2015

  • Adams, N. (2015). Bathymetry of Kroenke Canyon. Guest Lecturer, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies Honours Seminar, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, AUS.

  • Adams, Nicholas. (2015).  Physical and Morphological Characteristics of the Kroenke Submarine Canyon on the Ontong Java Plateau. Bachelor of Science Honours Thesis, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, AUS.

  • Ajemian, M.J., Wetz J.J., Shipley-Lozano B., and G.W. Stunz. (2015). Rapid assessment of fish communities on oil and gas platform reefs using remotely operated vehicles. Fish. Res. 167: 143-155.

  • Ajemian, M.J., Wetz J.J., Shively J.D., Shipley-Lozano B. and G.W. Stunz. 2015. An analysis of artificial reef fish community structure along the Texas coast: Potential consequences of “Rigs-to-Reefs” programs. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0126354. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126354.

  • Ajemian, M.J.*, Wetz, J.J., and G.W. Stunz. (2015). Fish community assessment on artificial reefs of the western Gulf of Mexico: Potential impacts of ‘Rigs-to-reefs’ programs. 2nd Annual Texas Artificial Reef Symposium, Corpus Christi, TX, USA.

  • Cardona, Y., Ruiz,D., Baums, I.B., and A. Bracco. (2015). Potential Connectivity of Coldwater Black Coral Communities in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. XVI Congresso Latino Americano De Ciencias Del Mar- Colacmar y XVI Seminario Nacional de Ciencias y Tecnologias del mar, Santa Marta, Colombia.

  • Chu, J. and Tunnicliffe, V. (2015). Metabolic Thresholds Predict the in situ Response to Marine Deoxygenation. Oral Presentation at Deep-Sea Biology Symposium, Aveiro, PORTUGAL.

  • Chu, J. and Tunnicliffe, V. (2015). Oxygen Limitations on Marine Animal Distributions and the Collapse of Epibenthic Community Structure during Shoaling Hypoxia. Global Change Biology 21: 2989-3004. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12898/.

  • Coffin, M.F., Adams, N.J., Whittaker, J.M., Lucieer, V.L., Heckman, M., Ketter, T., Neale, J., Reyes, A.J., and A. Travers. (2015).  The World’s Largest Submarine Canyon – Kroenke Canyon in the Western Equatorial Pacific. Poster Presentation at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Cordes EE (2015) Understanding the Deep Sea in the Anthropocene: Oil spills and ocean acidification threaten deep-water corals in the Gulf of Mexico. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades NY.

  • Cruise Report: Hydrothermal Hunt at Mariana

  • Dannenberg, R., Baums, I., Ruiz, D., and C. Fisher. (2015). Deep Sea Coral-associated Bacterial Community Composition Analysis Using 16S rDNA.  2015 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX, USA.

  • DeLeo, D.M., Ruiz-Ramos, D., Baums I.B., and E.E. Cordes. (2015). Response of Deep-water Corals to Oil and Chemical Dispersant ExposureDeep Sea Research II. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.02.028.

  • Estapa, M.L., J.A. Breier & C.R. German (2015).  Particle dynamics in the rising plume at Piccard Hydrothermal Field, Mid-Cayman RiseGeochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 16, 2762 – 2774. DOI: 10.1002/2015GC005831. 

  • Expanding Mariana Trench Perspectives Cruise Report

  • Fisher, C. (2015) Anthropogenic impact to the Earth’s final frontier. Rochester Institute of Technology.  Rochester, NY.

  • Fisher, C. (2015) Covered with Oil in the Ivory Tower.  University of South Florida.  Tampa FL.

  • Fisher, C. (2015) Mechanisms of impact from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to corals and associated communities in the deep Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference.  Houston TX.

  • Garcia Pineda, O. M., Macdonald, I.R., Silva, M., Shedd, W., Daneshgar Asl, S., and B. Schumaker. (2015). Transience and Persistence of Natural Hydrocarbon Seepage in Mississippi Canyon, Gulf of Mexico Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Deepwater Horizon Special Issue.

  • Girard, F., S. P. Berlet, C. Fisher. (2015) Understanding the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on coral communities in the deep Gulf of Mexico: The importance of symbiosis. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference.  Houston TX.

  • Huber, J.A. (2015). How Geochemical Landscapes Shape Subseafloor Microbial Communities at Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vents. Oral Presentation, Gordon Research Conference on Chemical Oceanography, Holdren, NH, USA.

  • Huber, J.A. (2015). Microbes, Fluids, and Rocks: Life Beneath the Seafloor. Guest Lecturer, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, USA.

  • Huber, J.A. (2015). Microbial Life Beneath the Seafloor. Oral Presentation, American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.

  • Johansen, C., A. C. Todd, M. Silva, W. Shedd, and I. R. MacDonald (2015), Variability and quantification of oil and gas bubble release from natural seeps in the Gulf of Mexico (Oral Presentation), in Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, edited, Houston, TX.

  • Joye, S.B. (2015). Dispersant Impacts on Microbial Community Evolution and Activity in the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater. Guest Lecturer, University of Georgia School of Public Health, Athens, Georgia, USA.

  • Joye, S.B. (2015). Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Microbial Communities Resulting from the Macondo Discharge.  Appl. Envr. Microbiology Gordon Conference, South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA.

  • Kelley, C. 2015. New Insights from Seafloor Mapping of a Hawaiian Marine Monument. EOS, 96. DOI: 10.1029/2015/EO030235.

  • Kelley, C. 2015.  The Strange and Wonderful Seafloor of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument: New Maps and New Insights from 72 days on the Falkor. Guest Lecturer, Maui Ocean Center, Maui, Hawaii, USA.

  • Ketter, T., Coffin, M.F., Adams, N., Heckman, M., Lucieer, V., Neale, J., Reyes, A., Travers, A., and J. Whittaker. (2015). Multibeam Bathymetric Mapping of the Kroenke Canyon, Ontong Java Plateau, Aboard R/V Falkor. Poster Presentation at 12th Annual Meeting of the Israeli Association for Aquatic Sciences, Herzliya, Israel.

  • Nestor, James. Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves. (Paperback) May 5, 2015.

  • Pinkel, R., et. al. (2015). Breaking Internal Tides Keep the Ocean in Balance. EOS, 96, doi:10.1029/201EO039555

  • Ruiz-Ramos, D.V., Saunders, M., Fisher, C.R., and I.B. Baums. (2015). Home Bodies and Wanderers: Sympatric Lineages of the Deep-sea Black Coral Leiopathes glaberrima. PLos ONE 2015, 10(10):e0138989.

  • Shapiro, M. 2015. Rediscovering the Northwest Hawaiian Ridge. Invited presentation at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Kilauea Volcano. Volcano, HI.

  • Watson, S.J., Whittaker, J.M., Lucieer, V., and M.F. Coffin. (2015). The Ontong Java Plateau Uncovered: Mapping the Seafloor Surrounding Ontong Java and Nukumanu Atolls. Poster Presentation at 7th International Symposium on Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Wellington, New Zealand.

  • Ziervogel, K., Dike, C., Asper, V., Montoya, J., Battles, J., D’souza, N., Passow, U., Diercks, A., Esch, M., Joye, S., Dewald, C., and C. Arnosti. (2015). Enhanced Particle Fluxes and Heterotrophic Bacterial Activities in the Gulf of Mexico Bottom Waters Following Storm-Induced Sediment Resuspension.  Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.06.017.