2014

  • Cruise Report: Revealing Papahanaumokuakea

  • Daneshgar Asl, S., J.F., Woods, P., Garcia-Pineda, O., and I. R. MacDonald. (2014). Chronic, Anthropogenic, Hydrocarbon Discharges in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.12.010.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fisher, C (2014). Impact of oil pollution from the Deepwater Horizon spill on deep water ecosystems. Norwegian Ecotoxicology Symposium, Stavanger, Norway.

  • Fisher, C (2014). The deep water coral record of the Deepwater Horizon spill.  Earth Talks, Penn State University, PA. 

  • Fisher, C. (2014). Footprint of impact from the Deepwater Horizon Incident.  Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Research Conference.  Mobile, AL.

  • Fortunato, C.S. and coauthors. (2014) Using RNA-SIP and metatranscriptomics to determine the active autotrophic subseafloor microbial communities at Axial Seamount. International Society for Microbial Ecology 15th International Symposium, Seoul, South Korea.

  • 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.

  • German, C.R. (2014).  Hydrothermal exploration in distant oceans: Oases for life on Earth and Beyond.”  Invited paper at Biosignatures Meeting (Nordic Institute for Astrobiology), Bergen, Norway.  May 2014.

  • Giorli, Giacomo, Copeland, Adrienne M., Au, Whitlow W., Polovina, Jeff. 2014. Deep sea organisms density estimation using a Dual Frequency Identification Sonar (DIDSON). The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 135 (4), 2154. Presented at the 167th Acoustical Society of America Conference in Providence, RI. 

  • Holden, J.F. and coauthors. (2014). Growthand methane production by high-temperature methanogens in hydrothermal regions of the subseafloor. Korean Institute for Ocean Science and Technology, Ansan, South Korea & Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA & Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.

  • Holden, J.F. and coauthors. (2014). Reactive transport model of growth and methane production by high-temperature methanogens in hydrothermal regions of the subseafloor. Ninth International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology, Pacific Grove, CA, USA.

  • Huber, J., C. K. Algar, L. Zeigler Allen, D. A. Butterfield, C.S. Fortunato, et al. (2014). Investigating Microbes, Viruses, and Carbon Across Thermal and Chemical Gradients in the Subseafloor at Axial Seamount. Poster Presentation at Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbiology, Waltham, MA, USA.

  • Huber, J.A. (2014).  Subseafloor microbial life in venting fluids from the Mid Cayman Rise hydrothermal system. Deep Carbon Observatory Deep Life Meeting. Portland, OR.

  • Huber, J.A. and coauthors. (2014). Application of RNA Stable Isotope Probing (SIP) to link community activity with microorganisms responsible for autotrophy in the subseafloor at Axial Seamount. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Huber, Julie, Christopher K. Algar, Lisa Zeigler Allen, David A. Butterfield, Caroline S. Fortunato, James F. Holden, Benjamin I. Larson, Giora K. Proskurowski, Lucy C. Stewart, Begum C. Topҫuoḡlu, and Joseph J. Vallino. 2014, Investigating Microbes, Viruses, and Carbon Acroos Thermal and Chemical Gradients in the Subseafloor at Axial Seamount. Poster Presentation at Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbiology, June 22-27, 2015, Waltham, MA, USA. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Joye, S.B., & A.P. Teske. (2014). Microbiology of Gulf of Mexico sediments and waters before and after the Macondo Blowout. Gulf Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference.

  • Joye, S.B., S. Kleindienst, S. Grim, M. Crespo- Medina, & M. Sogin. (2014). The role of the rare biosphere in pelagic hydrocarbon degradation during the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

  • Kelly, Chris. 2014. 72 Days on the Falkor: New Maps and New Insights on the Seamounts and Banks in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. Seminar Presentation for the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii, 3 September 2014. 

  • 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.

  • Kleindienst, S., S. Grim, M. Seidel, et al. (2014). The microbial response to the Deepwater Horizon deep-sea plume. Goldschmidt 2014 Meeting. Sacramento, CA.

  • Klymak, Jody, Susan Allen, Richard Dewey, Stephanie Waterman, Rich Pawlowicz & Steven Mihaly. (2014).Evidence for cross-shelf exchange catalyzed by a coastal canyon. Poster Presentation at Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Rimouski, Quebec, Canada.

  • Looking for Life in Oceans on Earth & in Space. Guest Speaker Series, Aquarium of the Pacific October 2nd, 2014. Podcast video available.

