2013

  • Slattery, M., S. Ankisetty, D. Ruiz, & I.B. Baums. (2013). Optimization of proteomic profiling in the deep sea black coral, Leiopathes glaberrima. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA.

  • Ruiz-Ramos D.V. & I.B. Baums. (2013).  Impact of hydrocarbon/dispersant exposure on deep-water corals: the transcriptome of Leiopathes glaberrima. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA.

  • Ruiz-Ramos, D.V. & I.B. Baums. (2013). Impact of crude oil on the deep-water coral  Leiopathes glaberrima. 11th Ecological Genomics Symposium, Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Martens, C. (2013). The first benthic boundary layer water chemistry data from initial test deployments of the ROVARD-Chimney Sampler Array (CSA) at station MC-118 at 900 meters depth in the northern Gulf of Mexico.AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

  • Lapham, L., B.Orcutt, P.Girguis, G.Wheat, & ECOGIG lander team. (2013). Deep-water sediment biogeochemical time-series data from MIMOSA (MIcrobial Methane Observatory for Seafloor Analysis). Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference, New Orleans, LA.

  • Fisher, C. (2013). Impact to deep-water corals from the Deepwater Horizon Disaster. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference.  New Orleans, LA.

  • Cordes EE (2013) Oral Presentation. Sensitivity and resilience of the deep-sea gorgonian coral Paramuricea sp. to oil and dispersant exposure. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.

  • Baums, I.B. & D. Ruiz. (2013). The use of -omics to detect environmental stress in the Cnidaria. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.

  • 2014

  • Young, D. & E.E. Cordes. (2014). Response of deep-water corals to oil and dispersant exposure.  Presentation for the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL.

  • Johansen, C., A. C. Todd, and I. R. MacDonald (2014), Quantifying the volume and frequency of bubble release from hydrocarbon seeps in the Gulf of Mexico (Oral Presentation) in 5th Early Career Scientists Conference for Marine and Climate Research, edited, Bremen, Germany.

  • Johansen, C., A.C Todd, W. Dewar, W. Shedd, & I.R. MacDonald. (2014). Quantifying the volume and frequency of bubble release from hydrocarbon seeps in the Gulf of Mexico: GC600 (Poster Presentation). Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.

  • Garcia-Pineda, O., I. MacDonald, & W. Shedd. (2014). Analysis of Oil-Volume Fluxes of Hydrocarbon-Seep Formations on the Green Canyon and Mississippi Canyon: A Study With 3D-Seismic Attributes in Combination With Satellite and Acoustic Data. Spe Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering 17(4): 430-435.

  • Fisher, C (2014). Corals as deep-water sentinels of anthropogenic impact: Lessons from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Tech Week: Deep Blue Days,  Brest, France.

  • Daneshgar Asl, S., J. Amos, P. Woods, O. Carcia Pineda, & I.R. MacDonald. (2014). Aerial survey validation of satellite SAR monitoring of anthropogenic hydrocarbon discharges in the Gulf of Mexico (Poster Presentation).Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL.

  • Cordes EE (2014) Use of genetic tools to monitor populations of Paramuricea, a genus of deep-sea gorgonian corals impacted during the 2010 oil spill. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, AL.

  • Cordes, EE (2014) How Human Impacts Precede Human Presence: Oil spills and ocean acidification threaten deep-water corals in the Gulf of Mexico. Villanova University, Villanova, PA.

  • 2015

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • Stunz, G.W., Ajemian, M.J., & J.J. Wetz. (2013). Fisheries potential of artificial reefs in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. Corpus, Christi, TX.

  • Stroman, K.L., Wetz, J.J., Ajemian, M.J., & G.W. Stunz. (2014). An analysis of fish communities on south Texas artificial reefs: does structure type matter? Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting, University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas, TX.

  • Streich, M.K., Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J., & G.W. Stunz. (2013). Relative abundance and size structure of red snapper, Lutjanus campechanus, across habitat types in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. Corpus, Christi, TX.

  • Downey, C.H., Kling, T.L., Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J. & G.W. Stunz. (2013). Vertical longline gear performance on artificial reefs of the Texas coastal bend. 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.Corpus, Christi, TX.

  • Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J. & G.W. Stunz. (2013). A micro-ROV survey methodology for submerged oil and gas platforms. 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. Corpus, Christi, TX.

  • Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J. & G.W. Stunz. (2014). Surveying Texas’ Big Reefs: A micro-ROV survey methodology for submerged oil and gas platforms. Annual Meeting of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission. Gulfport, MS.

  • Ajemian, M.J., Wetz, J.J., Streich, M.K., & G.W. Stunz. (2014). Fish community assessment on artificial reefs of the western Gulf of Mexico: Potential impacts of ‘Rigs-to-reefs’ programs. Invited Seminar, University of Alicante, Alicante, SPA.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rodriguez, R. E., D. W. Hicks, J. W. Tunnell, T. C. Shirley, P. J. Etnoyer, and E. L. Hickerson. 2014. Assessing deep-water coral assemblages inhabiting relict coral banks off the South Texas Coast. Oral presentation at the 43rd Benthic Ecology Meeting, Jacksonville, Florida. March 19-22, 2014.

  • Khanna, Pankaj, Andre Droxler, Jeffrey Nittrouer, Wes Tunnell, and Thomas Shirley. 2013. Uppermost Pleistocene drowned coralgal bank detailed bathymetry along the South Texas shelf edge: record of episodic rapid sea-level rise during last deglaciation between Meltwater Pulses IA and IB. Poster Presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 9-13 December 2013, San Francisco.

  • 2012

  • Tunnell, J. W., Jr. 2012. South Texas Banks: What we know and what we don’t. Texas Coral Reefs: Today, Yesterday and Tomorrow.  Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University 23-24 August 2012.

  • Trnka, Maureen. 2012. Mapping South Texas Banks. Presentation to faculty and graduate students of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Nov. 9, 2012

  • Nash, Harriet L. 2012. Multivariate analysis of abiotic features sheds light on biotic zonation of hard banks in the Gulf of Mexico. Oral presentation at Graduate Student Forum, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Dec. 7, 2012.

  • Shirley, T. C. and all members of the Science Team, Cruise FK005b-2012. 2013. Drowned coral reefs of the Pleistocene. A research seminar presented to the faculty of the Department of EOAS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 8 February 2013.

  • Nash, H. L., S. J. Furiness, and J. W. Tunnell, Jr. 2013. What is known about species richness and distribution on the outer-shelf South Texas Banks? Gulf and Caribbean Research Vol. 25: 1-10.

  • Nash, H. L., F. J. Kelly. 2012. Multivariate analyses of geologic features sheds light on biotic zonation of the South Texas Banks. Oral presentation at the 47th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America South-Central Meeting, 4-5 April 2013.

  • Nash, H. L. 2013. Trinational Governance to Protect Ecological Connectivity: Support for Establishing an International Gulf of Mexico Marine Protected Area Network. A Dissertation to the Coastal and Marine System Science Program, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, Texas. August, 2013. 218 pages. One chapter deals specifically with cruise data.

  • Nash, H. L. J. Tunnell, Jr., and T. C. Shirley. 2013. Mapping the South Texas Banks. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. 2013. November 4 – 8, 2013, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. An oral presentation of this manuscript was presented at the meeting.

  • Lerma, Liana, Jonathan Le, David Hicks, Rebekah Rodriguez, Andres Garcia, Thomas Shirley and Wes Tunnell. 2013. Assessing Fish Communities of Relic Coral Banks off the South Texas coast. 2013 annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Montgomery, Texas, January 17-19, 2013.

  • Hicks, D.W., L. Lerma, J. Le, T.C. Shirley, J.W. Tunnell, R. Rodriguez and A. Garcia. 2013. Assessing fish communities of six remnant coralgal reefs off the South Texas coast. Proceedings of the 66th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute,  November 4 – 8, 2013, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

  • Khanna, P., Droxler, A. W., and J. A. Nittrouer. 2014. Uppermost Pleistocene Banks Along the South Texas Shelf Edge: A Clear Case of Drowning Based Upon Their Morphologies. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Houston, TX. April 6-9, 2014.

  • Janson, X., Hurd, G.and Kerans, C. (2014). Carbonate Gullies, Channels and Canyons Morphometrics, Annual research conference of the Reservoir Characterization Research Laboratory, University Of Texas at Austin, TX.

  • Rittinghouse, M.T. (2014).  Habitat characterization for deep-sea coral reef communities in Roatán, Honduras. Benthic Ecology Meeting. Benthic Ecology Meeting Society. University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL. Poster presentation.

  • 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.

  • 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.