ocean acidification: effects on relative abundance of eurkaryotic plankton from the tropical Timor Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 658:59-74, doi: 10.3354/meps13561.

  • Rouse, G., and Kupriyanova, E. (2021). Laminatubus (Serpulidae, Annelida) from eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents and methane seeps, with description of two new species. Zootaxa, 4914(1), doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4915.1.1. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Speth, D., Yu, F., Connon, S., Lim, S., Magyar, J., Pena, M. et al. (2021). Microbial community of recently discovered Auka vent field sheds light on vent biogeography and evolutionary history of thermophily. BioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2021.08.02.454472. [This article has been published sas OPEN ACCESS].

  • Watanbe, H., Chen, C., Chan, B., (2021). A new deep-sea hot vent stalked barnacle from the Mariana Trough with notes on the feeding ecology of Vulcanolepas. Marine biodiversity, 51(9), doi: 10.1007/s12526-020-01144-x. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS with support from SOI].

  • Zhang, Y., Ryan, J., Hobson, B., Kieft, B., Romano, A., Barone, B., et. al. (2021). A system of coordinated autonomous robots for Lagrangian studies of microbes in the oceanic deep chlorophyll maximum. Science Robotics, 6(50), doi: 10.1126/scirobotics.abb9138.

  • 2020

  • 30 Day Preliminary Cruise Report: Northern Depths of the Greaet Barrier Reef

  • 30 Day Preliminary Cruise Report: Seamounts, Canyons, and Reefs of the Coral Sea

  • 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

  • 30 day Preliminary Post Cruise Report: Visioning of the Coral Sea Marine Park

  • 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].

  • Billings, G., and Johnson-Roberson, M. (2020). SilhoNet-Fisheye: Adaptation of a ROI Based Object Pose Estimation Network to Monocular Fisheye Images. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 5(3), doi: 10.1109/LRA.2020.2994036.

  • Blum, J., Drazen, J., Johnson, M., Popp, B., Motta, L., and Jamieson, A. (2020). Mercury isotopes identify near-surface marine mercury in deep-sea trench biota. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Nov 2020, 117(47) 29292-29298, doi: 10.1073/pnas.2012773117. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS]

  • Breusing, C., Johnson, S., Tunnicliffe, V., Clague, D., Vrijenhoek, R., and Beinart, R. (2020). Allopatric and Sympatric Drivers of Speciation in Alviniconcha Hydrothermal Vent Snails. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 37(12), 3469-3484, doi: 10.1093/molbev/msaa177. [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Breusing, C., Mitchell, J., Delaney, J., Sylva, S., Seewald, J., Girguis, P. and Beinart, R. (2020). Physiological dynamics of chemosynthetic symbionts in hdyrothermal vent snails. The ISME Journal, 14, 2568-2579, doi: 10.1038/s41396-020-0707-2. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Coudrier-Curveur, A., Karakas, C., Singh, S., Tapponnier, P., Carton, H., and Hananto, N. (2020). Is There a Nascent Plate Boundary in the Northern Italian Ocean? Geophyical Research Letters, 47(7), doi: 10.1029/2020GL087362. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Edwards, J. (2020). Signal Processing Advances Undersea Research. IEEE Signal Processing pgs 7-10, Magazine, doi:10.1109/MSP.2020.2982856.

  • Evans, N., Boles, E., Kwiecinksi, J., Mullen, S., Wolf, M., Devol, A. et. al. (2020). The role of water masses in shaping the distribution of redox active compounds in the Eastern Tropical North Pacific oxygen deficient zone and influencing low oxygen concentrations in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Limn. and Ocean. 65(8), doi: 10.1002/lno.11412.

  • Final Cruise Report: Adaptive Robotics at Barkley Canyon and Hydrate Ridge

  • 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.

  • Goffredi, S., Tilic, E., Mullin, S., Dawson, K., Keller, A., Lee, R., et. al. (2020). Methanotrophic bacterial symbionts fuel dense populations of deep-sea feather duster worms (Sabellida, Annelida) and extend the spatial influence of methane seepage.  Science Advances, 6, eaay8562, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aay8562. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Grandy, J., Onat, B., Tunnicliffe, V., Butterfield, D., and Pawliszyn, J. (2020). Unique Solid Phase Microextraction Sampler Reveals Distinctive Biogeochemical Profiles among Various Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vents. Sci Rep 10, 1360, doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-58418-4.  [This article has been published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • Hananto, N., Leclerc, F., Li, L., Etchebes, M., Carton, H., Tapponnier, P., et. al. (2020). Tsunami earthquakes: Vertical pop-up expulsion at the forefront of subduction megathrust. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 538, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116197. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

  • 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.

  • Jia, Y., Richards, K., and Annamalai, H. (2020). The impact of vertical resolution in reducing biases in sea surface temperature in a tropical Pacific Ocean model. Ocean Modelling, Vol. 157, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2020.101722. [This article is published as OPEN ACCESS].

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

  • Laxague, N., and Zappa, C. (2020). The Impact of Rain on Ocean Surface Waves and Currents. Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (7), doi: 10.1029/2020FL087287.