  • MacDonald, I., C. Johansen, M. Silva, O. M. Garcia Pineda, and W. Shedd (2014), Short- and Long-Term Dynamics of Gas Hydrate at GC600: A Gulf of Mexico Hydrocarbon Seep, edited, in AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

  • McDermott, J.M. (2014). Geochemistry of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Fluids from the Mid-Cayman Rise, Caribbean Sea.  WHOI-MIT Joint Program.

  • McDermott, J.M., J.S Seewald, C.R. German & S.P. Sylva. (2014). Constraints on hydrocarbon and organic acid abundances in hydrothermal fluids at the Von Damm vent field, Mid-Cayman Rise. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Orcutt, B.N., L. Lapham, P. Girguis, C.G. Wheat,K. Marshall, & J. Delaney. (2014). The Microbial Methane Observatory for Seafloor Analysis (MIMOSA): Long-term coupled geochemistry and microbiology experimentation in the deep-sea. Goldschmidt 2014 Meeting. Sacramento, CA.

  • Paull, C.K. (2014). Preliminary Source Characterization and Tsunami Modeling of Submarine Landslides along the Yucatan Shelf/ Campeche Escarpment, southern Gulf of Mexico. Poster Presentation for American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Paull, Charles K., David W. Caress, Roberto Gwiazda, Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi, Mario Rebolledo-Vieyra, Even Lundsten, Krystle Anderson, and Esther J. Sumner. 2014.  Cretaceous – Paleogene boundary exposed: Campeche Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico. Marine Geology 392-400.

  • Paull, Charles, David W. Caress, Roberto Gwiazda, Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi, Mario Rebolledo- Vieyra, Eve Lundsten, Krystle Anderson & Esther Sumner (2014). Extensive K-PG Boundary Outcrops Closest to the Chicxulub Impact Crater Identified in New Bathymetric Maps of the Campeche Escarpment. Oral Presentation at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

  • 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.

  • Rittinghouse, Matthew, Scott Harris, Peter Etnoyer. 2014. Habitat characterization for deep-sea coral reef communities in Roatan, Honduras.  Poster Presentation for Benthic Ecology Meeting 19-22 March 2014. 

  • 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.

  • Rodriguez, R.E, D.W. Hicks, J. W. Tunnell, T. C. Shirley, P. J. Etnoyer, E. Hickerson. 2014. Assessing deep-water coral assemblages inhabiting relict coralbanks off the Texas coast. Oral presentation at the Texas Academy of Sciences, Galveston, Texas, March 7-8, 2014.

  • Smith J.R., C. Kelley, B. Boston, B. Dechnik, S. Habel, L. Harrison, J. Leonard, F. Lichowski, D. Luers, J.E. Miller, R. Orange, M.A. Patterson, B. Shiro, J. Taylor, H. Togia, J.P. Tree, J. Tucker, D. Wagner, N. Wright. (2014). New R/V Falkor Multibeam Data from the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Oral Presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA. 

  • Stewart, L and coauthors. (2014). Energetics and limitations of thermophilic and hyperthermophilic methanogens. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • Streich, M.K., M.J. Ajemian, & G.W. Stunz. (2014). Abundance and size structure of Red Snapper among natural and artificial habitats in the NW Gulf of Mexico. Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Lake Texoma, 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.

  • Tree, J. P., Ito, G., Garcia, M. O., Wessel, P., Shiro, B., Boston, B., Togia, H., Kelley, C., Smith, J. R., Spatial distribution, density structure, and relationship of intrusive and extrusive volcanics of seamounts along the Northwest Hawaiian Ridge, 2014, Abstract ID DI43A-4359. Presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., Dec. 15-19.

  • Versteegh, E.A.A., C.L.Van Dover & M.Coleman (2014).  Unsuspected dietary habits of hydrothermal vent shrimp: bacterivorous Rimicaris hybisae can be carnivorous or even cannibalistic.  EGU General Assembly: Geophysical Research Abstracts 16, EGU2014-2408.

  • 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.

  • 2013

  • 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.

  • Appendix Four: Hydrothermal Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise ROV Nereus Dive Plans FK008

  • Appendix One: Hydrothermal Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise Event Logger Report FK008

  • Appendix Three: Hydrothermal Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise AUV Nereus Operations Report FK008

  • Appendix Two: Hydrothermal Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise CTD Casts FK008